Orlando, FL, November 3, 2001, Lighting Dimensions International 2001 . . . A panel of industry experts has selected the winners of the annual LDI Awards, for excellence in the field of entertainment design and technology. Winners are selected from among LDI exhibiting companies and individual designers worldwide. The 2001 LDI Awards are the entertainment design industry's highest accolade. The following products, companies, and designers were honored as the best in their industry:

  • Wally Russell Award: Jim Bornhorst
  • Lighting Designer of the Year, Architecture: Domingo Gonzalez, Domingo Gonzalez and Associates
  • Lighting Designer of the Year, Themed Project: Michael Valentino, Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Lighting Designer of the Year, Entertainment: Ken Billington, KB Associates
  • Sound Designer of the Year: Joe Knapp, Walt Disney
  • Product of the Year Lighting/Entertainment: High End Systems’ Catalyst moving image system
  • Product of the Year Lighting/Entertainment, Honorable Mention: Electronic Theatre Controls’ Emphasis lighting control system
  • Product of the Year Lighting/Entertainment, Honorable Mention: Vari-Lite’s VL-1000 automated ellipsoidal reflector spotlight
  • Product of the Year Lighting/Entertainment, Most Promising Prototype: Martin’s TracMAC mini, combined spotlight and tracking system
  • Product of the Year, Lighting/Architecture: Lighting & Electronics’ Orlando Metal Halide wall wash fixture
  • Product of the Year, Lighting/Architecture, Honorable Mention: High End Systems' C-16 color-changing luminaire
  • Product of the Year, Lighting Accessory: Wybron’s Eclipse II DMX iris douser
  • Product of the Year, Lighting Accessory, Honorable Mention: Tempest Lighting's Storm enclosure for conventional fixtures
  • Product of the Year, Scenic Effects: Rosco’s ImagePro gobo slide projector
  • Widget of the Year: Lee Filters’ Quick Rolls color filter system
  • Widget of the Year: Rosco’s Wall Hugger, a 90º Edison to Stagepin adapter
  • Widget of the Year: Lex Products' 19-Pin Splitter, a multicable two-fer
  • Product of the Year, Rigging and Hardware: Total Structures’ Omni Connector
  • Product of the Year, Rigging and Hardware, Honorable Mention: Prolyte Product Group’s Triangular Box Corner
  • Product of the Year, Sound: Midas’ Legend console
  • Product of the Year, Software and Lighting Tools: Protech's SmartMotion Rigging Control System
  • Product of the Year, Sound, Most Promising Prototype: Mach's Viro Station
  • Creative Use of Light: Electronic Theatre Controls
  • Creative Use of Light, Honorable Mention: Elation
  • Best Laser Display: LaserMedia
  • Best Large Booth Design: Space Cannon Illumination
  • Best Large Booth Design, Honorable Mention: Apollo Design Technology
  • Best Small Booth Design: Le Maitre Special Effects
  • Best Small Booth Design, Honorable Mention: Doug Fleenor Designs

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