An up to date look at stage lighting iPhone apps and what they do. July 2008 saw the start of stage lighting’s entry into the world of Apple’s iPhone apps [ … ]
In a world where both traditional lighting and digital visual media are the domain of the modern lampie, On Stage Lighting considers the forthcoming release of media software Resolume 4 [ … ]
Armed with nothing but a well worn pair of shoes and four days supply of anti-migraine pills, On Stage Lighting hits Earl’s Court in London for the 2011 assault on [ … ]
Following the recent news of several stage and event structure collapses, On Stage Lighting looks at where we have come from as a fledgling industry and where we might look [ … ]
A question from On Stage Lighting reader Michael prompts an article looking at a common consideration in modern stage lighting – successful transitions with colour mixing lighting fixtures.
An introduction to the Compulite Vector lighting control, a guest article by UK Vector trainer Joe Bleasdale. If you don’t really know much about the Vector, a favourite in control [ … ]
In a brief foray off our core topic of production lighting, On Stage Lighting presents a few QLab video tutorials for beginners. Looking at the popular show running software, we [ … ]
Looking at the Samoiloff effect, an old stage lighting trick using the physics of reflected colour, On Stage Lighting brings together the old with some new technologies in the form [ … ]
So you have a projection project and a deadline AND a budget? Didn’t pay as much attention in the video class? Fear not! A solution is here….Video Signals for Dummies [ … ]
A series of video tutorials on using Vectorworks Spotlight to draw a simple theatre plan with lighting equipment and fixtures data. Produced for beginners, by a beginner.
Fed up? Do you find that you spend too much time on things that go wrong? Does your time on shows seem to be a series of fire fighting opportunities [ … ]
Our guest is international LD, Paul Smith as he shares his dream of a revolution in lighting control and asks if we aren’t stuck in a timewarp of cue stacks [ … ]
On Stage Lighting takes a look at the curse of the Lighting Designer and some reasons why it can be more of a danger than ever. But you can resist [ … ]
To bring you a PLASA Show round up for 2010, On Stage Lighting braved the crowds and sensory assault that is two exhibition halls stuffed with the brightest and most [ … ]
In the second part of our guide to moving lights control with the Cham Sys MagicQ, we take the previously patched fixtures and manipulate them into palettes while understanding what [ … ]
In the first of our moving light control tutorials using the Cham Sys MagicQ, we find out how to patch and wrangle intelligent fixtures and follow our progress on a [ … ]
Today, on our third birthday, we take a look at the past three years, reveals some top secret statistics about this site and have some very exciting news too.
On Stage Lighting looks at the workhorse of gaining employment as a lighting professional, the Curriculum Vitae, and considers how you can create a killer CV. But first, how does [ … ]
In the run up to the season of outdoor concerts and music festivals here in the UK, On Stage Lighting looks at a reality in concert lighting, the benefits of [ … ]
Like any workplace, a theatre or other live performance venue, presents hazards to those working and visiting. A two-part guide to Health and Safety and how it relates to working [ … ]