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Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2091.E4 M37 2014
Part 1. The profession. Understanding assisting -- The tools required -- Production personnel -- Unions -- Part 2. The process. Design prep -- Load-In -- Tech -- Previews and performances -- Part 3. The paperwork. Pre-production paperwork -- Tech process paperwork -- Part 4. The industry. U.S.-based employment opportunities -- Working outside the United States -- Working in industries outside of theatre -- Part 5. The life. Working as an independent contractor -- Appendix A: Step-by-step assistant's checklist -- Appendix B: Design package checklist -- Appendix C: Assistant's kit checklist -- Appendix D: Electronic folder organization -- Appendix E: Site survey measurements -- Appendix F: Sample shop order -- Appendix G: Sample cover letter and resumé -- Appendix H: Contributing lighting designers and associates -- Appendix I: Product websites.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- TH7710.S34 2011
NOTE: Online access is limited to a specific number of users per year.
"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."
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- PN2091.E4C33 2017
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"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."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection TK4399.T6M66 2010
"Concert Lighting is a comprehensive book on lighting design for concerts. Placing special emphasis on rock-and-roll concert lighting equipment and techniques, the book takes its reader on tour, covering every aspect of that experience for the touring professional lighting technician and designer. It also provides several chapters to cross-media use of concert lighting techniques. Discussions of applications in film, video, the theatre, and the corporate world demonstrate the ways in which today's lighting designers cross over into other design areas."
Media Servers for Lighting Programmers: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Digital Lighting by Vickie Claiborne
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection TR891.C535 2014 -- to be ordered in August 2020
"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."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2053.J66 2014
Contents: Understanding Sustainability and Defining Greener Production. Setting the stage for greener production ; Understanding the assessment process ; Beginning the journey ; The forest-view: non-technical areas ; The cast, stage managers, and crew. -- Identifying Strategies for Greener Production. Greener scene design: the cradle to cradle philosophy ; Selecting scenery materials and construction techniques ; The paint shop ; Greener stage lighting design and technology ; Costume design: the crossroad of ecology and artistic expression ; Costume construction ; Costume crafts, make-up, and storage. -- Moving From the Theoretical to the Practical. Walking the walk: integrating greener practices into realized productions.
QLab 3 Show Control: Projects for Live Performances & Installations by Jeromy Hopgood
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- PN2091.S8 H67 2014 -- to be ordered in August 2020
"Used from Broadway to Britain’s West End, QLab software is the tool of choice for many of the world’s most prominent sound, projection, and integrated media designers. QLab 3 Show Control: Projects for Live Performances & Installations is a project-based book on QLab software covering sound, video, and show control. With information on both sound and video system basics and the more advanced functions of QLab such as MIDI show control, new OSC capabilities, networking, video effects, and microphone integration, each chapter’s specific projects will allow you to learn the software’s capabilities at your own pace."