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Wybron is BACK… At least their Scroller Parts Are

Wybron is BACK… At least their Scroller Parts Are

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the name Wybron comes back to life in the industry. Though not as the company once was. Instead of offering their well-known and much loved products, Wybron has resurfaced as Wybron Scroller Parts.  For 30+ years, Wybron scrollers were THE color scrollers in the industry. Everyone had one […]

BackStageJobs.com is Now OffStageJobs.com…?

BackStageJobs.com is Now OffStageJobs.com…?

So there I was, sippin’ my first or second… maybe fourth, cup of coffee checking the ‘hot sheets’. When looking over my twitter feed, it looks like some schmuck stole BackStageJobs hilarious twitter icon. The Theatre Magic gauge, the very same one I borrowed here. What is even worse, they have a crazy twitter name, […]

Seen at #USITT: plotLight, Online Paperwork Management Software

Seen at #USITT: plotLight, Online Paperwork Management Software

Something new that shown at USITT 2011 in Charlotte was plotLight.  At it’s simplest form, plotLight is an online paperwork management softwork tool for the lighting professional.  At plotLight’s core is the plotLight BRAIN, a complex machine-learning application that combines data-mining with advanced Bayesian logic. Each plotLight project combines plotLight BRAIN components with your project’s […]

Google Docs Adds 12 New File Formats

Google Docs Adds 12 New File Formats

Just yesterday, Google announced that they have added 12 new file formats that you can view in Google Docs. The 12 new file formats: Microsoft Excel (.XLS and .XLSX) Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 (.PPTX) Apple Pages (.PAGES) Adobe Illustrator (.AI) Adobe Photoshop (.PSD) Autodesk AutoCad (.DXF) Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) PostScript (.EPS, .PS) TrueType […]

Apollo Design Offers Gel Converter for Mobile Devices

Apollo Design Offers Gel Converter for Mobile Devices

Apollo Design has had a great tool available on their website for converting Rosco, GAM and Lee gel colors to Apollo gel colors.  You can find the original Apollo gel converter on Apollo’s website under support. To help those designers and techs on the road, Apollo Design has launched a version of the Gel Converter […]

JR Clancy Has MORE Scary Rigging Photos on Facebook

JR Clancy Has MORE Scary Rigging Photos on Facebook

How bad can rigging mistakes get?  That’s the question J. R. Clancy answers on a weekly basis with its Scary Rigging Photo of the Week, posted on the company’s Facebook page. The photos of real rigging, sent to Clancy staff members by rigging inspectors and theatre managers, have generated more than one thousand friends to […]

Rosco Announces Wedding Gobo Design Website

Rosco Announces Wedding Gobo Design Website

On what is typically the most romantic day of the year and when most people pop the big question, Rosco announces their brand new Wedding Gobo Design Website.  Perfect planning guys! ;) Rosco Labs has created a website that allows the “Bridezilla” to design her own custom gobo to project what ever she wants from […]

Martin Professional Launches myMartin Website

Martin Professional Launches myMartin Website

Martin Professional’s popular eShop has expanded its functionality and changed its name to myMartin. Accessible at my.martin.com to pre-approved customers, myMartin is a convenient, online source for purchasing Martin Professional lighting, video and smoke products, as well as accessories, spare parts, swag and more. The new, full-service eBusiness Web Site features a new look, a […]

Stage Research Announces Beta of LightShop Website

Stage Research Announces Beta of LightShop Website

Stage Research, the developers of entertainment software such as SFX, Soft Plot and Light Factory have announced the beta release of a new website, LightShop. LightShop is an online database that deals with every aspect of entertainment lighting. You will be able to find a wide range of reference tools from finding replacement lamps for […]

The Blue Room Technical Forum Announces Major Upgrades and Redesign

The Blue Room Technical Forum Announces Major Upgrades and Redesign

The Blue Room Technical Forums are pleased to announce a major upgrade to their popular website. After 8 years the site has grown from strength to strength with over 15,000 members and over 370,000 posts. The latest software includes integration of social networking features offering users the facility to share content with their contacts over […]

ESTA Technical Standards Program CPWG:Wiki

Keeping track of industry standards and the development stages of a protocol can be pretty challenging.  Especially when our industry has SO MANY unique and individualize standards. John Huntington, the blogger/writer of ControlGeek.net felt the same way.  It is mind numbing trying to keep track of all the standards and their progress. John just happens […]

TheatreFace.com is Reviewing SeaChangers Nemo & Tungsten Fixture – Ask Your Questions NOW

TheatreFace.com is Reviewing SeaChangers Nemo & Tungsten Fixture – Ask Your Questions NOW

Jacob Coakley, the Editor of Stage Direction Magazine started up a website almost a year ago for us theatre folks called TheatreFace.com.  As you might be able to tell from the site name, it is where theatre people can come together and talk about what we know and love… THEATRE!  Think of TheatreFace as that […]