Yellow Studio lands set designer role at Eurovision Song Contest 2023

Yellow Studio joins the senior production team to help create, design and deliver a large-scale and spectacular show to a global audience of over 160 million.

International design firm, Yellow Studio, has been revealed as the set designer for the 67th annual Eurovision Song Contest, taking place in Liverpool.

Based in New York, Yellow Studio are the world’s leading design studio specialising in production design, creative direction and art direction for television and live events. Over the past two decades, Yellow Studio and its team of creatives have worked on some of the biggest televised events that have left a lasting impression on millions of audiences across the globe. This year alone, Yellow Studio has been responsible for creating some of the biggest moments in live entertainment, serving as the design team for The 64th Annual Grammy Awards and Disney’s hybrid live animated special – ‘Beauty and The Beast: A 30th Celebration.

Julio Himede, director of Yellow Studio says: “Yellow Studio is honoured to be working with BBC Studios as the Set Designer for The 67th Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool. We are excited to deliver a spectacular show for audiences across the world and to recognise and celebrate Ukraine’s victory”.

BBC Studios Entertainment & Music will deliver the three live shows for host broadcaster BBC. They have assembled an elite team who bring a wealth of live experience to lead the production of this milestone event in British broadcasting, including Executive Producer Andrew Cartmell, Exec in Charge of Production James O’ Brien, Head of Show Lee Smithurst, lead director Nikki Parsons, lead Creative Director Dan Shipton, Music director Kojo Samuel, Lighting designer Tim Routledge and Robert Edwards as Head of Sound.

Throughout the production, the team at BBC Studios are working closely in partnership with their Ukrainian counterparts at UA:PBC on all creative elements of the three live shows. Leading the team at UA:PBC are Oksana Skybinska (Ukrainian Eurovision Head of Delegation), Tetiana Semenova (Executive Producer of programmes and events in Ukraine) and German Nenov (Creative Director and Music Video Director).

The 67th Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Liverpool, with the Grand Final of the Contest to be on 13 May 2023.