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A complete interactive learning tool for the development of knowledge and skill in the art and practice of lighting design for the stage.
Utilizing audio, graphics, video, animation, text and a powerful and intuitive interface, a student discovers and implements the very practical skills of lighting for the stage.
Play Audio button informs the user when supplemental information is available.There are over 140 audio clips & tips throughout the program.
By combining text, audio and graphics (including video and animation) you learn from a completely immersive experience, which helps you understand.

If you are a more aural learner, this DVD will reach you better than a typical textbook, which is primarily text based.

Screen capture from TLDIv3 showing main navigation and video controls. You are in complete control of the speed of the program. The navigation menu is always available.

You can easily repeat any screen, you will be alerted if audio clips are available, and you may proceed forward when you are ready.

An example of using both a model and production photographs to illustrate concepts.Over 400 full-color photographs are used liberally throughout the program – not just a few “plates”.

There is a mixture of production photos and models; making use of images that exemplify concepts.

Over 25 video clips (over 2 hours of video in total!) demonstrate theories, and give you a more personal connection to the subject of lighting.
Dozens of animations and unique cut-away views demonstrate theories in a way typical textbooks can not compete with.

Screen capture from the included Mini Light Lab.The included “Mini Light Lab” lets you experiment with millions of options for virtual cues.

Throw Chart screen captureSoftPlot screen capture.The DVD’s “Print_Me” folder includes helpful handouts, charts, draftings and templates for your use.

A tutorial and trial copy of SoftPlot is included (Softplot trial is only available on Windows) – one of the premiere CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) programs, designed specifically for theatrical lighting designers!

And more.

There is also a Workbook available which has been designed to be used in conjunction with TLDI v3.
It includes assignments, scripts and resources not found on the DVD.
Featuring 16 assignments (some are quizzes, some papers, some draftings), it is a full curriculum which guides a student through the DVD in a logical progression.

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