Olympics Uncovered Session Revealed
If, like the rest of the world, you were completely blown away by the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, you won't want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to find out how the technical teams turned Danny Boyle's vision into a reality.
PLASA 2012 organisers have revealed that 'Backstage at the London 2012 Ceremonies' is the first session to take place as part of ‘The Olympics Uncovered’ programme. The hotly anticipated seminar, chaired by technical director Piers Shepperd, will involve the full technical team presenting an overview of the mega staging, flying, audio, AV and special effects behind the London 2012 Olympic Ceremonies. The panel 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
PLASA CEO Matthew Griffiths comments, "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’ programme 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!"
PLASA 2012 will take place between the 9th and 12th of September 2012 at London’s Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre.