DCS 2023 Cinema Lighting Expo

Welcome to our streaming coverage of the Digital Cinema Society’s annual exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology. This event took place at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on Saturday, March 18, 2023.  In addition to presentations from most major manufacturers in the field of Cinema Lighting, there were special guests including Cinematographer Ana M Amortegui, ADFC, DP on the new reimagined Quantum Leap and Donald A. Morgan, ASC was also in attendance to help bestow the “Dibie Award” to John Gresch, who recently retired from ARRI after 35 years of service.  Julio Macat, ASC was on hand to take part in the BROKEH Lighting System’s presentation.  Presenting companies, (in alphabetical order,) Include:

ARRI • BB&S Lighting • BROKEH •  Dedolight California • Core SWX • Fiilex •  Kino Flo • Lightstar • Litepanels • Luminys • Quasar Science • RatPac Controls • Rosco Labs • SUMOLIGHT

 

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DCS 2022 Cinema Lighting Expo

Welcome to our streaming coverage of the Digital Cinema Society’s annual exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology. This event took place at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on Saturday, May 21, 2022.  In addition to presentations from nearly every major manufacturer in the field of Cinema Lighting, there were special guests including David Klein, ASC, who spoke about his distinguished career and his recent work in Virtual Production Volumes including on The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.  John Schwartzman, ASC was also in attendance to help bestow the “Dibie Award” to Frieder Hochheim, the Founder of Kino Flo.  George Mooradian, ASC was there to take part in the BROKEH Lighting System’s presentation. Presenting companies, (in alphabetical order,) Include:

ARRI • BB&S Lighting • BROKEH • Dedolight California • DMG Lumiére/Rosco Labs • Fiilex • FLUOTEC • Kino Flo • Kinotehnik • Lightstar • Litepanels • Luminys • Matthews Studio Equipment • Mole Richardson •  Nanlite • Nila • Quasar Science • Rosco Digital • Rotolight • SUMOLIGHT

 

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DCS 2020 Cinema Lighting Expo

Complete coverage of the annual Digital Cinema Society exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology held at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on Saturday, February 29th, 2020.  In addition to manufacturer presentations, there is an inspirational presentation and short practical demo by renowned Cinematographer Rodney Charters, ASC, as well as an a special presentation on SSI (Spectral Similarity Index), a system for rating the color fidelity and spectral response of LED lighting instruments.  Featured speakers in this presentation include ASC Cinematographers Steven Poster and Steven Fierberg, Netflix Color Scientist, Paul Debevec, Cinematographer and Quasar Science Color Engineer, Timothy Kang, and Sekonic Brand Manager for The MAC Group, Ab Sesay.  An excellent perspective on color science was also presented by Kino Flo‘s Frieder Hochheim.

Manufacturer presentations include, (in alphabetical order):

BB&S Lighting • BROKEH Lighting System • Cineo Lighting • DADCO • ETC • Fiilex • Film Gear • FLUOTEC • Kino Flo •  Light & Motion • LiteGear • Litepanels • Litra • Lowel • Luminys • Mole-Richardson • Nanlite • Quasar Science • Rosco/DMG Lumiére • Rosco/SoftDrop • Rotolight • TRP/The Rag Place •  Zylight

 

https://vimeopro.com/digitalcinemasociety/2020-dcs-cinema-lighting-expo-1

 

 

 

DCS 2019 Cinema Lighting Expo

In addition to presentations on the latest lighting technology by almost every major manufacturer in the industry, there is a practical demo on the beauty of hard light and some great words of wisdom from renowned Cinematographer Roy H. Wagner, ASC.  Also see this year’s DCS Innovation and Service Award presented to Dedo Weigert, Cinematographer, Inventor, and Founder of Dedolight, and hear some of his remembrances from a 50+ year career in the motion picture business.  If you’re particularly interested in the color science behind LED technology, be sure to see great presentations by Kino Flo’s Frieder Hochheim and Quasar Science’s Timothy Kang.  Vendor presentations include, (in alphabetical order):

BB&S Lighting • Cineo Lighting • Fiilex • DADCO/SunRay • Dedolight • DMG Lumiére • FLUOTEC • Kino Flo • Light & Motion • Litepanels • Luminys • Lupo Light • Mole-Richardson • Nila • Quasar Science • Rosco Labs SoftDrop • Ushio/Zylight

 

https://vimeopro.com/digitalcinemasociety/2019-dcs-cinema-lighting-expo

 

DCS 2018 Cinema Lighting Expo

Complete coverage of the annual Digital Cinema Society exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology held at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on Saturday, February 24th.  In addition to vendor presentations,, there is a practical demo on the beauty of hard light and some great words of wisdom from renowned Cinematographer Michael Goi, ASC.  Vendor presentations include, (in alphabetical order):

ARRI  •  BB&S Lighting  •  Cineo Lighting  •  Dedolight  •  DMG Lumiére/Rosco SoftDrop  •  FLUOTEC  • Kino Flo  •  LiteGear  •  Light & Motion  •  Luminys  •  MACCAM/Lightician • Mole Richardson •  Nila  •  Panasonic  •  Practilite  •  SunRay/DADCO/FilmGear  •  Zylight

https://vimeopro.com/digitalcinemasociety/2018-dcs-cinema-lighting-expo

DCS 2017 Cinema Lighting Expo

Our streaming coverage of the 2017 DCS Cinema Lighting Expo, which took place March 4th at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA includes vendors presenting their latest technology, a presentation by David Stump, ASC on the Spectral Similarity Index, (SSL), and the presentation of our first DCS Service Award to George Spiro Dibie, ASC in recognition of his countless contributions to the Industry.  Presentations in alphabetical order:

Academy SSI • ARRI • BBS Lighting • Cineo Lighting • DADCO/FilmGear • Dedolight • Digital Sputnik • DeSisti • Fiilex • Kino Flo • Light & Motion • Litepanels • Luminys • MACCAM • Mole Richardson • Nila • Power Gems • Rosco Labs Lights • Rosco SoftDrop • The Rag Place • Zylight

https://vimeopro.com/digitalcinemasociety/dcs-2017-cinema-lighting-expo