Live Design Brings Back Its Master Classes

(Live Design)

Questex’s Live Design today announces it is reintroducing its acclaimed Master Classes, now as a series of digital events offering a broad scope of professional training that include speakers from all aspects of lighting, projection/video, and sound, covering topics in design and technology for all event production including performing arts, concerts, touring, film and broadcast, houses of worship, corporate events, esports, and more. Attendance is free.

The tentative schedule for the Live Design Master Classes virtual series is as follows:

August 31: Lighting

  • GDTF And MVR File Formats: Fixture Profile Management
  • LED Color Mixing, Color Temperature, and Light Quality
  • Programming or Design for Immersive Events

September 8: Video/Projection

  • 8K and Beyond: Finding Relevancy for The Visual Designer
  • Best Practices for Digital Projectors
  • Projection Mapping: Live Performance, Public Art, Corporate Events, and Architecture

 October 26: The Business of Design

  • Negotiation, Budgeting, and Managing the Project
  • Legal: Finances, Taxes, Rights, Responsibilities
  • Promoting Your Business

November 9: Design and Production In Virtual Environments

  • VR, AR, XR, AI: Mixed Realities and Live Performance
  • Show Networking and Data Management Made Simple
  • Virtual Production Workflow

December 7: Sound (presented in association with TSDCA)

  • Sound System Design, Tuning, Optimization
  • Immersive Sound Design for Live Events
  • Scaling Sound Reinforcement

“We are extremely pleased to bring back the Live Design Master Classes in a new virtual format,” says Live Design’s creative director Ellen Lampert-Gréaux, who has worked on the programming of the Master Classes since the mid-90s. “They are an important way for us to reach out to the community, and bring our sponsors together with top-name designers and industry professionals throughout the year in a meaningful manner.”

“This is such a unique time for everyone, but especially in the production industry on all levels,” says Marian Sandberg, vice president & market leader for LDI and Live Design. “We have an opportunity to rethink a lot of what we do and how we bring educational and training content to our audiences, so we’re really delighted to bring back this beloved brand on a virtual basis.

For Master Classes sponsorship opportunities, contact Kelly Turner, 415-455-8305, [email protected]

For more information about the Live Design Master Classes, visit

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