The entrance of Stage 3 in the Season 8 Vegas Finals. Backlit sweeping curves were designed to give overall motion to the set and fit in with the more mainstream sports direction I felt was appropriate to the show. This was a departure from the hard lines of previous seasons.
A pre-vis rendering of Stage 2’s start with backlit sweeping curves
A pre-vis of Stage 2 obstacle 3
A pre-vis rendering of the starting sign for STAGE 1 and Stage 3.
Atlanta in the regional qualifiers in Season 8, My first year as the PD on the show. The lit, perforated metal designs on the starting line were one of my added elements