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Outdoor Movie Season Returns

The DTA & Outdoor Movie team has just returned from the isthmus country of Panama just in time for the USA outdoor movie season to begin. One of the lessons of working outside of the country is that you need to be prepared – you can’t run back and pick up the forgotten item! A little about our “best practice” process of making sure we have everything we need. Make a … [Read more...]

Is Your Screen Ready for Spring?

Are you excited for the arrival of warmer weather? We certainly are. While we manage to stay busy with film festivals in the more fair-weather areas of the world, there's nothing like the fresh weather of Spring.   But with that, it's about time for outdoor events again. How is your equipment holding up? We pride ourselves in durable equipment just as much as … [Read more...]

No End in Sight for Superhero Movie Craze

Photo Credit: Kurttacs (flickr) Superman, Batman, Spider-man, the Hulk and many other superheroes found their way into the hearts of young Americans through comic books in the 1930s. America’s fascination with these characters makes perfect historical sense. The 1930s were a difficult time for many people, a time when both children and adults were captivated by stories of … [Read more...]

Cancel The Event? Play It Safe!

Hi Hurricane Matthew, Please make a hard right and move away from our east coast! There can be no doubt in anybody’s mind that hurricanes are not good for anything outdoor movie related. And tropical storm strength winds can extend hundreds of miles from the hurricane center.  Outdoor movie equipment is not designed for tropical storm strength winds – 40.8 mph (34 … [Read more...]

Summer 2016: 12th Annual Traverse City Film Festival

Although the staff at Outdoor Movies looks forward to many of their film festival jobs, the Traverse City Film Festival, located in the northwest corner of Michigan’s lower peninsula on the coast of Grand Traverse Bay, is by far the one that the crew looks forward to the most. Not many people can boast about their work taking them away to a beautiful beach area. A place … [Read more...]