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Welcome Freshmen! A few tips on upping your game

Posted on August 29, 2016
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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 […]

ROGUE R1 FX-B rocking out on Shinedown!

Posted on July 29, 2016
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The Rogue R1 FX-B has found a home on Shinedown’s Most recent tour. Check out some rough fan videos of a few of their shows with these guys in action! Lighting Designer Sooner Routhier and Photon Thrower Carter Fulgham really did a great job making the Rogue R1 FX-B look amazing   Thanks to Jake […]

Bridging the Visual Divide

Posted on July 18, 2016
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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
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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 […]

INFOCOMM 2016 is already here?

Posted on June 2, 2016
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Is it June already?  How did that happen?  I feel like I just got back from Pro Light and Sound like yesterday.  I guess time flies when you’re having fun!  CHAUVET Professional will be ready to blow your doors off next week at the Las Vegas 2016 edition of INFOCOMM.  This year promises to be […]

Ovation E-910FC Help Set the Stage at Puy Du Fou in France

Posted on May 31, 2016
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There is nothing better than seeing the products that we work on in real world applications.  Koert Vermueulen Of ACT Lighting Design has taken 100 OVATION E-910FC to a new level in the production of “Grand Parc” : “Le Dernier Panache” at Puy Du Fou in France.  Check out these amazing photos supplied by Alain […]

Higher Ground Music Hall Goes Rogue

Posted on May 9, 2016

Vermont’s largest city is built on a steep hill rising from an elevation of 95’ at Lake Champlain to 300’ by the time you reach the university district only a half mile away, where the appropriately named Higher Ground Music Hall is located. The cavernous venue has indeed taken the local music scene to new […]

Pro Light + Sound 2016 – A Peak Behind the Curtain

Posted on April 26, 2016
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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 […]

Launching your Lighting Career on the Right Foot

Posted on April 14, 2016
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This is dedicated to all of the young minds that are graduating from a higher learning institute this spring, or this month, depending on the school you have chosen. Also, these are the suggestions and opinions of a person who started out on this path many years ago as a bright eyed young lad who […]

Inspiration is Everywhere!

Posted on March 14, 2016
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Inspiration is everywhere One of my favorite questions to ask lighting designers is “Where do you find inspiration?”. As a designer myself, I can answer this question both simply and complexly with a one word answer – everywhere. I can say this because I look at lighting as a natural occurrence rather than a technological […]

The New Maverick series – Check it out!!!

Posted on March 7, 2016
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From the team that brought you ROGUE, MAVERICK is a series of moving head fixtures designed to exceed your expectations at every turn.  Launching at the Pro Light and Sound show in Frankfurt on April 5th, 2016, these lights are targeted at the touring industry. Check out the teaser video!

Mentoring the Future of Our Industry

Posted on January 28, 2016
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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 […]