Contemporary Productions

Incredible events are no accident. They’re the result of countless hours spent concepting, planning and executing everything from the venue to the menu. With a portfolio including the 1999 St. Louis Papal visit and the 2002 U2 Super Bowl halftime show, Contemporary Productions is no stranger to putting in those hours to create iconic moments.

Role

  • Website Design
  • Website Development

Industry

  • Entertainment
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Professional Services

The Challenge

As Contemporary began branching out from its roots in entertainment booking and into high-end event planning, it needed a website capable of reaching a new audience. Its website also needed to leverage Contemporary’s rich legacy in entertainment booking and showcase its expertise in creating the spectacular.

Our entertainment booking website design for Contemporary Productions featured bold imagery from their events, like this image from the Doobie Brothers' concert.
Contemporary Productions works with a large range of clients for event planning and entertainment booking, including for corporations and nonprofit foundations.
In our website redesign for Contemporary Productions, we placed a focus on imagery that shows the thrill of the experience. Here, event attendees play an exciting round of black jack.

Our Approach

Web Design

Inspired by Contemporary’s roots in booking classic rock-n-roll bands, we moved forward with a website design that captures the energy and excitement of a rock concert. Black-and-white pages and bold typefaces hearken back to an era when that night’s concert was a front-page story. Bright neons, reminiscent of stage lights, add visual interest and draw attention to key buttons and calls to action throughout the site.

Our inspiration for this entertainment booking website design came from the headlines of rock-and-roll. Lively photography is used throughout the site, while the typeface references that of large music and entertainment publications.
In our website design process, we carefully analyze the existing website and consider the ideal user journey.
Our mobile-first web design is user-friendly on all devices.

Contemporary designs world-class experiences, ranging from rock concerts to black-tie galas to Fortune 500 corporate events. It was only appropriate that we designed its website as an equally engaging experience. We built custom animations, like highlighting page headlines and strikethrough menu items, to recreate the satisfaction of checking items off a to-do list. See for yourself.

Each page on the Contemporary Productions website features a unique template that nods to the layout of entertainment publications.

Custom Menu Design + Development

We wanted Contemporary’s website to be a resource for the detail-oriented event planner, so we built out a robust entertainment menu that allows users to find musical and non musical acts by genre or by search. Dedicated artist pages feature song listings, live performance videos and testimonials, giving users even more insight into the entertainment they choose.

For this entertainment booking website design, we took inspiration from large entertainment and rock-and-roll publications. The resulting design features bold accent colors, prominent headlines, and imagery that shows the life of the party.
The Contemporary Productions website redevelopment featured rich imagery from the entertainment booking firm's actual events.
The imagery throughout the Contemporary Productions website redevelopment shows the scope of events that the company is able to pull together. No event is too large, and the imagery throughout the site depicts the largest and most dynamic events.
This entertainment booking website design affords Contemporary Productions the ability to showcase rich imagery throughout — allowing users to visualize the most exciting events.

Results

With a new website combining deep functionality and stunning design, Contemporary Productions is ready to create the unforgettable for years to come.

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