Tungsten theatre lights should be about 3200K and work fine for film photography.

The bulbs could be pricey or not, depending on the type. For daylight balanced color film with 3200K lights you’d need an 80A filter on your LENS.

These are the blue cooling filters needed for matching various tungsten light sources to 5500K daylight color film.


The X(1) green is used for portraits on panchromatic B&W film under tungsten light.


You should determine the color temperature of the lights before buying filters.