Bradly filled out the questionnaire about his Lost Ark Theater. I am pretty excited about this Theater because of the creative way that he set up his floating screen. 3 Theaters showcased so far, I hope we can keep the momentum going! If you want to add yours email me at Cody @ Backyardmovies.net .
Name of Theater: Lost Ark Theater
Location: Northern Virginia
Length of Season: ~Apr - Dec
How did you get started?: Built a HUGE new deck and wanted to watch TV on it… fell onto BYT site and went from there.
How many years have you been doing it?: 2 years
Traditions: Constantly evolving, show some trailers (when there’s good one out), some old commercials, etc.
Audience: Family & friends and a few neighbors (20-30)
Favorite Events: Movies, will incorporate live TV in the future.
Screen: 16’x9’ BOC (Black out Cloth) on EMT (Electrical Metallic Tubing) suspended 30’ above ground
between 2 trees in order to view from top of deck.
Projector: EIKI LC-NB4S
Sound System: ION IPA-23 speakers with a mix board feed from source.
Media Source: DVD Player and Laptop mostly, have a Plex media server that will eventually feed into PJ.
Any projected upgrades: New long throw projector mounted in upstairs bedroom.
Seating: Deck furniture, blankets and propane heater (during winter months)
Pest Control: Still working on it, but use the citronella tiki torches and spray yard down with bug killer a few
hours prior to viewing.
Food: People bring their own, but we do have a popcorn machine and want to eventually have a full service outdoor kitchen with hot dogs, nachos and possibly personal pizzas…
Lighting: Mini string lights above…
Have you ever done any cool party ideas?: Not really, just love showing movies…
What do you love most about Backyard Movies/Outdoor Theaters?: Just Friends & Family having a good time.
What advice would you give someone who is just getting started? Don’t rush, plan, plan, plan and go simple to find what works, what doesn’t… you are your own worst critic…
You can read the full questionnaire with photos at the below link:http://www.backyardmovies.net/backyard-theater-showcase-lost-ark-theater/