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.
French showmakers ECA2 and the creative minds of Hungary-based Müpa Budapest co-created the Opening Ceremony for the 17th FINA World Championships, a biennial event within the world of aquatic sports, on July 14 in Budapest.
Bob Bonniol, Butch Allen, and Pablo Molina created a show aboard Princess Cruises’ brand new Majestic Princess. The remit from Princess for this show was that it needed to be as technologically advanced as possible.
The Lumineers are currently on their Cleopatra World Tour, promoting their second album Cleopatra. Production design for the tour is by Sooner Routhier and Robert Long of SRae Productions, associate lighting designer Matt Geasey, content creator Andy Reuter, and lighting director Jason Rothberg.
For Anastasia on Broadway, projection designer Aaron Rhyne redefines the role of video design in a musical.
CPL (Central Presentations Ltd) enjoyed another glorious Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, supplying projection to Arcadia’s giant recycled metal spider, which hosted their phenomenal “Metamorphosis” show.
Now is the time to nominate talented young designers for USITT’s prestigious Rising Star Award. Founded and sponsored by LDI/Live Design in 2005, the Rising Star Award is presented annually to a young designer in the first five years of his or her career, after completing their graduate or undergraduate degree.