Sola : Creative COW News Sola News from Creative COW - your resource for news reguarding the topics that are most important for you and your industry. en-us Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:00:00 GMT PHP Script Innovative Lighting, Power and Camera Support Solutions on Display at Cine Gear 2014 (Hollywood, California--May 28, 2014) Six of the industrys leading brands - AntonBauer, Bexel, Litepanels, OConnor, Sachtler and Teradek, all part of the Vitec Group - will be demonstrating a range of their latest, innovative products at the upcoming Cine Gear Expo on June 6-7 in Los Angeles, at boo Wed, 28 May 2014 18:48:36 GMT Litepanels Unveils Powerful Sola 9 and Inca 9 at NAB 2014 (Chatsworth, California--March 26, 2014) Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast and production industries, will debut the Sola 9 (daylight balanced) and Inca 9 (tungsten balanced) LED Fresnels at NAB 2014. Following last years breakthrough launch of th Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT Litepanels Launches New Hilio Series at 2014 NAB (Chatsworth, California--March 19, 2014) Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast and production industries, will premiere its new Hilio D12 (daylight balanced) and Hilio T12 (tungsten balanced) high light output panels at NAB 2014. The innovative panels Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:50:00 GMT Litepanels Offers New Sola 4 Traveler Kit (Chatsworth, California--February 25, 2014) Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast and production industries, has announced the release of its new Sola 4 Traveler Kit. Designed specifically to accommodate the needs of shooters and productions on the go Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:51:28 GMT Anton/Bauer Brings Its Power To The Stage Of Annual American Freedom Alliance Fundraiser (Los Angeles, California--December 17, 2013) AntonBauer, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, recently assisted Franklin Vide Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:11:20 GMT Litepanels Freefall for Douglas Spotted Eagle’s Cell Phone Spot (Van Nuys, California--December 11, 2013) When Emmy, Grammy, Peabody (and more) Award winning musician Douglas Spotted Eagle isnt making music, hes up in the air, literally, as an aerial camera operator. One of his most recent aerial shoots for a global cell phone manufacturer entailed an unusual li Wed, 11 Dec 2013 03:19:03 GMT Cinematographer Danna Kinsky Powers Her Latest Film Project With Anton/Bauer (New York City, New York--November 25, 2013) With 18 years of experience in cinematography and still photography, Danna Kinsky is always on the hunt for the next interesting feature film. Based on her extensive experience in shooting footage in multiple formats, she relies heavily on batteries from Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:19:39 GMT Tight Spaces and Fast Moves Not a Problem for Yaque Silva-Doyle Thanks to Litepanels® and Sachtler (Shelton, Connecticut--November 3, 2013) Recently, Yaque Silva-Doyles company, Dos Rios Films LA, was hired to shoot video plates in-between a major stills set-up for an ATampT winter holiday shoot. We knew our set-up time was limited and we would be shooting in spaces that were already pre-lit, he Sun, 03 Nov 2013 16:55:00 GMT Litepanels Sola-Inca 12 Roadshow 2013 (Van Nuys, California--November 1, 2013) Litepanels, the pioneering developer for LED lighting for the professional film and video marketplace, kicks off its seven-stop Sola and Inca 12 Roadshow on November 1 with a first stop at Canadas Whites Digital Sales and Sevice in Burnaby, BC. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 21:55:00 GMT Litepanels Takes on the Wilds of Colorado for Horror Flick (Van Nuys, California--October 31, 2013) For writerproducerdirector Robert Palmer, the idea behind I Am Alone, starring Gareth David Lloyd, began as a simple horror film video diary, but as the story developed, Palmer and partner Michael A. Weiss realized that the concept behind this project would a Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:55:00 GMT Litepanels® Sola ENGs Change How Petramale Shoots Commercials (Van Nuys, California--October 24, 2013) When Camrin Petramale won a coveted honor at this years Local 600, Cinematographers Guild Emerging Cinematographers Awards, one of the perks he received is a set of Litepanels Sola ENG lights. It was an honor to present Camrin with the Sola ENGs as part of th Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:55:00 GMT Anton/Bauer To Present Professional Mobile Power Solutions At Photoplus EXPO 2013 (New York, United States--October 24, 2013) AntonBauer, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, will present a variety of its mo Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:55:00 GMT Litepanels Sola ENG Flight Kit Makes its On-Screen Debut on A Taste of New York (New York, New York--October 17, 2013) Every Wednesday night at 7pm on Time Warner Cable, A Taste of New York airs for a refined New York audience. One of the weekly segments appearing on A Taste of New York is Tools of the Trade, an inside look with show directorfilmmaker Aton Maiti, who shares som Thu, 17 Oct 2013 04:55:00 GMT Sachtler, Litepanels & Petrol Bags Help DP Kinsky Lens All Female Feature (New York City--October 1, 2013) Cinematographer Danna Kinsky had 13 days to capture the feature-length story of Ally, a high-profile magazine editor who begins to re-evaluate her life and her world after she proposed an article badmouthing bus segregation in Orthodox Jewish communities. To help rea Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:23:42 GMT "Wilfred" Becomes First Series to Use New Litepanels Sola 12 (Van Nuys, California--September 16, 2013) It is important for gaffer Tom Pugh to have the best lighting he can get for the quirky FX series, Wilfred, about a manic depressive man who sees his neighbors dog as a man in a dog suit. When Pugh saw the new Litepanels Sola 12 Fresnels, he immediately add Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:01:56 GMT Litepanels Helps Create European Approach to Emmy Nominated Series The Exes for Mooradian (Van Nuys, California--August 24, 2013) George Mooradian, ASC credits Litepanels for helping him achieve what he calls a European approach in lighting for his Emmy nominated multi-camera series, The Exes. The show is a real challenge, he says. It takes place in the narrow confines of Manhattan, New Sat, 24 Aug 2013 03:20:19 GMT Anton/Bauer Demonstrates Power Solutions For ENG Lighting At The Texas Association Of Broadcasters 6 (Austin, Texas--August 7, 2013) As the Texas Association of Broadcasters celebrates 60 years in the industry at its annual convention and trade show, AntonBauer, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power system Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:15:38 GMT Bui’s Multi-Platform Endeavor Relies on OConnor, Litepanels, Petrol Bags & Anton Bauer (Shelton, Connecticut--July 5, 2013) Its taken several years for cinematographer Lan Bui to bring Redemption The Darkness Descending to completion. But its been worth the effort. The multi-platform project began as a 24 episode web series that allows the audience to enter an underground world and be Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:56:16 GMT Sony Professional Solutions Latin America offers a license of ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Lab with purchase o (Mexico City, Mexico--June 20, 2013) Sony Professional Solutions Latin America (PSLA) announced today that it is offering a FREE license of ASSIMILATEs award-winning SCRATCH Lab Advanced Dailies software to their customers who purchase a high-end F5 and F55 CineAlta camera, together with the AXS-R5 Thu, 20 Jun 2013 22:31:35 GMT CSUN Students Learn Lighting with Litepanels (Van Nuys, California--June 13, 2013) The students in the Cinema amp Television Arts Department at California State University Northridge (CSUN) recently unpacked the newest addition to their lighting package, Litepanels Sola 6 Fresnel units. They are a great addition to the lighting equipment we of Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:12:52 GMT Litepanels Sola ENG plays starring role in short," The Other Woman" (Van Nuys, California--May 21, 2013) LED Fresnels from Litepanels revolutionary Sola ENG Flight Kit were used to light locations with restricted space on Farzana Trejanis short film, The Other Woman, a co-production between Mandala Films and Beyond Mirrors Ltd. Tue, 21 May 2013 20:23:10 GMT Litepanels: A Creative and Speedy Essential for St. Onge on Shameless (Van Nuys, California--May 8, 2013) For gaffer David St. Onge, the lighting challenge on the Showtime series Shameless is to have the sets 75 ready to shoot when the company moves in. Then we need to keep the lighting setup time down around 15 to 20 minutes, says St. Onge. We shoot with two cameras Wed, 08 May 2013 16:56:11 GMT Anton/Bauer Portable Power Solutions For Sony, Blackmagic Design And Others Make Debut At The 2013 N (NAB 2013, Las Vegas--April 5, 2013) AntonBauer, 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 and film industries, will exhibit several of its new Gold Mount power so Fri, 05 Apr 2013 20:26:09 GMT Litepanels Goes To School (Van Nuys, California--March 28, 2013) The students of the Communications Studies program at Plattsburgh State University of New York in Plattsburgh, NY recently unpacked new high-end lighting destined for their upgraded production studio. The state-of-the-art lighting included the same Litepanels L Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:17:09 GMT Bexel Contributes Broadcast Solutions and Expertise to Zuckerberg Media (Burbank, California--March 28, 2013) Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Groups Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, collaborated with Zuckerberg Media on the launch of its new 12,000-square-foot production studio in Menlo Park, Calif., which recently began Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:26:22 GMT Litepanels Introduces a Variety of New LED Lighting Products at NAB (Van Nuys, California--March 15, 2013) Litepanels, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, will debut a variety of new LED lighting products at the 2013 NAB Convention in booth number C6425. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 23:26:29 GMT Snackhaus Production Company Deploys Litepanels Sola 12 For Articles of Society Denim Fashion Video (Van Nuys, California--March 6, 2013) When Snackhaus, a creative content production company based in Los Angeles, was putting together a video shoot for denim fashion brand Articles of Society, DirectorCinematographer, Chris Laughter realized there was a problem. The location, an old house built in Wed, 06 Mar 2013 23:43:04 GMT Litepanels Sola 12™ LED Fresnel on the Red Carpet (Hollywood, California--February 27, 2013) In one of the first high-profile uses of the new 12 Fresnel LED fixture from Litepanels, a pair of daylight balanced Sola 12 fixtures filled a critical need for red carpet interviews by a major German television station. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 02:42:44 GMT Anton/Bauer To Highlight Newest Solutions For Broadcast And Production Professionals At BVE (London, UK--January 30, 2013) AntonBauer, 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 and film industries, will exhibit several of its newest portable power solutio Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:58:30 GMT Litepanels Sola ENG Flight Kit Keeps Pace with Freddie Wong (Van Nuys, California--December 26, 2012) Freddie Wongs YouTube channel FreddieW is one of the most watched in the new age of web content. Between FreddieW and his new site, there have been over half a billion video views to date. To feed the excitement, Wong needs to keep the content coming. One of Wed, 26 Dec 2012 03:43:38 GMT Hu Nan TV in China Chooses Litepanels® for All LED Lit Studios (Van Nuys, California--October 16, 2012) Pioneering LED lighting designer and manufacturer Litepanels announces that the second largest Chinese television network, Hu Nan TV, has recently completed an upgrade to its TV facility in Chang Sha City, Hu Nan Province, which includes three all-LED studio Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:05:58 GMT Photographer Alan Weissman Gets His Film Noir Look with Litepanels (Van Nuys, California--October 2, 2012) Celebrity portrait photographer Alan Weissman recently outfitted his Los Angeles studio with Litepanels, giving him cutting-edge technology to create the classic film noir look for which he is known. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 01:40:03 GMT New Freedom-1 Portable AC Power Solution (September 19, 2012), Inc. announces availability of the new Freedom-1 take-anywhere portable AC power solution, which allows production professionals to take high-quality 110V or 230V AC power anywhere in the world. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:35:43 GMT Litepanels Introduces Powerful 12” Daylight and Tungsten Balanced LED Fresnel Fixtures (Van Nuys, California--September 8, 2012) LED lighting pioneer Litepanels broadens its range of professional fixtures with the new Sola 12 and Inca 12 LED Fresnel fixtures. Ideal for lighting designers and cinematographers looking for an alternative to traditional 2K incandescent Fresnels, the new L Sat, 08 Sep 2012 01:24:28 GMT Litepanels Illuminates the Beauty of Madagascar’s Silk Weavers for Linstrom (Van Nuys, California--July 18, 2012) Filmmaker David Linstrom recently returned from Madagascar, where he shot stunning visuals of the delicate art of silk weaving for a documentary commissioned by the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market. Key to capturing these works of art were his Litepanels 1 Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:12:46 GMT Mooradian Adds Litepanels LEDs to Multi-Camera Comedy “Happily Divorced” Lighting Package (Van Nuys, California--May 30, 2012) Multi-camera comedies are traditionally lit from beds or pipes above the set to facilitate actor and camera movements during often challenging shoots before a live audience. I really treat Happily Divorced as much like a single-camera as I can, depending on set u Wed, 30 May 2012 23:39:07 GMT Litepanels Introduces Sola ENG™ Flight Kit (Van Nuys, California--May 14, 2012) Litepanels introduces the Sola ENG LED Fresnel lighting kit in an FAA Carry-on size case. Mon, 14 May 2012 22:13:53 GMT Litepanels® Expands LED Fresnel line and On-camera Fixtures at NAB (Van Nuys, California--March 19, 2012) Litepanels, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, will debut a variety of new LED lighting products at the NAB Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas on April 16-19, 2012 in booth C6025. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:07:31 GMT Litepanels® Goes to Africa for McNeely’s Latest “Outdoorsman” Adventure (Van Nuys, California--March 8, 2012) Renowned wildlife photographer Buck McNeely and his company Outdoorsman International made television history by being the first to film an African Safari in 3D. To light the adventure, McNeely chose to use fixtures from Litepanels, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vit Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:24:59 GMT MTV3 lights up Finnish mornings with Sola 6 and 1x1 (Van Nuys, California--February 10, 2012) Private 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 Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:24:12 GMT Litepanels® Lights Slick Videos for YouTube Channel (Van Nuys, California--February 1, 2012) To produce Video Game High School, the latest feature length web series to air on Freddie Wong and Brandon Laatschs YouTube channel, the team needed solid, mobile and efficient lighting. Thats exactly what Litepanels LED lights gives us for our latest feature Wed, 01 Feb 2012 22:59:46 GMT Eldred Lights Auto interiors with Litepanels Sola ENG LED Fresnel (Van Nuys, California--December 13, 2011) To light the auto interiors and related interviews for content about a new KIA hybrid vehicle, Emmy-winning DP and DGA-nominated director and cameraman Jody Eldred tried out the Sola ENG LED Fresnel light from Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand. The client, Sou Tue, 13 Dec 2011 18:22:54 GMT K-Tek’s Norbert Supports Johnson on All Media Events (Los Angeles, California--October 21, 2011) Los Angeles-based videographer Ajay Johnson is a familiar figure at a wide variety of media events. His low-key personality and shooting style allows him to get newsworthy shots quickly and without interrupting the flow of the event. And he counts on K-Tek Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:22:15 GMT Litepanels Lights Pro and College Football Announcer Booths (Van Nuys, California--September 29, 2011) Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand and pioneering developer of LED lighting, announces that its Sola 6 LED Fresnel lighting fixture has taken a key position in broadcast and cable network announcer booths for professional and college football games this year. Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:45:48 GMT Chris Marchitelli Joins Litepanels as VP of Global Marketing (July 25, 2011) Chris Marchitelli has joined Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand, as VP of Global Marketing. Litepanels is known for pioneering high performance LED lighting fixtures for professional broadcast, motion picture production and still photography. Mon, 25 Jul 2011 17:49:05 GMT Litepanels Adds Versatility to Sola ENG LED Fresnel (Van Nuys, California--June 20, 2011) Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand, has added even more versatility to their award-winning on-camera LED Fresnel light. The upgraded Sola ENG now operates on battery or AC power thanks to the newly included ACDC Adapter. Additionally, the new Sola ENG kit features Mon, 20 Jun 2011 16:58:39 GMT Litepanels Sola 6™ Fresnel Now Shipping (Van Nuys, California--June 2, 2011) Litepanels, A Vitec Group brand, is now shipping their award-winning new Sola 6 LED Fresnel light. The revolutionary daylight-balanced Sola 6 provides the controllability and light-shaping properties inherent in a Fresnel light, but utilizes just a fraction of th Thu, 02 Jun 2011 17:10:54 GMT Litepanels Introduces H2 Hi-Output™ LED Fixtures and more at NAB 2011 (Van Nuys, California--April 4, 2011) Litepanels, pioneering developer of proprietary LED lighting and a Vitec Group brand, will show a wide range of its HD-friendly daylight balanced LED lighting fixtures, including the new H2 Hi-Output LED fixture. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 17:27:09 GMT New Litepanels Sola 6™ LED Fresnels Light the Super Bowl XLV (Van Nuys, California--February 8, 2011) Litepanels groundbreaking Sola 6 Fresnel LED lighting fixtures made their network sports main announcers booth debut at Super Bowl XLV on The Fox Sports Network coverage on Sunday. The Sola Fresnel series, from Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand, combines the ad Tue, 08 Feb 2011 18:55:14 GMT McNeely Chooses Litepanels For The Outdoorsman Adventure Series (Van Nuys, California--January 25, 2011) Litepanels, a Vitec Group brand, announces that Buck McNeely has chosen Litepanels as his premiere lighting for the widely syndicated The Outdoorsman adventure series. Each week McNeely, along with a celebrity guest, bring important conservation issues to the Tue, 25 Jan 2011 18:00:12 GMT