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Managed Expectations

Posted on December 5, 2016

I recently made a trip that I have been putting off for far too long.  I went to visit a school of higher learning to visit the instructors and see their facility set up and to get some insight as to what their program teaching methods were all about.  I was pretty impressed with the […]

Welcome Freshmen! A few tips on upping your game

Posted on August 29, 2016

To all of the freshmen starting out on their Theatrical Technology (or other professional entertainment technology program with an emphasis on lighting) degrees, Welcome! So you decided to go against everyone’s advice and start down the path of making lights flash pretty colors.  Good for you!  Soon you will be proving everyone wrong and working […]

Bridging the Visual Divide

Posted on July 18, 2016

So, there I was, presenting new gear to a group of industry experts when something that has never happened before to me, well, happened.  I was showing off one of our new video drivers and explaining how it worked and what it could do for lighting designers, when I hear the most dreaded words ever; […]

Visual Artists Come to CHAUVET Professional

Posted on June 27, 2016

June 23 and 24th were two amazing days at CHAUVET Professional.  We hosted lighting and scenic designer Christian Choi and Martha Vasquez here at our offices in Sunrise, Florida.  Along with Christian and Martha, we also invited several other designers into our offices to meet and share ideas.  John Dickson of LD Systems, Brett Angstadt […]

Pro Light + Sound 2016 – A Peak Behind the Curtain

Posted on April 26, 2016

This year, Pro Light and Sound in Frankfurt, Germany was something special for us.  This is the first show where the product staff from the UK, Belgium, and The US was all set together to build up the stand.  It was great to put faces to people whom I speak to on the phone and […]

Mentoring the Future of Our Industry

Posted on January 28, 2016

The future of the lighting industry is in our hands. That seems like a big responsibility, and it is, but together, we can make sure that the next generation of lighting professionals is ready to face the challenges of entertainment lighting as we move evermore forward into the digital age of lighting. For those of […]