January 9-12, 2014,
ASU Campus, Tempe, Arizona
Three days of training (Lunch included): $695 (Sunday roundtables included)
Any one single day (Lunch included): $295
Sunday Roundtables and Breakfast $95
LDInstitute@ASU is a unique opportunity to spend four days on the Arizona State University campus (when classes are not in session) and take advantage of the classrooms, computer labs, software, and hardware needed to sharpen your focus on projection techniques and content creation. Instructors include Jake Pinholster, director, School of Film, Dance and Theatre, Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts at ASU, Broadway projection designer Daniel Brodie, ASU faculty, and representatives of the various software programs. The best in professional training for projection pros at all levels in their careers. Choose the courses that best suit your needs for one to three days of intensive training at ASU.
Plus two Sunday morning roundtables open to all attendees:
• Intersections in the Digital Media Arts and the Entertainment Industry
• Research and Development Partnerships between Universities and the Industry
Thursday, January 9, 2014
QLab3 by Figure53
Qlab by Figure53 has emerged as one of the most accessible and affordable playback systems for sound and video on the market today. The recent third version includes a number of brand new, very robust features for multiple screen blending, animation and advanced control. Jeromy Hopgood, author of Qlab 3 Show Control, will introduce students to the full range of Qlab's abilities, from basic playback to system integration.
Taught by Jeromy Hopgood
Isadora by TroikaTronix
Isadora by TroikaTronix is one of the most powerful, approachable and popular software platforms on the market today for media in performance. Alex Oliszewski, professor of interactive technology at the Ohio State University and one of the leading Isadora programmers in the country, will guide students through Isadora's basic user interface, introduce methods of playback and control and explore concepts and possibilities for interactivity
Taught by Alex Oliszewski
Dataton Watchout Programming
Dataton's Watchout has been the industry standard for more than ten years in robust, simple to integrate multiple screen video playback. Daniel Brodie, Broadway projection designer and one of the top Watchout programmers in the country, will guide students through the basic operation of the Watchout interface and explore advanced concepts for Watchout integration with other production elements and systems.
Taught by Daniel Brodie
Basic Content Creation for Media Designers
This session will walk newcomers to media/projection design through simple tools, processes and best practices for creating content in a variety of formats.
Taught by Jake Pinholster
Basic Video Production Techniques for Media Designers
Much of what ends up onstage first has to end up in a camera. This session will walk novice media/projection designers and content creators through the basics of DSLR camera operation, lighting and audio recording.
Taught by Daniel Fine
Friday, January 10, 2014
Projection Mapping Techniques
This day-long course examines a variety of tools and techniques available to media designers at all levels of expertise for mapping, cropping and warping your content to fit on any sources. Software/techniques used include: Green Hippo courtesy of TMB, MadMapper, Millumin, focus grid techniques and in-playback options.
Taught by Jake Pinholster
TouchDesigner by Derivative - Day 1
TouchDesigner is a visual development platform that equips you with the tools you need to create stunning realtime projects and rich user experiences. Whether you're creating interactive media systems, architectural projections, live music visuals, or simply rapid-prototyping your latest creative impulse, TouchDesigner is the platform that can do it all. The first day of this two day course will focus on the basics of TouchDesigner interface and operations.
Taught by Mary Franck
Intermediate Content Creation
Expanding on Thursday's courses in video production and content creation, this session will expose participants to a range of tools and techniques for creating more refined content for media design, including compositing/green screen techniques, AfterEffects animation, basic 3D modeling/animation tools and more.
Taught by Daniel Brodie and Daniel Fine
Saturday, January 11, 2014
d3 Technologies presents d3
Based around a real-time 3D stage simulator, d3 is the single solution needed to design, present, communicate, sequence and playback your show. It lets you work with props, venues, LED screens, projection, lighting and moving stage elements, while being completely integrated into a single piece of intuitive software that runs on your own laptop or dedicated d3 hardware.
Taught by d3 Technologies
TouchDesigner by Derivative - Day 2
TouchDesigner is a visual development platform that equips you with the tools you need to create stunning realtime projects and rich user experiences. Whether you're creating interactive media systems, architectural projections, live music visuals, or simply rapid-prototyping your latest creative impulse, TouchDesigner is the platform that can do it all. Day 2 will focus on advanced techniques in using TouchDesigner for mapping and interaction.
Taught by Mary Franck
Media Systems Design
Media playback and interactive systems can be constructed from an almost infinite variety of components. This session will introduce attendees to great techniques and best practices for assembling new systems and managing the complexity.
Taught by Daniel Roth, AVConcepts
Choosing and Using the Right Projector or Display
With so many projector and display options out there, how do you choose what is right for your project? This session will explore a vast range of options and provide hands-on demonstrations of a selection of important technologies and features.
Taught by AVConcepts
Showcase and Party: Architectural Projection Mapping
Attendees will have the chance to explore projection mapping techniques live with large scale projections on the outside of a geometrically interesting building using high-powered projectors in a party-type atmosphere. Systems include Green Hippo Hippotizer courtesy of TMB.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Roundtable: Intersections in the Digital Media Arts and the Entertainment Industry
Roundtable: Research and Development Partnerships between Universities and the Industry
Register today and be part of LDInstitute@ASU, an intensive projection and content creation event for the visually inclined!
Current and prospective ASU students should contact Jake Pinholster at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to register.
Housing: Twin Palms is the closest hotel to ASU. Call 800-367-0835, tell them you are attending a conference at the universiry and ask for the ASU rate of $109.