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Back to work? Not soon.

Well, here we are mid-June, the CERB payments have been continued (sadly skipping a 2 week period) which will affect many of us in the live event industry. I also hear people being disappointed in the government for their way…

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Fourth Open Letter

An open letter to the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hon. Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, The CERB is a key support for most Canadian live event technicians, artists and arts workers to survive this pandemic. It is…

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Video How-To’s on tying knots! Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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FREE Flyhouse Trainingβ€”for technicians of all skill and experience levels. This session will highlight the role that Design Factor and Hardware Selection play in all entertainment industry work. ONLINE Design Factor | March 30 ONLINE Design Factor | March 31 ONLINE Bridle Math | April 1 ONLINE Bridle Math | April 2 ONLINE Codes, Standards, and Risk […]

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Over 4.5 hours of structured learning, that take you from the basics to more advanced techniques.  Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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WATCHOUT multi-display software is your fast track to creating spectacular shows. Use WATCHOUT to compose and manage all the different media elements in your show – video, still images, animations, graphics, live feeds, sound – and then play it back on multiple displays. Perfectly synchronized, high resolution and right-on-cue. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 […]

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Designer is the ultimate software to visualize, design, and sequence projects wherever you are, from concept all the way through to showtime. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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In this Free Video Training Series, you’ll learn everything you need to know to start using After Effects today. This is not an overview of the software, this is a real training series that covers advanced techniques for Motion Tracking, Color Keying and even 3D Title Design. Of course, we’ll cover the basics too. Was […]

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This online course is designed to present the basics of the Event Master family of products. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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The course will prepare you for the topics and subjects covered in the BARCO Certified Specialist- Event Master Course. It is intended for those students with limited exposure to the world of live event presentation switching. Experienced students may find the material useful as a refresher or to update their current knowledge. Was this info […]

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These tutorial videos offer step-by-step training on the new BrightAuthor: connected and the BSN.cloud, as well as the original BrightAuthor and BrightSign Network. They build on one another, and are composed of short manageable modules. Feel free to follow along or skip to a specific topic. Sample assets are provided. Was this info helpful? Yep […]

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This online training course includes video lessons, private training sessions, and an online support community. It is intended for intermediate level live sound engineers who want to get great results fast when faced with less than optimal circumstances and little to no time to prepare. Each module will include a step-by-step guided presentation of building […]

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The Distress Centre offers, as appropriate: emotional support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and linkage to emergency help when necessary. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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While the AV system integration and live sound production industries are weathering the COVID-19 health crisis, we’re focusing on bringing all-new training and interactive content online. When the dust settles and industry ramps back up there will be an extensive backlog of new projects, shows, and opportunities. Technical training, product training and learning new skills […]

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Offering Free Duplicate Licenses to Enable Creative Users to Work from Home For qualified customers who are impacted by facility closures or need to temporarily enable remote workers, we’re providing free 90-day licenses of our creative tools (Media Composer, Pro Tools and Sibelius) to enable your creative team members to continue getting their work done remotely.   […]

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