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Myp lighting

  1. 1. What light through yonder window breaks “Romeo and Juliet” William Shakespeare
  2. 2. Lighting <ul><li>Drama studios, hall and theatres have specialised lighting. </li></ul><ul><li>There are two main reasons </li></ul><ul><li>To focus our vision on a particular part or all of the acting area </li></ul><ul><li>To create atmosphere </li></ul>
  3. 4. Types of Lights <ul><li>There are three main types of lights </li></ul><ul><li>Profile spotlights </li></ul><ul><li>Fresnel spotlights </li></ul><ul><li>Floods </li></ul>
  4. 5. Profiles Creates a hard edge to the circle of light
  5. 6. A definite beam of light
  6. 7. White profile spot to signify the moon
  7. 8. Gobos Gobos are metal cut outs which can be placed in front of a spotlight. They are used to create effects. It is a cheap and effective way of creating a set
  8. 9. Gobos on the floor
  9. 10. fresnel Lights a particular area but the edge is soft, not hard
  10. 12. Barn doors Light from fresnels can be directed by using BARN DOORS. They are four metal hinged flaps that slot in the front of the fresnel. They can be opened or closed to help control or shape the light. They can focus in on one particular areas
  11. 13. Blue fresnels on cyclorama directed by barn doors
  12. 14. Floods Floods give general light.
  13. 15. Flood to give idea of sunshine through trees
  14. 16. Cyclorama <ul><li>A large screen upstage onto which images and lights can be projected onto. </li></ul><ul><li>It can be used to create </li></ul><ul><li>Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Mood an atmosphere </li></ul>
  15. 17. Clouds projected onto the Cyclorama
  16. 18. Gels - Cinemoid Creating atmosphere through the use of colour is done using gels/cinemoid. There is a bracket at the front of a light which a gel holder can be inserted.
  17. 19. Gels in lights can : <ul><li>Be projected on the stage or cyclorama to </li></ul><ul><li>Create a mood </li></ul><ul><li>Be symbolic </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the set design </li></ul><ul><li>Gels can also </li></ul><ul><li>Change the colour of costumes and sets </li></ul>
  18. 20. Coloured Gels add to festival feel
  19. 22. Examples of lights used in perfromance
  20. 37. The plan comes together using <ul><li>Lights </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting grids </li></ul><ul><li>Patching boards </li></ul><ul><li>Control desks </li></ul><ul><li>Cue sheets </li></ul><ul><li>That’s another story </li></ul>
  21. 38. To create a show The lighting designer works with the director to design the lights for a performance
  22. 39. A mixture of all
  23. 40. Lights Camera Action!!!

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