2015 ~ For its fifth edition, the Dubai International Parachuting Championship organisation wanted to launch the competition by representing the best of parachuting and of the city of Dubai in a spectacular way. BlackOut’s vision was to immerse the public in the world of a skydiver. The main aim was to make the public feel something they never felt before, the possibility to live the liberty of skydiving...
2014 ~ Depuis 2006, le Red Bull Crashed Ice confie le design d'éclairage à BlackOut Design. Notre équipe a su mettre en valeur pour cette dernière édition dans la vieille capitale, les édifices historiques du Vieux Québec tout en respectant un éclairage adapté pour la télédiffusion de la finale. Les standards de qualité très élevés de BlackOut Design ont fait en sorte de trouver de nouveaux équipements p...
2014 ~ PixMob unveiled the first ever human video canvas for the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show viewed by 111,5 million across the world. During the show, 500 field performers and 80,000 live spectators were incorporated into Bruno Mars’ performance through a debut presentation of PixMob VIDEO interactive LED technology.
2014 ~ For the third year in a row, Canada is celebrating la Fête de la Musique on the majestic Esplanade des Invalides with its concert “Nuit Boréale”!
Nuit Boréale shines the spotlight on Canadian artists, Francophone and Anglophone, from coast to coast. The bill includes five emerging bands and artists and one DJ from Canada’s dynamic music scene.
Five years of Lincoln cars at one of the world’s oldest tennis championships
, New York, United States
2005 ~ As part of its five-year sponsorship agreement with the US Open, the Ford Motor Company showcased Lincoln cars on the grounds of the tournament for five consecutive years. Various designers were contracted to develop the concept for each installation, and gsmprjct° provided technical direction, project management, construction supervision, and on-site installation services.
2011 ~ During a pivotal moment in Arcade Fire’s encore performance of “Wake Up”, the sky above the stage opened up and hundreds of PixMob balls spilled onto the crowd, bursting into colour and light as audience members bounced them around.
2014 ~ The opening and closing ceremonies are among the most impressive and memorable events of the Winter Games. The Sochi edition was no exception as the ceremonies were unforgettable. This year, the performance was both on the stadium floor with the most talented artists and the best athletes in the world; and also in the stands where the spectators actively participated, wearing LED medallions. With ...
2014 ~ During the 64th CSN Congress held in May 2014 at the Quebec City Convention Centre, BlackOut Design was mandated the design, scenography and lighting for the evening show of the Assembly. The show was custom-made to represent the values of solidarity of the movement. For this mandate, we were able to make various performances shine for artists such as : Yann Perreau, Les Porn Flakes, Rémi Chassé, ...
2014 ~ A versatile visual design with an impact had to accomodate different types of music for the duration of the festival. A mix of video and light let the artists plunge into different environnements even when the sun was out.
2014 ~ ''Gala Triomphe'' highlights the athletes' performances in the Québec and Chaudière-Appalaches regions. The Fondation Nordiques mandated our team to create a visual environment. During the ceremony, the public had a full view of a unique set design consisting of three triangular scenes, huge panoramic screens and an exceptional lighting design. Artists and winning athletes flew over the audience t...
2014 ~ Il s'agit d'un défi d'endurance regroupant une quinzaine d'équipes composées de cyclistes et marcheurs qui circuleront autour du circuit du Lac-Beauport pendant 24hrs afin d’amasser des fonds pour diverses causes caritatives.
Telmex Foundation – “Mexico XXI Century” annual event
Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
2014 ~ Last september of 2014, PixMob lit up the Telmex Foundation “Mexico XXI Century” event, produced annually in Mexico City’s National Auditorium to honor its scholarship holders.
Every year this well renowned forum, invites global leaders and celebrities to share their views and opinions on different crafts and disciplines. This edition featured the following speakers: former US Secretary of Stat...
2014 ~ The Sensation show “Into the Wild” is based on the primal instincts of the wildlife. The jungle is a metaphor for a night of dancing, where men search and hunt for female prey to catch. The 360° show is a spectacular artistic performance with lasers, blasts of fog and CO2, dancers, pyrotechnics, water jets, interactive LED technologies and a giant inflatable white snake hanging from the ceiling, t...
2014 ~ From nightfall to dawn
For the 18th edition of the Winter X Games in Aspen (Colorado), Tiësto, the world-renowned DJ, warmed up the audience in an outdoor performance of stimulating electronic music and stunning light effects, with the mountains as a backdrop.
A light designer playing with PixMob
Koen De Puysseleir, light director for Tiësto, controlled PixMob technology through his light...
2014 ~ For this installment, BlackOut Design had to create a festive environment that transports the public into a warm and appealing place. The ''Triple B'' brand was represented by three giant ''B'' shapes made from wooden palettes and highlighted with flamboyant lighting.
2014 ~ 2500 Tiësto fans became part of the lighting show at Hakkasan nightclub thanks to LED wristbands controlled through wireless infrared. Pulsating with light and colour, the crowd became a canvas for Tiësto’s visuals, creating an immersive experience thus far seen only at the Super Bowl Halftime Show.
2014 ~ Riders hurtling down courses up to 600 metres in length in groups of four, shoulder to shoulder, as they fight it out for victory... and then, an epic party.
The whole race is held on a steep downhill track dotted with chicanes, jumps and rollers. Pushing, sliding and sprinting are all on the agenda as the athletes race down the course, but the rules are very simple: first to the bottom wins.
2014 ~ PixMob was recently chosen by the University of Michigan Marching Band to add some magic to the halftime show of Under the Lights III, the football team’s annual night game.
Founded in 1896, the UMichigan Marching Band is well known for their on-field performances, and is an integral part of the Michigan football tradition.
A Moving Light Show on the Field
The 290 musicians and 130 dancer...
2014 ~ It’s now the end of the first week for the FIS Snowboard World Championships. It was a crazy week for Fokus Productions who once again amazed the crowd by producing the visual content for the 20 companies represented in the Fashion Jam. Black Out design created all the stage design, lighting and visual effects for this memorable event.
2013 ~ Red Bull assigned us on a major project during this competition gathering the best DJs in the world. With competitors from 24 different countries, the Thre3style (and us) witnessed the performances of major names like Kid Koala, A-Track et Jazzy Jeff. For the 2013 edition, we did the animations and the live feed at each of the eight Canadian stops.
Photo: Dale Tidy/Red Bull Content Pool
2015 ~ Il s'agit d'un défi d'endurance regroupant une quinzaine d'équipes composées de cyclistes et marcheurs qui circuleront autour du circuit du Lac-Beauport pendant 24hrs afin d’amasser des fonds pour diverses causes caritatives.
EDM party in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dalt Vila
Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Spain
2014 ~ The Grand Finale of the International Music Summit (IMS), Ibiza’s very own music business conference, is one of the most unique parties in the world. Taking place at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dalt Vila, high above Ibiza, the location is quite simply breathtaking and unlike any other in the electronic music world. On the stage overlooking the whole town of Ibiza, some of the top DJs in the ...
2014 ~ The 2014 Celebration of Excellence for the Canadian Olympic Committee is a major event which raises funds to support our athletes' careers in sport. For the occasion, BlackOut Design created visuals that immersed the public in an environment with video projections and a Kinetic installation that generated a roof capable of dynamic movement synchronized to every visual look. Certain elements such a...
2014 ~ For the Nashville North stage, the challenge for BlackOut Design was to create a light design that would showcase the artists on scene as well as make the crowd move like a giant, wild, dance floor. The design had to respect the convivial and warm spirit that radiates from country music.
2014 ~ The iHeartRadio Festival is a one-of-a-kind live music experience in which the hottest names in popular music, such as Bastille, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Usher or Coldplay, go on stage to perform their newest hits in front of a selected audience.
A sky full of PixMob stars
When Chris Martin started to chant the first notes of his famous song A Sky Full of Stars, 5000 PixMob helicos were re...