Low Lying Fog

One of the videos on our Rosco YouTube Channel illustrates how to create low-lying fog using a Rosco Fog Machine and the Rosco Cold Flow. The video was posted up just in time for Halloween, which is...

Joel Svendsen November 15, 2010 Questions?

The First 100 Years: From Gelatine to Roscolux

In case you haven't heard - Rosco turns 100 years old this year. We dedicated a portion of our LDI booth to showcase a time-line of our First Hundred Years and exhibit some of our 'museum pieces' to...

Joel Svendsen November 05, 2010 Questions?

Happy Halloween from Rosco Spectrum

  When you work for Rosco, Halloween is the best holiday of the year! It's the one time of year we get to show off to all of the muggles (non-entertainment folk) what we do. When the cheapo fog...

Joel Svendsen October 28, 2010 Questions?

Following Up - Revisiting "Falling For Eve" from Stan Schwartz

Not long ago, I wrote a post here, offering my thoughts on the remarkable lighting and set design by, respectively, Herrick Goldman and Beowulf Boritt.  Within a week or two of its appearance, David...

Joel Svendsen October 25, 2010 Questions?

Women in Stage Entertainment Have Gotten WiSE

In June 2009 Paule Constable, a lighting designer at the absolute top of her profession, a three-time Olivier Award winner and in demand all over the world, organized a conference with Rachel...

Margie Heymann October 15, 2010 Questions?

Creative Cubicles

Last month ETC posted a great story on their blog Light Minds Think Alike showing photos of how the people at ETC personalize their workspaces.  The saying “Great companies are comprised of great...

Joel Svendsen October 08, 2010 Questions?

The Power of the Pigment

One of the key components needed in order to paint theatrical scenery is - SCENIC PAINT. With today's ever shrinking budgets - it gets harder and harder to justify (to others and maybe even to...

Jenny Knott October 01, 2010 Questions?

The First 100 Years: What is the ROS of Rosco? and Laboratories?

In case you haven't heard - Rosco turns 100 years old this year. We pushed asked Stan Miller - who's run the company for 52 of those 100 years - for a collection of memories on how the business...

Joel Svendsen September 24, 2010 Questions?

DOUBLE RAINBOW ACROSS THE SKY! - FULL ON update

It's good to be relevant! Today, mashable.com released a story about lovable Paul Vasquez 'cashing-in' on his new iPhone App: mashable.com/2010/09/21/double-rainbow-iphone-app The $0.99 app allows...

Joel Svendsen September 21, 2010 Questions?

DOUBLE RAINBOW ACROSS THE SKY!

Okay - so with a name like Spectrum, I feel we would be remiss if we didn't comment on this news story. For those who haven't seen it - one of the most viral videos on YouTube the past several months...

Joel Svendsen September 17, 2010 Questions?