Fiilex, a leader in LED lighting for the broadcast, film and photo industries, is proud to announce that the Q500 has won the lighting technology award from the Cine Gear Expo. Every year the judges, comprised of industry experts, put products through an extensive evaluation process, and give awards to only the best in each category. The Q500 is the only light, and Fiilex is the only lighting company to win an award from the 2014 Cine Gear Expo.
This years judges included an impressive roster of industry experts: Peter Anderson, ASC (Close Encounter, Cocoon, The Hunt for Red October), Dana Christiaansen DP (Ford, Jeep, Hyundai, BMW), Dwight Campbell (The Fighter, Alien3, About Schmidt), Tad Marburg (LorGen Consultants), Gary Ushino (Old School, Me, Myself & Irene, There’s Something about Mary), and Harry Rez (Nashville, Joe Dirt, The Onion Field)
“This is a tremendous honor for us, it is like winning the Nobel Prize of the Film Industry,” says Brent Siebenaler the Brand Manager for Fiilex, “With the Q500, we set out to make a light that could open up new possibilities for filmmakers, to not just create a better LED light, but to build a better way of lighting. We are humbled to have our efforts recognized by the industry with this award.”
About the Q500
The Q500 is a specular LED light with an equivalent output of 750W (185W Draw). The light has an adjustable beam angle ( 27º-50º with the included fresnel lens), and can be shaped with the many available accessories. The Q500 can be tuned between 2800 - 6500K, and has a >93 CRI (3000-5600K). The light also includes Hue Control of ±.25 Magenta/Green. It is dimmable from 100% to 10%, and is “Flicker” free at any frame rate. It features a built in LCD display and is Fiilex’s first light with Built in DMX Control (512 Addresses), connection is via the two XLR ports (in/out) or two RJ45 Ports (in/out). Light Intensity, Color Temperature, and Hue, can all be adjusted via the DMX protocol.
About The Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards
The 2014 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards are presented to the best debuting products that are unveiled in 2014. The winners are judged on site by a panel of industry experts with an eye toward the latest in technology. The judges carefully inspect every entry, assuring that the products truly represent technical and innovative excellence. If no product meets with their high standards, then no award is given out for that category. In 2014 two out of the six categories did not receive awards.
About Cine Gear Expo
For 18 years the Cine Gear Expo has been the premier Film, Video, and Digital Media Expo for the Movie and TV industry. Every year, Cine Gear Expo attracts the most dedicated specialists from every major department of the entertainment production and post production world to Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. Created by the professional for the professional, Cine Gear Expo is the largest and most important expo of its kind in the US and is a world recognized and attended event.
Fiilex, a brand of DiCon Lighting, designs and manufactures high quality LED lights for the image capture industry. Incorporating patented technologies, they produce powerful LED lights that feature high Color Rendering Index (CRI) and dynamic color tuning capabilities. Since its start in January 2013, Fiilex has won major contracts in the North American broadcast market and established a wide dealer network around the world. The company is one of the newest and most sought after lighting brands in the market and is located in Richmond, CA