Archive | Projections

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What We’re Working On Right Now

Hi I’m Mitch, Founder and Projection Designer here at Theatre Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. Here are a few things we’ve got cooking in the studio this summer 2017: • We’re working on a Wizard of Oz custom design project for StageWorks Theatre in Houston, Texas. • We are developing still and animated projection collections great for […]

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Making Digital Theatre Projections [video]

A little peek behind the scenes at Theatre Avenue, where we design and animate projections for theatre and ballet shows. This video will give you a taste of what it’s like here: warm, fun, and down to earth. But we also a team committed to doing incredible work for incredible makers of theatre—drama teachers, community […]

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Projection Pro Tip #4: Best Projector Manufacturers?

This is part 4 of an interview with professional technical director Paul Ackerman. This interview will provide a series of tips for using theatrical projections—in a simple question and answer, ‘how do you go about it?’ type format. Mitch: When it comes to projection gear, are there any manufacturers who seem to consistently be the best […]

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Projection Pro Tip #3: What Tech to Buy First When You Start?

This is part 3 of an interview with professional technical director Paul Ackerman. This interview will provide a series of tips for using theatrical projections—in a simple question and answer, ‘how do you go about it?’ type format. Mitch: If you’re a high school director, for example, wanting to start using projections in your shows, where […]

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What Excites You About Animated Projections? [video]

This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to theatre director and teacher Robert Botello about animated projections and what excites him about the spectacle and possibilities of digital environments in shows. Video Length: 1:41 (1 minute, 41 seconds) QUESTION: “What Excites You About Animated Projections?” ROBERT: “When Lion King first came out and they were using puppets and […]

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What Do Digital Theatre Projections Bring to a Show? [video]

This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to experienced technical director Josh Hornung about using projections in theatrical shows. He speaks to the impact they can have on a production and how it bleeds over into the area of tech, where it’s refreshing to participate in a part that’s inspiring and has a direct impact on the […]

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