In August 2020, Sam Jimenez (production/lighting designer) reached out on behalf of the Grammy nominated band Code Orange. They were planning a show unlike any other before. A new adventure, but where to start? They wanted something immersive — larger than life. https://youtu.be/rDhdQMLR-ng We needed a space. The ideas were already flowing, but much of … Continue reading Code Orange Back Inside The Glass projection mapping.
for shadowing by slowdanger for the Kennedy Center in D.C. (@kennedycenter) in their Arts Across America series sponsored by Facebook with support from the Kelly-Strayhorn theater in Pittsburgh, PA (@kstheater). https://youtu.be/vaU-xltjUAU It was a tight turn around time for me with four shows in the same week. (BentTV DC, MachineGirl, Code Orange, and slowdanger). We installed the … Continue reading for shadowing – slowdanger
COVID stopped the show, And started it up again in a whole new way! At the end of 2019, I set out to build a wireless camera mixing box for Machine Girl whom I was first introduced to in 2018 by the multi-talented Meg Fair. With their voyeuristic, bold, and in your face style, I … Continue reading Machine Girl video switcher and microphone camera.
Projection mapping mask evolution for music video and live performance
It's been some time since I've posted to this blog. (<- I feel like I say that every time). Plenty of things going on, but I'll have to wait for their debut before I can post about them. Recently, I took a little detour into converting GLSL shaders from Shadertoy into ISF shaders and materials … Continue reading ISF Shaders and Madmapper Materials
I wrote this article at the end of February 2020, set for release in early March, but Covid-19 shut everything down. I was hoping to release this with more photos and videos “in use,” but for now, you’ll just have to take my word for it that these projectors work well. I will post more … Continue reading Gobo Projector for Light Activism, Projections, Light Bombing
I've had this on my to do list for a few months now. This is in response to the massive LED cloud that was build for path.OS immersive in November 2019 ( video here ). The process is simple... Use a hot glue gun to attach polyfil or some kind of "cloud-like" stuffing around a … Continue reading DIY LED Clouds
Looking back on my blog, I realized it is lacking in tutorials. One I’ve wanted to share for some time is about LED pixel mapping. It’s less expensive than you may think, and easy (mostly). Over the years, prices have dropped, more information has become available, and the software has gotten so good, that there’s … Continue reading LED Pixel Mapping with MadMapper, VDMX, and Resolume
It’s been a while since I’ve had time to post. For a moment I was optimistic about a “2019 year in review”, but that fell off by a few weeks of incoming projects. To keep things short, I’ll just post photos and videos with a few comments. Maybe one day I’ll be able to go … Continue reading 2019-ish year end review?
I wrote an article and put it on Medium to see if it could reach a broader audience. If you're looking for some good ways to manage lots of media, videos, hard drives, etc. check out this write-up with links. Data management for Video editors and digital professionals. Catalog/Archive/Clone
I put two quick tutorials together for anyone interested. I'll add more to this page if I make them. (Project brief below): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znPNzxPQCks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWYzaX1F3ak Brief: I was building out slowdanger's - empathy Machine show and needed a way to automate various visual changes over the 1hr+ performance. The beginning would trigger a preshow look … Continue reading Madmapper Qlab OSC tutorials.
Thanks to @VIDVOX & David Lublin for the opportunity to be featured on VDMX's blog. Check it out here: Projected fun from Projectile Objects
https://youtu.be/iIF3y26xDzc A project popped up with my friend Pandemic Pete. Los Mirlos ( "Blackbirds") is a Peruvian cumbia band on their first USA tour. Pete wanted to give them something special -- and 3D. This seemed like another perfect project to collaborate with Char Stiles on. Pete wanted palm trees, blackbirds, and fireworks. And instead … Continue reading Making Anaglyphic VJ content w/ Unity and Char Stiles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWykqNJI1yU This might be the fastest tutorial I could create. Notes: A friend had a Question and I thought it was easiest to answer with a video. How to get NDI in and out of Madmapper. Troubleshooting before you begin: 1. Turn off your wifi (wifi might work, but it won't look pretty). 2. Use … Continue reading Quick Madmapper NDI tutorial live video over ethernet Mac to PC to Mac
Link for anyone who needs them. There are two Instagram presets. Wide with 16:9 Aspect ratio and the other is Square aspect ratio with HD resolution of 1080x1080 or 1:1 for IG If they helped you say thanks @ProjectileObjects on IG Adobe_Media_Encoder_Instagram_Presets Download and extract the zip file. Info to install here: https://helpx.adobe.com/media-encoder/using/custom-encoding-presets.html Works for … Continue reading Adobe Media Encoder Instagram Presets Free Download