A look at Trunk Animation's widely-praised Buckingham Palace projections

Posted by Rob Alderson,

Forced to follow the Diamond Jubilee concert on Twitter (because of a competitive quiz-based game during an otherwise lovely Bank Holiday barbecue) it was striking that along with the flag-waving patriotism, snide cynicism and unceasing efforts of people trying to be funny, there was a lot of admiration for the animations projected onto Buckingham Palace during Madness’ short set. The work of London-based studio Trunk Animation, they used the grandiose canvas to full effect and brought an interesting visual element to a show not short of big set-pieces. On such a big stage in front of such a huge worldwide audience it would be churlish to complain that the animation wasn’t hugely groundbreaking, this was crowd-pleasing at its very best,

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Posted by Rob Alderson

Editor-in-Chief Rob oversees editorial across all three It’s Nice That platforms; online, print and events. He has a background in newspaper journalism and a particular interest in art, advertising and photography. He is the main host of the Studio Audience podcast.