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18,000+ SUBSCRIBERS. Wednesday 26 February 2020

Events Cancelled as Coronavirus Spreads

Cisco’s flagship APAC event Cisco Live was due to run at the MCEC from March 3 to 6, but has been cancelled due to the firm’s clampdown on non-essential travel as COVID-19 spreads around the globe. Today, Feb 26, the Australian government activated its pandemic plan, which outlines its strategy to deal with the virus when it almost inevitably arrives here. Australian production firms are now feeling the pinch, as corporate events that require international travel are being called off. CX has confirmed cancellations with multiple major players that are affecting the bottom line to the tune of six figures and more.READ MORE>

Creative Productions Fight Fire with Robe


Fire Fight Australia raised over A$10 Million for bushfire relief during an emotionally charged, high energy day of performance at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. READ MORE>

Staying Safe Together

by John O'Brien

I was originally going to write about staging a funky local arts festival. Unfortunately, that was before the apocalypse unfolded. Instead, I’d like to highlight the amazing collaborative efforts of our emergency services. READ>

One Electric Day on Cockatoo Island

The One Electric Day festival has been selling out annually in Victoria for the past seven years, and late last year the inaugural Sydney show was held on the UNESCO World Heritage listed Cockatoo Island. READ MORE>

Free Video Editing?

by Simon Byrne

I love learning of Australian production industry manufacturers making it big on the world stage, and there are heaps of them. Blackmagic Design (BMD) is a particularly well known example which was founded by Grant Petty in 2001, out of Port Melbourne. READ MORE>

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