"If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or affect my personal working condition, I respectfully request that my union representative or steward be present at the meeting. Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions."The ABCs of the Event Safety Guide: A 60-Minute Primer on Putting the Event Safety Guide to Work for YouAfter focusing on general and weather-related event safety issues in its first two precedent-setting webinars, Take1 Insurance and the Event Safety Alliance (ESA) will take a more focused, practical look at how to best utilize the ESA Event Safety Guide (available now at the web site eventsafetyalliance.org). “The ABCs of the Event Safety Guide: A 60-Minute Primer on Putting the Event Safety Guide to Work for You” will take place on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00PM and once again be hosted by New Bay Media’s Rental & Staging News and moderated by Editorial Director David Keene.
Read More...The ABCs of the Event Safety Guide: A 60-Minute Primer on Putting the Event Safety Guide to Work for YouAfter focusing on general and weather-related event safety issues in its first two precedent-setting webinars, Take1 Insurance and the Event Safety Alliance (ESA) will take a more focused, practical look at how to best utilize the ESA Event Safety Guide (available now at the web site eventsafetyalliance.org). “The ABCs of the Event Safety Guide: A 60-Minute Primer on Putting the Event Safety Guide to Work for You” will take place on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00PM and once again be hosted by New Bay Media’s Rental & Staging News and moderated by Editorial Director David Keene.
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This general safety workshop is a requirement to become a permittee with Local 669 and Local 891.
Tutorial videos elevate the performance of Adamson products in the market by optimizing their application in the field.
A video series with a specific focus to provide an opportunity for lighting and event professionals to upskill from the safety and comfort of their own homes. Each ADJ Stay Connected session will be broadcast live on Facebook →
In this video training series, you'll learn everything you need to know to start using After Effects today. This is not an overview of the software, this is a real training series that covers advanced techniques for Motion Tracking, Color Keying and even 3D Title Design. Of course, we'll cover the basics too.
Keep you up to date with online training sessions, webinars, and social media events. This will be a rolling schedule that will be updated frequently.
This ladder safety training is a tool for the proper selection, care, and safe use of all ladders, including stepladders, single and extension ladders, articulated ladders, and mobile ladders.
Analog Way is offering free introduction webinars designed to provide a practical overview of configuring and operating a LivePremier™, Picturall™, MIDRA, and LiveCore™ series. Register here →
The Lighting Systems Control training with lighting professional and author Richard Cadena goes over the basics of digital lighting control technologies. Whether you are starting out in the lighting industry or looking to streamline your production workflow, this 11-lesson video course will get you up and running with digital lighting control, using DMX, RDM, Wireless DMX, and ethernet-based networks.
Webinars on Astera software and hardware including Getting started with the AsteraApp (events & stage lighting); Tips, tricks and less well-known features of the AsteraApp; Layer Effects; Hands-on with the New Hyperion Tube; and Getting to know the 3 Spotlights (Event & Stage lighting).
Video tutorials for Media Composer, FastServe, MediaCentral, S6 Workflows, and more.
Improve or update your lighting and video control skills via online webchat and free tutorials on their Facebook community forums for both Titan and Ai platforms.
YouTube videos highlighting Barco's ImagePROcessing products featuring tutorials on new software features and how to videos designed with the user in mind.
In an ongoing effort to educate people about workplace health and safety, CCOSH offers several free, online courses. These user-friendly online courses are designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment, at your own convenience. Available courses include Mental Health: Awareness, Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs): Awareness, WHMIS 2015: An Introduction, Pandemic Awareness, and more.
The free version of this lighting design software may be used for any purpose, educational or not.
CAST is hosting a variety of training options for BlackTrax and wysiwyg users of all levels. Register here for an introduction to wysiwyg with a comprehensive product overview and explorations of some of the most common workflows, tools, and commands. Register here for an introduction to BlackTrax with Trainer and Product Specialist Nicholas Lau as he shares his experiences integrating automation and tracking into immersive experiences and productions powered by BlackTrax.
A CCNA tutorial site that closely follows the Cisco CCNA curriculum. The site was designed to help you pass the CCNA exam (200-301), but it can also be used as a reference site for anything networking related.
This tutorial is designed for people studying for the CCENT ICND1 100-101 exam, but it can also be used by anyone who wants to learn about computer networks in general.
Schedule a 20-minute online appointment on a topic that matters to you, tune in for daily MagicQ Training Webinars, and experience their library of intermediate and advanced MagicQ Training Tutorials.
How to tutorials, lighting design beginner tips, and lighting and programming control videos.
Starting immediately, and for the foreseeable future, they're making Voltage Modular Nucleus free for everybody. It's a complete modular synthesis package with 22 modules and over 130 presets for OSX and Windows.
Various rigging webinars including Automation Basics, Bridle Math, Forces and Loads, and more.
Chroma-Q’s training webinars on a number of lighting topics are available on their YouTube channel.
City Theatrical's product training videos on YouTube.
John Huntington, professor of Entertainment Technology, sound engineer, and author of the book Show Networks and Control Systems is offering free video lectures based on the chapters of his book.
These videos are designed to help integrators and contractors become more familiar with the basic operation of the Crown Audio amplifiers.
Learning opportunities to obtain new Dante Certifications, learn about Dante Domain Manager, and join interesting discussions on case studies and Dante design principles. Webinar topics include Dante Design and Case Studies, Dante Domain Manager, and Dante Certification Program.
Webinars are designed with the objective of transmitting theoretical knowledge about the use of their systems. They allow users to receive online training from DAS engineers and interact with them at any time during the presentation.
These videos are handy preparation for seminars and workshops, to expand or refresh the grey cells after a training session, or if you want to know more on how to get the best out of combining d&b components in the system workflow. The videos have been divided into chapters, each focusing on a particular topic to enable information to be accessed quickly and easily, or for viewing in sequence for a complete step-by-step guide. You can also sign up for webinars here→.
This YouTube channel covers sound console product use.
This virtual hub features access to free training and webinars exploring key features and elements of the disguise workflow with exclusive content, including the opportunity for the community to take part in specialist discussions on key industry topics and hear from customers during spotlight discussions on showstopping case studies. Free online training sessions take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They are planning on running a condensed version of the Fundamental and Pre-Production Workflows Training, broken down into a series of six one hour sessions where attendees can learn the core features, including the timeline, stage, configuring output feeds, and how to set up devices. As part of a wider initiative to reach out to the disguise community, disguise is also offering the ‘Designer’ software free until September, and giving a series of discounted USB dongle giveaways, as well as partnering with Notch on a ‘codemeter’ dongle sharing scheme, allowing more people to access to both their software.
Learn how to use the CAD tool for lighting, sound, and video professionals with these YouTube tutorials.
The Event Safety Alliance is making it easier to access guidance, training, and membership programs to ensure that they remain available to everyone during this challenging period. Registration for their online Event Safety Access core safety training has been reduced to $9.95 through December 31, 2020. Please use the promo code SUPPORT20 at checkout to receive this discounted rate. The Event Safety Guide is now available as a free PDF →
ETC has made their library of online classes on the ETC Learning Stage available for free. You can earn ETCP renewal credits or just improve your lighting tool kit of knowledge. You can also find ETC video tutorials here.
The Guild of Scenic Artists compiled a list of seven projects you can try at home that teach the fundamentals while possessing the ability to use easily sourced materials. The resulting list are projects that can be adapted in case of hurricane, blizzard, pandemic, or any other unforeseeable event.
Join knowledge experts from HARMAN audio, lighting, video and control for live in-depth product and solution webinars.
32 tutorials with support files to help you learn Hog4.
A Spotify podcast series interviewing television audio mixers.
The online, on-demand learning platform brought to you by ESTA and USITT is offering free courses in powered hoist systems, theatrical fog, lighting control systems, wire lope ladders, and more. Whether you are seeking continuing education credits or simply wish to increase your knowledge, INNOVA’s programming allows you to view courses from anywhere at any time.
TAIT is now offering free online training courses for iQ Powered by NAVIGATOR to the live event community. By providing these courses, everyone interested in participating is given an opportunity to learn, engage and prepare for future automation experiences. After watching the iQ Training Video Series, viewers will know how to operate machines using a variety of methods, add windows to workspaces, create time saving pre-sets, program a show using various cue lines and organizational helpers, as well as stop and restart cues.
The Pattern Project is an online resource produced by the Costume and Textiles department at LACMA which publishes free downloadable garment patterns of historic dress in the permanent collection. Each printable PDF includes a scaled pattern of an extant fashion object from the collection, a description with historic context and object-based observations, overall and detail images, and instructions for construction of the garment.
See past webinars on their YouTube channel.
Introductory training videos.
YouTube tutorials for this 3D rendering software for stages.
Stage lighting training videos, tutorials, manuals, and more presented by Steve Irwin.
Community outreach portal hosting panel discussions to educate and discuss all things related to Set Lighting. Conversations with Cinematographers, Gaffers, Rigging Gaffers, Fixtures Technicians, Programmers, and many more. They share behind-the-scenes photographs, production stills, and clips, all while chatting in real-time with the filmmakers who made it happen.
Claude Heinz Design made a temporary LXSeries Pro license available for free to anyone to facilitate using the software from home when access to learning resources was limited. The original emergency license was enabled through June of 2020. While most professional production activity remains necessarily limited, the free pandemic response license will now be issued on a monthly basis for those who truly need it. A permanent license is required for professional use of the software.
Get tips and tricks from MA experts on your MA product. MA offers a whole range of videos on how to use your MA product in the best possible way. Just select your series and click on the links to watch the videos on their YouTube channel.
Learn to program a show from scratch in this YouTube crash course from Christian Jackson.
Martin Audio offers a program of training workshops, webinars, and video tutorials to help users understand their products and optimize their deployment safely and efficiently.
This YouTube channel includes lighting and camera support for the professional production industries from Matthews Studio Equipment including grip gear, lighting accessories, and camera support equipment for the Theatrical, Television, Motion Picture and Imaging Industries.
The Mbox® media server and media playback software training material to help users familiarize themselves with Mbox.
YouTube channel on sound solutions that include self-powered sound reinforcement loudspeakers, digital audio systems, passive and active acoustic systems, cinema sound systems, and sound measurement tools for the professional audio industry.
These videos take you through setting up the PRO2 for Front of House Position, the Preferences page as taught in their Certified Midas Digital User (CMDU) course, and the Control Centre Operation for PRO3/6/9 as taught in their Certified MIDAS Digital User (CMDU) course.
Comprehensive video-based training designed to equip you for professional filmmaking as quickly as possible. Each lesson is deeply condensed to get you up to speed on the topic in the time it takes to sip an overpriced latte.
There are a lot of lessons at MZed that you can watch for free without having to purchase a course or enrolling in an MZed Pro subscription. The only requirement is to create a login, which you can do here. Courses free to stream include Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Cinematography Workshop; the first lesson of Cinema Sound (Recording: Process, Perfection, and Purpose) - an hour and a half lesson on recording theory and Hollywood secrets in quality audio production; a 20 minute lesson on “free lensing” from Philip Bloom’s Cinematic Masterclass; and more.
Learning resources and online training for NewTek products including TriCaster and 3Play.
Over 4.5 hours of structured learning that take you from the basics to more advanced techniques.
Obsidian offers free weekly training sessions covering the ONYX control platform and new NETRON data distribution range. These classes will be hosted online and are available globally for anyone interested in learning more about Obsidian’s lighting control products.
In the latest Pangolin Laser Systems live stream, Justin Perry, Francesco Van Loon, and Lyra Letourneau, discuss the refining of internal operations, showcase a newly studio programmed laser show, and answer any questions about the functions within BEYOND Software.
YouTube channel with videos from Pooch who is a tenured and acclaimed Producer, Engineer, and Live Sound Engineer. His track record of recognition for flawless engineering started from Berklee College of Music through three Grammy nominations and a history of Platinum and Gold Records. He is the FOH Engineer and production master behind Jay-Z, Travis Scott, Justin Bieber, Iron Maiden, KISS, Guns & Roses, System of a Down, etc. and holds close to a dozen FOH Engineer accolades.
Live webcast about comms, rf, and audio including Sports Broadcast A1, Immersive Audio for Live Events with d&b audiotechnik, Introduction to Backbone CoHost PL: Using the Internet to Interconnect Audio and more.
These certification videos provide a common starting point for people working toward their initial technology certifications.
The cookbook is a collection of projects, examples, and experiments using a broad range of QLab programming techniques including AppleScript, OSC, external control using QLab Remote, third-party MIDI and OSC controllers, and other software.
Hundreds of video courses with new modules produced as QSC technology develops and grows.
Information about many of their technologies and techniques with educational videos.
Tips and tricks of the best professional VJs poured into two hours of in-depth, practical video training. It’s a practical course that demonstrates the art behind the technicalities focused on creating a balanced, visually pleasing output while helping you become an efficient VJ that will be ready to take on any live situation.
Webinars on a wide range of topics from RF and microphone basics to roundtable discussions with sound engineers, as well as a chance to put your questions to their application engineering team.
Self-paced tutorials are SketchUp files that are designed to offer a hands-on, interactive experience to further develop your SketchUp skills. These tutorials are all stored in the 3D Warehouse and are free to download at any time. These tutorials are designed to teach basic navigation and drawing techniques with SketchUp.
YouTube channel archive of Smaart Operator Fundamentals with Jamie Anderson and Smaart special-topic seminars with Chris Tsanjoures.
Audio console design videos featuring the concepts, features, and creative approaches to audio production in Music, Broadcast, and Film Post production.
Learn the practical skills that you need to become a live sound engineer: soundboards, mixing desks, microphones, equalization, effects, dynamic control, acoustics, direct boxes, cables, sound checks, PA systems and much more.
This YouTube channel is devoted to improving the quality of your sound. From production audio to podcasting, they share tips and tricks that will help you produce better sounding sound.
This YouTube channel is devoted to lighting, stage management, and rigging.
Stage Research is offering all of their software programs for free. Learn something new, coordinate frequencies, create that highly complex sound design, upgrade your personal equipment to the latest version of their audio software or upgrade your professional equipment at the shop or your theatre. There is no deadline other than sometime after theatre resumes. Order from their store the normal way and use the promo code SUPPORTARTS to get your 100% discount.
Let Vari-Lite and Strand teach you the basics of the world of lighting systems design online. They offer free courses to help dealers, reps, engineers, specifiers, and consultants gain additional product and systems knowledge.
Tutorial videos on real-time video manipulation for live performance and interactive installations.
Learn Premium is available to all users at no cost. Get access to Unity experts, live interactive sessions, on-demand learning resources, and more.
Despite not being able to attend USITT this year, you can still take advantage of some great webinars and resume and portfolio reviews.
A series of training videos to help users familiarize themselves with the V276 on Mac, V476® and V676® lighting consoles from PRG.
Vectorworks is offering free Spotlight Essentials Seminars. Use the code TRAINMENOW for a 100% discount. Register here →
Video editing software tutorial in this YouTube channel.
You'll find a selection of how-to videos. You can also view the Dataton YouTube playlist to see tutorials and videos by fellow Dataton users. The Dataton channel on Vimeo features older tutorial videos.
Online training for audio networking and real-time processing.
Learn about lasers in these video tutorials including How to Begin with Lasers; How a Laser Projector Works; How to Create Your Own Countdown Clock in Quickshow; Specifying and Setting Up a Lighting Network; and more.
Covers each of their consoles in bitesize, informative videos that are easy to digest.
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