Tonight I attended the live recording of The X Factor. Being in the audience of a live television show gives you a completely different perspective as your vision isn’t restricted to whichever camera the director wants you to see so watching the show back is like seeing an almost entirely different show.
The thing you notice the most is how big the stage is and just how little of it the camera captures.
It was great to see New Zealand produce a live show for television but someone needs to sit the producers down and give them a lesson in how to put together a gig set list. There is a formula that works but tonight’s order was way off the mark. Continue reading »