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Lighting Up the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival with Spotlight and Vision Software

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/1/16 12:48 PM
Lighting and previsualizing an event on the scale of the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival is all about working with tight deadlines and even tighter spaces. Just 24 hours before 40 performers were set to take the stage at Jones Beach Theater on Long Island, New York, entertainment designers were jockeying for space at the front of house to prepare for the coming two days of music, from the festival’s lighting designer Tyler Littman, founder of Philadelphia-based entertainment design company Sholight, LLC, to the audio, video, and laser specialists, as well as artists’ individual designers. Introductions between these varying professionals were brief, as handshakes immediately turned into workflow and logistical discussions about how all the aspects of the show were going to come together. Read More

Topics: Ariana Grande, Billboard Hot 100, Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, Brandon Eckstrom, Calvin Harris, Entertainment, Fetty Wap, Jones Beach Theater, Martin Garrix, Nathan Sykes, Rachel Platten, Sholight LLC, Tyler Littman, Vision, Zach Hendrix

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