Converging projectors in the theater with Karl Toppins on stage.
Summary of Qualifications:
Audio visual engineer with over 30 years experience specializing in live events.
Projectors: Barco, Eiki, Christie, Panasonic, NEC, Sharp, converging, blends and mapping
Video Switchers: Folsom/Barco, Analog Way Di-VentiX II & Accender, Extron and various scalers
Cameras: Analog & digital studio, various HD including robotic, CCU’s and RCP’s
Software: PowerPoint, Keynote, conversion software, Playback Pro, Switcher control, Avenue & Mappio
Signal Flow: Complex configurations utilizing fiber, 5 wire, SDI, HDMI, VGA & DVI over CAT-6
Swank Audio Visuals LLC/PSAV St. Louis, Missouri
Video Specialist / December 1993 to present
Set up, operate and maintain the latest video equipment in St. Louis and on the road.
Switching video, camera operation, video playback and record operation, graphics operation/editing/design, video walls and complex projection including converging, blends and mapping
Running general sessions, breakouts and speaker ready rooms
Directing video crews for large and small events
Video conferencing and streaming
Consulting and site visits
IATSE Local 143 St. Louis, Missouri
Video Specialist / May 1988 to present
Working for dozens of Audio Visual Companies doing live events in St. Louis and on the road.
The University of Missouri at St. Louis
B.A. degree in Communications September 1988
Monsanto at the Chase Park Plaza St. Louis, Missouri
Constructed the largest Video wall PSAV has built locally. I was the video lead on this show operating 2 linked Ascenders making our first 4K show possible.
Video Lead for software company switching multiple outputs on 5 or more screens
Cardinals Winter Warm-Up
Blending, switching, calling camera, recording, graphics and playback
Mathews Dickey Fasion Show 7 years
Lead video for this charity fasion show including a blend and mapping