• Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre book cover

    Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre

    By Alex Oliszewski, Daniel Fine, Daniel Roth

    Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre covers the foundational skills, best practices, and real-world considerations of integrating digital media and projections into theatre. The authors, professional designers and university professors of digital media in live…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03 
    Focal Press

  • Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights book cover

    Automated Lighting

    The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Cadena

    Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving and Color-Changing Lights, Third Edition (formerly Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light) continues to be the most trusted text for working and aspiring lighting professionals. Now in its third edition, it has been fully…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Focal Press

  • Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment: Essential Tools for Video Presentation book cover

    Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment

    Essential Tools for Video Presentation

    By Davin Gaddy

    Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment is a guide to understanding the concepts and equipment used in projection and video design for live performances. After an introduction in the principles of design elements as well as information on content, this book focuses on how content is used…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Focal Press

  • QLab 4: Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control book cover

    QLab 4

    Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control, 2nd Edition

    By Jeromy Hopgood

    Used from Broadway to Britain's West End, QLab software is the tool of choice for many of the world's most prominent sound, projection, and integrated media designers. QLab 4: Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control is a project-based book on QLab software covering sound, video, lighting,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24
    Focal Press

  • Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915): Taken from 'The Light of Asia' book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915)

    Taken from 'The Light of Asia'

    By Edwin Arnold

    First published in 1915, this book presents a dramatization of part of Edwin Arnold’s The Light of Asia. The original text represents one of the first successful attempts to popularise Buddhism and its founder Gautama Buddha — presenting his life, teachings and philosophy in verse poetry. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook book cover

    The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Brad Schiller

    This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Focal Press

  • Concert Lighting: The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting book cover

    Concert Lighting

    The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting, 4th Edition

    By James Moody, Paul Dexter

    Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Focal Press

  • The Art of Light on Stage: Lighting in Contemporary Theatre book cover

    The Art of Light on Stage

    Lighting in Contemporary Theatre

    By Yaron Abulafia

    The Art of Light on Stage is the first history of theatre lighting design to bring the story right up to date. In this extraordinary volume, award-winning designer Yaron Abulafia explores the poetics of light, charting the evolution of lighting design against the background of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity book cover

    Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity

    By Lynne Porter

    Every great design has its beginnings in a great idea, whether your medium of choice is scenery, costume, lighting, sound, or projections. Unmasking Theatre Design shows you how to cultivate creative thinking skills through every step of theatre design - from the first play reading to the finished…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Focal Press

  • Vectorworks for Entertainment Design: Using Vectorworks to Design and Document Scenery, Lighting, and Sound book cover

    Vectorworks for Entertainment Design

    Using Vectorworks to Design and Document Scenery, Lighting, and Sound

    By Kevin Lee Allen

    The first book in the industry tailored specifically for the entertainment professional, Vectorworks for Entertainment Design covers the ins and outs of Vectorworks software for lighting, scenic, and sound design. With a detailed look at the design process, from idea to development, to the…

    Paperback – 2014-10-17
    Focal Press

  • The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice book cover

    The Art of Theatrical Design

    Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice

    By Kaoime Malloy

    The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create…

    Paperback – 2014-10-03
    Focal Press

  • The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit book cover

    The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit

    By Anne E. McMills

    What are the do’s and don’ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant’s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career?   Answer…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Focal Press
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

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