The event, which began in 1972, started airing on prime time in 2004 and has a tradition of showcasing the hottest country performers and rising stars.
Working with One Music Circle South, The Mill design team delivered an entire broadcast and stage package, complete with new logo and hero screens. Themed 'Country's Night to Rock' the festival took place in Nashville, Tenn. The three-hour ABC TV special highlights the biggest performances and behind-the-scenes moments of CMA Fest. "Our goal with this project was to bring the glamour and excitement of the live CMA Fest to screens and homes across the country," shares The Mill Producer Jessica Ambrose. Amazing performances, backstage peeks and a crowd buzzing with enjoyment drew in primetime TV viewers across America. Performers include The Band Perry, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. Rock on country!
Agency: Robert Deaton
Post Production Supervisor: Shannon Paty
VFX: The Mill
Justin Sucura, Tosh Kodama, Andrew Marks, Chris Burkhalter, Kasey Allen, Ed
Laag, Daniel Chang
Motion Graphics: Justin Sucura,
Tosh Kodama, Andrew Marks, Chris Burkhalter, Kasey Allen, Ed Laag, Daniel Chang