DRAWN TO THE LIGHT’s Innovative Approach to Designer Advocacy

Posted by Carter Hartong on 8/12/22 9:15 AM   |  3 min read time

Innovation isn’t solely about improving a product. At its best, innovation also constitutes a fresh approach to process, a new way of doing things that pushes a product or industry forward.

DRAWN TO THE LIGHT is one agency in the events space that’s taken a fresh approach to the design process.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Lollapalooza Brazil’s Rocking Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/28/22 9:00 AM   |  4 min read time

Music festivals such as Coachella, Primavera Sound, and Tomorrowland are beginning to take place all around the world.

These festivals aren’t only a great way to feel community and watch live music. They’re also an opportunity for designers to show off their hard work.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Using Vectorworks to Support My Journey in the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Guest Author on 7/19/22 12:00 PM   |  6 min read time

This blog was written by Andrew Chu, a young professional in the entertainment industry.

Chu first started working in the entertainment industry in 2015 when he was 17. In two years, he has worked in almost every theatre venue in Vancouver BC. After graduating from theatre school in 2017, he has since worked as a console programmer on several popular TV series such as The CW’s Arrow, Kung Fu, Disney’s The Mighty Ducks, Netflix’s Snowpiercer, and ABC’s Big Sky.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design, Guest Authors

Case Study | PRP, Vectorworks, and the Invictus Games

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/19/22 9:30 AM   |  2 min read time

If you didn’t already know, our Customer Showcase is full of great case studies where you can learn how a variety of design professionals are delivering high-quality projects designed with Vectorworks software.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Drafting, Collaborating, & Documenting on the Set of Star Trek

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/20/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

It's summertime, and everyone loves a summer blockbuster!

John Amorelli’s design prowess led him to be hired to design stage maps and rigging designs for J.J. Abrams’ 2013 summer blockbuster, Star Trek Into Darkness.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

10 Features That Work Wonders for Scenic Designs

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/19/22 9:00 AM   |  6 min read time

You have the freedom to create breathtaking scenic elements with Vectorworks Spotlight.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, Production & Lighting Design

Skakki Studio's Captivating Workflow Transformation

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/6/22 11:14 AM   |  3 min read time

Wouldn’t it be nice to design, previsualize, document, and coordinate events without all the back-and-forth between software?

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Laser Visualization in Vision

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/5/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Not much can take your event to the next level quite like lasers.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Service Pack 3 Continues the Mission of GDTF and MVR

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/19/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

The Service Pack 3 update to Vectorworks introduces exciting new functionality to your favorite entertainment design software.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design, News

5 Inspiring Entertainment Designs

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/13/22 9:00 AM   |  7 min read time

Vectorworks Spotlight is your all-in-one solution for design, documentation, and production. Whether you work in lighting, scenic, film, event, or exhibit design, Vectorworks is the best solution with the flexibility to support your entire process.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design, News

How an Events Industry Veteran Switched from AutoCAD to Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 3/8/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

The word “experienced” is insufficient in describing Brian Wajda’s career in the entertainment and live events industry.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

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