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: ProPresenter

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ProPresenter Tips and Tricks! Hello everyone! Chance here with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” This past week I’ve finally gotten an opportunity to put myself in front of ProPresenter and build an entire show. For those who are unsure, ProPresenter is a PC or Mac based playback software that works quite well with BMD’s content. Putting an entire show together has…

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Behind the Lens: Mitti

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Introducing a new video playback option!  Hello everyone! Chance here with another super special edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Summertime is usually the opportunity for me and the other techs in the office to explore and expand our understanding of the various softwares and hardwares on the market that are conducive to BMD’s content. This past month I found a special little…

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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: BMD Content and Aspect Ratios

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Hello everyone, Chance here with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Back in February, I wrote a blog detailing what an Aspect Ratio is, and how to figure out which one you have. If you don’t remember, you can brush up on it here: http://broadwaymediadistribution.com/index.php/2017/02/03/behind-the-lens-resolution-and-aspect-ratio/ Ultimately there are 3 different aspect ratios you will probably deal with when working with projectors: 4:3,…

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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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