Matthews Studio Equipment—The First 50 Years

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Tyler Phillips & Emily Phillips Habibi are pleased to present the Matthews Story: Celebrating 50 Years Matthews Studio Equipment is a success story that helped shape the modern film set. It began in the late ’60s, still the wild west of filmmaking when Key Grip Roy Isaia began supplying studios with rags, flags and scrims sewn in his mother’s garage in Burbank, California. The field was ripe for a young drummer turned lighting-maker, Ed Phillips who worked with Roy and eventually—partnered with accountant Carlos DeMattos—bought the business. It was an era without recognized gear standards—Dolly Grip had 1” diameter pins...

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Wavelength Lighting LLC

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Wavelength Lighting LLC knows how to service Atlanta’s production market. That’s because owner Shalina Clark comes from an industry family; with her husband and two sons working in the field, Shalina gets a firsthand look at what the production community needs. And, she travels to all the major tradeshows around the world to make sure she’s getting the most innovative and best quality equipment. That dedication led to Wavelength providing LEDs for Marvel’s Black Panther and for the recently released action thriller Gemini Man. Wavelength opened in 2014 at a time when the Atlanta market was beginning to boom and...

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