light design

  1. ScorpioTech89

    Career Advice Getting back in the game

    So, I was a theatre major, specializing in tech theatre, in college. Attended for 2.5 years when money issues (as well as a small helping of health issues) pushed me to drop out, with the intention of returning and completing said schooling. Returning became impractical, and I have been bouncing...
  2. Ishi Sobti

    Star Curtain

    Hey guys! I'm currently working on a production of Orbit, a show based on the idea of travel to the Martian environment and space in general. Part of my design idea is to have a star curtain made out of white cloth, so it is still possible to project on it. I have contacted many local...
  3. R

    Design Issues and Solutions Footlights! I beg of you! Footlights!

    Just about every production I've ever seen in the last 20 years, big or small, features big dark shadows in the actor's eye sockets. It's like watching a play put on by raccoons. Do audiences not care anymore about seeing the actor's eyes? I come from a stills and video background where eye...
  4. JJBerman

    Performing Arts Center Director Position--Middleton, WI

    The Middleton Cross Plains Area School District is looking for a new Performing Arts Center(PAC) Director. The Middleton PAC is used over 300 days a year for school, community, and national events. Please see links below and contact myself via PM here or the contact information on the PAC...
  5. M

    Design Issues and Solutions Best gels for skin tones

    I was wondering if people could recommend what gels they have found to work best on different skin tones? Both warms and cools would be appreciated. Thanks! (I typically stick to rosco)
  6. S

    Controlling In a Large Stadium

    I am breaking into controlling much larger rigs. Also looking to expand into much larger venues. When you go into a large stadium and do semi-perm installs with lights rigged all around and lights on the ground, what is the preferred way to control all of the lights? I am somewhat familiar with...
  7. Drafty App

    Introducing Drafty

    Greetings! I've been developing a new cloud based CAD tool for lighting, sound, and projection designers. We are currently in Beta with a scheduled launch date of January 25th. I am hoping to truly serve the entertainment industry. As such Drafty has been built from the ground up to be fast...
  8. Elias Padilla

    Stage Tech help?

    Hello, I am a 16 year old living in Southern California, and I could really use help. I am planning on either helping direct, or directing a show in a theatre very close to me. The theatre is what some people I know would call, a bare theatre. The theatre is actually an auditorium, and has no...
  9. Ethan

    Portfolio?

    I'm interviewing for a job at my university in January this job's important because it will pay for a lot of my tuition I need to make a portfolio for it, How do I do that? The job is in the scene shop/light booth I have done 3 shows at my high school and I've made a few light related things...