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Lighting & Effects Essentials for Professional Event Designers

Event Lighting is the perfect course to take your events to the next level. Make sure your events aren't just decorated to the nines; make sure they're bright, brilliant, shiny, fabulous, and fun to boot! Lighting can make all the difference! There's never been a better time to illuminate your business by offering this in-demand and profitable service to your clients.

IWED's Professional Event Lighting & Effects Course will give you the fundamental tools and confidence to implement effective, tasteful, and beautiful lighting installations at your events. We will teach you how to confidently work with the equipment; get you familiar with quality brands, automations and color settings; show you how to convey different moods; educate you about proper use, maintenance, storage, & transportation; & inform you on how to make lighting and light shows at your events highly profitable.

If you're ready to add lighting services to your business and enjoy the success that comes with it, then this is the course you've been looking for.
  • 60+ Videos 

    Hours of Theory & Demonstrative, 
    Instructional Videos.
  • 85 Slides

    Complete Presentation with Diagrams,
    Info Graphics, &  Manual Guides.
  • Solo Study

    No Instructor Required! An entirely self-led
    study format so you can go at your own pace.
  • Certification

    Certificate of Completion at the end of the module.

You'll study...

  • Fundamentals
  • Features & Functions
  • RGBAW Color Selection
  • Pinspots
  • Gobo Projectors
  • Daisy Chaining
  • Beams & Washes
  • Digital Multiplex Functionality
  • Controllers
  • Proper Handling: Storage & Transport
  • Trusses
  • Perimeter Lighting
  • Cold Sparks & Special FX
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IWED DIrector of education

Lucy Molina

Lucy Molina started working in the event industry at a young age, through various opportunities and by working alongside elite designers.

She has over 10 years experience designing and planning various types of events, including: corporate and social events, weddings, fashion shows, galas, and award shows of various magnitudes.

As the Director of Education at the Institute of Wedding & Event Design, Lucy has dedicated her expertise and time to educating, coaching, and guiding the next generations of designers to find success in this multi-billion dollar industry!

Patrick Jones - Course author
Patrick Jones - Course author

#1 Event Design School

The Institute of Wedding & Event Design is the top event design school across the nation.

With a track record of thousands of successful graduates living their dreams and a roster of exceptionally experienced and talented instructors, this is your online learning destination for breaking into the wedding & event design industry.