Recorded at Creative Technology UK, EVOKE Studios used Notch to create virtual environments for the AIM Independent Music Awards. Managing both the technical delivery and creative direction, EVOKE Studio immersed the presenters and guest performers in virtual worlds. Working closely with the performers and AIM’s production team, EVOKE used a process derived from theatre design practices to create the virtual production.
EVOKE chose Notch and the MoSys StarTracker to deliver the production. The presenter environment could capture inbound video, playback motion graphics transitions, and allow for animated off-stage shots of the awards logo. As sponsors of the Pioneer award, EVOKE Studios created a series of worlds for award winner Little Simz performance. Using real-time rendered back and front plate set-extensions, they transported Little Simz from the desert to the depths of the sea. Notch’s real-time render capabilities and ease-of-use both came to the fore when last-minute changes were required. The team was able to react quickly to produce a graphic fast-food inspired scene for a performance from AJ Tracey feat. MoStack’s. The combined result is a cohesive Awards show experience that created a deeper connection between the artists, the lyrics and the at-home viewers.