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#1 Bill Totolo

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 11:26 AM

There was a scene where they had a beam of light on the "bad witch" during one of her solo performances. It came from behind and above, was cone shaped, revolved in a spiral and had a rainbow pattern of light in it.

Anyone have a clue how they accomplished this? I've done a Google search and can't locate any articles with the LD.
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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 01:51 PM

Hi,

Haven't seen the thing you're talking about, but it strikes me from your description that it could be either J. Random item of itelligent lighting with some combination of gobo and colour prism, or possibly an RGB laser effect.

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 02:41 PM

Having worked in theater, that sounds like your standard DMX intelligent light with a gobo as Phil mentioned.
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#4 Tim J Durham

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 03:09 PM

Hi,

Haven't seen the thing you're talking about, but it strikes me from your description that it could be either J. Random item of itelligent lighting with some combination of gobo and colour prism, or possibly an RGB laser effect.

Phil

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I thought it sounded like one of those things you put on the floor in front of the Christmas tree with a spinning three-color disk mounted in front of a lightbulb.
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Posted 08 August 2005 - 03:10 AM

06.jpg Here's an in-depth article about Wicked's design, there may be some detail about the show's lighting design in it.

http://entertainment...ocus/index.html

Wicked is a terrific show, the scene I think you are referring to is "Defying Gravity" at the end of act one. It is an intelligent light fixture using a combination of a gobo, multi-colored gel, focus control and rotation. Most of the big Broadway shows are using the "High-End" brand of intelligent lights.
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#6 Mike Berger

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 03:11 AM

Another photo from Wicked

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#7 Mike Berger

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 03:23 AM

High End Systems offers a very cool gallery of Quicktime movies of what their lighting fixtures can do, visit.

http://creative.highend.com/Movies/

After viewing, its no wonder why all the huge Broadway shows use their gear.
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#8 Bill Totolo

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 01:00 PM

Awesome, thanks guys.
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