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"Merry christmas to everybody!!!!"
Dec 24, 2012
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"Did we meet last Thursday @ MB gig?"
Dec 18, 2012
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"Nos conocimos el jueves en el evento de MB??"
Dec 18, 2012
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"Hi Valeria; not probable since I'm in Spain :) I've contacted you 'cause I recently made a PLS account and I'm going to stay in Mexico at least two months in February / March, so I'm interested in meeting lighting…"
Dec 18, 2012
Ben Diaz replied to Clark Wilbanks's discussion ArtNet information...?
"The book looks great; thanks for the info."
Dec 18, 2012
Ben Diaz commented on Wayne Lambert's blog post ANNOYING QUESTIONS
"Great, mate. :D So funny."
Dec 18, 2012
Ben Diaz replied to Allan Nathan's discussion your console of choice? in the group Lighting Programmers
"The Chamsys family; no question about it. My first lighting console was a ETC Expression, and I really love the way they work in theatre. Then, I found the Avolites family. I did several tours with Avolites Pearl and Saphire consoles, and they let…"
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Profile Information

What's your current occupation?
lighting programmer, lighting designer
Where did you learn your craft?
Studying and lighting!
Who have you worked for or where have you worked in the past?
I directed tours for: Rosana, Celtas Cortos, Luar Na Lubre, Warcry, Brothers In Band, Display Of Power, Jane Joyd, Pülsar...
What's your favorite new technology?
Chamsys MagicQ control surfaces
Do you have any words of wisdom for your fellow lighting pros?
Do it creative and share your knowledge!
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Ben Diaz's Blog

Robe: What I like and what I dislike

Posted on July 11, 2014 at 9:26am 0 Comments

Extracted from http://bendiazlightingdesigner.wordpress.com

Robe is one of the most important brands in the show lighting industry; no question about it. This czech company has improved some of the well known standards out there, lowering the prices and optimizing the functions. Everybody…

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B.I.B. On The Night Tour 2013: Optimizing a Tribute

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 3:43am 0 Comments

We all know Dire Straits. “Sultans of Swing”, “Romeo and Juliet” or “Money for nothing” are part of our imagery. We can talk of them not just as good songs, but amazing hymns for past and future generations. Two years ago I was in Cee, 15 km from the town where I was born, preparing a lighting design for a tribute group called BROTHERS IN BAND.



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Time passed away, and I kept myself focused in lighting projects like the visual designs for Luar Na Lubre, Rosana, Warcry… Continue

The new SGM direction

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments

I was invited by Representaciones de Audio to a SGM Showroom and conference yesterday (courtesy of my friend and mexican lighting tech Valeria Silva), here in Mexico City. Peter Johansen was there, the new visible head and CEO of SGM products. So who is Peter Johansen? Well, the guy that invented the Martin Mac600, most of Martin/Jem smoke and haze machines, and also father of the Roboscan. Enough? I guess so. After more than ten years of…

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Touring in Chile.

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 2:44pm 0 Comments

This is me in Olmué, Chile, a beautiful small village in Valparaíso State, Chile.

We’re here to prepare the show for tomorrow at Festival del Huaso, probably the best folk festival in latin America. The venue looks great. A lot of Mac-III everywhere (and this is very…

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At 3:07pm on December 18, 2012, Valeria Silva said…
Nos conocimos el jueves en el evento de MB??
At 3:01pm on December 18, 2012, Valeria Silva said…
Did we meet last Thursday @ MB gig?
 
 
 

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