Multimedia

Projection Design by 59 Productions (London)

The team talk about their work on a wide range of projects.

Katie Mitchell on directing multimedia productions

The Builders Association – SuperVision trailer

Random Glossary Entry

NICAM
TO BE DEFINED.

Video

Books

2007
2007
2007
2005

External Links

Access Equipment

Genie Lifts and Access Equipment [Worldwide]
Slingsby Access ladders [UK]
Zarges Access ladders & towers [Germany & UK]

Control Systems

Folsom Products Video Switching
Kramer Electronics Video Switching [Israel]
Vortex Communications Video Switching [London, UK]
Wahlberg DMX DVD controller
Wahlberg DMX Shutter

Dance Technology

Chunky Move [Australia]
Group Motion
Jasmin Vardimon [UK]

Designers

59 Productions / Leo Warner [London, UK]
Jon Driscoll Cinematographer, Lighting and Projection Designer [UK]
Mic Pool Sound and Video Design for Theatre

Notable Installations

Projections in How to Train Your Dragon Live

Practitioners

Davy & Kristin McGuire - Silent Movie [UK]
Forkbeard Fantasy
Forkbeard Fantasy - Drama Resource
Formalny Theatre (Russia)
Josef Svoboda
Katie Mitchell
Laterna Magika [Prague, Czech Republic]
Laurie Anderson
Pervasive Media Studio [Bristol, UK]
Robert Lepage
Robert Wilson
Synaesthetic Theatre
The Builders Association
The Gray Circle Lightscapes, Projection Design
The Wooster Group

Projection

DLP Technology
EMF Technology Projection, video mapping, waterscreens [UK]
Fogscreen
Inition
Knifedge Projection, video mapping, waterscreens [London, UK]
Musion 3D 'holographic' projection (as used by the band Gorillaz)
Pani [Large format projection]
What Lumen rating projector should I use?
XL Video [London, UK]

Resources

Modern Theatre relies too much on technology (The Guardian, 2008)
Multimedia in theatre: sound and fury, signifying something (The Guardian, 2008)
Multimedia Theatre: A new art form? (Blog, 2006)
Simulcast Technology at Seattle Opera
TED talk - Natasha Tsakos
Waves Sets a High Water Mark for Multimedia Theatre (The Guardian, 2006)

Software

Drafty App for lighting, sound & video designers [USA]
Isadora Multimedia toolkit for performance
KM Player Audio & Video media player for Windows
PlaybackPro Plus Video Presentation Software (Mac)
Qlab Cue-based multimedia for performance. Qlab is available for Mac OS, and is tremendously powerful and adaptable for playing back video and sound cues and using live cameras.
Screenmonkey
Showmagic
TimeLord - Media Timecode Player Optimised for use with grandMA2
Touch Designer - Live Design article, Feb 2013
 Effects >> Resolume VJ Software for Live Events
 Projection Mapping >> Dataton Watchout Blending multiple projectors together for massive scale projection
 Projection Mapping >> Tools
 Video Editing >> Adobe Premiere
 Video Editing >> Final Cut Pro [Mac]
 Video Editing >> Hitfilm Express and Hitfilm Ultimate Editing and Visual Effects for Windows [UK]
 Video Editing >> Pinnacle
 Video Editing >> Vegas Video
 Effects >> Adobe After Effects
 Effects >> Apple Motion
 Effects >> Autodesk Maya
 Show Control >> Qlab Event-driven media playback for Mac

Stock Footage / Photography

Boxcat Design Video Loops for VJs [UK]
British Library Vintage Images Over 1 million images free to download [UK]
Can Stock Photo
Foto Search [USA / UK]
MotionLoops Video loops and motion graphics [Texas, USA]
Movietools Video Loops and motion graphics [Germany]
Rocketstock After Effects templates and elements [USA]
Showfootage Video loops and clips [Germany]

Suppliers

AV Lamps [UK]
Cable Universe [UK]
Full Compass Supplier [UK ]
Gear Source Europe Secondhand / Used Equipment [Kent, UK]
Stage Electrics Lighting & Sound Equipment Sales [UK]
Warwick Corporate Events [Devon, UK]

Video Resources

Apple Firewire

Video Mapping

The Macula
The Macula: Prague Astronomical Clock 600th Anniversary