Share The Work, Get The Swag: Still Going Strong

In a recent Spectrum post we announced a program in which we asked professionals, teachers and students to send us photos of stage lighting work in which they took pride.  The outpouring was stupendous. We are posting all the submissions up on a web page for everyone to visit and be inspired by others’ work:…

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How Joel Almost Checked Off A Goal From His Bucket List

As WFTV, the ABC affiliate in Orlando, began to prepare for their long-haul coverage of the Casey Anthony Trial outside the Orange County Courthouse, they began to think about how the quality of their newscasts would be much better if they could bring their reporters and anchors in out of the elements – but still…

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Share The Work — And Get The Swag

Good stage lighting work should be shared…especially if you get some great swag in return! Did you ever go to a performance and think to yourself “what a great lighting effect – I wish I knew how the designer did it. What colors were used? Which gobos? What does a director ask of the designer…

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Special Effects Technique: Ducting Fog

It’s a common problem – You want fog to appear from a specific spot, but there is no physical way to get a fog machine with all of its necessary fluid, power and control needs hidden into that area of the set.  The solution is ducting the fog from an area off-set to the spot…

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