Dec 2012

Laservision’s ‘Winter in Venice’ 3D Architectural Son Et Lumiere!

Marking the beginning of the 2012 festive season, Laservision launched The Venetian Macao’s, ‘Winter in Venice’ event with one of the World’s Largest Architectural 3D Light and Sound shows ‘The Magic of the Seasons’.

Winter in Venice, 3D Video Mapping, Multimedia Sound and Light Show - Laservision

Supported by the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO), the nightly event will run from 21st November and provide audiences with over 500 spectacular shows throughout the festive season.

“Winter in Venice will be the ultimate destination and an iconic event creating an unforgettable holiday experience for all.”
President & CEO of Sands China – Edward Tracy

‘The Magic of the Seasons’ takes audiences through a journey of the four seasons evoking the joy and wonder of Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring through stunning imagery, an orchestral sound score and an array of special effects.

The unique architecture of The Venetian Macao’s façade when amplified with light across the lagoon creates a stunning vista for patrons to enjoy.

Winter in Venice, 3D Video Mapping, Multimedia Sound and Light Show - Laservision

To truly create a Winter Wonderland experience, additional attractions have been provided to entertain audiences including Macau’s Largest Outdoor Christmas Tree, an outdoor ice-skating rink, a number of live performers including magicians, dancers and contortionists, and an operatic duo singing the Vivaldi inspired original sound score created for the ‘The Magic of the Seasons’.

Winter in Venice, 3D Video Mapping, Multimedia Sound and Light Show - Laservision

Winter in Venice, 3D Video Mapping, Multimedia Sound and Light Show - Laservision

The light and sound show runs every 30 minutes between 6pm and 10pm and there is a special extra New Year’s Eve Show to welcome the New Year!

Features

  • One of the World’s largest architectural 3D Video Mapping Projects ever created
  • It spans over 43,000 square feet or a staggering 1 acre!
  • 5,000 times bigger than the average TV
  • Over half a million lumens of light power, projected onto The Venetian’s façade, provided by 26 High Powered, Liquid cooled, High Definition, Large Format Video Projectors
  • Utilising the latest technologies used for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games
  • Combines over 12,000 production hours and 35 crew members from six countries to create the unique, customised, Sound and Light show ‘The Magic of the Seasons’
  • All the mediums are controlled and synchronised down to the millisecond by Laservision’s proprietary Digital~Data Pump Series III (DDPIII) Media Servers
  • The 26 projectors are all seamlessly edge-blended to create a single, mammoth piece of dynamic art
  • Features the use of the latest generation projection platform that incorporates liquid cooled DLP™ technology and quad-lamp reliability
  • A plethora of Special FX have been incorporated into the show to increase the ‘The Magic of the Seasons’ spectacular including Sound FX, architectural illumination, rolling fog, snow, live actors and one of Macau’s biggest Christmas trees
  • Designed, produced and implemented by Laservision, the creators of the Guinness World Record “World’s Largest Light and Laser Show” ‘A Symphony of Lights’ in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia’s “Largest Light and Water Show” ‘Wonder Full’ at Marina Bay Sands Singapore
  • Original sound score inspired by Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’

‘The Magic of the Seasons’ takes audiences through the changing seasons experienced throughout the year evoking joy and wonder at the magic and beauty of this natural cycle of nature. From the golden glow of summer time to the frozen icicles of winter, audiences will be transported into a winter wonderland during the ‘Winter in Venice’ Spectacular.

Winter in Venice, 3D Video Mapping, Multimedia Sound and Light Show - Laservision

 

LASERVISION INDUCTED INTO AUSTRALIAN EXPORT “HALL OF FAME”

Celebrating 50 years of Exporting Excellence, Laservision has been Awarded by the Australian Government for its continual success and innovation on the international stage, and has been inducted into the Australian Export Hall of Fame!

The Export Hall of Fame is a prestigious honour bestowed upon Australian companies that have achieved outstanding excellence in taking Australian goods and services to the world.

Australian Export Hall of Fame, Export Award, Paul McCloskey - Laservision

Laservision is one of only 10 companies in the world to receive such an honour and joins Australia’s ‘best of the best’ enterprises including Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Cochlear Limited and Bridge Climb Sydney in the Hall of Fame.

“The Australian Export Awards mark half a century of exporting success, showcasing the innovation and skills that would secure Australia’s future in the Asian Century”
Hon Craig Emerson MP – Minister for Trade

This prestigious accolade was bestowed upon Laservision’s CEO and Founder Mr Paul McCloskey in a gala event evening held at Australia’s Parliament House. Attended by Australia’s Business elite and Government dignitaries including the Hon Craig Emerson MP – Minister for Trade, the Hon Justine Elliot – Parliamentary Secretary for Trade, the Hon Tim Fisher AC, the Hon Julie Bishop MP – Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs along with Ambassadors from the Embassy of Chile, Embassy of Mongolia, Embassy of the Argentine Republic, Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Embassy of Indonesia, Embassy of the Russian Federation, Embassy of the Republic of Colombia, the South African High Commission and the Director General for Multilateral and Global Affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


For additional information and photographs contact
Shannon Brooks
Laservision Mega~Media
p: +61 2 9658 1000
[email protected]


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