Lighting Maroon 5 (With Matt Guminski and Philip Hodgetts) GCS006

Lighting Maroon 5 (With Matt Guminski and Philip Hodgetts)


Maroon 5 is one of the biggest bands in the world and we sit down with their Lighting Director Matt Guminski to talk about how brings the live show to life. Matt also designed countless theater productions and is the lead lighting designer for Neon Trees. PLUS. Philip Hodgetts from Intelligent Assistance stops by to promote his new program “Lumberjack” and his appearance at this weeks BOSCPUG. Plus all the industry news of the week and more!

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Topics Included:

  • Ben promotes his live FCPX Multi-cam workflow at the BOSCPUG on August 22nd. RSVP here
  • Philip Hodgetts joins us for a brief chat about his new program Lumberjack
  • Ben promotes next weeks big episode with Michael Slovis, DP of Breaking Bad

Weekly Update

The Song of the Week

Spotlight: Matthew Guminski, Lighting Director for Maroon 5

  • How to break into the lighting field
  • The difference between designing and directing lighting
  • Matt’s experience designing and directing for Neon Trees and Maroon 5
  • The right lights for the right emotions
  • Austin City Limits
  • The science of color
  • Collaboration with the video and animation teams for live shows
  • Theater Vs. live concerts
  • And much more.



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