Project Overview

MTV wanted a 3,500 seat theatre for the inaugural MTV European Music Awards filmed in Berlin. The Brandenburg Gate was used as the central backdrop and was filmed through a clear gable wall, a key element of the brief

ES Global’s Role – ES Global was contracted to design, procure, erect and dismantle the structure. The structure was erected over a 14 day period in freezing conditions

Project Title – MTV EMA Berlin
Client – MTV
Designer – MTV
Engineers – MEPS, Robert Hertle
Location – Berlin, Germany
Project Value – £500,000
Project Duration – 10 weeks
Project Completion – December, 1994
Floor Area – 3,000m²
Build Period – 2 weeks
Dismantling Period – 1 week
Construction – ES Global steel truss, decking, PVC