The Godox Knowled P600Bi Hard LED Panel Offers the Lighting Power You Need

In the ever-evolving world of filmmaking, lighting plays a crucial role in setting the mood, enhancing the narrative, and capturing stunning visuals. It’s not the camera you use but how you light that makes your scene pop. 

Godox, a name that has been gaining prominence among content creators and indie filmmakers, has once again stepped up its game with the introduction of the Godox P600Bi Bi-Color LED Panel Light.  Led Signboard

The Godox Knowled P600Bi Hard LED Panel Offers the Lighting Power You Need

As a filmmaker seeking the perfect lighting solution, I couldn't help but delve into the potential of this powerful, portable, and versatile lighting tool.

One of the standout features of the Godox P600Bi is its ability to deliver a bright, powerful beam of light. With a power draw of approximately 650W at full capacity, this 1 x 1' panel light can produce an impressive maximum of 93,800 lux at a distance of 3.3'. 

This means I can illuminate my scene with ample brightness, ensuring every detail is beautifully captured, all while keeping my setup nimble and mobile for moving fast on set.

With a color temperature range of 2800-6500K, adjusting the lighting to match the desired mood and atmosphere of my shots is quick and easy. Frankly, it should be the standard of any LED light to come out in the future. The high CRI and TLCI ratings of >96 also guarantee accurate color reproduction, ensuring that my footage retains its natural and lifelike appearance.

It’s everything I expect in my lighting tools.

Combine four panels for a massive light sourceCredit: Godox

As a filmmaker constantly on the move, the portability of my equipment is paramount. The P600Bi seems to strike a nice balance between power and convenience. Weighing in at approximately 22 lb (10 kg) and featuring built-in handles, this LED panel light is designed with on-the-go filmmakers in mind. I feel like I can just grab it and go, be it on set or even during travel. 

Control from the light itselfCredit: Godox

But portability is only one half of the equation for my time on set. Control is a filmmaker's next best friend, and Godox is really embracing that with this new light. The P600Bi offers a plethora of control options, ensuring that I can fine-tune the lighting to suit my specific needs. The light is capable of flicker-free operation and allows for dimming in 0.1% increments, which will come in handy when you need that extra precision on set.

Or use the remoteCredit: Godox

Whether it's the on-light controls for quick adjustments, DMX512 with RDB protocol support for professional setups, the built-in LumenRadio CRMX receiver for wireless control, the 2.4GHz remote control for easy operation, or even the smartphone app for comprehensive management, Godox has covered all of my bases, no matter how small or big my project is.

In addition to its technical capabilities, the P600Bi brings a touch of creativity to the table. With 11 built-in lighting effects, including flash, broken bulb, television, candle, welding, and more, I have the freedom to experiment and add unique visual elements to my scenes. 

These effects not only save time and effort in post-production but also open up new avenues for storytelling and visual expression.

As with all tools, the design, power, and usability must fit the needs. Loads of lighting companies like Aputure, Astra, and Nanlite have been releasing killer products with unique ecosystems that speed up on-set workflow. 

The Godox P600Bi Bi-Color LED Panel Light is a noteworthy addition to this list and shouldn’t be overlooked, at least with what we see on paper.

As a filmmaker, I am initially impressed by the P600Bi's power output, color variety, portability, and extensive range of control options. It delivers on the much-needed balance between performance and convenience, making it a solid choice for content creators and indie filmmakers alike. 

With the Godox P600Bi in my lighting toolkit, I feel confident about getting the shot I want. That’s what a tool should do: support your creative output. 

But what do you think? Is this new panel something you want in your kit? Let us know in the comments!

Here's what this means for writers and what you should do to apply.

The Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting is the best screenwriting competition for writers looking to elevate their careers in the entertainment industry.

Every year, the contest is inundated with scripts from thousands of writers, with one year allegedly having over 8,000 submitted scripts.

Applications for 2024 are now open, but this year also comes with a few changes that may light a fire under the butts of writers-to-be.

Here's what you need to know.

The 2024 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting will only accept a total number of 5,500 applicants this year.

According to the application portal, "the competition will close to applications once the maximum number of applications are submitted or the final deadline is reached—whichever occurs first."

In addition to this, only ONE script can be submitted by a single entrant or writing team.

As of this article, 38 scripts out of 5,550 have already been submitted. It's too early to say if all the spots will fill up, but if my rough napkin math is correct, the competition won't reach the late deadline of May 1st, 2024.

The number of spots in updated in real-time on the application website.

If you were like me when I submitted to Nicholl, you're probably still polishing that draft. But if the past few years of the competition are anything to go by, not everyone will be able to submit.

Once the spots are filled, that's it.

This means writers should get busy finishing up their drafts and submit as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this also may open up the competition to subpar drafts as writers hurry to finish.

If you're draft is ready, apply here!

The Godox Knowled P600Bi Hard LED Panel Offers the Lighting Power You Need

Led 60x60 It remains to be seen how this change will affect the quality of submissions, or if this limit will be included in future competitions. But it's nice to see the Academy focusing on ways to limit the strain on its readers.