What is a Gobo? “Goes Before Optics”

A plate that has been cut in such a way that when it is attached to a lighting set up will project a pattern or image onto a surface. Gobo “Goes Before Optics”.

Additional Information: Gobo is usually designed to display a message or logo of a company onto a flat surface such as the ground, wall or ceiling at an event.

Shoflo’s Definition: This is a cutout that is put inside of a light that projects the cutout onto a screen or surface. Gobos are often used to project logos

Pronunciation [Go – Bo]

a metal plate is used to selectively show lights to project a logo or design onto flat surfaces

Shoflo Explained

Production Cue Sheet/Rundown Software

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An assistant to the producer who supports many different tasks at an event as needed.

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Green Room

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About Shoflo

Shoflo is an Orlando based company focused on software solutions for the broadcast and live event production industry.