Last year, CHCH—Canada’s longest running independent TV station—began broadcasting from its new home at 4 Innovation Dr. in suburban Hamilton. It was an auspicious new era in the Hamilton station’s 68 year history. With over7000 sq. ft. of fully digital and 4K ready broadcast space for hallmark programming like MorningLive and the CHCH Evening News at 6 & 11 CHCH remains a fixture for viewers in the golden horseshoe from Toronto to Niagara Falls.Get It Now!
If there’s one lighting and sound production convention in Canada that the entertainment industry at large has its eyes on and ears towards year after year, it’s Montreal’s EXPO-SCÈNE. The Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology(CITT/ICTS)’s annual show is one of the most hotly anticipated events in the pro audio, sound, lighting, audiovisual, and multimedia technologies districts, for good reason: according to the company, EXPO-SCÈNE is the only show of its kind and calibre in all of Canada.
Trey Anastasio Band lighting director Patrick Hayes and Goose lighting director Tony Caporale dig into what it looks like to light up a run of shows, primarily in small hockey arenas, for a double bill of production-heavy live acts.
Since finding themselves inhabiting a new and horrifying reality when Russian forces invaded in Feb 2022, Ukraine’s artists, production professionals, and the nation’s entertainment industry have pitched in to raise morale and funds to support the war effort, and ordinary citizens caught up in the conflict by mounting charity shows in a variety of settings in Ukraine and throughout Europe.
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