When we do award ceremonies we do get asked for the WOW factor, mainly with people walking on stage and entrance openers!
3d lighting is very expensive and exciting, it’s essentially optical illusions, lighting the projection. Most of our clients don’t go for this …as follows:
The thing to look into :
Geyser smoke machines
Ask for your uplights around the room to be DMX into the light show.
Less is more, we have found that abput 12 moving lights and a bunch of effect lights have been the most WOWing set ups.
Lastly, pixel mapping, probably the best feature in lighting, each light becomes a pixel on a screen and you can project imaging each light!
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