Glasgow and Scotland welcomed the world with an opening ceremony that featured thousands of friendly faces, a blend of bagpipes, banter and bravado and Europe’s largest LED screen.
Working with video director, Blue Leach, for Pearl Jam Inc. Creative Technology (CT) provided the video equipment to complement Blue’s visual directing for the 12 date European leg of Pearl Jam’s international tour.
As the European leg of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor tour came to an end at this year’s British Summertime Festival, held in London’s Hyde Park, audiences danced to the band’s rhythmic indie-rock, superbly magnified by lighting designer Chris Bushell’s impressive light show programmed and controlled using an Avolites Sapphire Touch.
Lighting designer, Jamie Thompson, has again turned to GLP’s groundbreaking LED impression series to help create dramatic stage impact for this year’s world tour by Bastille. Three years after successfully
Chilfest 2014 – the three day music extravaganza staged in Tring, Hertfordshire, UK and produced by leading production industry technical solution specialist Universal Event Productions (UEP) – was another resounding triumph.
Four Ai Media S8 Infinity servers provided the video mapping technology and 16 HD DVI outputs that powered the ethereal visuals behind Coldplay’s much anticipated Royal Albert Hall (RAH) gig in London.
More than 50,000 party people enjoyed Arcadia’s superlative music line up each night of the event, moving and grooving beneath the amazing sculpture for three nights of craziness, complete with spectacular visuals created by Video Illusions and blinkinLAB, with projection supplied by west Midlands based video production specialists, Central Presentations Ltd (CPL).
PRG UK worked closely with Arcade Fire’s design team and touring and production management to supply the lighting, rigging and crew package for the indie rockers’ headline European Tour, including the fantastic shows at Earls Court in June.
XL Video supplied creative video projection and control to the Shangri La area at Glastonbury Festival, helping to give this popular immersive, interactive fictional world a real edge.
Digital Insanity recently took Hippotizers to the European movie premiere of Godzilla.
Top acts Kasabian and Massive Attack both played the third and final day of Glastonbury, headlining the Pyramid and Other stages and with both their shows running on d3.
West London based lighting and visuals rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment renewed its long term working relationship with Glastonbury, supplying lighting to three of the most ambitious, visually spectacular, innovative and popular areas on site.
d3′s software and three d3 4U v2.5 media servers were used on the elaborate Microsoft Xbox space during E3 2014. Leading the project for Microsoft was experiential marketing agency Zed Ink.
Brompton Technology has launched a raft of new features for their Tessera M2 LED processor this spring.
Manchester-based dbn Lighting supplied lighting production, rigging and LED screens for several primary stages at the 2014 Parklife Weekender festival.
W-DMX, from manufacturer of Wireless lighting control equipment Wireless Solution Sweden, helped the audience see the light during a production of The Passion in the Netherlands.
Coldplay recently held an intimate secret show to mark the release of their album Ghost Stories, to the delight of the 800 lucky fans in attendance at Sony Studios Los Angeles.
The Audio Visual for Event Managers session will provide delegates with the knowledge to select the right provider for the event to ensure that the client’s objectives are met.
The Technical Direction Company is deploying the full range of its professional and technical expertise to provide core technology and services to Destination NSW for the sixth annual Vivid Sydney festival.
The band’s established lighting designer, Cormac Jackson, helped to develop their artistic vision involving a different way video can light the stage.
Bristol UK based lighting and visuals rental company Fineline has been confirmed as lighting and rigging provider to four major festivals with more to follow.