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.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Something is Sizzlin' Over at Hell's Kitchen

Our crew recently visited Hell's Kitchen, and this is what's cookin' at the studio.

"This is my favorite show, and I was happy to be able to see it in person." - Malcolm Mills, Director of Sales and Marketing.

Hell's Kitchen is an American reality television cooking competition (based on the British series of the same name) broadcast on Fox. It is hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. [Read more..]

The CINEMILLS crew drove the Sprinter Van on location.

For information on our Sprinter Van for rental or agency program, contact CINEMILLS 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Hard Rock Band Dead Sara Shoots Music Video at CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER

Photo credit: Matt Odom (Director)
The production support team at CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER  was pleased to have hard rock band, Dead Sara shoot their music video here at the Studio.

Celebrity photographer/cinematographer, Matt Odom ( ) is eager to keep music video clients coming through CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER and was more than pleased with the Studio’s capabilities and facilities.

CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER is a brand new state-of-the-art sound stage and boutique production facility located in the heart of Burbank, California – “its close to everything!”

The studio offers 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.

Dead Sara received the "Best New Rock Group" award at the third annual "Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards 2012” on August 26, 2012. They were also nominated for a Radio Contraband Rock Radio Award as "Indie Artist of the Year" 2012 and were crowned the 98.7 FM 2012 Close to Home Artist of the Year by defeating No Doubt in the final round of fan voting. [Read more]

This was the first official music video shoot at our new Media Center. CINEMILLS is proud to support the music video industry and it's growing need for high quality content. We'd like to thank Dead Sara for choosing CINEMILLS MEDIA CENTER as their choice of studio space for their new video.

For inquires on music video shoots contact

Thursday, October 2, 2014

CINEMILLS was Proud to Sponsor the 2014 Emerging Cinematographers Awards

CINEMILLS recently sponsored an event with International Cinematographers Guild, for the 2014 Emerging Cinematographers Awards.

The International Cinematographers Guild represents the most talented camera professionals and publicists in the world. The technicians and artisans in our union are the creators of the visual images on the big screen, the television screen and - as we move into the 21st century - our computer screen.

International Cinematographers Guild members - Directors of Photography, Camera Operators and Assistants, Visual Effects Supervisors, Still Photographers, Publicists and more - are part of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. The IATSE is comprised of highly skilled technicians working in film, television, live entertainment, animation, special effects and new media.

Here is the trailer from the awards.