The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook

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Author: Brad Schiller

Publisher: Focal Press

ISBN: 1138926248

Category: Cinematography

Page: 228

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This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure a successful production are covered as well as troubleshooting, much needed information on work relationships, and technology including LED lighting, console networking, digital lighting, and more. Chapters are peppered with advice and war stories from some of the most prominent lighting designers of today.
Categories: Cinematography

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook

The Automated Lighting Programmer s Handbook

_ 'I . BRAD SCHILLER 'N'F', THE AUTOMATED LIGHTING PROGRAMMER'S HANDBOOK SECOND EDITION The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook The Automated Lighting ...

Author: Brad Schiller

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136085574

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 238

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Now in full color, this guide helps the lighting designer with all of the many creative and operational challenges you face. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, Brad Schiller brings you from basic principles to pre-production preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure a successful production are covered as well as troubleshooting, much needed information on work relationships, and of course all of the fun technology including LED lighting, console networking, digital lighting, and more. The final chapter brings the creative thinking of some of the heaviest hitting lighting designers of today, featuring Butch Allen, Jason Badger, Mike Baldassari, Richard Belliveau, Allen Branton, John Broderick, Dall Brown, Mark Butts, David Chance, Christian Choi, Vickie Claiborne, David Davidian, Patrick Dierson, C. Andrew Dunning, Mike Falconer, John Featherstone, Cory Fitzgerald, Laura Frank, Demfis Fyssicopulos, Craig Gaff, Steve Garner, Jon Griffin, Tim Grivas, Rob Halliday, Bryan Hartley, Bud Horowitz, Steve Irwin, Seth Jackson, Mark "Junior" Jacobson, Shannon January, David "Gurn" Kaniski, Mats Karlson, Eric Kennedy, Tom Kenny, Hillary Knox, Marcus Kromer, Jim Lenahan, Steve Lieberman, Esteban Lima, Heath Marrinan, Michael Nevitt, Adrian Ngieng, Paul Normandale, Jim Ohrberg, Steve Owens, Mitch Peebles, Paul Pelletier, John Rayment, Benoit Richard, Scott Riley, Larry "Uncle Fester" Robbins, Timothy F. Rogers, Susan Rose, Arnold Serame, Marsha Stern, Henry M. Sume, Howard Ungerleider, Lawrence Upton, Jon "Hillbilly" Weir, and Ross Williams.
Categories: Performing Arts

Living the Lighting Life

Living the Lighting Life

The book provides insight on: Different job opportunities in the entertainment lighting industry; Business procedures, contracts, time sheets, and invoices; Tips on self-promotion, networking, and continual learning; The lighting lifestyle, ...

Author: Brad Schiller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000191608

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

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Living the Lighting Life provides practical tools and advice for a successful career in entertainment lighting. This easy-to-navigate guide offers real-world examples and documentation from the author and key industry experts, giving readers a comprehensive overview of the lighting life. The book provides insight on: Different job opportunities in the entertainment lighting industry; Business procedures, contracts, time sheets, and invoices; Tips on self-promotion, networking, and continual learning; The lighting lifestyle, healthy living, and work-related travel; Maintaining and developing creativity to provide innovative lighting and solutions. With insightful interviews from industry veterans, Living the Lighting Life is a key navigational resource for anyone considering a career in entertainment lighting or just starting out.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Assistant Lighting Designer s Toolkit

The Assistant Lighting Designer s Toolkit

“A guide for assistant lighting designers: Some modestly proffered notes.” Theatre Crafts, January 1989, ... The automated lighting programmer's handbook.

Author: Anne E. McMills

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781134650040

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 436

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What are the do’s and don’ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant’s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? Answer these questions and many more with The Assistant Lighting Designer’s Toolkit. This definitive guide unlocks the insider-secrets used to succeed as a professional assistant lighting designer (ALD) – whether choosing assisting as a career or while transitioning to another. This book outlines, step-by-step, the challenges the ALD faces during every phase of production. Never before has a resource existed that views the design process through the eyes of the assistant. Intermingled among the nuts and bolts of the paperwork and essential procedures, top industry professionals reveal tips for personal survival in this challenging career – both domestically and abroad as well as in other careers in lighting. Within these pages are the industry secrets rarely taught in school! The author's website can be found at http://www.aldtoolkit.com/.
Categories: Performing Arts

Stage Lighting

Stage Lighting

The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook. 3rd ed. Amsterdam and Boston: Elsevier and Focal Press, 2017. Shelley, Steven Louis. A Practical Guide to ...

Author: Richard E Dunham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317204763

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 428

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Stage Lighting: Design Applications and More builds upon the information introduced in Stage Lighting: The Fundamentals to provide an in-depth reference to a number of specialty areas of lighting design, from traditional applications such as drama, dance, and designing for different venues, to more advanced applications such as concert, corporate, film and video, virtual, architectural/landscape, and other forms of entertainment lighting. Each chapter gives the essential background, design practices, and equipment details for each specialization, so readers can make informed decisions and ask informed questions when encountering each field. The book provides insight on the latest technology and includes profiles of prolific designers, such as James Moody, Jeff Ravitz, Alan Adelman, and Paul Gregory. Stage Lighting: Design Applications and More is intended to help lighting designers translate their theatrical skills to other areas of lighting design, and provides guidance on how to take those initial steps into new ventures in their lighting careers.
Categories: Performing Arts

Stage Lighting Second Edition

Stage Lighting Second Edition

Lighting Handbook Tenth Edition: Reference and Application. ... IESNA Lighting Ready Reference. 4th ed. ... The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook.

Author: Richard E. Dunham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315454689

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 498

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Stage Lighting: The Fundamentals is written specifically for introductory stage lighting courses. The book begins with an examination of the nature of light, perception, and color, then leads into a conversation of stage lighting equipment and technicians. Lamps, luminaries, controls/dimming, and electricity form the basis of these chapters. The book also provides a detailed explanation and overview of the lighting design process for the theatre and several other traditional forms of entertainment. Finally, the book explores a variety of additional areas where lighting designers can find related future employment, such as concert and corporate lighting, themed design, architectural and landscape lighting, and computer animation. New for this edition: enlarged full-color illustrations, photographs, light plots and examples of lighting design; updated information on LED lighting and equipment; expanded discussion of the practical use of color as a designer; expanded discussion of psychological/perceptual effects of color; new discussion of color mixing through light sources that make use of additive mixing; expanded discussion of industry professions; expanded discussion and illustrations relating to photometrics; expanded discussion and examples of control protocols and new equipment; and updated designer profiles along with the addition of still more designer profiles.
Categories: Performing Arts

Performance Lighting Design

Performance Lighting Design

12 Good books on this subject include the Automated Lighting Programmers Handbook by Brad Schiller and the comprehensive Automated Lighting by Richard ...

Author: Nick Moran

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350017092

Category: Drama

Page: 288

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A practical guide to the art and technique of lighting for the stage, this book explains the complex mixture of craft, collaboration and creativity behind successful lighting design. The designer paints with light - revealing form and composing a living picture from collections of objects and bodies in a given space. This handbook for professional practice walks you through how to achieve this, from first concept to development of design ideas, planning to realisation and, finally, public performance. Now fully revised, this second edition of Nick Moran's Performance Lighting Design has been brought up to date to consider advances made in the technology used for lighting design for live performance. Alongside this, Moran introduces new concepts and ways of working; includes a section on analysing the finished design; and discusses recent research into contemporary lighting practice, addressing emerging trends, particularly for drama. Combining practical information with aesthetic considerations, Performance Lighting Design is the ideal book for students and practitioners of stage lighting working on the contemporary stage.
Categories: Drama

Lighting Dimensions

Lighting Dimensions

Lighting design Testa Lighting Design ( TLD ) Rich Testa , principal Programmers Chris Burr Gordon Manson Jon Gonda Construction / Installation of themed ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015048083359

Category: Cinematography

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Categories: Cinematography

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook

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Author: Harry Box

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136046735

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 556

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Comprehensive. Detailed. Practical. Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Third Edition is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting. This handbook offers a wealth of practical technical information, useful techniques, as well as aesthetic discussions. The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. Since its first edition, this handy on-set reference continues to be widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs as well as top university film production programs. New in the third edition is an expanded resource section, new illustrations and tables, and coverage of new lighting products and techniques for how to use them.
Categories: Performing Arts

Lighting Controls Handbook

Lighting Controls Handbook

The telephone input enables acceptance of programming from facility operators ... It provides cost-effective automated lighting control for applications ...

Author: Craig DiLouie

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000356144

Category: Computers

Page: 225

View: 315

Intended for energy managers, electrical engineers, building managers, lighting designers, consultants, and other electrical professionals, this book provides a practical description of major lighting controls types and how to apply them. It's a comprehensive step-by-step educational tour of lighting automation technology and its practical design and application, with useful discussion about the purpose and benefits of lighting controls, emphasizing the achieving of relevant energy savings, as well as support of occupant visual needs and preferences. The book shows readers how to take advantage of the many benefits of today's sophisticated controls, including expanded energy saving opportunities, and increased flexibility, reliability and interoperability.
Categories: Computers

Lighting Design Application

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The Automated Lighting wide in 2004 procedures regularly used by Programmer's Handbook is a • DALI protocol provides new professional automated light- guide ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112060231104

Category: Electric lighting

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Categories: Electric lighting

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook

Set Lighting Technician s Handbook

FIGURE 12.22 Programmer John Crimins controls an immense set for the movie ... This philosophy was born side-by-side with the advent of automated lights, ...

Author: Harry C. Box

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429749353

Category: Art

Page: 624

View: 730

A friendly, hands-on training manual and reference for lighting technicians in motion picture and television production, this handbook is the most comprehensive guide to set lighting available. It provides a unique combination of practical detail with a big-picture understanding of lighting, technology, safety, and professionalism, essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting. The fifth edition delves into every aspect of lighting and features vastly expanded sections on controlling LED lights, color science, lighting control systems, wireless systems, Ethernet-based control systems, battery power, and modern set protocol for productions small and large. With a generous number of original images, the book illustrates the use of soft light, the effect of lighting angles, and how the gaffer and DP build an effective lighting plan around the blocking of the actors. This encyclopedic volume of technical knowhow is tempered with years of practical experience and a much-needed sense of humor. This is the ideal text for professional lighting technicians across film and television including lighting directors, gaffers, DOPs, and rigging crews, as well as film and television production students studying lighting, camera techniques, film production, and cinematography. It includes a revamped companion website with supplementary resources, forms, checklists, and images.
Categories: Art

A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting Third Edition

A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting Third Edition

Off-line editors can help reduce the time spent programming directly on a console. ... setup and programming information for automated lighting systems.

Author: Steven Louis Shelley

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781135902285

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 592

View: 99

In the first edition of A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting, Steve Shelley cracked open his production book and showed how to prepare a lighting design and create the paperwork needed to mount a production. In the second edition, he pulled back the curtain and showed the methods and processes that go on before the light plot is finalized and ready to go to into the shop, even dealing with cutting the plot in half. In this third edition, Shelley throws the door wide open and shows step-by-step how to construct every lighting system in the Hokey light plot. Combining his diacritical analysis, killer drafting, and analytic use of the Slinky Method and Slinky Calculations, he presents the Periodic Table of Fundamental Lighting Systems and shows the basic methods used to create multi-instrument lighting systems. Highlights include: -Over 100 new topics, including analysis and application of the three categories of collaboration; a detailed examination of production meetings and one-on-one meetings; and meeting checklists with management and the creative team. -Over 50 new illustrations, including Shelley's Periodic Table of Fundamental Lighting Systems; groundplans, sections, and front elevations that illustrate basic system wash configurations for each direction of light. -Analysis, calculation, and step-by-step technical construction of each lighting system in the Hokey light plot. -Explanation of a manufacturer's cut sheet, and how to apply basic formulas to determine the beam size, footcandles, and gel transmission for lighting instruments. -Updated process of pre-programming computer lighting consoles prior to the load-in. -Comprehensive overview of archiving paperwork and softcopy for a production.
Categories: Performing Arts

Media Servers for Lighting Programmers

Media Servers for Lighting Programmers

A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Digital Lighting Vickie Claiborne ... of every attribute of an automated lighting fixture to a DMX control channel; ...

Author: Vickie Claiborne

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781317938224

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

View: 207

Media Servers for Lighting Programmers is the reference guide for lighting programmers working with media servers – the show control devices that control and manipulate video, audio, lighting, and projection content that have exploded onto the scene, becoming the industry standard for live event productions, TV, and theatre performances. This book contains all the information you need to know to work effectively with these devices, beginning with coverage of the most common video equipment a lighting programmer encounters when using a media server - including terminology and descriptions - and continuing on with more advanced topics that include patching a media server on a lighting console, setting up the lighting console for use with a media server, and accessing the features of the media server via a lighting console. The book also features a look at the newest types of digital lighting servers and products. This book contains: Never-before-published information grounded in author Vickie Claiborne’s extensive knowledge and experience Covers newest types of digital lighting servers and products including media servers, software, and LED products designed to be used with video Companion website with additional resources and links to additional articles on PLSN
Categories: Performing Arts

The Stage Lighting Handbook

The Stage Lighting Handbook

When the rig includes a substantial number of automated lights , it may be more appropriate for the programming of these instruments to be handled by a ...

Author: Francis Reid

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 087830147X

Category: Music

Page: 216

View: 403

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Music

Automated Lighting

Automated Lighting

The newest technology in automated lighting--"digital" lighting or pixel-based automated lighting projection--is also covered in detail. This book is the antithesis of a reference manual or user manual.

Author: Richard Cadena

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780240807034

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 474

View: 370

"Automated Lighting--Technology, Applications, and Design" is a comprehensive text covering everything you will need to know as a working or aspiring lighting professional about automated lighting fixtures, systems, how they are used and design issues you will face. It is written in clear, easy-to-understand language but includes enough detailed information that the most experienced technician and engineer will appreciate and benefit from reading. Subjects covered include the history of automated lighting, DC and AC electricity, basic electronics, power supplies, digital electronics, electro-mechanical systems, optical systems (including dichroic filters, reflectors, lenses, and more), lamp technology, lighting effects (including color mixing, glass gobos, and more), data distribution systems, DMX, RDM, and ACN. State-of-the-art automated lighting fixtures in various applications including theatre, television, concert/touring, and permanent installations are discussed and special design issues are addressed. The text is amply illustrated with drawings and pictures. The newest technology in automated lighting--"digital" lighting or pixel-based automated lighting projection--is also covered in detail. This book is the antithesis of a reference manual or user manual. It is entertaining and educational with lots of graphic illustrations and easy-to-understand concepts. It's the most fun you can have without sitting behind a console. * Numerous examples and illustrations * Easy to read with little tech-talk * Contains information on the newest lighting technology * Minimal amount of math reduces the drudgery!
Categories: Performing Arts

Designing with Light

Designing with Light

Cardena , Richard , Automated Lighting : The Art and Science of Moving ... Schiller , Brad , The Automated Programmer's Handbook , Focal Press , 2003 .

Author: J. Michael Gillette

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: STANFORD:36105122862449

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 367

View: 120

This comprehensive survey of the practical and aesthetic aspects of basic stage lighting design treats its subject as an art closely integrated with that of the director, actor, and playwright, and as a craft that provides practical solutions for the manipulation of stage space. An eight-page color section provides a discussion of the practical applications of color theory as well as an analysis of the color choices for the lighting design of an actual production. Numerous illustrations of technical tools, equipment, and exemplary play designs visualize designing with light for students
Categories: Performing Arts

Stage Lighting The Technicians Guide

Stage Lighting  The Technicians  Guide

An On-the-job Reference Tool with Online Video Resources - 2nd Edition Skip ... here Programming fixtures here Rigging here–here Layers of light here LED ...

Author: Skip Mort

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781474212717

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 408

View: 258

This practical guide covers all aspects of stage lighting equipment, special effects, lighting a performance space and lighting design. It is well illustrated with examples of equipment, diagrams, plans and technical data. It also features the work of current lighting designers. The associated video content shows the practical use of equipment and different lighting techniques and effects. It provides easy access to the content through the use of tabulated sections and keyword headings. The information in each chapter is presented at three levels which run visually throughout the guide enabling students to mix and match their own personal level of study or for practitioners to fast track through to the information they need on stage. This new and revised second edition brings the guide right up to date, and includes all new material on the development of LED lighting in recent years, as well as online video resources.
Categories: Performing Arts

Automated Lighting

Automated Lighting

The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights Richard Cadena ... media server the programmer can manipulate the parameters of the media server.

Author: Richard Cadena

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317531111

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 530

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Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights, Third Edition (formerly Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light) continues to be the most trusted text for working and aspiring lighting professionals. Now in its third edition, it has been fully updated to reflect the vast changes in stage and studio luminairies—including LEDs, switch-mode power supplies, optics, networking, Ethernet-based protocols like Art-Net and sACN, wireless DMX, and much more. Its written in clear, easy-to-understand language and includes enough detailed information to benefit for the most experienced technicians, programmers, and designers. Additional content and resources are provided at the author's website www.automatedlighting.pro.
Categories: Performing Arts

American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record

Chaffin , Don B. HANDBOOK on nondestructive 620.1'367 testing of concrete ... 621.321 The automated lighting programmer's handbook / Brad Schiller .

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