Mandylights illuminate Taronga Zoo for Vivid

For the first time Vivid has reached out to Taronga Zoo, lit up with an illuminated trail comprised of giant animal multimedia light sculptures. Be the Light for the Wild features ten critical species from Australia and Sumatra, ranging from the magnificent Asian elephant to the brightly coloured Corroboree frogs, species that Taronga is committed…

PAV Events project onto Perth with Coolux

Perth’s PAV Events has been wowing the good people of Western Australia with some amazing 3D projection mapping driven by a back end of coolux media server hardware and presentation software. Part of the Perth International Arts Festival, ‘Home’ was a theatrical spectacular featuring over 500 performers live on stage in one night! PAV was…

Planetshakers Awakening 2016

Planetshakers Awakening 2016 was held over four days at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena. The theme was Overflow with lighting designer Paul Collison taking up that theme with spectacular results. “I wanted to create a design that was all encompassing as with these events it’s not just a band on stage and an audience watching,” explained Paul.…

Clay Paky Scenius makes it Australian Debut

The CMC Music Awards 2016 were held at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), with some of the biggest names in country music including superstars Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line, Australia’s own Adam Harvey, and rising country star Kelsea Ballerini taking to the stage to perform. Broadcast live on Foxtel’s Country Music Channel the…

RUSH MH5 for Adelaide’s Intercontinental Ballroom

Adelaide’s Intercontinental Ballroom has installed forty Martin Professional RUSH MH5 LED Profiles utilizing them for pin-spotting tables. With its’ super compact housing the RUSH MH5 is perfect for this installation which required a fixture with a small footprint and low weight. “Putting an automated system in allows us so much more flexibility,” said Tim Bormann,…

International Woman’s Day

Cunard’s spectacular Queen Victoria liner helped kick off International Women’s Day activity around the globe by turning purple in Sydney. Wearing a 60-metre long banner on her hull sporting this year’s campaign message, ‪#‎PledgeForParity, Queen Victoria took on a purple hue as dusk fell in the city, reflecting the internationally recognised colour for women’s rights.…

Australian of the Year Awards

The Australian of the Year announcement has become a notable part of the annual Australia Day celebrations, televised live by the ABC from Canberra and watched by thousands. This year’s event was lit by Paul Collison, lighting supplied by Chameleon Touring Systems, with technical direction by 4412 and Out There Productions. The stage featured thirty…

CMG AV grow with Mythos and MA dot 2

Wollongong’s CMG Audio Visual has invested in an MA Lighting International dot2 console and eight Clay Paky Mythos. “The dot2 provides us with a cost-effective alternative to a full size lighting console with all the power of the MA family behind it,” remarked Tobi Pinazza, CMG AV’s general manager and technical director. “It’s simple enough…