JL Film Works
Lighting & Grip Bahamas
J.L.Filmworks Lighting & Grip, is 100% Bahamian owned and operated. We don’t just work here, we live here. As the number one lighting and grip equipment rental company we are here to serve your needs. For your next film, music video, commercial, documentary, or still photo shoot. Founded on the principles of convenience, efficiency, dependability and affordability. We welcome the opportunity to outfit you on your next shoot.
We currently stock equipment from the top manufacturers in the business such as Arri, Mole-Richardson, Kino-Flo, Matthews, American Grip and more. Our equipment is well maintained and reliable to ensure that your shoot goes off without a hitch.
Our mission is to serve you in the best way that we can. If you don't see something that you need please call and we'll do our very best to get it for you. We want you to be happy and to feel comfortable shooting here in the Bahamas.
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ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas Julian was exposed to many cultural experiences and this is where he began to learn the properties of colors, and how they responded to various lighting conditions and sources.
Julian discovered his love for - film, and began traveling to the United States to learn more about filmmaking.
He attended seminars and workshops in Los Angeles, California and worked, most times without pay to gain knowledge of the industry. The experience also provided an opportunity for him to network with persons in the industry who shared the same passion. He developed his skills in the field of lighting and grip, and later moved into the areas of Cinematography and Directing. He has worked on film productions from Los Angeles to Florida and also at home in the Bahamas. Some featured Films include, After The Sunset, Miracle at St.Anna, Duplicity, Eye of The Dolphin and Casino Royale.
He has worked with many notable producers and directors such as Michael Mann, Spike Lee, Tony Gilroy, Martin Campbell, Alexander Witt and the list goes on. He has also worked on many documentaries, commercials and still photography including the Atlantis Resorts and the Ministry of Tourisms promotion commercials. Vanity Fair the cast of Madmen, and Louis Vuitton photo shoots with famous photographers such as Annie Lebervitz .
WE ARE SURE TO EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS