JRB Technical

John Birchman - Freelance Technician

Out of Roanoke, VA. Available for travel.


Multicolor Sphere I am a multifaceted technician with 35+ years working with many different AV and entertainment production aspects and technologies.

I have worked with audio, video, lighting, pyrotechnics, fireworks, laser display, film projection, video projection, water features, show control, fiber optics, digital signage, geofencing, electronics, and so much more.

Currently I am focusing mainly on LED Video Wall Specialist, Digital Signage and BrightSign, Digital Services, and small specialty projects for conventions, events, exhibits, and trade shows.

Halo Mixer, Takada Halo, BrightSign, NAFEM Cubes

Most recent project:

My most recent project was six (6) 9x5 BeMatix 2.5 LEDskin Video Walls in a large booth for a trade show in Chicago.

BeMatrix 9x5 LED Walls Chicago 2021

I have the following certifications:

Absen Certified Expert (ACE)
Digital Signage Certified Expert (DSCE)
Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT)

Event Terms:

Hotel and Airfare are to be arranged by the client before traveling to event destination, departing from ROA airport unless otherwise stated.
Per Diem at GSA Rates is to be paid for the duration of event, prior to departing flight.
Standard Expenses are to be Reimbursed; Parking, Ground Transportation, Baggage Fees, etc.
Invoices are to be paid Net 15, unless other terms are agreed upon in advance.
Booking available through Mertz Crew and LASSO. Please contact for more information.