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Behind the Lens: Customizing Your Show

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Hello everyone, Chance here with another edition of BMD’s blog series “Behind the Lens!” Recently I’ve found myself discussing the specifics of each client’s show with them, and how our content can be best integrated into their vision. It is because of this that I’ve decided to create a few simple rules to follow in order to have a successful production: 1. Give yourself some time…

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Behind the Lens: Media Servers

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Hello everyone! Chance here with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” I’ve had the pleasure of spending the last few week at training for Pandora’s Box, which is a media server used in large scale projection work. Rather than going into the specifics of how that specific server works I’m going to explain what media servers do in general, and how that…

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Behind the Lens: Color Correction with ImageCue

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How to make your surface look as good as it can!   Hello everyone, Chance here with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Today we’re going to talk about how to work the color calibration with your ImageCue to make the projected content work with whatever surface you are using. ImageCue was designed to work with a plethora of projection surfaces! Most…

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Behind the Lens: Incorporating Audio with Projections

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Chance here, with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” This week we’re going to talk about how to incorporate user audio with BMD Scenic Projections. By default our projections do not include audio, but you can absolutely use your own audio to enhance the overall performance! Please note that not all cueing softwares will allow you to do this, so take a…

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Behind the Lens: Editing the Content

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Hello everyone! Chance here with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!”Recently there has been an influx of clients who don’t seem to understand what goes into making changes to the content. While there are some things you can do to make small tweaks here and there, it is ultimately limited by the playback device. First things first: Source changes are NOT…

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Behind The Lens: Understanding BMD’s Cue Sheet

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Chance here, with another long overdue edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Recently I’ve been getting emails from clients asking questions that are either answered on the cue sheet or deliberately have no answer. We’re going to clear that up today as we go over all the different aspects of the cue sheet that is sent with every order so you can…

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Behind The Lens: Introducing Audio for ImageCue

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Chance here with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Today we’re going to talk about a brand new software update to ImageCue that will allow you to cue videos with audio in your projections! BMD doesn’t have audio built into our projections by default, but we are more than happy to assist getting it to work for your production! How does it…

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Behind the Lens: ImageCue Ease of Use

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Chance here, with another extended version of our tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Today we’re going to talk about integrating projections into your production, and why it is so much easier to do so with ImageCue than some of the other options on the market. This will be especially beneficial to lighting designers and stage managers. Integration of Cues- The first thing that is so nice,…

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Behind the Lens: What AV Companies Aren’t Telling You

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Chance here, with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Today, we are going to ruffle some feathers. I get multiple emails every day from clients who have taken our projector specifications to their local AV company, resulting in the AV company calling BMD “crazy” for suggesting our specifications are even a possibility. Many times this happens because the AV company believes that the…

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Utilizing BMD’s Support Team

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Our technical support team at BMD is dedicated to the advancement of theatre and are constantly striving to answer questions and solve issues that arise not only with our clients, but with theatre enthusiast in general. One of the best parts about our tech support service, is that you don’t need to be a BMD customer to get your questions answered- and it’s free! Recently,…

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