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Kino-Flos are super-cool fluorescent lights used on just about every film and TV set. They're perfect when you want a soft, even light on your actors that don't draw much power. Learn how to use Kino-Flos on your set to the get the best look for each shot.


  • 14:20 video that walks you through how to properly use a Kino-Flo
  • Illustrated companion text
  • Kino-Flo lighting guide


  • The types of Kino-Flos available
  • How film production fluorescents differ from their industrial cousins
  • Tips for proper ballast usage and care
  • How to properly use header cables
  • Mounting configurations
  • Bulb color temperatures
"Very straightforward and easy to follow. I also really appreciate the combination of technical and aesthetics, which is how I base my class. I would find this to be a very good reference to provide to students."
   - William Donaruma,
      University of Notre Dame