Making motion pictures demands two kinds of lighting — hard and soft. Here at Kino Flo Inc., we specialize in providing easily attainable soft light — similar to what you’d find when sunshine reflects off a white wall, or when a candle shines brightly through a paper lantern.
Before the advent of Kino Flo’s movie-friendly fluorescents, getting soft lighting was complicated — and costly. To achieve it, DP’s had to bounce hard light off a large surface. Film crews were forced to use cutters, flags and scrims — and consume a lot of set space.
An interview from the 2017 Cine Gear Expo at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles with Frieder Hochheim of Kino Flo Lighting Systems. Kino Flo is a manufacturer and designer of fluorescent lighting…