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We sit down with Notch users from all around the world, learning more about them and their exciting projects.

We sit down with Notch users from all around the world, learning more about them and their exciting projects.
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2020-1-7

#6 Emeli Sande - Real Life Tour

Season 1, Ep. 6

Bluman Associates create entirely real-time stage visuals for UK solo singer Emeli Sande’s ‘Real Life’ tour. Colourful, theatrical deisgns created by Bluman Associates Kyle Reseigh are controllable live from the lighting desk. ‘Real Life’ toured theatre venues around Europe and the UK. Notch Designer, Kyle Reseigh – along with his colleagues Kumar Kamalagharan and Pod Bluman, as well as Lighting Designer Chris Richardson – explain what went into making the unique show.

Episode credits:

Interview and editing by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post production, additional music and mastering by: Arto Koivisto

2020-1-7

#6 Emeli Sande - Real Life Tour

Season 1, Ep. 6

Bluman Associates create entirely real-time stage visuals for UK solo singer Emeli Sande’s ‘Real Life’ tour. Colourful, theatrical deisgns created by Bluman Associates Kyle Reseigh are controllable live from the lighting desk. ‘Real Life’ toured theatre venues around Europe and the UK. Notch Designer, Kyle Reseigh – along with his colleagues Kumar Kamalagharan and Pod Bluman, as well as Lighting Designer Chris Richardson – explain what went into making the unique show.

Episode credits:

Interview and editing by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post production, additional music and mastering by: Arto Koivisto

2019-12-24

#4 BTS - Love Yourself

Season 1, Ep. 4

BTS is a seven-member boy band from Seoul in Korea that is taking the world by storm. The Love Yourself World tour sold over 1 million tickets worldwide and hit stadiums in the US, Europe, Asia and South America. All of it Now created rendered stage content, IMAG effects, in-camera AR content, and the technical integration of the entire AR system used for the show.

This production is a world first, using integrated AR camera system on a touring show, and in this episode, Kevin Zhu – designer and technical director of the AR elements for the show – shares his design story.

Episode credits:

Interview and editing by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post production and mastering by: Arto Koivisto

2019-12-17

#3 Flying Lotus 3D

Season 1, Ep. 3

The Flying Lotus 3D show is an immersive audio-visual experience featuring a variety of cutting-edge visual content, including real-time animation and camera treatment, all displayed on stereoscopic 3D LED panels. The show is a crazy mash-up of delectably obscene aesthetics, all brought together by Strangeloop Studios, to create a window to another world.

In this episode, Creative Director and founder of Strangeloop Studios David Wexler shares his design story and how an initial hesitation to do a fully 3D show got turned around into enthusiasm by using the right tools for the job.

Episode credits:

Interview and editing by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post production and mastering by: Arto Koivisto

2019-12-10

#2 IICON at Glastonbury

Season 1, Ep. 2

This year’s Glastonbury Festival unveiled a brand new stage from Block9, IICON. The twenty-meter head-shaped stage is a structure of megalithic proportions. IICON is an impressive architectural showpiece in and of itself, but at night it comes alive with bespoke content created in Notch. LED panels in the VR visor glow and three-dimensional video maps onto the entire structure animating the surface of the head.

In this episode, Mike Wilson - the lead 3D artist for the project - shares his story, and dives heavily into the details of what it takes to work on a project such as IICON.

Episode credits:

Interview and editing by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post production, additional music and mastering by: Arto Koivisto

Additional resources for this episode:

2019-12-4

#1 'A World Beyond' Music Video for Fleurie

Season 1, Ep. 1

'A World Beyond', the new music video from solo pop-artist Fleurie, tells a story which ventures across time and space. Behind the scenes is an equally adventurous story. The team at MEPTIK immerse Fleurie in underwater and intergalactic dreamscapes with cutting edge XR production techniques.

Utilizing Notch for real-time animation, combined with positional data from the BlackTrax tracking system, Fleurie is able to with the ethereal world around her, creating an exciting journey for the artist that carries through the message from her song.

In this episode, MEPTIK's founders Sarah Linebaugh and Nick Rivero share their design story and more.

Interview and editing by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post production and mastering by: Arto Koivisto