Lampstand Film Lighting Brings DoPchoice to South Africa

Gaffer and DP Tobie Smuts, has worked with some renowned cinematographers including John Seale on Mad Max: Fury Road and is committed to bringing in the latest tools to help fellow South African DP's and film students.

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Denis Lamothe Shines Light on DoPchoice

Working on fast paced scripted projects, Canadian gaffer Denis Lamothe, owns a Snapbag and Snapgrid for all his LED fixtures he owns and often puts a Snapgrid right onto the Snapbag saving a stand, space and time.

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Chief Lighting Technician Jonathan Franklin Chooses DoPchoice

Jonathan Franklin, Chief Lighting Technician on a number of commercials and feature films including the Oscar winning Phantom Thread, is not only on top of the latest in lighting, but also ways in controlling the light and regularly uses a wide range of DoPchoice products on set.

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Bolter Pairs Skypanels and DoPchoice for The Woman in White

BAFTA breakthrough Brit, DP Eben Bolter, has a growing and impressive resume with his recent project, The Woman in White currently airing on the BBC. This bold new adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ classic gothic novel, set in Victorian times required a dark and menacing feel.

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Maximiano Pairs Octa with Skypanel S60

Brazilian photographer and cinematographer Luiz Maximiano has shot for major international publications, including Time, Newsweek, ESPN Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He chooses the DoPchoice SNAPBAG Octa for lighting both stills as well as cinematography.

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Lagerway discovered DoPchoice SNAPGRIDS® and SNAPBAGS®

I discovered the DoPchoice products in 2012, at Camerimage Festival, when I had a film in competition. Since then, they are constant in my light lists.

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Bob Gilles: "The China Ball is my go-to for walk and talk when the light moves along with the camera"

Bob Gilles is a master of the moving camera. So when he lights, he wants the fixtures to be just as mobile as he is. Enter the BB&S Flyer, the light that’s pole or C-stand mounted and operated off of a waist belt. It goes on every shoot he’s working and along with it he counts on DoPchoice accessories to shape the light.

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"an essential part of my lighting toolkit"

I’ve been using DoPchoice SNAPGRIDS® both for 4’x4’ Frostframes and Kino Flo’s since I was first introduced to them in 2011 by Nick Shapley of LCA in London.

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Philip Reinhold: "It fits into my luggage and is always a useful gimmick on set"

Since LED became a workable option, I was searching for new tools that would give me more freedom on set. More possibilities to create the right mood for each scene and at the same easy to work with.

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Perfect for working in a challenging area

Filming in a bunker creates many lighting challenges including tight space and no source of practical light, however Holger Jungnickel had the perfect tool for the job.

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Saves Time, Space and Gear

Helmut Prein, the Germany-based gaffer behind such blockbuster films as Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Inglorious Basterds, Unknown, The Hunger Games parts 1 and 2 and Showtime’s Homeland relies on DoPChoice SNAPGRIDS® and BUTTERFLY Girds for his soft sources.

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Jeremy Launais: A Perfect Combination with LED Fixtures

Gaffer Jeremy Launais uses our SNAPGRIDS® on top Hollywood Shows. “It’s an almost daily basis that we bring out the SNAPGRIDS®,” the gaffer attests whose other work includes "I’m Dying Up Here", "Rush Hour 2", HBO’s "Deadwood" and Amazon’s multi-award winning "Transparent". Check out the next story!

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Markus Förderer: The best way to really control the beam

Förderer chooses his gear carefully, never wanting to crowd the stage with unnecessary objects in his path. A fan of soft lighting, he often uses light carving tools from DoPchoice. Whatever brand of light is inside, the quickly deployable, SNAPBAGS®, SNAPGRIDS®, and BUTTERFLY Grids help him infinitely control his illumination.

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Piotr Kukla: SNAPGRIDS® are the right Solution

“I was looking for equipment that I could use to control soft light and they were very difficult to get into the Netherlands,” he attests. “When I found the website for DoPchoice I was extremely happy to see that their grids and softboxes were not only available in all kinds of shapes and sizes, but were very affordable.

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Uwe Greiner: Using DoPchoice tools in every setup

Greiner has been using DoPchoice tools for many years and owns several of his own including the Flyball 1 and Flyball XL Pancake. For My Blind Date with Life, the gaffer attests, “I was using DoPchoice tools in every setup.” He utilizes the DoPchoice Pancakes on an arm for every walk and talk and whenever actors are on the move.

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