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Church AVL Process: What You Need to Know

Dec 26, 2018

If your ministry or parish is considering upgrading or building out a new audio, video and lighting (AVL) system for the church, you may be wondering what the first step in this process is. Every aspect of your place of…

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Stage Lighting Theory

Stage Lighting Theory

Jun 09, 2022

  Stage lighting is a key component to creating intoxicating performances. The lights illuminate the stage, highlight key focal points, set the scene, and more. From giving visual direction to grabbing the audience’s attention to shaping and enhancing the environment,…

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McCandless Method for Stage Lighting

McCandless Method for Stage Lighting

Jun 03, 2022

If you’ve ever gone to a theatrical production, chances are you paid the most attention to the actors and set. However, there’s much more to a successful stage show than those two factors. There’s costume design, the sound crew and…

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Acoustic Protection

Acoustic Protection

May 31, 2022

High noise levels in the workspace are a significant concern for workers and clients alike. Many businesses experience a rapid increase in noise pollution, which can be dangerous to a person’s health and productivity. Many locations and building types benefit…

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How Noise Affects Concentration

How Noise Affects Concentration

May 26, 2022

  Surrounding noise may be having a larger effect on your productivity than you may realize. According to Scientific America, noise affects brain activity, learning, memory and concentration levels. If prolonged, this influence can translate to reduced performance in the office,…

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How to Plan a Conference: Your AVL Considerations

Mar 08, 2022

  Organizing a conference and need some ideas for planning a successful and memorable event? This article is for you. Whether you’re planning an indoor or outdoor conference, poor audio, lighting and video (AVL) provisions can make the best conference…

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Stage Lighting: How to Choose a Color Scheme

Mar 03, 2022

  We live in a colorful world. From brighter display screens on our smartphones to the eye-grabbing HDR experience on new OLED televisions, we enjoy more color saturation and intensity than ever before. Just take a look at a news…

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How Stage Direction and Position Affect Lighting

Feb 25, 2022

  Excellent stage lighting puts the focus on your subject, whether an actor, singer, pastor, public speaker, business leader or some other presenter. When people take to the stage, they want their message delivered as clearly as possible. Lighting can…

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Stage Lighting for Dance: Essential Tips

Feb 21, 2022

  When dancers perform on stage, they bring the theater to life with a dynamic, athletic art form. Dance is an expression of moving bodies and all the patterns, shapes and stories they show. Effective stage lighting contributes to that…

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How AVL Can Help Reduce Medical Errors

Feb 14, 2022

  AVL, or audio, video and lighting design, is critical for any facility. Healthcare and medical buildings, such as hospitals, can significantly benefit from proper AVL design. Staff workers may see fewer mistakes when dispensing medications with improved lighting and…

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