A Wrinkle in Time- Behind the Scenes with Sophie Shellenberger

In A Wrinkle in Time, three mysterious astral travelers visit earth to send a young girl, Meg (Storm Reid), her brother, and her friend to a different planet in order to find her missing father. This Sci-Fi Fantasy is based on Madeleine L’Engle’s widely acclaimed 1962 novel of the same name. Ava DuVernay’s latest rendition […]

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 […]

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 Watercame 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. This […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Tomatoes […]

Silicon Valley- Behind the Scenes with Ryan Lynch

Lynch Gives an Inside Look at the Lighting Scheme for Season 5 The HBO original series follows a group of computer programmers and their quest to build a successful start up company (Pied Piper) using a game-changing algorithm. Heading into its fifth season, Silicon Valleyhas had quite the run so far, garnering wide critical praise, […]

Mindhunter- Behind the Scenes with Danny Gonzalez

Gonzalez Discusses His Lighting Approach The Netflix original series follows two FBI agents in the late 1970’s who begin to explore the psychology of homicide, and start to uncover its advantages in furthering the expansion of criminal science. With the show taking place a over few decades ago, it was important for Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt, […]

Greta Gerwig and Rachel Morrison Highlight the List of Contenders this Year

Greta Gerwig and Rachel Morrison Highlight the List of Contenders this Year LiteGear would like to congratulate all of the 2018 Oscar nominated films. We are honored to have been involved with several of these productions, including Lady Bird, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Phantom Thread, and many others. The Academy Awards will take place Sunday, March 4 (ABC, […]

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