Jim Bornhorst

In the annals of automated lighting there's nobody more central than Jim Bornhorst, who was present at the birth of Vari-Lite. Beginning 30 years ago with Showco, Vari-Lite's predecessor, he started out as a touring technician, but has played a key role in developing the technology that has done the most to shape this industry. In recognition of this, Bornhorst was honored with the Wally Russell Award at LDI 2001. It was the capper to an extraordinary year, in which Vari-Lite made stunning

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