Chapter 2

Paperwork Overview

The first edition of this book focused on the paperwork and the process involved with installing and realizing a lighting design. This edition broadens that scope to examine the paperwork and process involved in the initial creation of a lighting design. This additional time period has resulted in expanding and re-compartmentalizing a spreadsheet called the document distribution chart into different stages, detailing when documents are gathered, created, and distributed.

This chapter is an overview of that amended spreadsheet; examining the documents that will be discussed during the rest of this text. As a single collection, these documents can be viewed as a complete lighting paperwork package for a production. ...

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