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Scenic Projections. What? Why?

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Hello everyone! It’s your friendly neighborhood account manager Pat coming at you with  another blog for your reading pleasure. Today I wanted to take some time to talk about the product that we create here at BMD and address the questions that everyone I speak to (my Mom) ask about our company: what are scenic projections and why would you need to use them? Good…

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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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Read and Review Those Contracts!

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One of my most important tasks at BMD is to draw up proposals and agreement contracts to be signed and reviewed by clients as they make the decision to rent BMD content and hardware through Adoline AV. I know they might seem daunting at first glance, but our contracts are actually fairly short and simply worded. In fact, a large amount of the proposals are…

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My Experience With Theatre Technology

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         Thinking back to my earliest days of being involved in theater I remember thinking how amazing it was that the kid playing the lead role in my elementary school’s production of Wagon’s Wheels West got to wear a wireless microphone. To me, that was the coolest thing in the world because that was the first time I had seen a wireless…

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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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Bringing Scenic Projection to Small Theatres – Break a Leg, Almont Community Schools!

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Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with a new client about his experience moving forward with projections for the very first time. John Miles is the theatre director at Almont Community Schools, a small school district in southeast Michigan comprised of just 4 schools, educating around 1,500 students in total. The high school, which will be producing Beauty and the Beast this May, has…

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Reducing the Footprint of The Theatre Industry

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Every single day, somewhere in the world, there is a theatre company building a set; combining screws, wood, paint and other miscellaneous materials used. But every run must come to an end, and with the final production, inevitably comes a tear down. All of those materials are dismantled, leaving some pieces and scraps to be reused in future productions, and the rest to be thrown…

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Scenic Projections: The Future of Theatre

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Hello again! As a BMD account manager, I want to take some time and discuss the future of theatre and the role that scenic projections play. I recently spoke with a client who has been the creative director for a theatre company in California for 26 years. As the creative head of his organization, he has been able to direct both his daughter and granddaughter…

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