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Parrtjima Light Festival

5@5: The LED Revolution, Parrtjima, Color Mixing, Tour Tips & More

This week's industry news includes the LED Revolution in terms of color, the Parrtjima Light Festival, physics of color and light, church lighting installations, and tour tips for sound engineers.

The 5@5 is released every Thursday at 5pm EST as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

What’s Trending: The LED Revolution with Justin Townsend

Award-winning lighting designer Justin Townsend looks at the LED revolution in terms of color, reminding us of the days of swatch books and gels with vibrant names such as Bastard Amber. 

Robe Chosen for Lively, Upbeat Worship at Colombia Mega Church

El Lugar de Su Presencia have Robe Spikies, LEDBeam 150s and ParFect 150s installed in two main venues, where all-things technical are looked after by technical manager David Zamora, who is also a lighting designer.

Q&A: Anthony Bastic, AGB Events, on Parrtjima Light Festival

AGB Events recently completed their fourth Parrtjima, the only First Nations light festival of its kind and the fastest growing event in Australia. 

Monday Musings: Color

Ellen Lampert-Greaux, Creative & Conference Director, for Live Design and LDI, addresses the issue of color, from the physics of color and light to LED color mixing.

5 Tips from Tour Manager/FOH Engineer Keith Yancsurak

Keith Yancsurak, tour manager and FOH engineer for Nick Waterhouse, gives tips for sound engineers who need to get up to speed fast on a new production.

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