Rosco SoftDrop
The Easiest Backdrop Ever

Rosco’s Academy Award® winning Backdrops are now available in a woven, all-natural, cotton fabric called SoftDrop. Available in all of our Frontlight, Backlight or Day/Night Backdrop technologies – SoftDrop offers a number of features that make it the perfect background choice for any broadcast studio, or television/feature film production. x https://youtu.be/YdGfQCyZY2s This video, starring cinematographer Mike…

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Creating Custom Candle Holders for Hamilton

Jay Duckworth is the props master at the Public Theater in New York who recently mounted Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton – a musical, set in the late 18th century, about Alexander Hamilton. The production called out for custom candles – which then necessitated custom candle holders. Jay and his team created 160 of them out of…

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Creating the Shadowy World of the Threepenny Opera

The Atlantic Theater Company’s production of Brecht’s Threepenny Opera took their audience deep into the shadows of Victorian London with the dark comedy’s equally shadowy cast of characters. In recreating this dark corner of the world, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind used Rosco Miro Cube 4C fixtures in innovative new ways. Michael Park casting shadows, courtesy…

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Wachtendorf Rocks!
Thanks to atmospheric effects from Rosco’s V-Hazer

German forklift distributor Wachtendorf, got together with AFV Media Productions to make a killer commercial featuring their equipment in a performance that is part Blue Man Group, part STOMP – and all awesome! x http://youtu.be/gSrK4ZzCPGM To create the rock concert atmosphere, and to showcase the products and the performers from Germany’s Drumband des Heide-Musikzug, AFV…

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Rosco SubFloor: Soothing the Aches of the Aging Dancer

Wooden Kiwi Productions, a Rosco Floor Dealer in Massachusetts, recently installed a Rosco SubFloor in preparation for performances of Yvonne Rainer: The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there’s nothing left to move? at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Photos of the installation courtesy of Wooden Kiwi Productions…

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The Rosco Photo Lighting Gel Kit
“Love Those Awesome Colors!”
by Photographer Felix Barjou

Felix Barjou is a French photographer that grew up in the world of advertising with graphic designers for parents. He started his photography career in 2008 with simple portraits, and immediately discovered his style and process. Felix is passionate about light, which presents itself in his portraits that contain stylized illumination and a touch of…

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Roscolux on Robin Hood the Musical

Michael O’Connor is the resident Lighting Designer at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. AADA recently produced “Robin Hood,” a musical rendition of the infamous thief from Nottingham, which was written and directed by Tony Award-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane. Below Michael tells the tale of how the collaborative process of…

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