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Alan Hanson wins 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/3/13 11:28 AM
Congratulations to Alan Hanson, winner of the 2013 iSquint.net and Stage Directions Student Lighting Design Competition! Hanson's design for the musical Chess was selected by the judges as the grand prize winner. Read More

Topics: Chess, Education, Entertainment, Entertainment Design Scenery Lighting and Sound wi, Light Plot Deconstructed, Lightwright 5, Spotlight, Stage Directions Magazine, Student Lighting Design Competition, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of M, Alan Hanson, City Theatrical, Field Template, Field Template SoftSymbols, Gregg Hillmar, iSquint.net, John McKernon, Justin Lang, Kevin Lee Allen, Kevin Linzey, Vectorworks 2013

3rd annual Student Lighting Design Competition now accepting entries

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/10/13 9:38 AM
We are proud to sponsor the iSquint.net and Stage Directions Student Lighting Design Competition (SLDC) for the third year in a row. City Theatrical and Field Template are also sponsoring the competition, and the winner will receive a prize package that includes a professional license of Vectorworks Spotlight 2013 with Renderworks software, a personal license of Lightwright 5, a single license of Field Template SoftSymbols V3.5, a copy of Light Plot Deconstructed by Gregg Hillmar, and a copy of the forthcoming Entertainment Design: Scenery, Lighting, and Sound with Vectorworks Spotlight by Kevin Lee Allen. The winner will also be featured on iSquint.net and here on Planet Vectorworks. Read More

Topics: Education, Entertainment, Jacob Coakley, Light Plot Deconstructed, Lightwright 5, Spotlight, Stage Directions Magazine, Steve Shelley, Student Lighting Design Competition, City Theatrical, Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks, Field Template, Field Template SoftSymbols V3, Gregg Hillmar, iSquint.net, John McKernon, Justin Lang, Kevin Lee Allen, Kevin Linzey, Vectorworks 2013

iSquint.net and Stage Directions sponsor second annual Student Lighting Design Competition

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/21/11 2:00 PM
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Topics: Education, Entertainment, Light Plot Deconstructed, Soft Symbols, Spotlight, Stage Directions, Steve Shelley, Student Lighting Design Competition, USITT, Vectorworks 2012, City Theatrical, Field Template, Gregg Hillmar, iSquint.net, John McKernon, Justin Lang, Kevin Linzey, Lightwright

Vectorworks Spotlight shines brightly at USITT Chesapeake

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/28/11 3:38 PM
Last weekend, the Chesapeake section of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) held its annual EXPO. Theater professionals from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia traveled to Towson University in Maryland for a day of educational sessions and new product information. Our entertainment industry specialist, Kevin Linzey, gave a presentation to attendees on what's new in Vectorworks 2012. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Spotlight, Vectorworks 2012, Community, Jaime Gutierrez, Kevin Linzey, USITT Chesapeake

Colin Chauche wins the 2011 iSquint Student Design Competition

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/19/11 3:47 PM
A rendering from Colin Chauche's winning entry. Read More

Topics: 2011 iSquint Student Design Competition, Entertainment, Light Plot Deconstructed, Lightwright 5, Playhouse on the Square, Renderworks, Spotlight, Steve Shelley, SUNY Fredonia, Vectorworks 2011, Vectorworks Spotlight, Colin Chauche, Field Template SoftSymbols V3, Gregg Hillmar, John McKernon, Justin Lang, Kevin Linzey

Vectorworkers present at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/18/11 10:25 AM
Theater students and teachers from southwest New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., northern Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio gathered at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, the week of January 10 for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF Region 2, Festival 43). Our very own lighting industry expert and software engineer Kevin Linzey was invited to give a presentation on Vectorworks 2011 and Lightwright 5. Another industry veteran, Kevin Lee Allen, set designer and author of the 2010 and 2011 Vectorworks Spotlight Getting Started Guides, gave presentations on "Vectorworks for Students", "Vectorworks for Faculty", and "Using Visual Metaphor in Design". Read More

Topics: Entertainment, KCACTF, Lightwright 5, Spotlight, Vectorworks 2011, Vectorworks Spotlight, Avery Brooks, Community, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Kevin Lee Allen, Kevin Linzey

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