Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design
Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design: From Technology Fundamentals to Scenic and Environmental Design. The Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design is the only book that will get the reader up to speed on the ever-changing and growing industry of corporate production. Written by one of the industry's leading designers, this book uses a candid and straightforward style to illustrate the process of designing a successful event. Learn the fundamentals of venue selection, rigging, lighting, audio, video, and scenic design with informative diagrams and detailed illustrations. This guide will show how to plan, design, and execute events of any size. Additionally, the designer will be armed with a strong knowledge of common mistakes, tips and tricks, and industry standards that will build and train a production team prepared for just about anything. Contents: The Basics; An Overview; The History of Corporate Theatre; The Elements; Venues; Staging; Seating; Rigging; Lighting; Video & Projection; The Audio; Speaker Support; Scenic Design; Scenic Design Part I: Research; Scenic Design Part II: The Basic Layout; Scenic Design Part 3 Shape, Color; and Materials; Scenic Design Part 4: Technology and Design; Scenic Design Part 5: Practical Design; Scenic Design Part 6: Construction and Hardware; Creating an Environment; Special Effects; Responsible Planning; Event Safety and Redundancy; The Green Movement; Glossary; References ©2010, 336 pages. Troy Halsey, Lead Scenic Designer at Freeman Decorating Services, and Winner of Best Overall Staging for a Corporate or Association Event - over 200k at the 2009 InfoComm/Lighting and Sound America Staged Events Awards.