We are a resource and voice for Canadian live event workers who have lost their livelihood due to COVID-19 shutting down events worldwide. Please reach out and tell your story, and tune in for support.

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Advocacy
We are collecting, and taking your concerns to government.
Resources
Browse our collection of resources and use them to get help.
Community
Let’s not forget who we are, and what brings us together.

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Anthony Kahil

Anthony is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has been in the entertainment industry for 7 years. Working from general AV to lighting/video. Anthony now lives in Toronto and freelances for various companies pre-covid. He currently does lighting and video for…

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Sabrina Mueller

Sabrina has an 18-year career in live events that has included both theatre and corporate events. She is currently the Operations Manager of the Pumphouse Theatres in Calgary and freelances as a Production Manager and Lighting Technician. The Pumphouse Theatres…

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Thank you, and Be Well

This Thanksgiving weekend we would like to express our thanks to the amazing live event community. In the absence of shows, concerts and conventions, we may not have not been as connected with our ‘work families’ as usual – it…

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Global Day of Action

Hot on the heels of a successful Canadian Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community, the global organization #WeMakeEvents is calling on live event companies and people to reach out across the world. (more…) “Global Day of Action”

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Harrison Bye

Harrison has been an instrumental past of the Live Event Community execution team since its early days as an important resource for out-of-work workers.

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Latest Resources:

Ontario
Posted 8 months ago

CAMH Main Switchboard 416 535-8501 or 1 800 463-2338 toll-free, staffed 24/7.

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Ontario
Posted 8 months ago

Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7.

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Ontario
Posted 8 months ago

24-hour, 7-day-a-week crisis counselling, emotional support. Crisis Line: GTA: 416-863-0511, TOLL-FREE: 1-866-863-0511, #SAFE (#7233) on your Bell, Rogers, Fido or Telus Mobile

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GTHA
Posted 8 months ago

For decades, Spectra Helpline (Peel) and Distress Centres (Toronto) have individually championed and executed our aligned missions of ensuring every individual in need of emotional support or crisis intervention has access to life-sustaining care delivered by highly-trained volunteers supported by professional staff.  After careful evaluation and thoughtful consideration, the boards of Spectra Helpline and Distress Centres unanimously voted to […]

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Rigging/Flys
Online
Posted 8 months ago

Video How-To’s on tying knots!

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Rigging/Flys
Online
Posted 8 months ago

FREE Flyhouse Training—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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Online
Posted 8 months ago

Over 4.5 hours of structured learning, that take you from the basics to more advanced techniques. 

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Online
Posted 8 months ago

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.

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Online
Posted 8 months ago

Designer is the ultimate software to visualize, design, and sequence projects wherever you are, from concept all the way through to showtime.

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Online
Posted 8 months ago

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.

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Online
Posted 8 months ago

This online course is designed to present the basics of the Event Master family of products.

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Online
Posted 8 months ago

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.

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Online
Posted 8 months ago

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.

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March 25th – 27th 2020

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