Spellbound: Our Favorite Lighting Designs for Halloween

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 10/31/19 3:31 PM   |  1 min read time

Trick or treat! Unmask the processes used to design these spooky entertainment projects.

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Case Study, entertainment design, Halloween, lighting design, Macbeth, Royal Swedish Opera, Dracula, projection design, Radiance Lightworks

Vectorworks Design Scholarship: A Conversation with the Grand Prize Winner

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/16/19 1:52 PM   |  4 min read time

Our Design Scholarship is an opportunity for aspiring designers to have their work judged by some of the best in the industry, plus win some sweet prize money.

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Topics: previsualization, Richard Diehl Award, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, lighting design, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, stage design, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Bifrost Lighting, Kristopher Clemson, Full Sail University

How Does He Do It? Insight from an Entertainment Designer

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 10/9/19 12:24 PM   |  10 min read time

 

“I’ve pointed lights at a lot of interesting things in my life.”

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Topics: MiniCAD, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, entertainment design, lighting design, Brendan Gray, projection design, TIME 100 Gala, Candy Crush, Gray Matter Visual, Elton John, Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Meet Vectorworks 2020: Clearly Insightful. Simply Powerful.

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/10/19 10:01 AM   |  3 min read time

The wait is over. Vectorworks 2020 is officially here — bringing powerful new features to support every step of your design process.

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Topics: geographic information system, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Vectorworks Landmark, VGM, Braceworks, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, Live Data Visualization, Data Manager, history-based modeling, IFC referencing, section viewports, DMX patching, path-based walkthrough animations, truss improvements, NDI stream, hinge plates

SILV Trains Next Generation of Entertainment Professionals

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/9/19 5:17 PM   |  1 min read time

The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas (SILV) equips young professionals with the technology and experience needed to succeed in entertainment production.

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Topics: Entertainment, SILV, Training, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Frank Brault, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas

In the News: Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/10/18 12:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Whether you attended the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit and want to relive it in all its glory, or you couldn’t make it and want the inside scoop, here are some highlights from the media who reported on our favorite event of the year.

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Vision, world-architects, Architosh, Land8, Live Design, Vectorworks Landmark, Virtual Reality, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, General Device Type Format, Antoine Predock, Antoine Predock Architect, James Simpson, Royal Opera House, Paul Fehlau, My Virtual Rig

A 40-Year-Old Masterpiece Celebrated with Vision

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/5/18 10:07 AM   |  2 min read time

To pay tribute to The Wiz’s 40th anniversary, TUTS (Theater Under the Stars) in Houston, Texas presented its own rendition of this classic Broadway musical. New York-based lighting designer Alex Jainchill was tasked to light the production. 

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Topics: previsualization, Vision, Dear Evan Hansen, Alex Jainchill, The Wiz, rendering tool, TUTS (Theater Under the Stars), lighting designer, 2D section

We Have a New Official Distributor in South Africa

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/18/18 10:17 AM   |  1 min read time

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   |  2 min read time

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   |  1 min read time

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   |  3 min read time

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

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