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Iconic Nightlife Visuals Shadow Dancers Celebrate 15 Years of Lighting up Screens
By: VJWorld Visuals
Driven in the early days, 2003, by the emergence of screens in bars and clubs and the lack of anything alluring to keep customers in the establishment once the sports had ended, Shadow Dancers became the connector between the cross-over into a dance club and after hours party. The advent of the VJ became the vehicle that spread the word and they took off at the Nightclub and Bar Show (https://www.ncbshow.com/)
A lot has changed in 15 years, the initial shoot was done before 16:9 aspect ratio screens were even being sold to the public, most production cameras of the time were still set up for 4:3. The series grew with technology and with high resolution viewing. Eventually all the content was created in HD and rather than being sold on DVD, even though there are still a few titles available in this format, everything is now available for immediate download from the Vimeo on-Demand store or via www.asseenintheclubs.com. Most buyers now prefer to download and present the content on flash drives plugged into their HD screens. Bu the biggest advancement is in the Wow Factor Edition, it was shot for vertically mounted screens in 9:16 aspect ratio, gentlemen's clubs and casino's love the dancer in full frame, it creates a sense that the dancers are really there, right behind the screen, and as opposed to paying dancers nightly, establishments get endless hours of alluring motion, without the breaks and drama for a one-time download fee.
I think it is safe to say after 15 years that Shadow Dancers, as a visual art piece, has become an iconic evergreen that will only continue to grow its prestige in the same way the disco ball or neon signage has over the last 50 years, you won't see them everywhere but before you know it you will settle into a room with a great vibe and there they will be, lighting up the screens. So 15 years later, once again, Let's Get This Party Started! (http://www.asseenintheclubs.com/#