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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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Online
Posted 10 months ago

Dan Page with an introduction to DiGiCo theatre software, explaining how it differs to live software and some of its basic features. Dan Page presents part 2 of the Theatre Video Series: DiGiCo Theatre Software – Advanced Features and Programming. In this session, Dan will cover more advanced Theatre Software programming features and answer some […]

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Please take five minutes to participate in our data collection on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians.

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Canada
Posted 10 months ago

Ottawa adds these people eligible for CERB now: – People who Earn up to $1,000 a month. – Seasonal Workers – Those who have run out of EI (Employment Insurance)

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Posted 10 months ago

The Billington Files Practice your programming skills in real time as you listen to award-winning Lighting Designer Ken Billington direct his lighting team for the production of  New York City Center Encores’ Me and My Girl.

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The federal government launched the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) to help businesses struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis keep and rehire their employees. Find out who qualifies for this relief.

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Rigging/Flys
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Posted 10 months ago

TAIT is now offering free online training courses for iQ Powered by NAVIGATOR to the live event community. By providing these courses, everyone interested in participating is given an opportunity to learn, engage and prepare for future automation experiences. Whether a first-time learner or highly experienced show operator, the iQ Training Video Series is tailored […]

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Canada
Posted 10 months ago

This project aims to avoid the gatherings of people in various supermarkets and pharmacies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on the geolocation of the device, it will show various points of interest such as supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics, bars etc., with an estimated waiting time and a forecast of the next hour. NOTE: This project does […]

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THE CBC CREATIVE RELIEF FUND will support innovative original projects with compelling perspectives and unique voices that also reflect contemporary Canada, and follow the recommended local and national COVID-19 safety guidelines. Canadian creators can apply immediately starting today, April 9, until 11:59 pm ET on Friday, April 24, and eligible applicants will be notified of their project’s […]

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Join SoundGirls and Modern Projects, Inc. on Wednesday, April 15 at 14:00 EDT / 19:00 BST for a panel of Theater Working Professionals for an online ‘meetup’ to discuss career trajectories, obstacles, access, success stories and more. This will be a lightly-moderated introduction and facilitated Q&A format.  Come prepared with questions and topics interesting to […]

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Posted 10 months ago

Projects are structured as follows. Project contain Screens, Outpus and Processors. Processors are determined by screen settings. Processors are arranged differently depending on-screen view vs output view. Custom tiles, processors and outputs are turned off at the moment. Please stick to what is in the dropdowns. Things are geared towards working for someone with little […]

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Online
Posted 10 months ago

Our goal is to demystify AI The Elements of AI is a series of free online courses created by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki. We want to encourage as broad a group of people as possible to learn what AI is, what can (and can’t) be done with AI, and how to start creating […]

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Posted 10 months ago

Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our courses free for the entire month of April. Let’s come out of this even better.

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Posted 10 months ago

In this ten part series, veteran broadcast audio mixer or A1, Andrew Stoakley talks with eleven A1’s about what got them interested in the craft and why we love what it is we do. This series is not about the nuts and bolts about the job, it was intended to be a conversation between two […]

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We’re offering a free therapist-led online drop-in group for support and connection. Join us at 2pm each Thursday in April as we create a safe space for you to share, be heard, and find new ways of supporting yourself to ‘ride the waves’ during the COVID-10 pandemic. Tanya Kowalenko and Moin Subhani are both Registered […]

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