Hands-on introduction to lighting at film school: An interview with Joe Lyons of DePaul Cinespace Studios
Power Gems caught up with Joe Lyons, Associate Director at DePaul Cinespace Studios in Chicago; a 32,000 sq ft professional production facility which serves one of the top film programmes in the United States. DePaul University’s working studio sits alongside the commercial studios at Cinespace Ch... Read Full Article
Who is Gillian Holt? Get me Gillian Holt for this film!
Power Gems talked to Gillian Holt, one of a few female cinematographers. English-born Gillian lives in Berlin and combines working as a cinematographer and lighting technician/gaffer, with an ongoing role as senior repair technician with rental house, LichtHaus Berlin.
LichtHaus Berlin is one o... 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
Xenon lighting: Power Gems interviews Greg Smith of Arc Light EFX
Power Gems asked Greg Smith of Arc Light EFX about Xenon lighting for live events and entertainment. From roadie for rock shows to developing the latest ceramic Xenon follow spotlights via the Super Bowl, the Voice and the Late Late Show, Greg's career spans over 40 years working in the USA and ... Read Full Article
Stefan and Benjamin Schmidt of STS talk about the theatrical lighting scene in Germany
In June 2015, Power Gems announced a collaboration with STS Lighting, a Munich-based lighting consultancy. Nearly a year later, we catch up with Stefan Schmidt, the owner of STS and a highly regarded theatre lighting designer.
Stefan (left) has been a lighting professional for 25 ... Read Full Article