Control Systems for Live Entertainment PDF

Safe Sets™️ COVID-19 (Level A) Certificate

This program is designed to communicate the most current health and safety information relevant to our community of filmmakers, producers, crew, and industry professionals. The materials in these guidelines have been reviewed by medical experts and sourced using reputable, science-driven resources. 

You’ll receive a Safe Sets™ COVID-19 Certificate when you complete the course. The certificate demonstrates to your team that you’re knowledgeable about upholding a safe production environment and that you value crew’s health and safety.

all rules and guidance from municipal, provincial/state, and federal government bodies must be followed.

ETC’s On Headset Training

The Billington Files

Practice your programming skills in real time as you listen to award-winning Lighting Designer Ken Billington direct his lighting team for the production of  New York City Center Encores’ Me and My Girl.

Mike Wood Lighting Design Webinars

The educational content that I create will always remain free. By joining me on Patreon at a level that works for your budget, you help me to produce more resources to help grow our industry. All of my Patreon tiers have the same perks.

Harman Pro Webinars for Lighting, Sound, and Video

LIVE WORKSHOP SERIES: Microphone Applications For Stage And Sound with Chris Pyron

APR 1, 2020

11:00 AM CST
4:00 PM GMT
6:00 PM CET
12:00 AM SGT (April 2nd)

Getting great sound starts at the source. In this course, we’ll look at the different types of microphones, their applications, and how to choose the right mic and place them for the best results to capture a dynamic performance.

LIVE WORKSHOP SERIES: Lighting for Churches: Live and Video with Lucas Jameson and Chris Pyron

APR 7, 2020

11:00 AM CST
4:00 PM GMT
6:00 PM CET
12:00 AM SGT (April 8th)

Join Lucas Jameson and Chris Pyron as they discuss church lighting principles such as fixture selection, placement and proper color levels. Learn how to deliver an impactful service for both live and streaming audiences.

LIVE WORKSHOP SERIES: Audio Challenges in Esports with Cameron O’Neill

APR 9, 2020

7:00 PM CST
12:00 AM GMT (April 10th)
2:00 AM CET (April 10th)
8:00 AM SGT (April 10th)

This workshop will demystify the various types of eSports played at a professional level and examine how these events are staged. Join Cameron as he unravels common A/V challenges and shows how they could define the future of eSports.

LIVE WORKSHOP SERIES: Special Martin Lighting Product Launch with Markus KlĂĽesener

APR 15, 2020

11:00 AM CST
4:00 PM GMT
6:00 PM CET
12:00 AM SGT (April 16th)

Join us for the world premiere of the next workhorse from Martin Professional! This all-new multi-purpose moving head fixture combines the legacy of Martin with the rising trend of blending video and lighting in a compact and lightweight unit.

LIVE WORKSHOP SERIES: Lighting Programming Workshop with Susan Rose

APR 16, 2020

11:00 AM CST
4:00 PM GMT
6:00 PM CET
12:00 AM SGT (April 17th)

Susan will share her programming shortcuts, tips, and tricks to make life easier and more efficient when using different lighting rigs—from how to get around any rig quickly, to cloning an already programmed show into another rig.

LIVE WORKSHOP SERIES: Performance Manager: Beginner to Expert with Nowell Helms

APR 23, 2020

11:00 AM CST
4:00 PM GMT
6:00 PM CET
12:00 AM SGT (April 24th)

Join Nowell Helms as he dives into JBL Performance Manager and shows you how to deliver stellar sound to any audience. You’ll learn how to get started quickly, control amp networks and more right from the performance site.

Light and Colour Course

From the Illuminating Engineering Society

The Light & Color Course Package includes five courses that represent important aspects of light and color, including TM-30, evaluating Spectral Power Distribution, the history of Correlated Color Temperature, and more. Buy these courses as a package, and you get access to five courses for the price of four.

Astera Academy

For all of those who want to learn more about Astera software and hardware we now offer free webinars.

Q Light Controller Plus

QLC+ is a free and cross-platform software to control DMX or analog lighting systems like moving heads, dimmers, scanners etc.
This project is a fork of the great QLC project written by Heikki Junnila that aims to continue the QLC development and to introduce new features.
The primary goal is to bring QLC+ at the level of other lighting control commercial softwares.
QLC+ runs on Linux, Windows (XP+), macOS (10.7+) and the Raspberry Pi.

Strand Online Training

Let Vari-Lite and Strand teach you the basics of the world of lighting systems design online.

GrandMA 2 Crash Course

Program a Show From Scratch


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