Nicki Minaj remote performance for 2018 MTV VMAs Kevin Mazur for MTV / Getty Images
Nicki Minaj remote performance for 2018 MTV VMAs

5@5: Roger Waters, Nicki Minaj, Spyscape, Radiohead, & More

This week's industry news includes designs for performances by Roger Waters and Nicki Minaj, Spyscape museum installation, a projection mapping handbook, 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.

Roger Waters Washes Over Hyde Park

Video Design moved an entire section of a 308' high back wall as far downstage as possible for Roger Waters' BST performance.

Jon Kusner Lights Nicki Minaj For The VMAs

Jon Kusner of 22 Degrees in Los Angeles lit Nicki Minaj’s remote 2018 MTV Video Music Awards performance, which was broadcast from the Oculus Train Station Mall next to Ground Zero.

The Projection Mapping Handbook

The handbook describes the steps required for a typical projection mapping project, with a strong emphasis on the projector utilization aspect.

30 Under 30: Sam Paine, Lighting Director

For LDI's 30th anniversary, Live Design's 30 Under 30 in the industry honors lighting director Sam Paine who has worked with artists such as Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, ZHU, and Third Eye Blind.

Spyscape: New York's New Spy Museum

The experience begins in the elevator, for which Territory Studio created a three-minute briefing that plays at a slow 8' per minute on three of the elevator’s walls on floor-to-ceiling screens augmented by surround sound.

BONUS! Radiohead With Andi Watson

Longtime Radiohead lighting and stage designer Andi Watson will discuss working with the band, focusing on Radiohead’s ongoing 2018 tour in this free webcast. Register now!

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