CENTENNIAL SPECTACLE

An audiovisual anniversary celebration

An audiovisual performance within the scope of the 100th anniversary of the William Marsh Rice University in Houston, Texas, USA.
Rice invited URBANSCREEN to stage the academic quadrangle during its Centennial Celebration. The Spectacle chronicles the university´s history by interpreting different decades and its inspiring story.
With a 270° approach and a persistent length of 240m projection as well as full spatial sound (6.1), it was a great immersive experience and a pleasure for us to mingle with the centennial audience on the campus.

Premiere: 11th October 2012
Duration: 20 min

Creative Director: Thorsten Bauer
Art Director: Max Goergen, Till Botterweck, Julian Hölscher, Jonas Wiese
3D Designer: Peter Pflug, Moritz Horn
Music: Jonas Wiese, Thorsten Bauer
Sound Designer: Jan Fels, Jonas Wiese
Mock-up: Simon Denecke
Production Manager: Manuel Engels

Media Engineer: Tobias Wursthorn / Intermediate Engineering
Technical Director: Sven Rolfes

Documentation Director: Jonas Wiese
On-Site Camera: Jonas Wiese, Julian Hoelscher, Till Botterweck
Mock-up Camera: Simon Denecke
Edit: Jonas Wiese

Technical on-site provider: LD Systems
Commissioned by: President David W. Leebron / Rice University
Centennial Commission Co-Chairs: J.D. Bucky Allshouse, Teveia Barnes, Janice Doty
Spectacle Committee Co-Chairs: Molly Hipp Hubbard, Sarah Whiting
Spectacle Committee Executive Producer: Kathleen A. Boyd
Spectacle Committee Project Manager: Kathy Jones
Spectacle Committee: Kevin Foyle

Media-Engine support: WINGS VIOSO
Mock-Up projector support: EPSON

 

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CENTENNIAL SPECTACLE

An audiovisual anniversary celebration