Arrival information

Saturday 20 May 2017: Please join us for drinks and registration at the Welcome Reception from 6pm at the Albani Hotel, Via Fiume, 12, 50100 Firenze.

Sunday 21 May – Tuesday 23 May:
Showlight takes place at Palazzo dei Congressi, Piazza Adua, 1 – 50123 Firenze. Doors and exhibition open daily at 08.45 with papers starting at 09.30 prompt.


Sunday 21st May 2017
Declan Randall “A Rose Window By Any Other Name…”
Al Gurdon Grease Live in LA – Combining All The Disciplines
Henk van den Geest Selecting LED for museum lighting
James Simpson New Realities in Visualisation at the Royal Opera House
Amy Mae Smith Sweeney Todd – A Site Specific Experience
Marco Filibek In Another Light – the Language of Light in Opera
Durham Marenghi The Greatest Busk on Earth – Rio Olympics Closing
Andreas Huber Next Generation Entertainment Light Source Technology
Colin Ball Westminster Hall: Can you light history with invisible fittings?
Markus Zeiler ARRI Lighting: The Next Century
Kelli Zezulka The language of Light
Phil Meheux Film Lighting for Night Exteriors
Monday 22nd May 2017
David Duffy Playing with the edge of the light: Bringing puppetry to life at Little Angel Theatre
Rob Halliday Warm Velvety Darkness To Spinning Dichroic Discs: Reflections On Making Tree Of Codes
Aldo Visentin Maestro Bocelli: Different in Light
Frieder Weiss Live Demonstration of an Interactive Video Projection System
Martin Kempton Lighting The Television Situation Comedy
Italian Awards  
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Roger Simonz It’s my light! Yes, but it’s my lens…
Robin Barton That’s Great But Who Will Make It – building an ‘inspired’ idea.
Isabel Nielen Laser explorations, extension of the light designer toolkit?
Paul Russell “How far that little candle throws its beams!”
Mikki Kunttu Swan Lake at the Royal Ballet
Programmers Panel Stuart Porter, Brad Schiller, Ross Williams discuss the Programmer /Lighting Designer Relationship
Luc Peumans The Magic of Mixed Media
Vinicio Cheli (Jacopo) Italian 80s & 90s Lighting
Simon Corder Night Safari in Singapore Revisited
Jeff Ravitz Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band: Concert Tour Or Touring TV Special?
Philp Norfolk Photons And Why We Should Love Them!