From ARRI to Kelvin: Florian Bloch Joins as Director of Product

1001 Florian Bloch Director of Product Kelvin

Norwegian lighting company Kelvin has announced the appointment of Florian Bloch as their new Director of Product. If the name Florian Bloch sounds familiar, it should. Florian has over a decade of experience at ARRI, and he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Kelvin. This is part of a larger move for Kelvin to accelerate the expansion of the company’s lighting and accessories portfolio. 

At ARRI Lighting, Florian Bloch was the Head of Product Management Lighting and Team Lead Management Lighting, and he was instrumental in the creation of renowned products such as SkyPanel, SkyPanel X, and ARRI Orbiter.

“From the first time I met the team behind Kelvin in 2022, I was instantly impressed about their drive, ambition, and energy to enter the cinematic lighting market – and the approach for the Epos 300. Everything from the form factor to ease of use, the six-color light engine and optical performance. All over great starting point to bring innovative solutions to the lighting crews worldwide. With a down to earth mindset and a 100% user focused design approach, Kelvin creates solutions offering real customer value – not just product features. When Kelvin approached me, it was an opportunity I didn’t want to miss.”

Director of Product in Kelvin, Florian Bloch

Why have you joined Kelvin? 

In addition to this hire, Kelvin has recently secured a $4.5 million deal with a new investor, signifying a significant milestone for the company. This infusion of capital will support further key hires, as well as the establishment of a new office in Munich, further positioning Kelvin for continued strong growth. Kelvin’s ambitions are to become the market leader for continuous lighting in film production.

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