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Our priorities:

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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Brent Sandrock

Brent is a lighting and media designer who has worked throughout the entertainment industry for over 15 years. He spent time video directing tours, programming lights for concerts, corporates, and cruise ships, and shooting and editing custom content with his…

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Mike Maclean

Mike has been working 38 years in the live entertainment industry.  He is a proud member of  IATSE Local 357 and is the Head Stage Electrician at Centre in the Square.  Currently, they are working a modified contract recording symphony concerts…

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Antony Kahil

Antony is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has been in the entertainment industry for 7 years. Working from general AV to lighting/video. Antony 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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Latest Resources:

Ontario
Posted 11 months ago

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

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Ontario
Posted 11 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 11 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 11 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…

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Rigging/Flys
Online
Posted 11 months ago

Video How-To’s on tying knots!

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Rigging/Flys
Online
Posted 11 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…

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Online
Posted 11 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 11 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, …

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Online
Posted 11 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 11 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 cove…

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Online
Posted 11 months ago

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

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Online
Posted 11 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 eve…

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Online
Posted 11 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 …

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