Monday, December 22, 2014

Monster Energy at CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER Shooting Their Latest Calendar with Monster Girls

CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER was honored to have Monster Energy and Monster Girls shoot their latest calendar at the studio. The two-day shoot was filled with sexy outfits, Supercross, interviews, behind the scenes videos and beautiful international models.

These commercial promo pictures will not only be used for their calendar, but also; billboards, posters, and many advertising prints - worldwide.

Directing the shoot was Monster Girls Boss, Kelly Louch - a true professional in the industry! Kelly was a former model now a model coordinator for tradeshows, promotions, sporting events, and anything that requires a beautiful presence! She coordinates talent nationwide, in every major city, and all ethnicities.

Monster Girls Models: Cassidy Gray, Lindsey Bowyer, Gemmalee Farrell, Rachel McDonough, Mayra Tinajero, Rebecca Garcia, Mercedes Terrell, Erica Nagashima, Bradi S, Dianna Dahlgren, Ashley Michaelsen, and Kayla Rae Reid
Brand Manager: Kelly Louch
Assistant: Anayansi Matilde Ramirez
Photographer: Mario Barberio
Photo Assistant: Jaysen Turner
MUA/Hair: Michelle Vanderhule | Samantha Touw | Shiver Feliciano
Styling: Joi Salvador

Behind the scenes photos by: Russo Mutuc
CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER is a brand new state-of-the-art sound stage and boutique production facility located in the heart of Burbank, California.

We offer a complete full-service production experience with plush facilities including hair/make-up salon with shampoo bowl, full kitchen, lounge, green room, HD cameras, quiet AC, complete Lighting/grip and expendable packages, complementary WiFi, DirectTV® as well as 600 amps of camlock-style studio power. The facility has convenient dedicated parking and 24 hour accessibility.

Cinemills Media Center is backed by Cinemills Corporation, a 40 year old Entertainment lighting manufacturer and rental company known for its 12/18/24K Silver Bullet HMI Fresnel and award winning LED-Z® key and soft lighting systems.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Welcome to the Neighborhood West Coast Customs

CINEMILLS recently attended the star-studded, blue carpet event at, West Coast Customs' grand opening. Justin Bieber, Madison Beer, and several other stars came to the opening.

The new WCC shop is located a block from CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER. It now houses some of the best custom made cars from Lamborghini, Bentleys, and other exotic vehicles.

CINEMILLS crew at West Coast Customs Grand Opening (From Left) Oscar Jasso, Russo Mutuc, Michael McDevitt, and Amy Stierasuta 
Inside WCC

CINEMILLS General Manager, Amy Stierasuta and Big Dane 

Thanks to Kara Stephens from K.O.C. Productions for inviting CINEMILLS to the VIP event.

West Coast Customs

2101 W Empire Ave, Burbank, CA 91504
(818) 736-5871

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

In the Spotlight: Gaffer, Adam Williams (Australia)

This week, CINEMILLS highlights another valued client and industry gaffer from, Australia. Adam Williams has worked all over Australia as Gaffer on US & Australian Feature Films, Television Drama and TVC's. Most recently worked on 'Packed to the Rafters'.

"I'm gaffing the 3rd series of a local drama called The Dr Blake Mysteries. Shooting in Melbourne and a rural town called Ballarat Victoria Australia. My company is Filmlighting Pty Ltd and we have trucks and Equipment in Brisbane and Melbourne. We have several silver bullet 12/18ks and some 6k par cheese grafters. That's what we call them here. Done several local drama series with them as well as US drama Terra Nova. Had the gear on a feature last year called Predestination with Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook. Was in LA last year and came and visited you guys while I was there. It was cool to see the place my lamps were built." - Adam Williams

About Filmlighting
Filmlighting has emerged as one of Australia’s fastest growing independently owned specialist film and television lighting companies. At filmlighting it is our aim to raise the bar in the supply of film and television lighting equipment and crews in Australia in order to best service our clients needs.
In the last 12 months they have undergone a large expansion through investment in equipment and company acquisitions. This growth allows us to better service our clients and projects.
They have a vast inventory of lighting equipment with HMI lighting fixtures from 21 watts to 18,000 watts, tungsten lamps from 50 watts to 20,000 watts as well as a comprehensive kino-flo list, cloths, stands rigging and chromakey screens.
At filmlighting they are very aware of the ever-changing production environment and seek to find a balance in supplying the latest and best gear at very competitive prices. So for your next project be it a feature film, TV series, commercial or music clip call us so we can put together the perfect package.

Monday, November 24, 2014


We're excited to announce our recent partnership with our new agents in, Mexico - CINEMILLS MEX. Headed by, Robert and Gabriella from, Mexico City, they will service the city and surrounding areas.

This is an exciting venture for CINEMILLS as this marks our very first international Sprinter Van Agency. 40 years strong, CINEMILLS has been supplying our clients, across the globe, with our very best lighting technology. Now, adding this service allows our clients to even expand their offerings.

CINEMILLS MEXICO can be reached at the following online sites.

#cinemillsmex @cinemillsmex

CINEMILLS crew handing over the keys to our partners in, San Diego.

CINEMILLS MEX open for business

To inquire about our Sprinter Van Agency Program, contacts us at

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Luxury Shoe and Bag Designer, Valas Shoots Lookbook at CINEMILLS

Luxury shoe and bag designer, Valas was at CINEMILLS shooting their latest line for Lookbook. Shooting product photography, at Studio B, it was the ideal space that the crew of Valas was looking for.

The whole shoot took about 8hrs, and it ran without a hitch. Our staff was always at hand for any assistance they needed.

Book your next shoot at CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

On Set Lighting with Craig "Burnie" Burns

This week, Craig "Burnie" Burns and his crew stopped by CINEMILLS to capture content for their new series 'On Set Lighting'. This shoot was a closer look at CINEMILLS' facilities, products, staff, and history of the company.

Craig "Burnie" Burns is the owner at Burnie's Grip and Lighting, San Diego Grip and Lighting, We're Rolling-it Delivery, and also business book author, 'Nobody talks about LIGHTING the elephant in the room.' 

Malcolm Mills, Director of Sales and Marketing being interviewed by Craig "Burnie" Burns. Kristopher Hritz (camera)
Matt De Mattos getting ready to be interviewed. Kristopher Hritz (camera), Thomas Roberts (BTS)

Matt De Mattos being interviewed by Craig "Burnie" Burns. Kristopher Hritz (camera), Thomas Roberts (BTS)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fashion and Music Come Together in DTLA

Over the weekend, Lucky Strike (at LA Live), was the spot for the hottest fashion show and live music. Included in the music lineup was, CMC’s own, Katie Irene Mcauley.

Hosted by, Julian Miranda (RAVE ENT DJ) they requested CINEMILLS to light up the event. 

CINEMILLS was honored to supply the following lighting gear; 1x2 CINESOFT, and Brute 30 SUPERSPOTS.

CINESOFT and LEDZ has been a choice of lighting for many professionals in broadcasting, TV, motion picture, and interview situations. Our lighting units have been used for red carpet events from; The Golden Globe, SAG, Grammy, and the most recent, The Oscars.