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Control Systems for Live Entertainment Paperback – 7 Aug 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 460 pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press; 3 edition (7 Aug. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0240809378
  • ISBN-13: 978-0240809373
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 2.6 x 23.5 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,508,776 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"When colleagues or students call for show control advice, the first thing I do is send them this book."
--Steve Terry, President, PRG Lighting Systems

"This book demystifies control systems for entertainment... I have not come across a better single-source reference text on this subject."
--Sounds & Video Contractor

About the Author

A trusted expert in the field of entertainment control, show control, and sound and lighting systems, John Huntington has worked with major companies and venues throughout the industry including The Metropolitan Opera, Radio City Music Hall, Production Arts Lighting, Associates and Ferren, Thoughtful Designs/PRG, and the Tribeca Film Festival. He has had more than 40 articles published in magazines such as Entertainment Design, Lighting and Sound America, Live Design, Lighting Dimensions, TD&T and Theatre Crafts. He is a full Professor at New York City College of Technology/CUNY, and an adjunct Professor at the Yale School of Drama. He consults through his company Zircon Designs, is a member of IATSE Local #1, and was a Subject Matter Expert for the ESTA ETCP Entertainment Electrician certification exam. He lives and works in New York City.

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