On Convergence

A number of years ago, I was consulting with Tony Award-winning lighting designer Brian MacDevitt on the Broadway revival of Into the Woods. I started to give Brian my usual video lecture about where the projectors must be in relation to the screen or projection surface, how he could not put them where he wanted, and how they would not converge on multiple planes. I thought I sounded pretty smart. Brian looked at me and said, “Peter, you just don't get it. I'm going to use the video

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