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City Theatrical Announces Moving Light Assistant Software Now Available at a Reduced Student Rate

by PLSN Staff • in News • Created: January 12, 2018

NYC – Moving Light AssistantTM is an application designed to document both the physical setup and programming information for moving light rigs commonly used in the entertainment industry. It is used by lighting designers, associates, assistants, programmers and production electricians as well as students. The Student License price was recently reduced to make this industry- leading software available to more upcoming lighting professionals.

More details from City Theatrical (www.citytheatrical.com):

“Moving Light Assistant is being used for many large scale repertory theatres for managing the moving light focuses of their productions,” said Andrew Voller, creator and developer of Moving Light Assistant and freelance lighting designer. “Lowering the Student License pricing is aimed at allowing students easy access to learn and use this software as its use becomes more prevalent on productions around the world.”

Moving Light Assistant can be used from the pre-production phase for planning and designing the moving light rig to producing the final documentation of the programming. Moving Light Assistant V1.3 is the latest version of the application, with key features that include:

  • Spreadsheet view shows configuration (lenses, lamps, menu options etc.) of moving light fixtures in the rig
  • Design and Edit moving light gobo, color, and effect wheel loads
  • Integrated Gobo and Fixture library that’s easily customized and updated
  • Import console reports from leading lighting consoles
  • View cue list, cue data, and channel data. Examine channel usage including maximum

intensity, preset use, redundant moves, and more

  • Track current cue and photographs in the cue list with the lighting console in real time

using Midi Show Control or Open Sound Control (OSC)

  • Design, print, or generate PDF paperwork reports
  • Import and Export rig data with Lightwright® 6 Software
  • Take photographs directly into application with compatible DSLR camera connected via


The Student License enables all features of the application for a period of three years from purchase. The application is now available in Europe for £20 or in the Americas, Asia and the Middle East for $25. It runs on both Apple Mac OSX (Intel only) and Microsoft Windows operating systems and each Student License can be installed and activated on up to two computers.

Moving Light Assistant is available exclusively through City Theatrical dealers worldwide. Visit City Theatrical’s Dealer Locator to purchase a Personal, Institutional or Student License: http://www.citytheatrical.com/dealer-rental-locator

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