Join Bob and a roster of top projection pros—including hot visual designer Vello Virkhaus of V Squared Labs—on October 26 and 27 for two days of piping hot technology and some of the world’s sexiest applications of innovative imagery. From projectors and projection mapping to case studies of the coolest projects ever, the PMC@LDI is intermediate to advanced training for those working in lighting and projection design. (Newbies should take LDI’s Projection 101 on Tuesday, October 25 as an intro to these classes). PMC@LDI2011 will be held at Full Sail, transportation provided.
Wednesday, October 26
7:30am: LDI Registration Open for badge pick-up
8:00am Sharp: Bus leaves for Full Sail
8:30am-9:00am: Coffee and bagels
Meet Bob Bonniol
From the TED conference to Avril Levigne to Activision at E3 and Blue Man Group, Bob Bonniol discusses his recent projects and looks at the current state of media design. Methods and technology of this new design discipline that crosses the boundaries of cinema, theatre, and visual design storytelling.
Projectors and Surfaces
Picking your projectors and what you are going to point them at. Traditional and non-traditional materials to enhance your projection design including live demonstrations of various surfaces.
Moderator: Bob Bonniol, Mode Studios
Panelists include: Nick Pagliante, Gerriets International
Lunch and Technology Presentations: 12:15pm-2:45pm Grab your lunch, listen to presentations about today’s hot projection technology then meet the manufacturers and check out the gear!
Projection Case Study I: Amon Tobin Project
Vello Virkhaus of the renowned visual arts company, V Squared Labs, will discuss his collaboration with digital music artist, Amon Tobin, on a highly ambitious, large-scale, next-level HD experience to promote his recent release ISAM. Projection mapping, and generative/audio reactive real time and pre-rendered elements combined with custom software to control the visuals, make the ISAM show creatively intricate and technologically advanced.
Projection Mapping: Method and Techniques
Okay you’ve just heard about Vello Virkaus and his fabulous project with Amon Tobin. Now you can hear how to do successful projection mapping for your own projects, and learn to wrap images onto unusual objects, buildings, and moving targets. Plus a preview of The Magic, The Memories, And You with projections that transform Cinderella’s Castle.
6:00pm-9:00pm A Light Supper and A Trip To The Magic Kingdom To See The Magic, The Memories,
And You, at Cinderella’s Castle
Thursday, October 27
8:00am sharp Bus leaves Convention Center for Full Sail
8:30am-9:00am Coffee and bagels
Engineering a Video System
Get to the heart of a video system and learn to connect the dots between various devices in what comes between
the projector and playback: An in-depth technical discussion whose topics include matrixing, live inputs, output management, and systems design and installation.
Moderator: Arianna Knapp, producer, SenovvA (www.senovva.com)
Panelists: Dave Taylor, SenovvA; and Bob Bonniol.
Projection Case Study II: The 2011 Oscars
The 2011 Academy Awards, or Oscars, were broadcast live from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre on a set designed
with multiple layers of visual imagery and traveling screens. Join Dave Taylor of SenovvA, who designed the
large projection rig, using Green Hippo Hippotizers, Barco projectors, and a PRG automated winch system, and
programmer Jason Rudolph for an in-depth case study of this benchmark production.
Lunch and Technology Presentations
Grab your lunch, listen to presentations about today’s hot projection technology then play in the sandbox for a few
hours and get your hands on the gear!
Creating Content on a Budget
Low-cost or no-cost resources can help imaginative content. A thorough discussion of the legal use of content and choices for all designers to find licensable content to use in shows anytime anywhere.
Moderator: Bob Bonniol
Panelists include: Jake Pinholster, director, Herberger Institute of Theater & Film, ASU
Envision the Future
Bob Bonniol and friends examine methods for content control and cueing magic in a discussion on controlling video devices efficiently with DMX, as well as new playback systems that offer power and flexibility in content playback and composition.
Register before September 23 and save on the PMC@LDI.