Because the angles of the projectors were so extreme, each frame of each video had to be distorted trapezoidally by varying amounts to make it project as a square image. This required a considerable amount of calculation and batch processing using Photoshop, Director and Final Cut Pro. 30 seconds footage at 30 frames per second = 900 frames per clip, times for clips = 3600 individual pictures that had to be manipulated, recompiled and recompressed as MPEG. This scene shows the four individual distorted clips running in sync.

Because the angles of the projectors were so extreme, each frame of each video had to be distorted trapezoidally by varying amounts to make it project as a square image. This required a considerable amount of calculation and batch processing using Photoshop, Director and Final Cut Pro. 30 seconds footage at 30 frames per second = 900 frames per clip, times for clips = 3600 individual pictures that had to be manipulated, recompiled and recompressed as MPEG. This scene shows the four individual distorted clips running in sync.

Because the angles of the projectors were so extreme, each frame of each video had to be distorted trapezoidally by varying amounts to make it project as a square image. This required a considerable amount of calculation and batch processing using Photoshop, Director and Final Cut Pro. 30 seconds footage at 30 frames per second = 900 frames per clip, times for clips = 3600 individual pictures that had to be manipulated, recompiled and recompressed as MPEG. This scene shows the four individual distorted clips running in sync.

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Frank Coleman: Drummer/Arranger/Producer. Actor/Writer. Video/VR Artist. Multimedia OG/SME. ASCAP/AEA. Part-Time Amateur Neurosurgeon.

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