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1) Stage Lighting Basic
2) Basic Theories
3) Stage Lighting Library
4) Lighting Designer Career
5) Basic Design Discussion
6) Light Plot Deconstructed
7) Intro in to Stage Lights
8) How to Hang Stage Lights
9) How to Wrap Cables
10) Working With Lighting Gels
11) Working with Gobos
12) Color Theory
13) Intro in Electricity
14) Basic Electrical Math
15) Rigging Series
16) Truss Handling
17) programming DMX 101
18) Followspot Operation
19) Timelapse Corporate
20) Trouble Shooting an Issue
21) Timelapse Concert

 

 
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Stage Lighting Basics
"A one page tutorial explaining what stage lighting is"

A single page
text tutorial
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The Stage Lighting Library
"A website with stage lighting references and definitions"

A single page of links
that will take you to
another website
Click Here

   

A PDF doc created by MainLight
Lighting Theories

16 page PDF
Click Here

   

Learn Stage Lighting - A great website featuring many articles on basic stage lighting, lighting ideas and advanced lighting techniques.

Read Blogs Here
Click Here

   

Stage Lighting Primer for Students

Visit Website Here
Click Here

   

Walter Lutzu Independent
Programmer Blog

Read Blogs Here
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Lighting Designer
"A look at this career"
9+mins video
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Describing Your Job as an LD
1+mins video
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Lighting Design Panel Hosted by Apollo Lighting

3 Videos in Series
Series Links

   
Light Plots. How to draft a light plot by hand. Symbols, templates, etc.
4+mins video
Play Video
   
Drafting a Pipe
full of Lights
3+mins video
Play Video
   
Drafting Light Plots - Adding Accessories
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Drafting Light Plots - Notations, channels, dimmers
3+mins video
Play Video
   

Light Plot Deconstructed
a Webinar
with Gregg Hillmar

65+mins video
Play Video

   

FREE Drafting software
LXFree

Download From
Website
Here
Click Here

   

How to hang a stage light

1+mins video
Play Video

   

How to rig a stage light

5+mins video
Play Video

   

Introduction to
Stage Lighting

4 Videos in Series
Series Links

   

Explaining the Leko

3+mins video
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Explaining the Fresnel

1+mins video
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How to Wrap Cables

3 videos total
Play Videos

   

Look Inside a Moving Light

3+mins video
Play Video

   

Dichroism
Dichroic filter technology

1+mins video
Play Video

   

How It's Made Lighting Gels and Camera Filters

5+mins video
Play Video

   

Using Gobos on the Stage

25+mins video
Play Video

   

The Basics of Lighting
Panel Discussion
by Apollo

2 Videos in Series
Series Links

   

National Theater
Stage Lighting Series

9 Videos in Series
Series Links

   
Lighting Design
1+mins video
Play Video
   
Conducting Light Part 1+2

4+mins video
Play Video

   
Using Layers in Stage Design
with John WeyGandt

3+mins video
Play Video

   
Bill Nye - Color and Light
6+mins video
Play Video
   
Color Theory

6 Videos
Series Link

   
The Lion King Paris
A Lighting Designers Perspective

1+mins video
Play Video

   

LD Pat Brannon Talks
about the recent
Bon Jovi Tour

4+mins video
Play Video

   

Intro to electric and
3 phase power

11 Videos in Series
Series Links

Created by: Greg Vinci from IATSE Local 48, Akron/Canton Stage Employees.

   

Electricity Do's and Don'ts

1+mins video
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What is 3 Phase Power?

2+mins video
Play Video

   

How to Make Up
a 3 Phase Panel

2+mins video
Play Video

   

Intro to Electricity

4+mins video
Play Video

   

Intro to OHMs Law

5+mins video
Play Video

   
How to use a Multi-Meter
10+mins video
Play Video
   
Multi-Meter Closeup
1+mins video
Play Video
   
Choosing the right
Light Meter

5+mins video
Play Video
   
Film TV Light meter Tutorial
6+mins video
Play Video
   
Advantages to using a light meter and some basics on how they work
15+mins video
Play Video
   
Tomcat Truss
Did You Know Series

2 Videos
Series Link

   

Tying Knots Series

10 Videos Total in Series
Series Links

   
Rigging Videos
Series

2 Videos
Series Links
   
Fall Arrest and Harness Gear
10+ mins video
Play Video
   

Learn to program
and use DMX 101

7 Videos in Series
Series Links

   

Basic DMX Console
Programming Tutorial

9+mins video
Play Video

   
Basic Programming on a
Chauvet Color Palette

2 Videos
Series Link

   
   
Spotlight Training
14+mins video
Play Video
   

How to Operate
a Followspot

3+mins video
Play Video

   
Filmmaking 101 - Three Point Lighting Tutorial
10+mins video
Play Video
   
Lighting & Video in Corporate Worship
21+mins video
Play Video
   
House of Worship Lighting
5 total videos
Play Videos
   
Making Theatre Flats
4 total videos
Play Videos
   
Josh Selander - Intro to Show Control
20+mins video
Play Video
   
How UV Light Works
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Pocket Pickle from
Cooper Controls

2+min video
Play Video
   
Eurovision Song Contest 2011: Building The Stage
1+min video
Play Video
   
Backstage with... Sara Lee, Deputy Stage Manager
2+min video
Play Video
   
Wybron Autopilot II
1+min video
Play Video
   
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 11-13-2013 Christmas Jam - Toledo, OH
4+min video
Play Video
   
TSO Closer
4+min video
Play Video
   
Bolshoi theatre - Modern technology behind historical walls
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Discover Opera: Lighting Design Madama Butterfly
7+mins video
Play Video
   
CAVE Virtual
Reality Setup
3+mins video
Play Video
   

Pangolin Laser Systems Overview

6+mins video
Play Video

   
Lighting engineers using physics
6+mins video
Play Video
   
Eurovision 2013 - Lighting Designer Fredrik Jönsson
5+mins video
Play Video
   
Behind the Scenes - Lighting Design by Don Holder (SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK)
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Theater Technology Group Training Video
15+mins video
Play Video
   
Church Lighting & Effects Example
8+mins video
Play Video
   
Backstage Pass: Following the Band
17+mins video
Play Video
   
Sneak Peek of STANDBY CUE 101: An Introduction to Calling Live Performances
4+mins video
Play Video
   
How do we see Colour? - Professor William Ayliffe
53+mins video
Play Video
   
How To Effectively Light Your Green Screen
9+mins video
Play Video
   

Electrical Math for Stagehands

17+mins video
Play Video

   

Rigging Series

4 videos total
Play Series

   

Lecture at PLASA 2002 on the Future of Lighting Technologies

64+mins video
Play Video

   

How to replace a
fog machine pump

9+mins video
Play Video

   

DMX LIGHTING
FOR BEGINNERS

4 Videos in Series
Series Links

   

LEE Filters -
How Colour Works

3+mins video
Play Video

   

What's Wrong With This?
Part 1

2+mins video
Play Video

   

What's Wrong With This?
Part 2 The Answers

3+mins video
Play Video

   

Florida: scissor lift collapse. Platform scaffold topples over in Port Everglades. MAR 15, 2013

1+mins video
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Aerial and Scissor Lift Operator Familiarization Training

3 Videos in Series
Series Links

   

Aerial & Scissor
Lift Safety

16+mins video
Play Video

   

Awesome Directors
Project Cinematic
Lighting Tutorial

10+mins video
Play Video

   

Buddy Rich Chews
Out His Band


Extremely foul language
But this happens so be ready!

2+mins video
Play Video

Foul Language

   

CM Lodestar
Brake Adjustment

3+mins video
Play Video

   

How it Works
The Chain Hoist

5+mins video
Play Video

   

Time Lapse Corporate Ballroom Setup

5+mins video
Play Video

   

Rock Concert Lighting and the Meaning of Life

7+mins video
Play Video

   

Automating the rigging
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

4+mins video
Play Video

   

Practical Theater
Training Demos

2 Videos in Series
Series Links

   
Creative Stage Lighting Webinars
Making Informed Lighting Decisions
97+mins video
Play Video
   
Creative Stage Lighting Webinars
Lighting 101:
The Art of Illumination
58+mins Webinar Video
Play Video
   
Creative Stage Lighting Webinars
Lighting 101
The Art of Illumination
Part 2
92+mins Webinar Video
Play Video
   

Creative Stage Lighting Webinars
Choosing a Lighting
Consoles and Movers

60+ mins Webinar
Play Video

   

Creative Stage Lighting Webinars
Green in a Concert Setting

66+ mins Webinar
Play Video

   
Basic Lighting Setup
2+mins video
Play Video
   
DMX Explained by Dr DMX
Doug Fleenor

2 Videos Total in Series
Series Links
   
What is DMX
4+mins video
Play Video
   
DMX Explained
Series

DMX512 cabling
4 Videos Total in Series
Series Links
   
Computer Networking 101
Series

6 Videos Total in Series
Series Links

Highly Basic, questionable language
   
Local Network Communication Made Easy

 
5+mins video
Play Video
   
Subnetting in 6 Easy Steps
3 Videos Total in Series
Series Links


Much better detailed of
Subnet Masking explanation

   
Behind the Scenes and the Basics of Lighting a Stage
9+mins Video
Play Video
   
Advanced Video Lighting Techniques
Advanced Video Lighting Techniques
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Green Screen Tutorial
5+mins video
Play Video
   
Shrek the Musical on Broadway
"Set and Lighting Design"
5+mins video
Play Video
   
Nice Corporate Show Demo Reel
1+mins video
Play Video
   
Behind the Scenes at a
Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting
4+mins video
Play Video
   
Various Videos from
City Theatrical

21 Videos Total in Series
Series Links
   
Excel Spreadsheet for Calculating Source Four Beam Spreads
Excel Spreadsheet
Click Here

A website with formulas
for calculating Beam Spread

Click Here

What is Beam Spread?
Click Here

   

Fixing an ETC Ellipsoidal
Electrical Assembly

5+mins video
Play Video

   
Excel Spreadsheet for Calculating Source Four Gobo Spreads
Excel Spreadsheet
Click Here
   
LD Calculator
Freeware Tool for
professional lighting people
by Paul Pelletier

Download Website
Click Here

   
Lighting Tech Commercial
1+mins video
Play Video

Poor Quality Video

   
Trouble Shooting
a Lighting Problem
"An Adventure in
Troubleshooting"

2 Videos Total in Series
Series Links
   
Stage Lighting - Section 55

4 Videos
Series Link

   

Various Videos from
Apollo Design

17 Videos Total in Series
Series Links

   

Production Express Products Expo -
Time Lapse

2+mins video
Play Video

   

Kiss Stage Set-Up Munich -
Time Lapse

2+mins video
Play Video

   

Setting the Stage Time Lapse

7+mins video
Play Video

   
GCC Dance Stage Lighting

1+mins video
Play Video

   
On the Magic of Theatrical Lighting

1+mins video
Play Video

   
Stage Design Bloopers,
Part 1 and 2 - John Weygandt

2 Videos
Series Link
   
Clay Paky Demo
Royal Albert Hall

 

1+mins video
Play Video

   
"Northern Lights"
Stage Lighting Effect

 

6+mins video
Play Video

   
Truss and Rigging
Training Series

4 Videos
Series Link
   
Basic Overview of How a
Fog Machine Works

1+mins video
Play Video

   
Fog Machine How it Works

3+mins video
Play Video

   
Socapex Pin Check

 

1+mins video
Play Video

   
Hollywood Lighting Secrets
Classic Back and White Lighting

8+mins video
Play Video

   
2Pac Returns: CNN Used Hologram Tech but Person Needed to Be Alive
2+mins video
Play Video
   
First Augmented Reality Virtual Concert in Indonesia
2+mins video
Play Video
   
TEDxRotterdam - Willem-Paul Brinkman- Virtual reality will lead the future
13+mins video
Play Video
   
Augmented Reality on Stage Event Ferrovial - Augmented by Total Immersion and Innovae Vision
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Hyundai Accent 3D projection mapping making of
2+mins video
Play Video
   
China-top 3d Projection Mapping,3d outdoor stereographic projection,4d transform projection!
13+mins video
Play Video
   
Live Augmented Reality-National Geographic
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Disney's Haunted Mansion Ballroom -
How It's Done
7+mins video
Play Video
   
CAVE® - A Virtual Reality Theater - 1993
4+mins video
Play Video
   
The Illusions of GHOST THE MUSICAL - Featuring Master Illusionist Paul Kieve
2+mins video
Play Video
   
DIY Hacks & How To's: Peppers Ghost
2+mins video
Play Video
   
Invisibility 3D -- Mind Bending Augmented Reality app
2+mins video
Play Video
   

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