Recent content by controlremoto

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    Automated Fixtures ShowPix On Today Show (Beyonce)

    I know just what you mean. Something about the blue spectrum of LEDs on video causes the video to blow out with blue. Looks pretty ****. I recently did a Stevie Wonder show at the UN and the TV truck guys were in my cans crying about the blues. I had them down to like 20%. But hey who needs...
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Re: Seattle? How is the Industry?....relocating from NYC Ill look into the TPS thanks. Thanks for everyone's input. I feel a bit more secure with the idea of leaving. NYC will always be there in case I hate it or go broke. Im giving myself a year to make the transition and my GF has to do a lot...
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Re: Seattle? How is the Industry?....relocating from NYC No Doubt that Seattle is more expensive than Denver. The ironic part of working in this industry is that while its not the most lucrative career it requires you to be close to some of the most expensive cities in the world! So coming from...
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Seattle? How is the Industry?....relocating from NYC Hi, So I started another thread about moving to DEN OR PDX and some suggested Seattle. So I thought I should start a thread directly inquiring about the Seattle industry. Back story is I'm highly considering moving to a new environmental for...
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Seattle? Hows the Industry? .....possible relocation from NYC Thanks all I think I will start a thread about Seattle now.
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Yes I am now considering Seattle! If anyone can speak on the state of production in Seattle that would be great. I'm not too interested in proper theater but if the money is green Ill do whatever but Im mainly concerned with the corporate world, fashion, socal etc. The population of seattle vs...
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Less rain compared to nyc. And miami where I'm originally from nearly doubles in rain days
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Thanks so much for all the responses. I can say for sure that I'm definitely more excited about moving but just as confused lol! Seattle is definitely an option. Perhaps I should include that in the title. I especially like the idea of being close to whistler! Btw I had the best powder weekend...
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    Portland, Denver, or Seattle? Thinking of moving out of NYC

    Hi, I'm considering moving out of NYC to be closer good mountains. Snowboarding and Mtn Biking have gotten the better of me and I'm constantly daydreaming of being somewhere close to great mountains. The East coast is just not cutting it and I'm not getting any younger. Long story short...
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    Shopping List...Things you need around the shop (non-gear)

    Hi, So recently I have become involved with a company that is new and rapidly growing. I have taken on the task of structuring there lighting department and guidng there purchases. While still freelancing full-time it has been a challenge. Its been years since I have worked in a shop so i...
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    Question for Programmers (Festival gig programming preference)

    I believe its about 30+ vl3000 spot & wash. And a few blinders, strobes and a hand full of specials. Acts rang from hip hop to electro. Not much if any rock and definitely no ballads or slow stuff. Flash and trash. This was more of a general question of beyond the normal pos col move...
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    Question for Programmers (Festival gig programming preference)

    Hi Programmers, I have a gig coming up that I will be the resident stage programmer for a 2 day festival. I will program for any band that doesn't have a Programmer/LD as well as providing a show file for any band that has a programmer/ld so they can jump on and hack away on the fly. So...
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    Design Issues and Solutions Drywall tape/Paper tape. (how to mark fixture placement properly)

    Hi Steve! Thanks for contributing to the thread (in person) ha!. So random. Ive read your book, Great stuff and I often refer to it. ...
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    ACT Lighting Grand MA1 vs 2 training

    Thanks, I actually called them and they pretty much gave the same advice.
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    ACT Lighting Grand MA1 vs 2 training

    Hi, I am about to schedule a course at ACT lighting for the Grand MA. They just responded with an email that asks me if I wanted to learn the MA1 or MA2. So my question to any MA programmers out there is what should I do? How different is 1vs2? Will I be completely lost in 1 if I train...