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Eurovision Song Contest 2019

5@5: Eurovision, Hamilton: The Exhibition, Mandalay Bay & More

This week's industry news includes the designs and fun facts of Eurovision Song Contest 2019, ID3 Group's build of immersive experience "Hamilton: The Exhibition," LED wall collapse at Mandalay Bay, and more.

The 5@5 is released every Thursday at 5pm EST as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

The Designs of Eurovision Song Contest 2019

Florian Wieder designed a prism-shaped stage, while Dakar Azulay and Ronen Najar's lighting design includes 2,100 lighting fixtures, run by 11 lighting desks.

Fun, Fast Facts: Eurovision 2019 By The Numbers

185 tons of rigged equipment in the ceiling. 1,050 rigging points. 16,998,976 pixels in the stage. And more. Check out Eurovision by fun facts.

Mandalay Bay Events Center LED Wall Collapse

Social media has been buzzing with comments and photos of the massive LED wall collapse last week at Mandalay Bay Events Center. No one was hurt in the accident, but lots of discussion continues.

Station Six: From Fire Truck Lights to Concert Lights

Lighting designer, programmer, creative director, and founder of production design company Station Six, Mitchell Schellenger has worked with Imagine Dragons, Third Eye Blind, Diplo, Shinedown, and more. All before 30. Meet the man behind the lights.  

Inside Hamilton: The Exhibition with ID3 Group

“Hamilton: The Exhibition” is a 360° immersive experience with creative direction by scenic designer David Korins. ID3 Group built the 25,000 sq ft. exhibit, with a team of 100 specialized artists working 50,000 hours in a 150,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Atlanta, Georgia to meet a six-month deadline.

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