The second edition of the Automated Lighting Programmers Handbook from Focal Press takes you through the exciting world of lighting design. From daily operations through creative challenges, you'll get a full course in how to deal with the many aspects of this discipline.
Author Brad Schiller examines concepts such as programmed lighting as well as pre-production problems and techniques. You'll learn how to troubleshoot and interact with the various people you'll have on your team. In addition, you'll get a rundown of LED and digital lighting, console work and much more.
The book also includes input from lighting notables including Butch Allen, Jason Badger, Mike Baldassari, Richard Dall Brown, Christian Choi, Vickie Claiborne, David Davidian, Mike Falconer, John Featherstone, Steve Garner, Jon Griffin, Tim Grivas, Rob Halliday, Bryan Hartley, Mats Karlson, Eric Kennedy, Esteban Lima, Paul Normandale, Scott Riley, Timothy F. Rogers, Howard Ungerleider, Lawrence Upton, and Ross Williams.
About the Author: Brad Schiller has over 20 years experience programming. His past productions include the 68th Annual Academy Awards, and the 2000 Olympic Games. He's a contributor to PLSN magazine and resides in Austin, Texas.
10 Things Every Programmer Should Know
Chapter 1: Programming Philosophies
Chapter 2: Automated Lighting Concepts
Chapter 3: Preparing for Programming
Chapter 4: Basic Programming
Chapter 5: Intermediate Programming
Chapter 6: Advanced Programming
Chapter 7: Digital Lighting, the Future is Here
Chapter 8: LED Lighting
Chapter 9: The Age of Networking
Chapter 10: Programming Genres
Chapter 11: Troubleshooting
Chapter 12: Programmer and Designer Relationships
Chapter 13: Words of Wisdom from Industry Professionals
Appendix A: Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Journal
Appendix B: Metallica Touring Journal
Appendix C: The Crystal Method Tour: A Case Study