RC Projection Trick

RC Projection Trick

Remote teleoperation company Voysys shows off a how a first-person video projected onto a curved surface can immerse a viewer. Here, their tech is used to remotely control a toy car and place a driver behind its tiny steering wheel. We’d love to use it to replicate the tricycle scene from The Shining.

Apollo Launch Projection Mapping

Apollo Launch Projection Mapping

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, the talented visual artists of 59 Productions created an incredible projection mapping on the Washington Monument that replicated the launch of the Saturn V rocket and its mission to the moon. Drew Geraci of District 7 Media shared this pristine 4K footage of the event.

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Final Fantasy XIV Projection Mapping

Final Fantasy XIV Projection Mapping

Square Enix put on a fantastic projection mapped show on the side of the famous InterContinental Yokohoma Grand hotel to celebrate Final Fantasy‘s 30th anniversary and the recent release of Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood.

Projection-Mapped Cake

Projection-Mapped Cake

UK pastry chefs Angie Scott Cakes created what would normally be a basic box-tier cake, but its plain white surfaces quickly come to life through the wonders of projection mapping tech. The only thing better would be if you could actually play Pac-Man and Angry Birds on it.

Dynamic Projection Mapping

Dynamic Projection Mapping

Up until now, most projection mapping has been done on fixed or predictably moving surfaces. This incredible tech from Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory can project onto moving objects like paper or fabric, adjusting images up to 1,000 times per second.

Projection Mapped Cello

Projection Mapped Cello

Musician Sol Gabetta performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor on her 300-year-old cello, embellished with digitally-projected images which stay precisely aligned with her instrument, even as she moves, thanks to the wonders of infrared tracking tech.

Projection Napping

Projection Napping

Digital studio Dawn of Man recently treated New Yorkers to silly sights of sleeping giants. Its Projection Napping project showed videos of gigantic people trying to rest within the confines of the city’s walls.

Asstral Projection

Asstral Projection

We’ve seen projection mapping on buildings, cars, boxes and human faces. Here’s the final frontier. YouTubers ARUFARU teamed up with YouTuber machspecial to make a silly presentation using his bare behind.

Ritot Projection Watch

Ritot Projection Watch

We saw a concept for a watch that could project the time back in 2009. Now, there’s an Indiegogo campaign to bring one to reality. The Ritot uses tech which can shine the current time, messages and notifications on the back of your hand.

Cleveland Cavs Court Projection

Cleveland Cavs Court Projection

Quince Imaging and Think Media Studios turned the Cleveland Cavaliers’ court into a gigantic projection screen with this awesome pre-game introduction presentation. For once, the folks at the top got the best seat in the house.

AquaScreen Projection Screen

AquaScreen Projection Screen

Take pool parties to the next level with the AquaScreen. It’s made of lightweight vinyl and doesn’t require fans to stay upright. Just pump air in, anchor it to the included sand bags and you’re good to go. Available in a variety of sizes.

Giant Spider Projection

Giant Spider Projection

Motion design artist Friedrich van Schoor shot footage of spiders running around a scale model, and then projected the shadows through the windows of an actual building.

Alienware Projection Mapping

Alienware Projection Mapping

Besides using their computers for this high res rendering of the 3D projection mapping and film, Alienware’s Area 52 Airstream production also incorporates pyrotechnics and live action.

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Hyundai Projection Mapping

Hyundai Projection Mapping

We’ve featured 3D projection maps before, but never one that incorporated an actual car into the display. This promo for the Hyundai Accent does an awesome job blending real and virtual worlds.

Hot Wheels Projection Mapping

Hot Wheels Projection Mapping

Through the magic of 3D projection mapping, the Sydney Customs House was recently converted into a giant racetrack for Hot Wheels cars, courtesy of Muse Amsterdam, PostPanic and BeamSystems.

Projection Truck Animation

Projection Truck Animation

It may not sound all that impressive, but we think this colorful, minute long video of a truck magically lighting up by reanimatr is cool. Now we want to know why all trucks can’t look like this.

TRON: Legacy Projection Mapping

TRON: Legacy Projection Mapping

No, we aren’t tired of projection mapping yet, or TRON for that matter: check out the full projection mapping light show spectacle for TRON: Legacy on the roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.

3D Castle Projection Mapping

3D Castle Projection Mapping

Shoot to kill, play to thrill: it’s AC/DC vs. Iron Man in this cool architectural projection mapping project on the front facade of the Great Keep at Rochester Castle, which warps and tumbles before your eyes.

Short: Facts About Projection

Short: Facts About Projection

Facts About Projection isn’t just a moving tribute to a dying profession (projectionists) but to a way of life; theaters aren’t the only thing going digital in a world meant to be lived in analog.

Projections: Night Lights

Projections: Night Lights

Projection art gets interactive with Night Lights; it uses twelve 20,000 lumen projectors to amplify body, hand, and phone movements into 5-story images on the Auckland Ferry Building.

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Pac Man/Pinball Projections

Pac Man/Pinball Projections

Shot at a secret festival in Northern England, there’s actually a variety of amazing video projections above; our favorite parts are the Pac Man and Pinball sequences at 3:30.

Video: Castle Projection

Video: Castle Projection

We’ve seen public projection art before, but Tetragram for Enlargement is easily our favorite–this because (or in spite) of being projected onto the normally busy walls of a castle.

Inflatable Projection Screen

Inflatable Projection Screen

You’ll need to tether it, but Open Air Cinema’s inflatable projection screen delivers a glorious 220″ of widescreen nirvana; add some helium and the whole neighborhood can watch.

Inside The Mandalorian’s VFX

Inside The Mandalorian’s VFX

ILM takes us behind the scenes of The Mandalorian to see how visual effects tech developed in collaboration with Epic Games are used to create the series. Rather than shoot on location or in front of a green screen, the series uses a projection system to surround actors with digital scenery which can move in sync with a camera.

Million

Million

We highly recommend going full screen on the biggest landscape mode display you have to get the most out of this playful montage of ultra-widescreen animations made by a team of Montreal designers and curated by Rémi Vincent. The sequence originally appeared on a massive 50:9-ratio projection video wall for MAPP Montreal.

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