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Oscar's High-Def Debut

Oscar's High-Def Debut

"The sets were dramatically beautiful, and, in typical Roy Christopher fashion, broke all rules of show business," says LD Bob Dickinson, referring to the scenic design and designer for the 75th Academy Awards show, broadcast live from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on March 23, 2003. The biggest challenge in lighting the sets was a large cone made of sheer translucent fabric sitting center stage. "This might be the most difficult scenery I have ever lit," says Dickinson. With a base

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