Highly detailed, clean and beautiful 3D models of circus tents and big tops.

We deliver 3D models of big tops, circus tents, bleachers, seating, artist entrances, requisites and even artists, well basically everything you can think of that you can find on the circus grounds.

There are many useful cases where owning a 3D-model of your big top and bleachers will upgrade your daily circus life:

For ticketing

Give your audience a photorealistic overview over the bleachers to help them choose the best seat for their budget.

Program your lights

Your light technicians can program all the lights for the whole show from the comfort of their own home before the real big top is built.

Impossible settings

Place your big top in impossible or difficult settings like on mountains, flying in the sky, in the middle of the city… Only your imagination is the limit!

No more complaints!

Nobody in the audience will be able to complain about the lack of view from their seat because of king poles and quarter poles anymore, because they could have a look at the view from their section before they even purchased the tickets!

Tent-rental

As a tent rental company you can show your clients the setup of all the tents you plan for their event.

Clean and beautiful

Your tent will look clean and brand new in all your photorealistic renders.

Big Top Models founder and circus performer Chris Pettersen together with his goldfish Michelle.

The People Behind Big Top Models

The idea to create 3D models for the circus entertainment industry came in 2015 when circus performers Chris Pettersen and Mara Zimmerli (www.MaraChris.com), needed to show a potential client how their props would fit and look inside the space provided by the client. Chris created a 3D-model of the circus tent and of his props and showed it to the client who was very impressed with the results. A contract for a circus tour was signed, and the seeds for a 3D-model company was planted.

Since then Chris continued to develop his modelling skills further, but it was during the COVID-19 pandemic that he really took things to a whole new level and decided to found the company Big Top Models. The last year, circus directors and tent rental companies from all over the world has been contacting Big Top Models with requests like:

“We need to show our government how we intend to guide the audience into our tent by maintaining social distancing and the placement of hand sanitizer stations, can you help us?”

“Our client is planning a big event for next year, we need an easy way to show him how we plan to place 10 of our tents on his field, can we show this with 3D-models?”

“We want to create an amazing light show for next years’ show but we can’t afford to build our tent and install all the lights before all the artists arrive on place, we heard that it’s possible to create the lights for the whole show using a 3D-model, is this true?”

The answer in all these cases is ‘yes, it certainly is!’

« The images from Big Top Models give a realistic and artistic view of our tent and offer different possibilities to visit it from different angles and to show what the tent offers in different combinations of stage, manege, seating and setting. »

Company Roikkuva
kulturpalast.ch

« The images from Big Top Models give a realistic and artistic view of our tent and offer different possibilities to visit it from different angles and to show what the tent offers in different combinations of stage, manege, seating and setting. »

Company Roikkuva
kulturpalast.ch

Latest Project:

Elmar Kretz Weihnachtscircus in Ravensburg is one of Germany’s biggest Christmas circuses. Big Top Models created 3D-models of the exterior and interior, then provided Elmar Kretz Productions with photorealistic images for them to use for promotion and ticketing.

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