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Meghan Trainor on Ellen

Look for Meghan Trainor's performance today on the "Ellen" show of her song "I'm A Lady" from the new movie "Smurfs: The Lost Village". Thanks so much to Creative Director Tiana Brown for bringing us on to do the video backgrounds!... Read More

Jason Aldean They Don't Know Tour

Having a blast working again with Shaun Silva, creating large scale backing visuals for Jason Aldean's big "They Don't Know Tour". ... Read More

Meghan Trainor On Ellen

Happy to be working again with Creative Director Tiana Brown, creating visuals for the April 6th Meghan Trainor performance on Ellen of her new single "I'm A Lady", featured in the upcoming "Smurfs" movie!... Read More

The Addy Awards

Lightborne came home with 2 GOLD Addy Awards this year! (American Advertising Federation - Cincinnati Awards... held last Friday.) Thanks to all, especially our great clients. Also the judges, for their infinite wisdom and fantastic taste in animation. :)... Read More

Zac Brown Band Welcome Home Tour

Good to be collaborating once more with James and Louis at Okulus, and Zac and the Band, pumping out a massive number of visuals for the mammoth "Welcome Home" tour, coming soon to an arena or stadium near you!... Read More

Kidz Bop Kids Best Time Ever Tour

Really happy to be working for the first time with Creative Director Tiana Brown and Lighting Director Mitchell Schellenger on the upcoming Spring and Summer "Best Time Ever" tour of tween phenom group Kidz Bop!... Read More

ILEA Cincinnati Chapter Monthly Meeting at Lightborne

We had the pleasure of hosting the monthly meeting of the Cincinnati Chapter of the International Live Events Association at Lightborne on our soundstage. Good time!... Read More

Happy Holidays 2016

From us to you: have the Happiest of Holidays, and see you next year!... Read More

GE Additive Manufacturing

To help showcase and explain the space-age process of GE Additive Manufacturing, the Power Agency turned to Lightborne to create a dynamic and ever-changing landscape demonstrating the breadth of applications of this modern, cutting-edge manufacturing process (think 3D printing taken to the next level). 100% 3D CG brewed and baked at Lightborne.... Read More

OFFF Festival Cincinnati 2016 Credits Animation

We had so much fun presenting at the OFFF Festival Cincinnati 2016 sponsored by the Contemporary Arts Center. Thanks for the invite and for allowing us to create this year's credits animation!... Read More

OFFF Cincinnati 2016

Looking forward to seeing Chris, Lauren and Ryan presenting at this Saturday's OFFF Conference, sponsored by the Contemporary Arts Center - excited to share the stage with such prominent and talented artists!... Read More

Shawn Mendes Illuminate

Working on updated tour visuals for the upcoming September 10th Madison Square Garden concert debut of Shawn Mendes' "Illuminate"!... Read More

Lumenocity 360°

When you have a sec check out a 360° clip from the opening performance of #Lumenocity!... Read More

Lumenocity Re-Imagine

‪The #Lumenocity Re-Imagine show is over and it is one of the biggest and most challenging we've done.... Read More

Zone Perfect Soccer Mom

Who doesn't love a good song and dance number?! Thanks so much, POSSIBLE, for choosing to partner with us on this super fun job! Snack & Rally!... Read More

Lumenocity Re-Imagine Teaser

We are very excited to be creating the fully projection-mapped and re-imagined visuals for this year's ‪#‎LUMENOCITY‬ event with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, this August inside the historic Taft Theater. Check out the teaser video we created for the event!... Read More

Dead & Company Summer Tour 2016

Very pleased to have worked with Filament Productions creating over 50 visuals for this summer's Dead & Company tour which kicked off in Charlotte and Bonnaroo this past weekend!... Read More

Kenny Chesney "Noise" Video

It's all Noise but we still dig it. Had a blast collaborating with Tacklebox Films and Mr. Chesney in creating the music video for the single "Noise" from his upcoming summer release. Shaun Silva directed, Ryan Lassan edited, and we did the visual effects and animation. ... Read More

Zac Brown Band on Tour

Looking forward to kicking off the Zac Brown Band's Black Out The Sun Tour in Omaha on April 1st! ... Read More

Shawn Mendes World Tour

Excited for the kick off of the Shawn Mendes World Tour on Saturday, March 5th at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Thank you to Shawn, his team, and Paul Caslin for including us!... Read More

Blake Shelton On Tour

It's not often that one of the artists we work with kicks off their tour in our home town, but that is the case with Blake Shelton and his band. See you tomorrow at US Bank Arena right here in Cincinnati!... Read More

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Revealed on TNT

We did all the broadcast design and in-room visuals for the first-time live broadcast of the Sports Illustrated 2016 Swimsuit Issue Revealed show, coming up Saturday night the 13th on TNT during NBA All-Star weekend.... Read More

Halsey on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Halsey kicks off her sold-out UK and Europe tour February 19th. Catch a preview of the backing visuals we created tonight, Wednesday, February 10th on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.... Read More

Updated Work Montage

We just posted an updated live event & stage content montage adding work done over the past few months. Busy now working on tour visuals for Blake Shelton, Halsey, and the Zac Brown Band. And next month, look for our broadcast work on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition show, February 13th on TBS! ... Read More

Cleveland Cavaliers Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

We had the pleasure and honor of working with Quince Imaging and the Cleveland Cavaliers to create the court-projected visuals for the halftime presentation of a historic 1967 speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Glenville High School in Cleveland, the recording of which was newly re-discovered in 2012.... Read More

You Better Watch Out

He's on his way! Happy Holidays to one and all.... Read More

Rhymesayers 20th Anniversary Celebration

Legendary independent Hip-Hop label Rhymesayers Entertainment 20th Anniversary concert Friday, December 4th at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Brother Ali, Atmosphere, Dilated Peoples and many, many more. Big shout out to our Creative Director Chris Gliebe for his outstanding work creating the visuals for this landmark concert.... Read More

ACCA Top Ten Stories Year End Show

If you can, check out this year's ACCA Top Ten year in review show - we had the pleasure of working with Dick Clark Productions and Taillight TV to design and create the broadcast graphics package. December 17th on Fox!... Read More

Cleveland Cavaliers Hardwood Classic Nights

Can you dig it? We collaborated with Quince Imaging to produce some groovy projection-mapped imagery for the Cleveland Cavaliers Hardwood Classic Nights this season. Far out!... Read More

Chicago Basketball is Golden

Our projection-mapped court video for the Chicago Bulls 50th anniversary season debuted last night at the United Center during the halftime show. We hope everyone, and especially #POTUS, enjoyed it! #Bulls50... Read More

Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse

Congratulations to Jim Beam on the grand opening yesterday of the Urban Stillhouse on Fourth Street Live in Downtown Louisville.... Read More

2015 MidPoint Music Festival

In celebration of the awesome 2015 Midpoint Music Festival in Over The Rhine - a little something we cooked up and rear-projected on our garage door windows each night... #MPMF... Read More

Andrea Bocelli Cinema

We just collaborated with our pal Steve Cohen to provide the projected visuals for the taping of PBS Great Performances “Andrea Bocelli Cinema”, which happened last week at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, with set design by the fantastic David Korins.... Read More

Who Dey!

That would be the Cincinnati Bengals! As Queen City citizens and with the zeal of true fans, we took on re-designing and refreshing all of the Bengals' in-stadium video content for their brand-spanking-new, mammoth Daktronics main boards.... Read More

Emmy Nomination for Super Bowl Halftime Show

This year's Katy Perry Super Bowl halftime show is nominated for an Emmy in the “Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program” category.... Read More

Together In Vegas

We were thrilled to provide the background visuals for the historic reunion of Reba and Brooks & Dunn for a three week residency at the famous Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.... Read More

Die Toten Hosen - Weil Du Nur Einmal Lebst

Achtung! Our friends the legendary German punk band Die Toten Hosen are kicking off their tour in Buenos Aires this Saturday, then on to dates throughout Europe this summer.... Read More

The Sets of Mad Men

Wow, if you are a fan of "Mad Men" or just of mid-century design, this certainly seems like a must-see and worth a trip to New York!... Read More

Derulo - The Voice

Derulo is on a roll! After recent performances on the iHeart Radio Awards Show and American Idol of his smash hit "Want To Want Me", Jason Derulo followed up with a killer opening performance on The Voice last night.... Read More

No Shoes TV

Kenny Chesney is a month into his mammoth Big Revival tour, featuring a bunch of backing visuals by Lightborne.... Read More

Jason Derulo American Idol

Fresh off his killer iHeartRadio Music awards performance two weeks ago, Jason Derulo does it again last night on Idol, with backing visuals once again by Lightborne. ... Read More

Apollo Mission Patches Tribute

We are so excited to share a personal project that our Senior Animator/Compositor Neil Smith just published on the web, in which he animated all of the Apollo Mission patches as a tribute to that great adventure.... Read More

Jason Derulo iHeartRadio Music Awards Performance

We had a lot of fun creating the visual content for Jason Derulo's iHeartRadio Music Awards performance of his new hit "Want To Want Me". ... Read More

I Lost a Bet Goes On Tour

I Lost a Bet toured Ohio a few weeks ago to convince us that “he’s better” and to bring awareness to responsible gambling. He’s already proven he can sculpt ice, wrestle alligators and yodel better than we can…... Read More

2015 Tour Visuals Montage

Check it! We just posted our brand new Tour Visuals montage. We hope you have as much fun watching it as we had making it. ... Read More

#tbt - Lightborne's Digs

Back in the day when we were brand new and uncluttered!... Read More

Super Bowl XLIX Katy Perry Halftime Show

Wooooo, that was fun. Hope you liked the #katyperry #superbowl #halftimeshow! We had a blast creating all the projected and LED animation content for the most-watched Halftime Show in Super Bowl history!... Read More