|The Automated Lighting Programmer|
|The Hollywood Syndrome|
|Creativity and Consistency|
|Learning to Program|
The automated lighting programmer must have many skills beyond knowledge of simple programming syntax. The position requires that one evaluate each situation to determine the right method of operation. Some productions hire a programmer to handle all aspects of the lighting, while others hire a programmer to bring a lighting designer’s (LD’s) vision to life. Real-world experience with many productions is the only way an automated lighting programmer can become successful. Knowledge, speed, ...