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Hive Lighting

High intensity, energy efficient, bright, beautiful Plasma lights for Film, TV & Digital media production: Cleantech meets Hollywood.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Hive designs, manufactures and sells high intensity, energy-efficient plasma light fixtures to the $10B+ Film, TV, Sports & Digital production markets. Hive lights are less expensive, brighter, emit better quality light, run cooler, last 30X longer, do not require heavy & expensive support equipment, and are 2-8X more energy efficient than current state-of-the-industry fixtures. 2 patents pending.


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    Robert Bruce Rutherford
    President / CEO

    Founder of Hive Lighting, making the entertainment industries cleaner and greener one bright beautiful energy efficient light at a time. Founding partner GGI (energy efficiency consultancy, clients include Google, Dynaroll, EJM Development). 5+ years in film industry for MRC and Endeavor (finance, development & agency). BA from Brown University.

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    Jaime Emmanuelli
    Worldwide Director of Sales

    26+ years of Film & TV lighting sales experience. Grew sales from $80K to $12M in 2.5 years as Director of Sales for Litepanels. Key Player in the Litepanels sale for $65M in 2008. Former owner of Bardwell & McCallister, the oldest lighting company in Hollywood.

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    Jonathan Edward Miller

    Award winning cinematographer. Clients include Pepsi, Toyota, Heineken, Good Magazine, FX Network, Sprint, American Apparel, Universal Studios, Quiksilver, MTV and more. MFA from USC Film School, BA from Brown University.


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