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.
On June 5, Dutch singer Marco Borsato performed in front of a crowd of 250,000 at Stadion Feijenoord or De Kuip in Rotterdam, Netherlands, backed by an imposing display of lights and augmented reality video images on an 85m x 15m canvas.
The outlandish and incredibly talented Björk set up shop for a month at The Shed in NYC to premiere her newest, and first, theatrical endeavor, Cornucopia, featuring lighting design by Bruno Poet, video content by Tobias Gremmler, and set design by Chiara Stephenson.
This summer, Squeek Lights supplied and serviced several acts, including an outing by rock instrumentalists Chon, who toured with a lighting rig of Elation DARTZ 360™ LED moving heads and SixBar 1000™ LED battens.
Professional lighting designer Mary Tarantino discusses how digital light and physical light were woven together for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Ohio State University.
On tour with Marc Cohn and the Blind Boys of Alabama, FOH engineer Alex Hug and the group have chosen their sound gear wisely.