Olympics Uncovered at PLASA 2012

Monday, 30 July 2012
Olympics Uncovered at PLASA 2012
UK - If, like the rest of the world, you were completely blown away by the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the technical teams responsible for turning Danny Boyle's vision into reality!

The first session to be revealed in The Olympics Uncovered programme at PLASA 2012, Backstage at the London 2012 Ceremonies is your chance to hear technical director, Piers Shepperd, and team present an overview of the mega staging, flying, audio, AV and special effects behind the London 2012 Olympic Ceremonies.

The bumper line-up includes:

Piers Shepperd - technical director

Jeremy Lloyd - technical manager - technical design and staging

James Lee - technical manager - aerial & closing ceremonies

Nick Jones - technical manager - lighting AV and power

Scott Buchanan - technical manager - services and special projects

Chris Ekers - senior production manager - audio & comms

Summer 2012 has provided PLASA Members, London and the UK with a unique platform on which to showcase their credentials as one of - if not THE - leading creative industries in the world. The Olympics Uncovered has been created to celebrate our industry's contribution to this monumental occasion with a series of fascinating educational sessions. Book now to avoid disappointment!

For in-depth coverage of the production behind the Opening Ceremony, be sure to check out the August/September issue of LSi - out soon!

(Jim Evans)

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