Scanning the World
Founder & Managing Director
Ryan Metcalfe is the founder and Managing Director of the Preevue, a global leader of laser scanning and digital twins for the Creative Industries.
Preevue works with leading performing arts companies to create full venue Digital Twins, counting the Royal Opera House, The Royal Shakespeare Company, and the National Theatre among its clients. Theatre credits as visualisation provider include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Bat Out of Hell The Musical, Come From Away, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, and Stranger Things: The First Shadow.
Further clients in theatre include Ambassador Theatre Group, Delfont Mackintosh Theatres, LW Theatres, Sonia Friedman Productions, Mirvish Productions, Barbican Centre, and Chichester Festival Theatre.
Outside theatre, Ryan has led Preevue’s LiDAR and Virtual Production projects for M&E giants including Disney, Universal Studios and Fox.
Ryan and his work with Preevue have been featured in publications including The Stage, The Guardian, LSI, Live Design, BroadwayWorld, Playbill, and Broadway.com.
As a public speaker, Ryan has presented at events including The International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (ITEAC), PLASA, Immersive Architecture Asia, LDI, Hollywood Professional Association, Showlight, Future of Theatre Conference, Beyond Conference, ABTT Theatre Show, Opera Beyond, and AV Cultural Forum.