• Understanding CRI

    By Jim Moody   A color rendering index (CRI) is a quantitative measure of a light source to reveal the colors of various objects faithfully in comparison with an ideal natural light source. Light sources with a high CRI are desirable in color critical applications such as film and video reproduction. It is defined by […]

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    Guest Blog by Lighting Designer Andrew Schmedake

    Kinetic was happy to provide lighting and rigging equipment for After Hour’s Theatre Company’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”. Following is Lighting Designer Andrew Schmedake‘s experience lighting this production. After Hour’s Theatre Company’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” fuses a traditional dramatic narrative with an interactive and immersive experience. From the moment the audience checks in, we work […]

  • Guest Blog: Kaidan Project

    Kinetic was happy to provide lighting equipment for Kaidan Project, produced by Rogue Artists Ensemble in association with East West Players.  Kaidan Project You receive a letter from a woman who is haunted by a mysterious event in her past—and she needs your help. When you arrive at her family’s warehouse, you ascend to the fifth […]

  • Guest Blog: Glendale Fire Department

    Glendale Fire Station 21 is all lit up with Kinetic’s Chauvet DJ Freedom Par Quad-4‘s and Elation Opti 30 UV Blacklight Pars this month for their Glendale Fire Department Museum display. The Fire Department Museum is maintained by the Glendale Fire Department Muster Club. Antiques and memorabilia from their history are on display throughout the year, but […]

  • Guest Blog: CalStock 2017

    Kinetic was happy to provide gear for CalArts’ CalStock 2017 earlier this month. Photo credit: Josh Lowenstein CalStock was an event created by me and several friends to gives bands at CalArts a chance to play a large event. There are so many talented and diverse bands at CalArts, and we wanted to put on […]