Current Category: Contest

Win a Trip to USITT or the Hemsley Portfolio Review

Win a Trip to USITT or the Hemsley Portfolio Review

Our good friends at 4Wall Lighting and Stage Directions Magazine have an amazing contest aimed at college students. The contest is simple, program some cues, video record it and submit it by February 26th. Of course there are some additional requirements that you can read through below. The winner has their choice of either attending […]

SLDC2013: New Resource, An Example “Entry”

SLDC2013: New Resource, An Example “Entry”

It is March 6th, that means there are only 23 days left to work on your entry for the Student Lighting Design Competition!  To help students understand what the judges are looking for in an entry, I have decided to put up an example entry of my own to show roughly what is expected. There […]

Martin Launches “Become a Star” 2013 Contest

Martin Launches “Become a Star” 2013 Contest

Martin Professional just launched their “Become a Star” Young Lighting Designer Contest for 2013. Martin Professional is offering budding lighting designers and technicians the chance of a lifetime via a Young Lighting Designer Contest for Prolight + Sound. The prize? A brand new Martin M2PC lighting controller! The winner of the “Become a Star- Young […]

SLDC2013: Interview with Judge Kevin Lee Allen

SLDC2013: Interview with Judge Kevin Lee Allen

Where has the time gone?  We are already halfway through February. That means that students have a month and a half to work on and finish their entry for the Student Lighting Design Competition. Say what… you don’t know about it?!? FIND OUT NOW! In order to help students organize and prepare for the SLDC, […]

SLDC2013: What Our Judges Are Looking For – Kevin Linzey

SLDC2013: What Our Judges Are Looking For – Kevin Linzey

You know about the Student Lighting Design Competition right? If you are a student, you need to find out more… Like RIGHT NOW. We sat down with Kevin Linzey, one of the judges and Software Engineer for Nemetschek Vectorworks to see what he is looking for in all of the submissions to the SLDC. Listen […]

It’s Official: The Start of the 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition

It’s Official: The Start of the 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition

It is official, it is here, the 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition is now OPEN!  We warned you about it in December.  Did you start planning? No matter, today is a good day to start! From all of us at iSquint, Stage Directions Magazine, Vectorworks, City Theatrical, Field Templates and all of the judges, we […]

Me & My Zero88, Submit a Photo, Win a Desk

Me & My Zero88, Submit a Photo, Win a Desk

Wanna win a new lighting desk? Cooper Controls, the makers of the Zero88 lineup of control products has just the competition for you.  Zero88 is running the competition in celebration of 40 years in the business.  Starting now, through Thursday September 6, 2012, one lucky winner can walk away with a new Zero88 control desk.  […]

Time is Running Out For the Student Lighting Design Competition

Time is Running Out For the Student Lighting Design Competition

Attention all lighting design students.  There is less than a month left in the Student Lighting Design Competition. March 16th 2012 is the last day for students to submit their lighting design entries to the competition. On March 29th, at the USITT Conference and Expo in Long Beach California, the winner will be announced of […]

SLDC 2012: Resources Page Added

SLDC 2012: Resources Page Added

It’s getting close to the holiday season! Most students have already headed home for the break.  What a perfect time to start working on your Student Lighting Design Competition entry!  If you have not done so already, head over to the SLDC page and download the required software, Vectorworks 2012 and the demo version of […]

Kevin Lee Allen Joins Student Lighting Design Competition Judging

Kevin Lee Allen Joins Student Lighting Design Competition Judging

We are happy to announce that Lighting and Set Designer Kevin Lee Allen will be joining the faculty as a judge for the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition. “I am thrilled to include Mr. Allen to the judging committee of the Student Lighting Design Competition.” says Justin Lang, Editor of iSquint.net. “He is a well respected designer and has superior […]

2nd Annual Student Lighting Design Competition

2nd Annual Student Lighting Design Competition

It’s back! The iSquint.net & Stage Directions Magazine Student Lighting Design Competition (SLDC) is officially underway!  We are proud to welcome back our sponsors, Nemetschek Vectorworks, City Theatrical and Field Template. Starting today, students may begin to download the student version of Vectorworks 2012 and a demo version of Lightwright in order to compete in […]

Win $100 Worth of Books from Focal Press – The Most Dramatic Drama Contest!

Win $100 Worth of Books from Focal Press – The Most Dramatic Drama Contest!

Focal Press, the publishers of some of the finest production and live event technical books out there is holding a contest. The Most Dramatic Drama Contest! Focal Press is looking for your stories about working in the theatre. Whether it be a challenge you had to over come or a story of just how things […]