Nocturne Video returned to continue supporting Super Bowl celebrations this year, supplying video enhancement for both VH1’s Pepsi Smash concert and the NFLs exclusive VIP party at Bayfront Park in Miami.
The Pepsi Smash spectacular is in it' 5th year as a highlight of pre-game activities, showcasing the worlds hottest artists at America's largest sporting event.
Broadcast nationally on VH1, The 2007 Super Bowl Pepsi Smash concert event featured performances by Kanye West, Fergie, John Legend, and Ludacris who rocked the house from the specially constructed concert venue just outside Dolphins Stadium. Two 14' x 21’ Nocturne V9 High Definition LED screens flanked the stage for the performance giving football and music fans crystal clear close-ups of their favorite performers.
On the Bayfront Park site, The Lombardi Trophy as well as both NFC and AFC championship trophies acted as the centerpiece while NFL VIPs celebrated America's biggest game in style. The elaborate production design for both venues was realized by Spike Brandt of Artfag, LLC, a veteran of Super Bowl events.
The evening's festivities were hosted by Pro Bowl running back Jamal Anderson and featured inspired performances by New Edition, REO Speedwagon, and an energetic set from 80's rockers Blondie. An outstanding fireworks and laser display over beautiful Biscayne Bay exhibited the city of Miami's pride in hosting the big game.
Using a mix of live cameras from one of Nocturne's state of the art High Definition camera systems, 5 Barco FLM R20+ projectors lit the entire stage and even a stand of palm trees nearby, showing both live concert action and football highlights from the season.
Projectionist Mike Sienkewitz says, "I've never been an agricultural projectionist before. This is cool."