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MTV Rock Copenhagen With Stage One

Copenhagen was Stage One's destination when, for the fifth year running, the company was asked to apply its experience and skills to the MTV Europe Music Awards, one of the most prestigious events in the music calendar.
Working for MTV Networks Europe, Stage One built all of the Ray Winkler designed stage and set elements, described below, along with specific band extras for several of the artists, including: Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna.
The main stage and performance areas consisted of a 40 metre diameter, horseshoe shaped stage, along with a 12 metre diameter central performance area and several presenter islands. All stage areas were clad in over 900 sq m of black mirror gloss laminate, with a three strip Neo Light detail to the edges.
Providing several unusual access points onto the stage were two time tunnels consisting of structural rings, inserted on a 2.4 metre high steel bridge section and were acessed by scissor lifts.
An all encompassing and visually stunning surround and backdrop was created around the stage by 108 illuminated panels, supported on a metal frame, fixed to truss supplied by Blackout. Each panel consisted of a steel frame, a weld-mesh backing and mounted CNC profiles. The panels and profiles were edged with Neo Lights offering 11 circuits per panel. Indeed a massive total of 6.5 km's of Neo Light in a mixture of red, white and blue enabled the lighting designer to create a huge variety of lighting effects.
Band extras included; a stage lift with treads, dancer platforms, a four metre high replica speaker, a further black gloss entrance tunnel, a thrust stage and finally two Perspex cubes.
Steve Dolan, Senior Project Manager, Stage One said: "The last minute band requirements meant our flexibility and resourcefulness was tested to its limits, however we proved our ability to react quickly under pressure, delivering all of the extras within the timeframe and to our usual high standard."
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