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How to turn Battersea power station into a giant Transformer – Stuff Talks #7

4D projection-mapping is the future of big event tech. We talked to the pioneers…

When is a building not a building? When it’s a canvas. And then a giant steampunk machine. And then a racetrack. And then a clock. And then…

That’s what live digital events specialists Drive Productions deliver. They take a building, or a billboard, or a shoe, or anything else you can project light on to, and transform it into… well, whatever you want.

And the results are incredible. We went to their London HQ to talk about how they do it, the immense amounts of kit they need, and what it was like entertaining the leaders of the G20 nations.

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