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Lights, Camera… Action!!! Formula 1 shoot with the revolutionary new Rotolight Anova LED studio light by Rod Aaron Gammons R otolight was recently used as the light of choice for a high profile Shoot that took place at the Silverstone F1 Track. The Autosports awards shoot saw some of the best young future F1 stars competing in the gorgeous McLaren MP4-12C Supercar, Formula 2 Cars, and Mercedes DTM cars all afternoon, with the winning driver rewarded with the opportunity of their first Formula 1 drive that day in Lewis Hamilton’s 2008 Championship winning Formula 1 Car. The Video from the Silverstone shoot was to be premiered at the prestigious 2011 Autosports Awards ceremony on Park Lane, with the worlds press and some of the best drivers in the world in attendance, including Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel, Former World Champions Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton’s amongst numerous other high profile stars in attendance. Given the high profile nature of the event, the final results had to 74 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE look fantastic and the F1 shoot presented many challenges to London based production company Sequence (www.sequencecreative. co.uk) who previous distinguished credits included James Bond Quantum of Solace, BBC Sport, BBC Royal Ascot, Top Gear Live, as well as several productions for North One Television, Freemantle, Sky and Channel 5. “We’ve used the Rotolight systems on several high-profile shoots in the last year, notably including the 2011 Haymarket Publishing Autosports Awards show.  The ease of use, portability and speed of work they allow are excellent.  We were able to mount the Rotolight RL48-B’s into a McLaren cockpit at Silverstone just before a hot lap and add extra shape to the interior GoPro driver shots with very little hassle.  On larger setups we used the Rotolight Anova Studio lights to get some great stylized shots of the cars and drivers”, said Ben Foakes, Head of Post at Sequence. The revolutionary Rotolight Anova is a 1000 Watt, Bi-Colour led floodlight, capable of accurately reproducing white light from