Film + TV Lighting

Taking off: Power Gems ballasts in China

Every Power Gems ballast is made by hand in Manchester, and most of them are shipped overseas. Or in this case, flown by air freight to China - the fastest route for distribution to lighting rental companies in Beijing and Shanghai. Winging their way to China, the substantial shipment from Power... Read Full Article

China’s movie industry gets Power Gems

In August 2017, Power Gems entered the world’s second-largest film market, China, with the opening of a Service Centre in Shanghai. It’s been an interesting six months, and our commitment to the market has already paid dividends. Working with our valued partner, China Film Equipment Company (CFE... Read Full Article

By customer request: EB57P HMI ballast from Power Gems

Power Gems has one major advantage over other ballast designers. As an independent company, we are not tied to any one manufacturer of lighting fixtures. We designed our latest ballast, the EB57P to power 200W, 400W and 575W lighting fixtures by four different manufacturers: ARRI, Dedo, Kobold and K... Read Full Article

PKE Lighting Go 100% Power Gems

PKE Lighting has taken delivery of over £400K of Power Gems ballasts. PKE Lighting first placed an order in 2010 and has continued to invest in Power Gems every year since. Their stock of HMI lighting ballasts is now 100% Power Gems. The innovative design and improved reliability of Power Gems b... Read Full Article

HMI Lighting: Power Gems interviews Marc Galerne of K5600

Power Gems talked to Marc Galerne of K5600 Lighting about the future of HMI lighting, breaking the laws of physics and being a splinter in the side of a much bigger competitor. HMI Lighting specialists K5600 Lighting are old pals and long-standing partners of Power Gems. For the last two deca... Read Full Article

Power Gems at Rio 2016 Olympics

Power Gems has played a part in many defining sporting events, reaching a high point this year with the Rio de Janiero Olympics. Over 2,000 Power Gems ballasts were installed around the field of play in seven of the Olympic venues. In addition to the field-of-play lighting, we were involved w... Read Full Article