What Is It: The Projection Master Classes at LDI (PMC@LDI) is an immersive two-day event bringing together top visual designers and leading projection professionals to discuss the creative, technical, and practical challenges involved in creating, programming, and mapping cutting-edge images, as well as the technical side from playback software and surfaces to projectors and networking. The event includes approximately 8 sessions, continental breakfasts, and lunches, plus a networking reception.
Where Is It: The Las Vegas Convention Center, November 20-21, 2013, as part of LDI, North America’s largest trade show and conference for the entertainment design & technology industry.
Who Is On The Faculty: Abigail Rosen Holmes serves as the creative consultant. Speakers have included Bob Bonniol, Drew Findley, Laura Frank, Jon Goldstein, Frederic Opsomer, Bruce Rodgers, Vello Virkhaus, and more.
Who Should Attend: Undergrad, grad, and post-grad students looking for additional training; working professionals looking to gain insight into the cutting-edge field of projection design and technology; anyone looking for networking opportunities with both established and rising projection professionals from around the world.
What You’ll Learn: Sessions have included: Systems Design and Integration; Content Creation; Media Servers; Screen Design for Multiple Performance Live TV Shows; and case studies on everything from the Super Bowl Halftime Show to the Grammy Awards to Cirque du Soleil to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies.
What Does It Cost: 2013 prices will be announced in the spring.
How Can I Participate As A Sponsor: Manufacturers and dealers of projection gear, content creation companies, and anyone interested in reaching projection professionals can sponsor the PMC@LDI at a variety of levels, from something as simple as mentoring a deserving student to a corporate sponsorship that enables you to show off your wares to both attendees and speakers. LDI exhibitors can participate at a deep discount. Sponsorship forms will become available in the spring.
When Can I Register: Registration for LDI and for the PMC will open in the spring.