While the main focus of Mikel Rouse’s The End of Cinematics is visual--it combines live performance with original music and video/film--the soundtrack is still a key element in the audience’s spatial experience.
The Latin American Equivalent of the People's Choice Awards faced an interesting creative challenge back in October — to achieve a high-end look similar to other major awards shows like the People's Choice event, but on a much tighter budget.
Technical directors and prop masters live and die by their "Bag-O-Tricks." No matter how complicated the show is, there are usually one or two items that a resourceful technician can pull and/or modify from stock....More
Production and lighting designers Steve Lieberman and Seth Jackson discuss how to create engaging environments that suit the needs of the client; dealing with artists’ riders; fiscal responsibilities of a designer; and scaling creative from small festivals to massives....More