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First #TBT for 2016 – Going WAY BACK

First #TBT for 2016 – Going WAY BACK

For the first #TBT, (Throw Back Thursday) post of 2016, we are going to the WAY BACK and featuring the original design that iSquint started out with in 2008. Yes, that is eight years ago!  It is crazy to look back and compare the original site design and compare it to the current design.  So […]

Welcome to the New Design of iSquint!

Welcome to the New Design of iSquint!

In grand tradition with LDI, there is big news with iSquint.net. For the past six months, we have been working on a re-design of the site. Today, the first day of LDI, we are proud to launch the 4th version and new, cleaner design of iSquint! Why the new design? As technologies grows so must […]

LDI 2011: Saturday Recap

Besides visiting with and getting my shiny new A Theatre Project book signed by Richard Pilbrow, today was another jam-packed day on the show floor.  I found myself intrigued by the BrickBlaster Pro by The Black Tank.  While the fixture itself has been out for awhile, it has some nice upgrades.  For those unfamiliar with […]

LDI: Friday recap

This year is feeling rushed, and I learned why.  The show floor in the past has been 9-6, and this year it is 10-5.  The sessions are also 9-5, so there is a lot more juggling that needs to happen to see what needs to be seen, which is much more stressful than I thought […]

LDI2011: Water Water Everywhere

Well this conference is sure starting out with a bang.  Just as the 11-12:30 session was ending, the fire alarm goes off.  Being theatre folks, some in the room I was in were joking with each other, questioning if we really needed to leave.  We all dutifully did so, but were allowed to come back […]

ETC CUE: Day 1 Keynote

ETC CUE: Day 1 Keynote

7/26/2011…Today’s morning kicked off bright and early at 8 am with a fabulous address by Fred Foster.  The audience was held in rapt attention for an hour and a half listening to his stories about the history of ETC and just how much the company is for the people.   (Sadly my audio recording froze up […]

USITT 2011 Recap: Reflections from the Light Lab

USITT 2011 Recap: Reflections from the Light Lab

It is hard to believe how quickly time flies.  Two months ago many folks were returning and recuperating from another successful USITT conference in North Carolina.  Every other year the Lighting Commission hosts a “light lab” and the 2011 lab was certainly a highlight; as six of the commissions sessions were held there in Ballroom […]

Doug Fleenor Design Introduces DMX Controlled Gaff Tape

Doug Fleenor Design Introduces DMX Controlled Gaff Tape

DMXGAFF, a Doug Fleenor Design exclusive, brings this useful tape product into the 21st century. Now, with digital multiplex control, Gaff tape can be used for so much more than removing lint from velvet costumes. The product uses one (eight bit mode) or two (sixteen bit mode) DMX channels to specify the length desired. The […]

Cooper Controls Release Level 6 Android Remote

Cooper Controls Release Level 6 Android Remote

Cooper Controls are pleased to announce the launch of their new Android Remote for Level 6. Following the fantastic feedback for their ZerOS Remote for Android application launched last month, Zero 88 have developed a method for controlling their entry level control product, the Level 6 DMX, using an Android mobile device. The Level 6 […]

Barbizon Lighting Debuts the World’s Brightest Broadcast/Film LED Fixture

Barbizon Lighting Debuts the World’s Brightest Broadcast/Film LED Fixture

Barbizon Lighting today revealed the intent to develop, manufacture, and distribute a new line of LED based lighting fixtures called the Eta Carina line for the film video market segment. Barbizon’s plan is to reveal the fixture at this year’s NAB show April 11-14. Quietly over the last year Barbizon Lighting has recruited a team […]

Introducing A New Writer: Allison Hill

Introducing A New Writer: Allison Hill

You’re probably wondering; who is this new girl writing for iSquint? Let me start this out by introducing myself! My name is Allison, and you’ll be hearing from me a lot in the next couple weeks, as I’m going to be posting blog entries from USITT 2011. I’m here to provide a student’s perspective of […]

PLSN Announces Justin Lang as Editor

PLSN Announces Justin Lang as Editor

I think this has to be my favorite press release of the year! That’s right, I am becoming the editor of PLSN magazine.  Here is more from the official announcement. Timeless Communications announced that lighting designer and iSquint.net founder Justin Lang will take the helm of Projection, Lights & Staging News effective March 1. Lang […]