Chapter 2Integrating Digital Media Design into the Theatrical Team

Being the “new kid on the block” isn’t always easy for the digital media designer. Since the industry is still figuring out best practices and standardizations, there may be difficulties when working with new collaborators to find a common language and working method. Keep in mind that all members of the creative team are affected in one way or another by the inclusion of projections, video, and digital media.

Some of the issues the profession is still wrestling with include:

  • Scheduling: How long is needed for
    • Content creation
    • Rehearsal
    • System installation and tests
    • Show control programming
    • Dark time for mapping and cueing
    • Cueing with actors and other design departments
  • What is the ...

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