From Graduation to a Job in Design. Read These 3 Tips.

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/12/19 2:28 PM

What happens after the graduation cap comes off? College is the first step for many on the career path, but you shouldn’t stop at a passing grade. Putting in additional time and effort, both in and out of class, can propel your future forward.

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Topics: KCACTF, networking events, student2PRO, students, Vectorworks Spotlight, ASLA, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Netflix, networking, The American Institute of Architecture Students, AIAS, KCACTF Regional Awards, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Spotlight 2019, Morgan Lindsey Price, trade associations

One Event. Two Days. 3D Design and Demos to Rock Expo-Scène 2019

Posted by Joshua Cooper on 4/3/19 10:05 AM

Expo-Scène 2019, a two-day event taking place in Montreal, is kicking off April 17-18, and we want to see you there! Hosted by the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (CITT) — a national organization that works for the betterment of the Canadian live performance community — this annual event is dedicated to professionals working with audio, sound, lighting, audiovisual, visual, and multimedia technologies. 

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Topics: Jim Woodward, Vectorworks Spotlight, Neil Barman, Braceworks, Vectorworks Vision, CITI/ICTS, Expo-Scène 2019

It’s Time to Get Up to Speed on GDTF

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/28/19 10:36 AM

The General Device Type Format (GDTF) made quite the impression when it was first announced at last year’s Prolight + Sound, and the entertainment industry’s open file format continues to evolve with its latest development: GDTF 1.0.   

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, MA Lighting, Vectorworks Vision, GDTF, Robe lighting, vectorworks 2019, grandMA3, MVR, Fixture Builder, My Virtual Rig, General Device Type Format (GDTF), Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3, Vision 2019, Prolight + Sound, GDTF 1.0

February Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/21/19 10:52 AM

Valentine’s Day may be over, but we have an extra special treat for you to indulge in. Here is your February tech roundup filled with our latest tips and tutorials to keep you ahead of the curve…

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Braceworks, February Tech Roundup, Moving from AutoCAD, schematic 3D model, slab styles, Ben Elmore, Spotlight Essentials Seminar, wall styles, floor objects, Manipulating 3D Geometry, Editing Solids, on-demand webinar

We Have a New Official Distributor in South Africa

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/18/18 10:17 AM

The demands of the entertainment industry are constantly evolving, and access to state-of-the-art technology is more critical than ever. In response to this, we are pleased to announce that DWR Distribution has been appointed an official distributor for Vectorworks Spotlight, Braceworks, and Vision software in South Africa.

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Braceworks, Dylan Jones, DWR Distribution, Tara Grant, Duncan Riley

Vectorworks 2019 Webinars: What You Need to Know

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/14/18 1:34 PM

Excited about Vectorworks 2019 and want to learn more?

Join us for a free, “What’s New” webinar and discover the latest improvements and new features. We’re offering different webinars for the architecture, landscape, and entertainment design industries. Read the presentation descriptions below and register today.

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Topics: previsualization, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, webinars, AEC Industry, Landscape industry, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, BIM workflow, #Vectorworks2019, What's New Webinars, Entertainment industry, landscape modeling, rigging design

Unleash Your Creativity with Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/12/18 10:26 AM

Today's the day! Meet the newest versions of Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision. 

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, openBIM, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, vectorworks 2019

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 3

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/7/18 10:20 AM

Our last SILV student is Maile Varian, a junior at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, where she studies lighting design and technology. 

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Frank Brault, previz, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, SILV 2018, Maile Varian, SFX

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 2

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/18 11:00 AM

In case you missed our story last week, we’re sharing a series of three interviews with students from the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas (SILV). Our next SILV student is Andy Shores, a 22-year-old lighting programmer and technician.

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Topics: SILV, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, Jane Childs, University of Vermont, Andy Shores, SILV 2018, John Forbes

What You Need to Make it in the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 7/31/18 9:59 AM

According to Robert Sondergaard, lighting and production designer at Electric Aura Projects, Inc., his 25 years working in entertainment is the result of luck. But once you understand the hard work he has put into networking, gaining hands-on experience in the field, and maximizing his workflow with Vectorworks Spotlight, you can easily see that his accolades were both earned and well-deserved.

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, Canada Winter Games, Royal Swedish Ballet, Electric Aura, Associated Designers of Canada, Grey Cup Halftime Show, Blended screen tool

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