On Set with Gaffer Jeff Ferrero

On Set with Gaffer Jeff Ferrero

Have you seen the latest KFC commercial with Reba McEntire? If the answer is yes, then you may have noticed her singing into a vibrantly glowing microphone lit with Chroma RGB-Daylite LiteRibbon. We recently collaborated with Gaffer Jeff Ferrero and Prop Master Caleb Heller to develop the custom illuminated fixture. LiteGear was able to conceptualize […]

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The Shape of Water Comes Up Big; Roger Deakins Scores His First Oscar at the 90th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony

The Shape of Water Comes Up Big; Roger Deakins Scores His First Oscar at the 90th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony

What a night! The Shape of Water came through in the closest Best Picture race in years. LiteGear would like to give a special shoutout to all of this year’s nominees. We’d also like to congratulate Roger Deakins on his long overdue first ever Best Cinematography Award for his sensational work in Blade Runner 2049. […]

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Red Sparrow – Behind the Scenes with Walter Bithell

Red Sparrow – Behind the Scenes with Walter Bithell

Bithell Gives an Inside Look at the Lighting Approach for Francis Lawrence’s Latest Mystery Thriller If you’ve seen the trailer for Red Sparrow, you’d immediately notice the riveting and mesmeric cinematography conducted by Jo Willems, ASC, SBC. This isn’t surprising seeing that Walter Bithell, Jo Willems, and director Florence Lawrence previously worked together on the […]

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Phantom Thread– Behind the Scenes

Phantom Thread– Behind the Scenes

An In-Depth Look with Gaffer Jonathan Franklin For Daniel Day Lewis’ final feature film, he portrays Reynolds Woodcock, a well-known 1950’s dressmaker living in London. Reynolds’ life is quite tailored and routine, until he meets Alma (Vicky Krieps), whom he unexpectedly falls in love with. Gaffer Jonathan Franklin, Lighting Cameraman Mike Bauman, and Director Paul […]

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Roger Deakins Steals the Show at the ASC Awards

Roger Deakins Steals the Show at the ASC Awards

Well, that’s another fantastic ASC Awards night in the books. LiteGear would like to give a special shoutout to all of this year’s nominees, and congratulate Roger Deakins on his well-deserved Best Feature Cinematography Award for his visually stunning work in Blade Runner 2049. This is Deakins’ 4th ASC Award win. He also took home […]

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Black Panther– Behind the Scenes with Phil Abeyta

Black Panther– Behind the Scenes with Phil Abeyta

The latest Marvel universe installment follows Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) as he returns home to Wakanda, a small technologically advanced African nation, to defend it from an old enemy. This is the super hero’s solo feature debut and slated to be first of many stand alone films yet to come. With a commendable 98% Rotten […]

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