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Kylie Minogue’s Golden tour, Video Content designed by Tom Colbourne, Rob Sinclair & Blue Leach
©Andrew Whitton

KOI 2019 Concert Touring & Events Shortlist Announced

UK – The Concert Touring & Events judging panel for The Knight of Illumination (KOI) Awards, the ultimate celebration of video and lighting design, is pleased to reveal the 2019 shortlist for the Concert Touring & Events category.

Having received a record number of submissions, up 25 per cent from the 2017 Awards, the judging panel had the difficult task of choosing just a fraction of the entries to put forward for the shortlist.

This year’s judging panel comprised LSi editor Claire Beeson, music business and events consultant Ronnie Gurr, director of architectural lighting firm 18 Degrees Christopher Knowlton, Head of Lighting Design at Imagination Jonny Milmer, and Output Communications Director Kelly Murray. The process was chaired by Jess Allan of Productionomics.
The 2019 Concert Touring & Events shortlist is as follows:

The MA Lighting Award for Club
Hayden Borgars for Fever 333
Sherry Coenen for Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster
John ‘JP’ Partridge for Metronomy

The disguise Award for Video Content
Tom Colbourne, Rob Sinclair & Blue Leach for Kylie Minogue
Adam Young of FRAY Studio for Years & Years
Paul Kell for Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

The Vari-Lite Award for Stage
Tom Campbell for John Grant
Paul Kell for Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets
Tim Routledge for DAVE

The Minuit Une Award for Events
Adam Bassett for Dinosaurs in the Wild
Matthew Button for The Nest, London Borough of Culture
Ben Cracknell for Olivier Awards 2019

The GLP Award for Arena
Ben Dalgleish for Post Malone
Tim Routledge for Florence + the Machine
Tobias Rylander for The 1975

Commenting on this year’s Concert Touring & Events submissions, Jess Allan said, “The vastly diverse selection of artistic projects submitted this year made for fierce deliberations at the judges’ meeting to select the final shortlist. We are honoured to review in detail these artistic pieces.”

KOI-USA 2019: If you have created a design that has been performed or broadcast in the United States between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019, you can still submit for KOI’s sister awards, KOI-USA, through the website until the 16 August: https://www.knightofilluminationawards.com/