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Creative Productions and Robe at Fire Fight Australia

26 Feb 2020

Fire Fight Australia raised over $10 Million for bushfire relief during an emotionally charged, high energy day of performance at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.

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Events cancelled as coronavirus spreads

25 Feb 2020

Australian production firms are now feeling the pinch, as corporate events that require international travel are being called off.

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Staying Safe Together

22 Feb 2020

John O’Brien discusses the importance of collaboration as a volunteer CFA firefighter.

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BYOM – The next step towards the digital workplace

11 Feb 2020

Barco explains how Clickshare extends collaboration for in-room and remote meeting participants.

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30 Jan 2020

By Julius Grafton. My media life is over – but new doors open. Media in 2020 is not easy, but it is needed more than ever as disinformation can be so easily propagated.

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CrewCare kicks off 2020

29 Jan 2020

The new incorporated charity CrewCare held its first board meeting yesterday at the Palais Theatre meeting room, courtesy of Live Nation.

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Timecode – Staying on Time

24 Jan 2020

Here’s an update on all things timecode – definitions and useful 3rd party add-ons to make life better for live events …

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SRC Sydney to close – Melbourne to continue

22 Jan 2020

Leading firm Staging Rentals and Construction (SRC) have made a shock announcement that they are closing their Sydney operation from early March. Managing Director Meri Took told Juliusmedia that a range of factors were in play, not the least of which is the staggering cost of warehousing near the Sydney CBD. SRC Melbourne will continue to…

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ALIA Fire Aid Auction

21 Jan 2020

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Australasian Lighting Industry Association, now known as simply ALIA ( A few events to celebrate the fact were in the planning but they have been abandoned in favour of raising money for the Australian people and wildlife affected by the fires. Production companies are helping out by supplying…

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Immersive Live Sound – The Story So Far

17 Dec 2019

AUDIO Immersive Live Sound – The Story So Far   Two years ago Immersive Audio or Spatial Live Sound rolled out into the live audio market simultaneously from L-Acoustics  (France) with L-ISA, and d&b audiotechnik (Germany) with Soundscape. CX travelled to both manufacturers to hear the systems and talk to the engineers in October 2017.…

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Diversity and Inclusion in AV – it’s our responsibility

10 Dec 2019

DIVERSITY   Diversity and Inclusion in AV – it’s our responsibility by Toni McAllister.     “It’s not that we don’t want to employ women, it’s just that none are applying.” “If you know of any women, send them our way.” “We love having women on our crew, it really balances things out.”   I’ve spent…

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Trending in Production Lighting – Weatherproof Fixtures

6 Dec 2019

TECH TALK   Trending in Production Lighting – Weatherproof Fixtures   by ULA Group’s Simon Pentz.   While IP65 rated fixtures are nothing new, they have usually only been used in Architectural lighting applications. But over the last few years, the live production industry has started to adopt the use of IP65 fixtures as the…

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