Professional Lighting & Production - Spring 2018 - Page 13

Lewis Long Joins GLP US as Business Development Manager California-based GLP US Inc. has announced the appointment of industry veteran Lewis Long as its new business development man- ager. Long joins GLP after a long tenure with Martin Professional’s U.S. division during which he occupied multiple roles. Serving as business development manager, Long will be working across GLP’s full market areas, generating new business growth and solidifying the company’s exist- ing activities. “This new position at GLP really allows me to give an additional level of support to AVL Media, and the fantastic team of people that work there,” says Long about GLP’s Canadian distributor. “Our partnership with them promises many great things to come.” Long can be reached at l.long@germanlightproducts.com or 954-254-2116. For more information, contact GLP US: 818-767-8899, usa@glp.de, www.germanlightproducts.com. February Freeze Ups Educational Offerings with Expanded 2-Day Show New for 2018, William F. White’s annual February Freeze technology showcase and educational event expanded to two days. It was held on Feb. 6-7 at the William F. White Centre in Toronto. The first day featured a format that regular attendees would be familiar with, with the exhibition hosting around 50 vendors from the film and TV technology sector, covering au- dio, video, lighting, and more. For day one, the seminar program included a panel discussion on horror movie making in Canadian cinema, as well as the Technology vs. Creativity: POV of a DP panel hosted by Canadian cinematographers who discussed the challenges they face when trying to incorporate both technology and creativity into a project. Day two of February Freeze was solely focused on technical education, with Techni+ Contact Canada/Beyerdynamic, Moss LED, Arri Camera and Arri Lighting, and Sony all giving hands-on, product-specific seminars. For more information, go to www.februaryfreeze.com. Spring 2018 | 13