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PLASA 2012: Backstage at London 2012 Olympics opening ceremonies

Daniel Gumble
PLASA 2012: Backstage at London 2012 Olympics opening ceremonies

PLASA 2012 is offering a unique insight into the world of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremonies, with a once in a lifetime opportunity to find out how the technical teams turned director Danny Boyle's vision into a reality.

PLASA 2012 organisers have revealed that the first session to take place as part of The Olympics Uncovered programme at the PLASA Show,  which takes place at London’s Earls Court from September 9th-12th 2012, is 'Backstage at the London 2012 Ceremonies'.

Chaired by technical director Piers Shepperd, the full team will present an overview of the 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 commented: "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!"

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