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Fog and Frights at Field of Screams, America’s #1 Haunted Attraction

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When brothers Jim and Gene Schopf opened Field of Screams in 1993 at their family farm in Lancaster, PA, Jim was still in college and Gene had just graduated. They figured they could have fun and make some money by operating a haunted hayride and scaring people. During that first season, about 2,000 customers braved the hayride.  In 2019, Field…

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Why Touring Companies Love the Viper Deluxe and Orka Fog Machines

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From stadium concert tours like Queen + Adam Lambert, Post Malone, and Bon Jovi, to major theatre productions like Frozen, Harry Potter, and The Book of Mormon, PRG is an entertainment technology company that’s synonymous with the biggest names in the live entertainment industry.  Similarly, 4Wall Entertainment, a full-service lighting, video, and rigging company, services many of the top touring…

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How Fog Brings the Macabre to Beetlejuice on Broadway

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Iiiiit’s showtime! Beetlejuice on Broadway is the stage adaptation of the iconic 1988 Tim Burton film starring Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis. Beetlejuice – The Musical. The Musical. The Musical.) – directed by Alex Timbers (Moulin Rouge!) with Alex Brightman in the title role, brings musical pageantry to the original story of the haunted house battle between the…

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Look Solutions USA at LDI 2019

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November 22-24th 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center marks 31 years for the LDI Show! The best way to understand and evaluate products is through self discovery. With shows like LDI, Look Solutions counts on attendees to take a hands on approach to learning all they can about Look products. Look Solutions Hunter Totty (Chief of Operations), John Alexander…

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Roger George: Thaine Morris

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Why Roger George Special Effects Recommends Look Solutions Fog and Haze Machines to Hollywood Thaine Morris got his start in the special effects industry in the early 1960s and has been working in motion pictures for most of his life. His resumé speaks for itself. An Academy Award for Best Technical Achievement in 1988 for developing a pyrotechnic device with…

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Introductory Guide to DMX

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Introductory Guide to DMX DMX is a control protocol, or “language”. If a controller speaks DMX, and a piece of equipment hears DMX, then the controller can affect the operation of the equipment, regardless of who made what and whether it was ever imagined that the two things might be used together. A DMX controller can be as simple as…

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Introductory Guide To Fog And Haze

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Fog and haze differ in that fog is a thick, opaque effect that lasts a short time, while haze is a thin, translucent effect that lasts a long time. Fog is used as a special effect, whereas haze is used for lighting/atmosphere enhancement. Fog Whether created by nature or machine, fog consists of liquid droplets suspended in the air. Fog…

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