With some help from The Fairy Godmother, the Castle is transformed into a shimmering spectacle of light. The display consists of more than 200,000 LEDs, 500 strobes, 15 miles of cable, and 32,000sq-ft. of fishing net. The objective was to cover the Castle with "magical ice." Key buzzwords that drove the design intent were "beautiful," "graceful," and, "elegant."
The iconic Radio City Music Hall in New York City celebrates Christmas in grand style each and every year. American Christmas was asked to update the huge 65' tall panel tree and 6' star topper on the front of the building by replacing all the incandescent bulbs with the latest generation LED lights and adding computerized special effects. Animated Lighting supplied the light controllers, programming and on-site expertise.
The Bardavon 1869 Opera House located at 35 Market Street in Poughkeepsie, New York takes you back to vintage era when local performance venues were the dazzling centerpieces of many towns. The owners of the theater were renovating the facility and wanted to bring it back to all of its glory, including the attention grabbing marquee in front of the building. With the help of Animated Lighting, they returned the Bardavon to the grand showplace it once was.
The World Series winning Boston Red Sox and Coca-Cola approached Triangle Sign out of Baltimore, Maryland about building an extra special Coca-Cola sign for Fenway Park. The requirements included a 40' wide sign, use the latest generation LED bulbs and be animated so the lights looked like they were writing the letters in a slow script. With some help from Animated Lighting, the sign ended up with 1022 individual lights controlled by 252 circuits.
A group came together wanting to re-do Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park. First on their list was to recreate the magic using only LEDs to save on power. Second was to replace those old PLCs with the latest generation technology. Animated Lighting was contacted to bring life to their custom designed lighted frames and by opening night 12 Monster Brains and more than 30 ELD-16s were used along the new 1.5 mile drive through Christmas light experience. Over a million M5 LEDs were used.
Newport, Kentucky has an outdoor lifestyle mall on the shore of the Ohio River directly across from Cincinnati. An eclectic mix of stores, offices and a multi-screen movie theater make the site a destination for the entire area. The owners of the mall wanted to refresh their Christmas decorations as well as entice people to come visit form across the river in Cincinnati.
The Hard Rock Café in Las Vegas needed a new sign to go above their store on the Las Vegas strip and they knew it couldn't be anything ordinary. They contracted with Kojis Sign of Louisiana and Kojis Sign called in Animated Lighting to add the WOW to the project.
Destin Commons lifestyle shopping district in Destin, Florida decided it was time to take their tired 50 foot tall tree in the center court and update it to the latest and greatest technology. This was no small project because it involved removing all the old incandescent lights and wiring, putting on LED based lights, rewiring the tree and adding Animated Lighting technology to make everything come alive and dance with the music.
The Country Club Plaza in Kansas City is described as an "outdoor museum" of romantic Spanish architecture and European art where people actually live and work every day amid its beauty. Animated Lighting was tasked with designing a year-round lighting display that would be "exciting yet elegant" but also provide lighting appropriate to the event or time of year.
The University of Phoenix Stadium (Glendale, AZ - host of the 2008 Super Bowl) and Flouresco Lighting contacted Animated Lighting to ask how they could successfully control two 190 foot high "audio thermometer" columns they were building.
A major theme park in Orlando uses Animated Lighting controllers for many special events throughout the year. During the month of October 400+ glowing pumpkins greet visitors as they walk under a tree canopy. Each pumpkin is controlled by an Animated Lighting DMX based product.
Dave utilized our design team to help him win first place in his local lighting contest. Here is a quote from the local newspaper, "Perfection, it's elusive. It's just the right stoke: not too much, not too little, not overdone, not underdone. It can take creativity, originality, the ability to do something and different: bold, balanced and effective. Dave Jensen has achieved it."
Overland Park, KS, resident Mark Callegari re-located his large holiday display from his home to a children's recreation center. He took the display to the next level through a heavy dose of imagination and some help from Animated Lighting products and services.