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Justin Lang's Blog – June 2011 Archive (5)

Share Your Production Nighmares

This is a call to the community. A few years back, we ran a column in PLSN called Welcome to My Nightmare. I am looking to bring that column back. The basic outline of the column is simple. I am looking for your stories about problems and issues that you have experienced on a gig and how you solved them. We are looking for you to share these Nightmares as we call them with the rest of the industry.

If you are interested in submitting your production nightmare stories to PLSN, please…


Added by Justin Lang on June 29, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Live Chat Happening on

Our sister site,, will be hosting a live chat at 3:30 p.m. EDT/12:30 p.m. PDT with Keny Whitright, president of Wybron Inc. Keny and Wybron invented the color changing scroller in 1980, and they haven't stopped innovating since. Today they manufacture color scrollers, dichroic color-changing lights and LED fixtures. We'll be talking about the advantages of each, how each has different effects on your lighting designs, and anything else you want!

So read up on Keny,…


Added by Justin Lang on June 22, 2011 at 10:58am — 2 Comments

Editor's Note, June 2011 PLSN - Is Technology Making Us Lackadaisical?

In the June 2011 issue of PLSN, which should be hitting your mail boxes shortly, I wrote about technology and how it is making us lazy. The goal of my Editor's note is to inspire and bring concerns to light. Yes, I love using lighting puns. I am re-printing it here to invoke a response and get the conversation started. Am I wrong, or do you see it in a different light, (another bad pun)? I want to hear what you think.


I’m addicted to technology. I love…


Added by Justin Lang on June 13, 2011 at 6:52am — 3 Comments

2011 Tony Award Winners

Last night was the 2011 Tony Awards. Here is a quick run down of the winners. Congratulations to everyone that won and all that we nominated. 

By the Numbers

The Book of Mormon - 9 including Best Musical

War Horse - 5 including Best Play

Anything Goes - 3 including Best Revival of a Musical

The Normal Heart - 3 including Best Revival of a Play


Best Lighting Design of a Play -…


Added by Justin Lang on June 13, 2011 at 5:43am — No Comments

Cine Gear Expo Opens Today

If you are in Hollywood California this weekend and want to check out some of the latest gear for TV and Film, stop by the Cine Gear Expo. Here are all the details

Expo and seminars

Friday, June 3: 4pm - 10pm

Saturday, June 4: 10am - 5pm

Location: The Studios at Paramount, Hollywood, CA 90038

Guest Entrance on Van Ness Ave.

Find out more about Cine Gear Expo at

A word…


Added by Justin Lang on June 3, 2011 at 11:40am — No Comments

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