Robots Bring the 2019 MTV VMAs Stage to (Artificial) Life

robot engineering and production design for 2019 MTV VMAs

The 36th annual MTV Video Music Awards marked the first year that the ceremony was held in New Jersey, as well as the first time that it welcomed to the stage a fleet of robots, creating several methodologies to reveal presenters during the live broadcast show.

Creative Director Paul Caslin, Production Designer Julio Jimede, and Art Director Matt Steinbrenner called on Los Angeles-based creative design and production studio, VTProDesign, to help bring the presenter stage to—artificial—life.

Click through the slideshow to learn more about the design and integration of these robots, and check out more of our 2019 MTV VMAs coverage here.

The ROBOSCREEN® robotically controlled display is covered by U.S. Patent No. 7,545,108 and other patents pending. ROBOSCREEN® is a registered trademark of andyRobot®.


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