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Exciting Entertainment Sessions at the 2018 Design Summit

Posted by Kamica Price on 8/3/18 9:37 AM
Calling all entertainment designers! Here is a quick preview of some of the sessions we will be offering at the fourth annual Vectorworks Design Summit. Don’t miss your chance to learn from these influential designers.  Read More

Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Entertainment, Vickie Claiborne, PRG, grandMA2 console, Lightwright, James Simpson, Royal Opera House, Patrick Stanford, Teresa Hull, Kevin Lee Allen, Scott Barnes, Joshua Thatcher, Kevin Lee Allen Design, GDTF, The Small Group, Conviana, avengers: infinity war, MIchael Klaers, entertainment sessions

A Lighting League of His Own

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/18/17 10:57 AM
We’re all familiar with it — the scene of a performer coming out on stage, greeted by flashing lights, video cameras, and a sold-out arena of fans. However, what if that performer isn’t a musician or an actor, but a video gamer. For Remco Teunissen, bringing such an out of the ordinary event to life is part of his everyday workflow in his job of coordinating all of the drawings and set-up and take-down of these events. Read More

Topics: 2015 League of Legends Championships, 3D Modeling, Entertainment, League of Legends, PRG, PRG Germany, Remco Teunissen, Riot Games, RTN Showsupport, Sensation

Careers, Lights, and Rock 'n' Roll

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 1/6/17 11:33 AM
The Vectorworks crew attended the Rock in Rio: Lisbon music festival last summer. Partnering with Production Resource Group (PRG) to provide Vision previsualization services to the designers lighting up the event’s five nights of performances, we also took time to document the construction of the fest’s stages, talk with the bands’ lighting designers, and see the power of Vectorworks Spotlight and Vision software in action. Read More

Topics: 2012 London Olympics, Adam Bassett, Brent Clark, Coldplay, Entertainment, Götz Bauer, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Legends of Summer, Nick Whitehouse, Olympics, Patrick Woodroffe, PRG, Production Resource Group, rock in rio, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Rock in Rio Madrid, Stereophonics, Terry Cook, Vision, Woodroffe Bassett Design

VIDEO: Bringing Visions to Light at Rock in Rio Lisboa

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 9/16/16 10:38 AM
Over its 30-year history, the Rock in Rio music festival has entertained thousands by bringing some of the biggest musical acts from across the globe to cities like Rio de Janeiro, Las Vegas, and this year’s location, Lisbon, Portugal. Our latest success story highlights how the event’s lighting designers took advantage of the Vision Studio, a previsualization suite set up by PRG where designers could program their shows before the artists hit the stage, ensuring days of seamless shows for the expectant crowds. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, previsualization, previz, PRG, rock in rio, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Success Story Video, video, Vision, Vision Studio

Live from Lisbon: Bringing Rock in Rio to You

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 5/24/16 11:03 AM
The days were warm, the nights were cool, and the shows were hot at Rock in Rio: Lisbon. Over our week in Portugal, we worked hard and played hard, taking every opportunity to interview the lighting designers working at the festival. Read More

Topics: Community, Entertainment, ESP Vision, event, inspiration, music, playlist, PRG, rock in rio, sponsorship, Spotlight, Vision

Live from Lisbon: Rock in Rio Pre-Show

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 5/18/16 5:07 PM
By Liz Bauman, Content Marketing and Strategy Manager at Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: 30th Rock in Rio, Adam Lambert, Ariana Grande, Avicii, Baltimore Maryland, Beyoncé, Brandon Eckstorm, Bruce Springsteen, "Crazy in Love", Cueing, Entertainment, entertainment and event technology solutions, ESP Vision, Frank Brault, @FrankOnDesign, Hollywood Vampires, Joe Dimaio, Joseph Simons, KoЯn, lighting design, lighting technology, Lisbon Portugal, Liz Bauman Content Marketing and Strategy Manager, Maroon 5, Parque da Bela Vista, previsualization, previz, PRG, Queen, rigging, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Stewart Rom, Stewart Rom Chief Marketing Officer, Vision, Vision Studio

Lighting It Up with Our PRG Partnership

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/23/16 9:58 AM
Global solutions provider Production Resource Group (PRG) stages events around the world, from music tours and corporate events to theme parks and retail stores. And now, thanks to our recent partnership with them, the company that’s on-site to help entertainment professionals execute on their designs is on-hand in your software, too. That’s right, we’re actively developing and implementing new tools and object libraries for PRG in Vectorworks Spotlight software. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, Götz Bauer, partnership, PRG, Production Resource Group, Prolyte Truss, Spotlight, Vari-Lite, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Service Select

20 Cities in 20 Days: Vectorworks 2016 Tours Germany and Austria

Posted by Hannah Force on 1/20/16 12:51 PM
While many of us were gearing up for the New Year, Germany and Austria experienced a tour like no other – if design is your thing, that is. Our Vectorworks distributor, ComputerWorks GmbH, tackled 20 cities with its "Inside Vectorworks 2016" tour, attracting nearly 1,500 attendees and seizing every chance to share our latest software release through group demos, one-on-one sessions, and workshops that touched upon everything from collaborative workflows and 3D planning in landscape architecture to Spotlight training by one of the program's biggest worldwide users PRG, as well as interesting case studies, and quick tips for architectural design success. Read More

Topics: Architect, Architecture, Benno Schmitz, Beuth University, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senft, ComputerWorks, Education, Eike Scheps, Inside Vectorworks 2016, Judith Jahn, Landmark, Nikolai Hein, PRG, Richard Diehl Award, Spotlight, University of Kassel, University of Sciences Detmold, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, #Vectorworks2016, video, Yumeng Zhang

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