Beyond the Limelight

Beyond the Limelight with Sooner Routhier

November 9th, 2021 Beyond the Limelight Comments

We had the opportunity to chat with world-renowned lighting designer, Sooner Routhier, about life, career, and a little formula 1 racing. In this episode, we discover how it all started, Sooner’s keys to continued success, and get a glimpse into the process that led to the award-winning Muse “Simulation Theory” tour.




Beyond the Limelight with Chris Lisle

October 19th, 2021 Beyond the Limelight Comments

We had the honor of chatting with a true industry legend, the owner and production designer of CLLD, the prolific Chris Lisle. Throughout his career, Chris has taken on the roles of production designer, lighting designer, production manager, show producer, and co-founded the “Touring Career Workshop”. We learn where Chris first started, how he has grown into the well-respected industry leader he is today, and leave with some great advice on how to achieve success.

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Beyond the Limelight with Valentina Vee

September 14th, 2021 Beyond the Limelight Comments

We had an amazing chat with the incredibly talented, Valentina Vee. There is no doubt you’ve seen some of her work. Valentina is a professional videographer, filmmaker, content director for brands like Nike, National Geographic, MTV, and Chevy. She is also Aputure’s resident pro. In this episode, we learn about what inspires Valentina, how her purpose-driven work has sparked change, and how brands can make a genuine difference.

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Beyond the Limelight with Tom Sutherland

August 26th, 2021 Beyond the Limelight Comments


We had a great time chatting with the CEO and head of creative of DX7 Design, the legendary, Tom Sutherland. In this episode, we discover the importance of writing letters, how he has developed his creative processes, and what it means to dream respectfully. Learn more about Tom Sutherland and DX7 Design:



Master FX Launches New Podcast

October 9th, 2020 Beyond the Limelight Comments

Master FX has just launched the Beyond the Limelight, an interview-based podcast presented by Master FX that focuses on all branches of the entertainment industry. Whether it be the owner of a production company, a freelance road warrior, light designer, or director of entertainment – we find out where it all started, take a closer glimpse at a day in the life, and reveal insight on the future of the industry. Our mission is to learn what motivates our colleagues, share expertise, and inspire the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs alike.

Featured in Episode 1 is the very first Master FX customer, Steve Kristof, owner of Realm of Terror Haunted House and 60 to Escape. Vince Camerano, Owner of Master FX and host of Beyond the Limelight, and Steve recall the first sale dating back 10 years ago, and how that brought us to where we are today.

Beyond the Limelight is now streaming on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube.