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Articles about Directing IMAG

The rules of Directing Music for IMAG

Trying to teach people how to direct over a blog is very difficult. I would love to show you clips in order to give a more visual demonstration, but with Copy right issues I’m a ways out on getting something … Continue reading

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The Role of IMAG

Last night I went to a concert and they had live IMAG.  Now overall this company did a great job with video.  There were some personal preference differences but it looked good.  One of the things that drove me nuts … Continue reading

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Creating a “Com Culture”

When you are directing you are essentially leading everyone on a journey.  If you have read any of my previous posts you know that I believe the production starts and stops with the director.  We don’t get to blame bad … Continue reading

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Sitting in the Director’s Seat

Now I’m in no way an expert at directing or have a fool proof formula for working with Volunteers but I have done ok in my time as a director.  I have discovered a few things that have helped me … Continue reading

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Using your Tools

We are techies, by that I mean we like things with buttons, knobs, faders, and of course blinky lights.  I must say my favorite part of my job as a TD (Video director) is pushing the buttons on the switcher … Continue reading

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“Ready…Take!” What is commonly overlooked with IMAG

There are many things that people overlook when they decide to do IMAG.  They start off by setuping up a camera and pointing it towards the stage.  Eventually it ends up on the screens, thus starting IMAG in the service.  … Continue reading

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“Ready….Take” Going in with a plan

I truly believe that a production can only be as good as the plan going into it.  Someone once told me that this entire industry has changed in the last 10 years from 10% pre-production and 90% production to 90% … Continue reading

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