Concert Lighting & Projection
What Is It: The Concert Master Classes is an immersive two-day event bringing the touring industry's top designers together to discuss lighting and projection design challenges for the world of concerts. The two days include up to 8 sessions, a networking reception, plus continental breakfasts and lunches.
Where Is It: Ronald Tutor Campus Center Ballroom, USC, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles.
When Is It: 2014 Dates TBA.
Who Is On The Faculty: Lighting designer Jeff Ravitz (Bruce Springsteen) creative consultant. Last year's speakers included: Marc Brickman (Roger Waters), John Broderick (Metallica), Cory FitzGerald (Bruno Mars), Peter Morse (Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain); imagery/media creators Raj Kapoor (Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain); Tim LaValley (Carly Rae Jepsen), Loren Barton (Nine Inch Nails); lighting designer/programmers Benoit Richard (Matchbox 20, Yes), Jason Badger (Springsteen), and Benny Kirkham (Shania Twain in Las Vegas); plus artist managers Wil Sharpe and Todd Cameron.
Who Should Attend: Undergrad, grad, and post-grad students looking for additional training; working professionals looking to gain additional insight; anyone looking for networking opportunities with both established and rising concert design professionals.
What You’ll Learn: Sessions have included: Lighting The Wrecking Ball tour; Programmers: The Design Perspective From Behind The Console; Lighting The Indie Band; Projection, Video & Content: Who Owns It; and more.
What Does It Cost For Professionals: 2014 rates TBA.
What Does It Cost For Students: 2014 rates TBA.
How Can I Participate As A Sponsor: Lighting and projection manufacturers and other companies interested in reaching concert lighting and projection designers can sponsor the CMC at a variety of levels, from something as simple as mentoring a deserving student to a corporate sponsorship that enables you to show off your wares to both attendees and speakers.
When Can I Register: Registration TBA.