Saving energy is a key requirement for every green film production. Best Practice Guides advise to use energy efficient lighting. With LED lights, energy savings of up to 80% can be achieved.
„Using LED lighting is an ecological and economic benefit“, says Gustav Schwaupa, the CEO of the Cologne-based company LIGHTEQUIP, which has been providing Film and TV productions with lighting, camera equipment, and supplies by leading manufactures for more than 15 years.
A good reason to choose LED is not only its smaller size and weight but also because they are stand-alone units and rechargeable. During the shooting the European action-adventure film Big Game, the Finnish DP Mika Orasmaa used some flying LEDs at night in a forest as fill lights for the actors’ faces.