The Kino Flo lighting system is highly regarded for providing beautiful fluorescent light, perfectly accurate colour temperature,and a unique softness and quality to light. Developed in 1987, the Kino Flo lighting system has rocketed in popularity to become one of the leading lighting systems in the world.
In this interview, Frieder Hochheim, President of of Kino Flo Lighting Systems, explains the history of Kino Flo and how the system has evolved. He also discusses his own drive and inspiration: having worked as a gaffer, and wanting to find a better way… Frieder and others he worked with, began experimenting with fluorescent light and how this could be used for high-end feature film production. Over 1/4 of a century later Kino Flo is regarded as one of the leading lighting companies in the world.