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Jul

10

2015
Wade Oval Wednesday never disappoints

Wade Oval Wednesday never disappoints their crowd! WOW! is a FREE concert each Wednesday night in Wade Oval from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the heart of University Circle. Movies start at 9:00 p.m. on select nights.  The concerts take place on Wednesday nights from June 17 – August 26 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Visitors should also come hungry.  There is a wide variety of food...

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Apr

30

2015
Optimizing your Power Point Presentation for High Definition.

So it is 2015 and 98% of video projectors being used today are capable of producing High Definition video resolutions in the 16:9 aspect ratio. The screen surfaces are also in the 16:9 format, witch makes it essential for your Power Point presentations to be created in the 16:9 format in order to fill the entire screen surface without skewing the look of the presentation...

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Apr

22

2015
Environmental and Sustainability Initiatives

With Earth Day among us, we thought we would share some of our environmental and sustainability initiatives . Hughie’s Event Production Services is doing its part to save the planet through a highly coordinated Sustainability Program that is drastically reducing our environmental footprint while moving us closer to a zero-waste production facility. We have put many environmental and sustainability initiatives in place. In 2013, we...

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Apr

16

2015
LED Lighting and color mixing with Chauvet

The “hottest” LED light this year has been the The Chauvet Freedom™ Par Hex-4. It is the most colorful model in the next generation of the Freedom™ Par family. It has four 10-watt RGBAW+UV LEDs for that extra punch and the special effects that white and UV add to your LED Lighting and color mixing with Chauvet. The Freedom™ Par Hex-4 has a special limiter...

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Apr

09

2015
LED Large Event Lighting and LED Walls

  LED Large Event Lighting Information LED large event lighting is a low-cost alternative to regular lights and lighting systems.  “LED” (light-emitting diode) were originally used as cheap ways to light indicator lamps such as those found in vehicles. They use very little energy, yet can create a strong source of light. They are increasingly used in a variety of outdoor applications, which previously required...

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Apr

02

2015
Tips for a Successful Production-Part 2

  The Show Last week, we discussed seven ways in which you and your production team can best prepare for your live event during the planning phase, or what we call pre-production. Below are Tips for a Successful Production-Part 2, four suggestions for improving your production process during the event itself. Scripts Avoiding communication problems should always be a goal in live event production. One...

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Mar

26

2015
Buckeye Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

It is that time of year again.  It is always interesting to watch a time lapse video! Watch it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEVnep8ta4s Here is a photo of the set up from last year at the  Robotics Competition.  It is always a blast to see what the students come up with each year! We are gearing up for the 14th annual Buckeye Regional FIRST Robotics Competition to be...

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Mar

21

2015
Tips for a Successful Production-Part 1

Here are some Tips for a Successful Production-Part 1 Pre-Production Few occasions can match the pressure and intensity of live event production – so many balls in air – show management, lighting, sound, video, etc. – and only one opportunity to catch them. If one of those elements should drop in front of an audience, months of preparation and your valuable investment could be seemingly...

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Mar

14

2015
Interactive Koi Pond

How do you build a pond, complete with fish, for an indoor event without getting wet? A Hughie’s client needed two Koi ponds for a Japanese themed event but didn’t want to build ponds and fill them with water and fish. Solution: create the illusion of real ponds with swimming fish- an Interactive Koi Pond. Not only did the ponds look real but the fish...

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Mar

08

2015
A Few Key Points for Venue Selection

  If you are planning an event, one of the most critical decisions you’ll have to make is location. Venue selection is key in assuring your event will be a successful one. Lucky for you, Hughie’s Event Productions has worked in almost every venue in the city and we have a lot of expertise to share, specific to each venue.  Here are A Few Key...

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