Stan Miller, the owner of Rosco, talks about how the company began selling scenic paint, and how that expansion of our product range turned many “theatrical lighting” companies into the “theatrical supply” companies you know today.
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Stan Miller, the owner of Rosco, talks about how the young company got into the gel business thanks to WWI, and how he came to own the business in 1958.
Rosco’s Stan Miller and Mark Engel discuss Rosco’s history in a video series we’re calling “Stan Talks.” In this episode, Mr. Miller describes how the company began and its initial product offerings.
The artisans that create the floats for the Toronto Santa Claus Parade use a variety of Rosco scenic products to bring their characters to life.
Lighting designer Zach Burgess describes how he was able to use Roscolux color filters to bring the magical world of Narnia to life for a production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”
Lighting designer Jordan Green created engaging lighting effects for the musical “Dzsungel Könyve” (The Jungle Book) using gels, gobos and a little fog.
A lighting designer used different Rosco color filters to portray the multiple alter-egos of actress Gena Rowlands in a dance piece entitled “Gena, Gena!”
A theatre instructor in Tucson Arizona shares how he created ‘Greased Lightning’ for his production of “Grease,” which he painted with Rosco Off Broadway scenic paint.
An inquiry about our gel numbering system comes in via email from a theatre student in Oklahoma. Stan Miller, the owner of the company, responds with the whole history!
The Rosco Digital Imaging team collaborated with filmmakers on HBO’s “Divorce” to create a set of SoftDrops that allowed them to match the wintry setting established in the pilot.