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Howard Werner: Collaborative Light

The legendary New York City designer and principal of Lightswitch has contributed stunning designs to seminal theatrical productions like "Dreamgirls." He’s also been involved in creating immersive virtual walk-through projects like the acclaimed National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey. Although technology is critical to his work, he tells us why his most powerful creative tool is collaboration.

Mike Grabowski: The Camera Is The Audience

Renowned for his work on network TV, the Senior Designer for The Lighting Design Group in New York invariably starts every project with the camera top of mind, but that’s only the beginning. In this interview, he explains why broadcast lighting that really connects to viewers must also give life to the environment in the studio while still serving the camera. 

Peter Morse: Dances With Mavericks

No stranger to lighting dancers (he was the designer for some of Michael Jackson’s most memorable shows), Morse created stunning looks for Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, and Valentin Chmerkovskiy of “Dancing With The Stars” fame on their recently-concluded “Confidential Tour” with help from the Maverick MK3 Wash.  

Spencer Lavoie: Festival Canvas

Every festival is a giant lighting canvas for the owner of 4Life Entertainment, who is the LD for the Elements Music & Arts in New York as well as other popular festivals. Lavoie shares insights on how to keep the creative juices flowing during the course of a multi-day, multi-stage event.

Video Insights: NET-X

Net-X II is a versatile rack-mountable Ethernet-to-DMX node that outputs up to eight universes simultaneously. It also has the ability to record up to 10 DMX presets, which can be triggered remotely, and functions as a merger for two controllers on either Ethernet or DMX inputs. Net-X II provides a reliable platform for novice users with its preset configuration library, while providing experts with a highly customizable network infrastructure for complex control systems!

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