Lighting Design and Technology Workshop
in partnership with Total Solution Marketing
In this full day workshop, Lighting Designer and Programmer Michael Chan will draw on 20 years of professional experience in the arts and entertainment industry and share relevant insights across a comprehensive range of topics.
Case studies of shows such as Wild Rice's Peter Pan, World Tour concerts for Wang Lee Hom, the Bicentennial NDP 2019 at the Padang and Netflix's The Ghost Bride Premiere will be used to explain the design and programming process of a Designer-Programmer.
Michael will also share behind the scenes work process of the largest kinetic installation in Asia with 1001 LED winch,
An overview of topics include:
The Art of Design: Lighting Techniques for Arts, Entertainment and Exhibitions
A Designer-Programmer's Workflow
Designer and Programmer: A Collaborative Relationship
Participants will also learn about the latest technology trends, supported by case studies from
Automated/Real Time Tracking systems such as
BlackTrax, used in Wild Rice's Peter Pan in SG 2019
Follow-Me, used in NDP 2019 at the Padang (live demo by Mr Louis Bryan)
ZacTrack, the newest system bought into Singapore (live demo)
Working with LED fixtures vs Arc-lamp/Tungsten fixtures
GrandMA3 review (live demo with Mr Luke Chikkala)
Workshop details here
Mr Louis Bryan
Product Specialist & Support Executive (Lighting)
Mr Louis Bryan of Total Solution Marketing will be conducting the live Follow-Me demo.
Mr Louis flew to Amsterdam to be trained in the Follow-Me system and has extensive experience in Automated/Real Time Tracking systems.
Michael and Louis will also share their experience of setting up and maintaining a remote followspot system for 3 months during NDP 2019.
Participants will not only have the opportunity to have a first hands try out of the setup process, but also on how to maintain and operate the system.
Michael will also have a discussion and comparison of other Tracking system that he has worked with, such as BlackTrax, ZacTrack and RoboSpot.
Mr Luke Chikkala
MA Lighting Asia Pacific
Mr Luke Chikkala of MA Lighting Asia Pacific will be giving a talk
about the new grandMA3 software and hardware.
The talk will provide a better understanding of which direction
the MA software system is geared towards.
Michael and Luke will discuss why the new software can help
designers/programmers to build better shows.
Participants will have the opportunity to program on the new consoles and
learn the key differences and advantages of the MA3 vs the MA2.
In these extraordinary times caused by the Covid-19 situation, the Singapore government has come up with various schemes to support freelancers and companies to upgrade themselves. One such scheme is the Capability Development Scheme for the Arts (CDSA).
The CDSA is available for a limited period (last application by 14th September 2020, 5pm) to support arts self-employed persons (SEPs) and employees of arts organisations to upskill and grow capabilities through training programmes that take place in Singapore.
Do note that application approval is granted on a case by case basis.
Link to CDSA guidelines
Link to application form
Link to budget form
Oct 5th 2020, 10am-6pm
Lunch is provided (please indicate any dietary restriction in the booking email)
Course fee SGD 600 per pax
Max 10 Participants
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Terms & Conditions
Upon successful registration of the workshop, a booking confirmation will be sent to you via email to secure your slot.
A receipt will be sent once a deposit of SGD 300 is received.
Deposit must be paid at least 10 days before Oct 5th 2020 otherwise the slot will be given up.
Full payment shall be made 5 days before Oct 5th 2020.
Payment will be fully refunded if the workshop is cancelled. In the event of cancellation, participants will be informed at least 4 days before the workshop.
All payments are non-refundable unless the workshop is cancelled.