Laura Frank has worked in entertainment technology for over 25 years. Starting her career as a moving light technician, she established herself as a top lighting programmer with projects spanning rock tours with David Bowie and Madonna, to Broadway shows like Spamalot and television events like the Concert for NY. As the media server market started to evolve, Laura made the shift to screen content and control. After a decade of refining a media delivery workflow, she established herself as a Screens Producer leading a highly regarded Media Operations team for prominent events around the world. Her shows included the MTV Video Music Awards, The Game Awards, the Turner Upfront and the CMA Music Awards. Currently Laura is focused on education, community development and consulting in the live event video and xR production space.
With the founding of Luminous FX in 2000, Laura started a career path that led to the publication of her textbook, Screens Producing & Media Operations:
Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation. This work describes best practices for a Content Delivery Specification for the Multi-Screen live scenic environment.