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Kinothenik Introduces Practilite 604, Compact Fresnel Light with Smart Control
Kinothenik Introduces Practilite 604, Compact Fresnel Light with Smart Control
Also new, “SmartSync Connectivity,” connect multiple Practilites via DMX.
At NAB 2017, Kinotehnik, Northern European manufacturer of innovative cinematography and lighting accessories, will introduce Practilite 604, the latest addition to its popular line of “smart” Fresnel lights.
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LDI News: Kinothenik Introduces Practilite 600 LED Fresnel Light
LDI News: Kinothenik Introduces Practilite 600 LED Fresnel Light
Compact instrument is the pinnacle of lightning efficiency.
Kinotehnik, the Northern European manufacturer of photo and video accessories, introduces a new member of its Practilite™ range of smart Fresnel lights: the Practilite 600. Practilite 600 is a mighty little sibling of the increasingly popular bi-color, focusable Practilite 602 LED light. Owing to its fixed 75-degree beam angle, the new light comes in a reduced size—and at a reduced price. Yet, Practilite 600 delivers 20% more output* than Practilite 602 in flood mode.
published 6 months ago   read more
Northern Lights Adds Creative Director/Editor Pat Carpenter
Northern Lights Adds Creative Director/Editor Pat CarpenterNY-based Northern Lights has added veteran creative director/editor Pat Carpenter. With decades of experience, Carpenter has worked across commercials, broadcast promos, documentaries, music and long form content, infusing a distinct vitality in every project he cuts. Joining Northern Lights from Ripcord Creative, he has lent his talents to a number of top shops in New York City, including Definition 6, Creative Bubble and Unitel. With a history of moonlighting as a drummer in NYC’s punk rock scene, Carpenter’s innate sense of rhythm has led to his natural ease and confidence in editing. His work has garnered numerous industry accolades including a Silver Lion for his work for Benjamin Moore “Talking Wall” out of The Martin Agency, a Gold CLIO for his work on Coca-Cola “Happiness Machine” and numerous PromaxBDA Awards for his extensive broadcast work. With a collaborative approach, Carpenter has developed a lineup of repeat clients, including USA, Syfy, Nickelodeon, Pivot and HBO.
published 11 months ago   read more
Northern Lights Adds Editor Ben Whitten
Northern Lights Adds Editor Ben WhittenNY-based post production shop Northern Lights has signed seasoned editor Ben Whitten. Whitten has nearly two decades of experience as an editor, with work spanning commercials, broadcast promos, co-branded initiatives, long form content, PSAs and radio spots. His background as a jazz musician brings a natural sense of rhythm to all of his projects, bringing out the emotion and arc of the storytelling, no matter what length or medium. He has worked with top ad agencies including Grey, JWT, Y&R, Draft FCB and major networks such as USA Network, Food Network and WE.
published 1 year ago   read more
Northern Lights Teams up with Microsoft to Ignite the Fight Against Extreme Poverty for Global Citizen
Northern Lights Teams up with Microsoft to Ignite the Fight Against Extreme Poverty for Global CitizenNY-based Northern Lights editor Glenn Conte teams up with Microsoft to energize a hopeful approach to ending extreme poverty globally in the inspirational 1:22 PSA “Upgrade Your World” for Global Citizen. The spot illustrates Global Citizen’s mission to end extreme poverty and inequality around the world by encouraging people to act, because now, like never before, their voices will be heard and acted upon. The spot delivers a resolute call to action, encouraging outreach to government officials, signing petitions and joining rallies. Microsoft has teamed up with the organization to amplify the technology to help empower individuals to make an impact on such pressing global issues including gender equality, clean water, climate action, education and healthcare. Windows and Microsoft Philanthropies held a panel with Global Citizen on January 28, 2016 at the Microsoft Loft Space in New York to bring awareness to the Global Goals and the effort made by the organization.
published 1 year ago   read more
Northern Lights' Glenn Conte Cuts Season 2 and 3 of Colin Quinn's "Cop Show"
Northern Lights' Glenn Conte Cuts Season 2 and 3 of Colin Quinn's "Cop Show"NY-based Northern Lights editor Glenn Conte has once again teamed up with SNL alum and comedian Colin Quinn on the Web series that boldly turns the police drama genre on its head for Season 2 and 3 of “Cop Show.” The satirical Web series appears on L/Studio, the Lexus-owned digital content channel, which brought on Full Court Press to program and develop content.
published 1 year ago   read more
Calabash “Runs” With New Kid Cuisine Ad Featuring Updated Brand Character K.C. Penguin And “Hotel Transylvania 2” Tie-In
Calabash “Runs” With New Kid Cuisine Ad Featuring Updated Brand Character K.C. Penguin And “Hotel Transylvania 2” Tie-In
Studio Teams With Agency Nickelodeon Creative Advertising, Directors Docter Twins And Post House Northern Lights For Entertaining New Spot For Popular Kids Meals
Whether it’s hungry kids or the creepy cast from “Hotel Transylvania 2” (Sony Pictures Animation), K.C. Penguin, the brand icon for KidCuisine kids meals, just can’t seem to get away.
published 2 years ago   read more
Northern Lights' Josh Towvim Turns NYC Streets into a Musical with 'On The Town'
Northern Lights' Josh Towvim Turns NYC Streets into a Musical with 'On The Town'
Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck sings “Lucky to Be Me”
NY-based Northern Lights editor Josh Towvim teams up with director Mark Rosenberg to deliver a dose of unsolicited song and dance to the streets of New York City in the charming new video “Lucky to Be Me,” from the four-time 2015 Tony Award nominated Broadway revival of On The Town. Starring Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck, the video takes the upbeat number from the musical to such iconic NYC spots as Grand Central Station, the High Line, Central Park and Times Square, encountering dance partners along the way to redefine the ‘flash mob’ trend with true Broadway charm.
published 2 years ago   read more
SUPER BOWL XLIX: NBC Sports, Bodega and Rodeo FX Get the Party Started with Carrie Underwood to Open Super Bowl XLIX
SUPER BOWL XLIX: NBC Sports, Bodega and Rodeo FX Get the Party Started with Carrie Underwood to Open Super Bowl XLIXNew York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega’s Emmy Award-winning creative director Haley Geffen teamed up with NBC Sports Group and NBC Sports VP Creative Director/Director Tripp Dixon and Rodeo FX to create the high-energy opening for Super Bowl XLIX, held last night. The open, featuring Carrie Underwood in a virtual Phoenix stadium, set the thrilling and star-studded stage for the matchup between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at Arizona’s University of Phoenix Stadium.
published 2 years ago   read more
Emerging Cinematographer Judy Irola Wins Nat Tiffen Award 2014 for Excellence in Cinematography Education
Emerging Cinematographer Judy Irola Wins Nat Tiffen Award 2014 for Excellence in Cinematography Education
Presented by the International Cinematographers Guild, professor and department chair at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts is honored for excellence in cinematography education
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, congratulates Judy Irola, professor and Conrad Hall Chair of Cinematography at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, who is the honored recipient of this year’s Nat Tiffen Award for Excellence in Cinematography Education. The award was presented as a part of the International Cinematographers Guild’s Emerging Cinematographer Awards.
published 3 years ago   read more
Bill Vinten GTC University Award finalists announced
This year’s finalists vying for the Bill Vinten GTC University Award have taken to boats, filmed underwater, shot in 21:9 widescreen, and worked into the night with smoke, lights and mirrors to get their work noticed.
published 3 years ago   read more
International Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Recipients
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced the recipients of special awards as part of the ICG’s Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA). The special awards will be presented during the ECA opening event at the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse in Los Angeles on September 26. The 18th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards ceremony will be held at the Directors Guild of America Theater on September 28, where actress Stefanie Powers will be a guest speaker.
published 3 years ago   read more
Cagliero, Transcendent Partner with Northern Lights
Cagliero, Transcendent Partner with Northern LightsNY-based Northern Lights has partnered with Bob Cagliero and Transcendent to oversee and lead their nationwide sales and business development efforts. As part of the arrangement, Cagliero will assume the role of Head of Sales & Business Development, and will manage the NL companies’ sales forces and develop new business relationships for brands Bodega, Northern Lights, Mr. Wonderful and SuperExploder. Cagliero has a proven track record of industry leadership, including executive roles at boutique edit shop 89 Editorial, and VFX/Design house Poetica. Prior, he spent 8 years as a Partner and Senior Producer at Ogilvy. The industry veteran is a former President of the AICE, NY Chapter, Vice-President of AICE International and board member of the AICE, NY and AICE International Board of Directors.
published 3 years ago   read more
Bodega and Northern Lights Earn 35th Annual Sports Emmy Award for NBC's Sunday Night Football Opening
Bodega and Northern Lights Earn 35th Annual Sports Emmy Award for NBC's Sunday Night Football OpeningNew York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega and NY-based post shop Northern Lights took home an Emmy at the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards in “Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction” for their work on the Sunday Night Football opener “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.”
published 3 years ago   read more
Northern Lights Promotes Jon Simpson to Editor
Northern Lights Promotes Jon Simpson to EditorNY-based Northern Lights has promoted Jon Simpson to Editor. While working as an Assistant Editor since joining the company in 2010, he has contributed to a wide variety of campaigns for such top clients as USA Network, TruTV and Al Jazeera America. In 2013, he took home the top prize at the AICE Camp Kuleshov trailer editing contest for “Screwloose,” his horror take on a trailer for the beloved 80s dance musical "Footloose."
published 3 years ago   read more
Mr. Wonderful Adds Creative Director Gary Keenan
Mr. Wonderful Adds Creative Director Gary KeenanNew York-based design/animation boutique Mr. Wonderful has added Gary Keenan as Creative Director. His diverse body of work includes national and international on-air network branding, TV show packaging, including sports and news, commercial direction and design. Keenan has directed a variety of promotional campaigns for top networks such as NBC, ESPN, Channel 4 (UK) and HBO, working with A-list actors Martin Sheen, Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Jessica Parker, Anthony Edwards, Mike Myers, Kelsey Grammer and P Diddy. His compelling visual style has garnered over 30 international awards from the BDA, ICAD, New York Festivals, Telly Awards and Rx Video Awards.
published 3 years ago   read more
Northern Lights And Superexploder Take Home Top Prizes At 2013 AICE Camp Kuleshov
Northern Lights And Superexploder Take Home Top Prizes At 2013 AICE Camp KuleshovNew York-based editorial boutique Northern Lights assistant editor Jon Simpson transforms the small town dancing teens of "Footloose," into a group of demon-possessed juveniles in the :50 "Screwloose" trailer that took home top prize at the 2013 AICE Camp Kuleshov contest. The win marks the studio's third first place honor in the competition's 10-year history.
published 4 years ago   read more
NBC Sports, Bodega And Northern Lights Bring The House Down For Sunday Night Football
NBC Sports, Bodega And Northern Lights Bring The House Down For Sunday Night FootballNew York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega creative director Haley Geffen, Northern Lights editor Alan Chimenti team up with NBC Sports Group and NBC Sports creative director/director Tripp Dixon to deliver full-throttle football excitement in the 1:50 open for NBC's" Sunday Night Football" (SNF), the No. 1 show on primetime television. Featuring Carrie Underwood and a number of NFL stars including Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Clay Matthews, Andrew Luck and J.J. Watt, Bodega and sister company Northern Lights deliver the "SNF" opener for the second season running. The piece kicked off Sunday Night Football's Giants vs. Cowboys broadcast on September 8th and will continue to air throughout the NFL season.
published 4 years ago   read more
Anton/Bauer powers filmmaker’s Wondrous footage of the northern lights
Anton/Bauer powers filmmaker’s Wondrous footage of the northern lights
Philip Clemo Captures the Celestial Light Show in Extreme Cold with Anton/Bauer DIONIC HC and DIONIC HCX Batteries
When the U.K.-based filmmaker and composer Philip Clemo traveled to the northern reaches of Norway to capture footage of the aurora borealis (northern lights) phenomenon, he needed a power system capable not only of running his camera for several hours, but able to withstand the extreme cold locations above the Arctic Circle. Shooting on an ARRI ALEXA film-style digital motion picture camera, he turned to Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, and its DIONIC® HC and DIONIC HCX batteries, confident they would stand up to the weather during the shoot.
published 4 years ago   read more
Bodega’s Steinman, Littman And Nba Stars Play Defense Against Illegal Wildlife Trade For NBA Cares And Wildaid
Bodega’s Steinman, Littman And Nba Stars Play Defense Against Illegal Wildlife Trade For NBA Cares And WildaidNew York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega directors Eric Steinman and Mark Littman, the Los Angeles Lakers’ Pau Gasol and the New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler suit up and box out for the fight against illegal wildlife trade in two new :30 PSAs, “24 Seconds” (with Gasol, directed by Steinman) and “Center” (with Chandler, directed by Littman) for NBA Cares and WildAid, produced direct to client. “24-Seconds” was shot in English, Spanish and Mandarin to reach a global audience for the wildlife conservation organization, which, with this NBA Cares collaboration, adds new NBA athletes to its long list of celebrity ambassadors which includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Harrison Ford, Jackie Chan, Sir Richard Branson, Yao Ming and Carmelo Anthony. “Center” encourages consumers to never buy products made from ivory while “24-Seconds” focuses on all endangered species.
published 4 years ago   read more
Northern Lights Promotes Jacob Condon To Editor
Northern Lights Promotes Jacob Condon To EditorBi-Costal (NY/LA) editorial house Northern Lights has promoted Jacob Condon to editor. Condon’s story-driven editorial style can be seen in work for top networks including Discovery, TruTV, TBS, Lifetime, Cloo and A&E. He has been with Northern Lights since coming on board as an assistant in 2006, and has steadily worked his way up to editor, cutting a range of broadcast promo projects as well as advertising and branded content assignments for top brands such as Lancome and Western Union. Condon’s creative, detail-oriented and collaborative approach has brought him numerous repeat clients for projects in broadcast and digital content alike.
published 4 years ago   read more
Northern Lights Adds Editor Alan Chimenti
Northern Lights Adds Editor Alan ChimentiNew York-based editorial house Northern Lights adds award-winning editor Alan Chimenti for east coast representation. Chimenti’s wide range of styles from VFX-heavy work to beautiful montages and comedy spots can be seen in commercial work for national brands such as Pepsi, Target, Puma, Expedia, Nike, Disney and eBay, collaborating with such top directors as Jason Reitman (“Juno,” “Up in the Air”), Grady Hall (Motion Theory), Randy Roberts (Curious Pictures), Matthew Cullen (Motion Theory), Drew Lightfoot (Passion Pictures) and Wayne Isham (Wondros). He has also packaged his skills in both visual effects and editorial storytelling in over 100 music videos for top artists including Green Day, Dave Matthews, Cake and No Doubt. He recently finished a project with Northern Lights and partner production boutique Bodega for Sunday Night Football/NBC Sports. Other upcoming work includes spots for GLAD, AT&T and Target.
published 5 years ago   read more
Faith Hill Belts Out A New Anthem For “Sunday Night Football” With Bodega, SPY and NBC
Faith Hill Belts Out A New Anthem For “Sunday Night Football” With Bodega, SPY and NBCNew York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega, SPY and director Jonathan Keeton team up with NBC Sports Group and NBC Sports’ creative/co-director Tripp Dixon to deliver full-throttle football excitement in the new 1:40 game opener for NBC's Sunday Night Football, the No. 1 show on primetime television. Featuring Faith Hill and NFL stars including New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLVI MVP Eli Manning, the piece marks the first spot for editor Alan Chimenti out of his new east coast roost, Bodega's sister company Northern Lights. The opener debuted prior to the opening Sunday Night Football game of the season on September 9th, and will air throughout this season and next.
published 5 years ago   read more
Bodega's HELLO LONESOME on DVD on May 29th
New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega is proud to announce the DVD release, through Film Movement, of indie feature film Hello Lonesome starring James Urbaniak (American Splendor), Lynn Cohen (Sex and the City), Sabrina Lloyd (Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night), Harry Chase, and Nate Smith. The Spirit Award-nominated film weaves together the worlds of six flawed yet endearing individuals as they explore those age-old human desires: to love and be loved. The film, which received the Best Ensemble Jury Award at the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival, will be available for purchase in retail locations in the U.S. and Canada and streaming online through iTunes, Amazon, Hulu and Netflix on May 29, 2012.
published 5 years ago   read more
MTV3 lights up Finnish mornings with Sola 6 and 1x1
MTV3 lights up Finnish mornings with Sola 6 and 1x1Private broadcaster MTV3 News reaches approximately 80 percent of the Finnish population with its channels. For people under the age of 55, it is the preferred news channel in Finland. As part of a move over to HD content, the broadcaster decided to convert their studio lighting to LED technology. "We tested a number of other manufacturers' products and eventually decided in favor of Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand," explains Visual Director Johannes Kantelinen. MTV3 chose the Sola 6 Fresnel LED lights and three models of the 1x1 LED production light: Mono Flood, Bi-Focus and Low-Profile Flood. Johannes Kantelinen had high expectations for the new lighting system and the final result was even better than expected.
published 5 years ago   read more
Marta Stajek Joins Northern Lights, Mr. Wonderful & Bodega
Marta Stajek Joins Northern Lights, Mr. Wonderful & BodegaNew York-based post boutique Northern Lights, along with sister companies Bodega, Mr. Wonderful, and SuperExploder add Marta Stajek as Director of Business & Operations.
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Bodega’s Adam Reid Nominated For 2012 Film Independent Spirit Award For "Hello Lonesome"
Bodega’s Adam Reid Nominated For 2012 Film Independent Spirit Award For "Hello Lonesome"New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega Executive Creative Director Adam Reid was recently nominated for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards for his first feature film "Hello Lonesome" starring James Urbaniak, Lynn Cohen, Sabrina Lloyd, Harry Chase, and Nate Smith.
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Northern Lights Adds Beauty Editor Karama Brown To Roster
Northern Lights Adds Beauty Editor Karama Brown To RosterNorthern Lights announced that it now reps 12-year editorial vet Karama Brown. Karama has graced the rosters of some of the hottest edit houses in NYC from Blue Rock to Crew Cuts to Fluid and has cut some of the top commercials on television today. Her impressive client list includes Audi, Ford, L’Oreal, Nissan, Uniworld, Saatchi & Saatchi, HBO, and ESPN.
published 6 years ago   read more
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