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How to Use Light and Sound to Tell a Story

How to Use Light and Sound to Tell a Story

If you are putting on a production, making a movie or planning a performance of any kind, just booking a stage and some actors are often not enough.  The same applies to any organized events that you are hoping to capture on video.  A sporting event may be the...

Breaking Into the Televison Business

“Breaking into the Television Business” was published in The newsletter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2006 When I broke into the TV business fresh out of school, I had gotten a job at a television station in a very small...

Lighting Dimensions

As seen in the Lighting Dimensions, May 2003 Issue: The explosion of light and sound in the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas galvanizes the already-rowdy crowd of 14,000 into a screaming, waving mass of hysteria as the cacophony of sound and light washes over them. Behind...

Outdoor Daytime Lighting

The first ESPN College Gameday Road Show was at Notre Dame University On November 13, 1993. Since then we have done over 100 road shows at most of the major universities. I always say that a Lighting Director will never win an Emmy for outdoor daytime lighting....

Lighting Mike Tyson

As seen in the Lighting Dimensions, July 2003 Issue: The business of lighting major live events, which are also televised around the world, is stressful enough. But for Frank Gatto & Associates, the Mike Tyson –Clifford Etienne heavyweight boxing...