David Johnson, editorial director/associate publisher of Entertainment Design and Lighting Dimensions, has announced the formation of a new editorial advisory board for the new Live Design magazine, effective immediately. The board, which consists of designers, technicians, dealers, and manufacturers in the fields of lighting, staging, and projection, will serve as a sounding board to the edit staff of the magazines for trends, story ideas, and other key information related to entertainment technology industry.

The board members are, in alphabetical order:
Josh Alemany (Rosco)
Benton C. Bainbridge (Video Artist)
Bob Bonniol (Mode Studios)
Colleen Bonniol (Mode Studios)
Dana Corey (Barco)
Gil Densham (Cast Group, Inc.)
Patrick Dierson (DiersonDesign/Idyll Hands Imagery)
Gary Fails (City Theatrical)
Jeanette Farmer (Cirque du Soleil)
Bill Gallinghouse (ETC)
David Gallo (Studio 360)
Christina Gianelli (Lighting Designer)
Rick Gray (Wynn Development)
Anne Johnston (PRG)
Cindy Limauro (Carnegie Mellon School of Drama)
Graham Likeness (Pathway Connectivity)
Eric Loader (Martin)
George Masek (Vari-Lite)
Gary Mass (Coemar)
Elaine McCarthy (Projection Designer)
Peter Monahan (Rose Brand)
Nic Phillips (Nic Phillips Lighting Design)
David Rockwell (The Rockwell Group)
Susanne Sasic (Lighting Designer)
Peter B. Scharff (Scharff Weisberg)
Tom Stimson (Alford Media Services)
Harry von den Stemmen (Robe)
Adam Weurtz (The N9NE Group)
Willie Williams (Lighting Designer)
John Wiseman (XL Video)

“I'm honored that we were able to bring together so many of the best minds in lighting, staging, and projection into this informal group,” says Johnson. “Their input confirmed our belief that the time was right for a new magazine focusing on the convergent worlds of lighting, staging, and projection, and we look forward to having this talented group provide us with direction and guidance for this ever-changing industry in the months and years to come.”