Brightline Introduces New LED Profile Spotlight Series

With a new series of profile spotlights, Brightline, a manufacturer of video lighting systems, continues its product introductions. Starting in June this year, Brightline introduced the cMe3 huddle room light, a fluorescent to LED upgrade kit, the L1.3 SeriesONE light, and now a new family of four profile spotlight LED fixtures. Used for more focused and shaped […]

Brightline Appoints Leslie Moynihan Lighting Director

Brightline, a manufacturer of video lighting systems, has added lighting industry veteran Leslie Moynihan to its team as lighting director/CAD specialist. She joins Brightline with an extensive background in lighting design for theater, television, dance, live music, and venue grand openings. Her previous position was as a computer drafter and designer with Root Integrated Systems, a […]

Litepanels Debuts New Gemini 2×1 Hard RGBWW LED Panel

Litepanels, a global provider of professional broadcast and cinematic lighting solutions and a Vitec Group brand, has further expanded its award-winning Gemini RGBWW LED panel range. Litepanels says its Gemini 2×1 Hard RGBWW LED Panel “is brighter than any other 2×1 panel, delivering up to 23,000 lux @10ft/3m of output from a lightweight, compact fixture.” […]

NAB Show: Creamsource Announces CreamOS 2.0 Firmware Update

Creamsource, developers of artisan-quality cinema lighting for more than 15 years, announced the immediate availability of CreamOS 2.0, the latest release of the company’s firmware known for its artist-first approach to UI/UX. New features for version 2.0 include RDM support, Custom White Point for ‘CCT Crossfade HSI’ and ‘CCT Crossfade RGBW’ color modes, ‘DMX User […]

Vantage And PureEdge Lighting Form Strategic Alliance

Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division today announced its Vantage brand has formed a strategic alliance with PureEdge Lighting. The alliance pairs Vantage’s industry-leading, customizable lighting controls with PureEdge’s tunable white, ranging from 2200K to 6500K, RGB, and RGB+TW (tunable white) lighting systems. PureEdge Lighting has been serving the lighting industry for over two decades, bringing […]

Brightline Promotes Erin Nath To Manager Of AV Solutions, U.S.

Brightline, a manufacturer of video lighting systems, has announced the promotion of Erin Nath to manager of AV solutions for U.S. This marks the latest promotion for Nath who was most recently the company’s sales operation manager. In her new role, Nath is responsible for AV sales for the company across the U.S. She’ll work closely […]

PrimeTime Intros Smallest Broadcast Studio LED

PrimeTime Lighting Systems has debuted its smallest broadcast studio LED, the MSLED 5-S. It features the same professional quality broadcast components as used in all of PrimeTime’s studio lights. It can be used in a broadcast news studio or the MSLED 5-S can be used for podcasts, newscasts broadcast from home, Zoom meetings or streaming […]

2020 Broadcast Production Awards Presented In 5 Categories

Vitec Group Acquires Quasar Science

The Vitec Group has purchased Quasar Science, a provider of linear and tubular LED lighting solutions for cinematic applications. The business will become part of the Group’s Production Solutions Division alongside Litepanels a supplier of LED lighting panels for television lighting and cinematography acquired by the group in 2008. “This acquisition is in line with […]

PrimeTime Lighting Debuts Remote LED Light Kits

PrimeTime Lighting Systems has introduced its Remote LED Light Kit for remote studio applications. PrimeTime’s LED Studio Broadcast Kit includes two MSLED 5-S LED luminaires, two stands and more, listed below. Working from home? This kit works for streaming videos, video conference meetings, Zoom video meetings, Skype, GoToMeetings, podcasts and home streaming. What’s in the box? (2) MSLED 5-S […]

PrimeTime Introduces LED Remote Broadcast Kit

PrimeTime Lighting is now offering the MSLED 5-S remote video light kit for remote studio applications. The company describes it as commercial-grade quality for users working from home for newscasts, stream videos, Zoom calls, podcasts or home streaming. “Now you can have the same professional LED lighting as TV studios for your remote or home broadcast,” said […]

WXII Illuminates News Set With Brightline LED Fixtures

Brightline, a manufacturer of energy efficient lighting systems, says Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WXII Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, N.C. (DMA 49), used almost 40 Brightline L1.2 and L1.4 LED SeriesONE studio light fixtures to light its new set, which debuted in early August. The new scenic environment, designed by Devlin Design Group, was the first complete overhaul of the WXII news […]


TVN Tech | COVID-19 Won’t Derail Set Design Trends

Despite pushing newsrooms temporarily into mostly remote production, set design vendors say COVID-19 won’t have a lasting effect on where sets were heading before the pandemic. They say viewers are likely to see more LED panels and walls, virtual sets and augmented and virtual reality usage in news studios. Above, for the TF1 broadcast news studio in France, Planar delivered a 750-square-foot curved video wall.

Zylight Debuts Active Diffusion In Go-Panel LED Light At IBC

Zylight, an Ushio America brand, will unveil the new LED Go-Panel during the IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). The new light, which offers continuously variable Active Diffusion technology, will be demonstrated in the Zylight booth (Hall 12, Stand D47). Designed for professional broadcast news and run-and-gun shooting, the portable, IP65-rated Zylight Go-Panel is the […]


TVN Tech | Stations Are Beginning To See The (LED) Light

Having well-designed lights has impact beyond lowered operating costs due to reduced power consumption and how good the lights make the talent look. LED technology is now in its third generation, so many of its previous kinks have been worked out. The latest LED lights communicate wirelessly, are “perfect” when it comes to the color rendering index and handle a range of color temperatures. Above: The athletics broadcast studio at University of Louisville has a PrimeTime GUS 51 LED Fresnel as well as MSLED 20 XB2, MSLED 40 XB2 and 1SLED XB2 lights. Source: PrimeTime.


Hawk-Woods Launches Mini V-Lok Battery

Hawk-Woods, developer of broadcast power solutions, announced that Mini V-Lok, its new, ultra-small and lightweight V-Lok battery, is now available in the United States through Manios Digital & Film. Mini V-Lok was developed as an alternative to standard, travel-size batteries for power-hungry broadcast equipment. “It packs a lot of power-into a small footprint,” said Manios […]

The State Of Lighting Design In Broadcast

Lighting design is one of the most critical pieces of a broadcast studio, making or breaking the set design and helping the talent standout on-air. With that in mind and as part of its Focus on Lighting Design for Television, NewscastStudio recently convened an Industry Insights roundtable of lighting designers to talk about the state of the industry and changes they are seeing in production.

The Evolution Of Newsroom Lighting Design


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Litepanels

Litepanels, a provider of LED lighting for the film, photographic and broadcast industries and a Vitec Group brand, has introduced the Litepanels Gemini — a new 2×1, RGB-WW soft panel that combines daylight, tungsten, and red-green-blue LEDs to deliver highly flexible and precise color adjustment. The Gemini soft panel produces true, full-spectrum white light and […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Zylight

Zylight | Booth C7947 | Website: Zylight, a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, is debuting its Pro-Cyc Color asymmetric wall washer. Designed for TV studios and theatres, the 350-watt Pro-Cyc Color produces a soft, even field with enough output to cover 25-foot cyc walls. It shines pure white for a clean chromakey wash, and features […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Cineo Lighting

Cineo Lighting | Booth C9945 | Website: Cineo Lighting, a provider of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, will debut the Quantum c80 (Qc80) full-gamut color lighting fixture. Featuring 50,000 lumens of Cineo’s proprietary color-tunable white light, the Qc80 also includes a full RGB gamut, which works in conjunction with the reference-quality white […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Cineo Lighting

Cineo Lighting | Booth C9945 | Website: Cineo Lighting will debut its new MavXcolor-tunable mid-power soft light at NAB 2017. Built on the award-winning Cineo Maverick line, the MavX provides all the color rendering and output benefits of Remote Phosphor Technology (RPT), while offering the ability to dynamically color tune from 2700K to 6500K, with accurate […]

Celebro Media Studios Adds Rotolight LED Lighting

Rotolight, a British LED manufacturer, has been chosen as the exclusive LED lighting supplier to Celebro Media Studios, the UK’s first 4K television studio. Established just over two years ago in London’s West End, Celebro Media Studios is specifically designed for live television applications. The studios are used by several global broadcasters, including the BBC, […]


From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Cineo Lighting

Cineo Lighting | Stand 12.D39 | Website: Cineo Lighting, a provider of lighting systems available for the motion picture, television and photography industries,will be showcasing its HSX Color-Tunable Soft Source to the international market for the first time at IBC 2016. The HSX is currently shipping worldwide. “Years of experience with solid-state lighting and material science […]


Zylight Inks Distribution Deal With Aladdin

Chimera Offers Lightbanks For Rotolight LEDs

Chimera Lighting has introduced lightbanks for the Rotolight Anova and Neo LED lighting fixtures. Designed to compliment these fixtures, the Anova and Neo lightbanks join Chimera’s TECH product line of accessories for LED, plasma and other low-heat continuous lights. Chimera Lighting has introduced lightbanks for the Rotolight Anova and Neo LED lighting fixtures. Designed to […]

IBC 2015 Tech: ARRI

With headquarters located in Munich, Germany, ARRI was founded in 1917 and an international designer, manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment. ARRI’s SkyPanel is a family of compact and fully tuneable LED soft lights, introduced at NAB this year and shipping in September as promised. The S60 is […]


Lowel Intros Prime Location, Pro LED Light Fixtures

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