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    Film noir adaption for theatre stage: Creating atmosphere

    The association with moonlight hit me, too, indeed. Thanks for the hint with 1/4 CTB.
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    Film noir adaption for theatre stage: Creating atmosphere

    Eventually, I've got to test the filters (for the record: it weren't Rosco's R99 but Lee 156 ). Everybody thought it had an interesting effect. But in the end we decided it didn't really create the light for the kind of mood we want on stage. So the sheet goes on the shelf - who knows, it may...
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    Film noir adaption for theatre stage: Creating atmosphere

    So my curiosity got the best of me: I've ordered a sheet of the "chocolate" filter. ;-) Can't wait to try it on our rehearsal stage! :-)
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    Film noir adaption for theatre stage: Creating atmosphere

    Cheers to all of you guys for your hints, you’re great! Special thanks to @JohnD for pointing me to the wiki – I did a search on “film noir” topics in the forum before posting my question. Apparently the search does NOT cover the wiki. ;-) Now I’ve got loads of inspiration! :-) @chausman...
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    Film noir adaption for theatre stage: Creating atmosphere

    We're planning to do a theatre production inspired by the "film noir" genre. I've already got a few ideas for dramatic lighting (loads of backlight, strong contrasts and the odd venetian blind using gobos). Now, I'd also like to capture that classic black & white atmosphere that comes with...