Webcast sponsored by Vectorworks
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 2PM ET / 11AM PT
How do you know when you have made a bad production? James Simpson, lighting visualizer at the Royal Opera House, discusses the benefits of design visualization for producing opera and ballet by improving the efficiency, speed, and quality of the finished production.
Simpson will show how the Royal Opera House is using the latest technology, such as virtual and augmented reality, to make visualization more immersive and practical to a design team. He will also explain how new technology could have a significant impact on the way we design for entertainment in the future.
- Learn how the Royal Opera House uses visualization to improve the production design process.
- See how virtual and augmented reality can be used to improve designs.
- Learn about new technology that will have an impact on design processes in the future.
- Discover the tools behind good visualization and learn how they fit into the design process.
James Simpson is the Lighting Visualiser at the Royal Opera House, responsible for developing and deploying visualisation systems to help creatives achieve their design vision. He loves finding ways to make technology and art work together to allow us to create more ambitious and spectacular productions for our audiences. Along with the title “visualiser” he also adopts the terms designer, developer, researcher, futurist, artist, consultant, teacher, student and geek! He has worked on some of the worlds biggest and most exciting projects including The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies, Miss Saigon, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.