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performance video designer





Performance video designers develop a projected image design concept for a performance and supervise the execution of it. Their work is based on research and artistic vision. Their design is influenced by and influences other designs and must be conform with these designs and the overall artistic vision. Therefore, the designers work closely with artistic directors, operators and the artistic team. Performance video designers prepare media fragments to be used in a performance, which can involve recording, composing, manipulating and editing. They develop plans, mapping, cue lists and other documentation to support the operators and production crew. They sometimes also work as autonomous artists, creating video art outside a performance context.

Scope note

This occupation is focused on live performance and not on media or broadcast activities. Includes activities in event and rental companies.

Alternative Labels

projection and video designer

projection & video designer

graphics & video designer

visual designer

video jockey

video and projection designer

video & projection designer

video and graphics designer

projection designer

video & graphics designer

video designer

graphics and video designer

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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