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ear to the ground asked us to come up with a 3 minute intro for a pilot festival at the jodrell bank site. the piece was to be projected onto the telescope itself, a surface of 1.3 acres prior to the final set of the night, the suitably out there flaming lips.

the intitial brief was very loose, but given the huge prescence of the telescope it seemed a good opportunity for a potted history, a bit of science and some geeky references.

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digital insanity were commisioned to create a new stage show for gary numans 2011 tour, our role was to design a new LED screen system for the UK leg of the tour and also deliver the content to be used as a projection based tour of australia later in the year, the show comprising of 32 900mmx900mm 37.5mm LED panels and utilising the latest video mapping technologies. the content was a mixture of newly created content and reworkings of video from his previous touring show, all in all 18 tracks of video were created and synced via smpte timecode being driven by the bands audio backing track.

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we were brought on board by satore studio, who had been commissioned to design the lighting and visual ambience for the party. using the house itself as a screen, we needed to showcase both the estate and the means of its restoration in a cinematic and stylish way.

we shot extensively at the house and grounds, using unique features as settings for a series of fashion shoots showing dresses from the current maxstudio collection, with a loose narrative of a summer muse caught in time within the estate.

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hhtv encompasses many aspects of video production including live tv studio, dvd shoot and edit (totalling around 4 hours of edited multicam footage) across 2 dvds of event, surreal installations, gfx stage shows, viral video advertising campaigns, tv station branding and operation and iphone application development. now it its 6th year hhtv has gone from strength to strength click below to find out more and see video examples of what this huge project entails.

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part of the city of liverpool's "on the waterfront" summer arts series and in partnership with the tate liverpool, luminocity was conceived as a direct response to the tate's "colour chart" exhibition, and also playfully explored the role of colour perception in our lives. the show was a son et lumiere style event incorporating pyrotechnics, a fire lantern parade, an aerial artist suspended from a heliosphere, and a video and light show projected onto the port of liverpool building. walk the plank had a basic running order with timings for the different show elements and a loose narrative in 30 second sections, for which sandy nuttgens wrote original music for us to work from.

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the first non art event to be held in the turbine hall of the tate modern, the brief was to make the turbine hall feel like you were "on the grid". Our canvas was the east wall, and we created an entire evenings live visual mix solely from trailers of the film and a Tron toolkit of iconic clips supplied by Disney.

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t4 on the beach is a british one day music event which is held on the beach at weston-super-mare and televised for channel 4. the event began in 2003 as pop beach in great yarmouth, changing to the current title and venue in 2005. this was the first year a video screen set was introduced, and our first year there too.

the day consists of a number of major contemporary pop and rock music acts from the uk and overseas, performing short sets in front of an audience of over 40,000 predominantly 16-24 year olds.

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westfest is slammin vinyls premiere event of the dance calendar comprising of 12,000 ravers going all night at the bath and west county showground. with of 5 arenas of music, digital insanity provide graphic solutions for the main, hardcore and hardstyle arena.



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