Popular in European theaters, the Rosco Supergel range of color filters has many characteristics that set it apart from other lighting filters.
The latest work of Experimental Filmmaker and Artist, Margaret Honda, is entitled “Film.” It explores the fundamentals of color filters by showcasing an entire range of Rosco gels on the windows of an exhibition space.
Lighting Designer Jimmy Lawlor shares the vibrant sunrise and sunset color palettes he used in his design for a production of “Picnic” at James Madison University.
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.
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.”
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!
Lighting designer Alessandro Carletti used color to express the psychological mood of the characters in Teatro San Carlo’s production of “The Abduction from the Serraglio.” See his colour palette and learn why he chose the colours that he did.
Childhood Cancer International has utilized a gold ribbon and buildings bathed in Rosco e-colour+ #550 Gold Medal as their symbols to honor kids from around the world that are battling against child and adolescent cancer.
By Stan Schwartz Remember Bob Hope’s theme song “Thanks For The Memory”? That’s the thought that runs through my mind as my retirement from Rosco approaches. I’ve been associated with the company for some 35 years. And I hope everyone reading this has as much delight in their careers as I have had in mine…