Battersea Evolution – London Creator Awards 2017

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Production AV were delighted for the chance to work alongside friends and long time clients LiteUp Events to provide the LED screen solution for the London Creator Awards 2017 hosted in Battersea Evolution. With WeWork committing more than $20 million to innovative projects and the people behind them, we were looking forward to see who would be granted the chance to take their big ideas and innovative projects to the next level.

London Creator Awards LED Screen Solution 1

Our task was to provide the screens for the event and that consisted of three LED screens and two 95″ screens on parabella stands. Using our DigiLED 3.9mm Indoor LED Panels the 5.5m x 3m centrepiece screen was constructed and flown from the rear truss. The main screen was flanked on either side by two 4.5m x 2.5m screen also flown and built out of the 3.9mm LED Panels. Data was fed to the screens using six DigiLED LED Navigator Screen Controllers with three of the navigators acting as a failsafe hot backup to the main processors. The screen management system was a Barco E2 4K Screen Management System which scaled the data to our screens and was provided by the client. Our final job was to provide the two 95″ screens on stands at the other end of the room that would provide coverage of the event for people in the networking and bar area. Signal was provided to the screens using CAT5e that was run from backstage control into the roof of the venue and then dropped back down at the 95″ screens.

London Creator Awards LED Screen Solution 2

The event was a massive success with inspiring and knowledge packed master classes on mentorship and creativity, followed by the the hosts Reggie Yates and Carly Wilford announcing the winners. With UK creators walking away with over $1 million in awards that night, it was an incredibly exciting night to be apart of with so many boundary pushing ideas be given the backing they deserve. To top off the evening, DJ Annie Mac got the whole place to their feet dancing the remainder of the night away.

London Creator Awards LED Screen Solution 2

We’d like to thank LiteUp Events for the opportunity to work on this prestigious event and look forward to the next time we get to work alongside each other. We hope to be back providing the video solution for the Creators Awards 2018!

Superdry Amsterdam – Store Managers Conference

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Production AV were pleased to be involved with Superdry’s Store Managers Conference hosted in Amsterdam on behalf of Tarren. We were tasked with providing a full AV solution to the conference space, catwalk and dinner presentation as well as four break out rooms. Our five strong team led by Olie Goulding were onsite providing the coordination and technical knowhow to assist Superdry in maximising the conference and drive home a strong, positive message for 2018.

Superdry Complete AV Conference Solution

Superdry Amsterdam 2017 Conference Barco ProjectionThe main conference area provided a space for the Superdry business briefing and a Barco HDX W14 DLP Projector was rested on our projection racking to rear project onto a Stumpfl 16′ x 9′ which allowed the entire audience to fully engage with the presentation through figures and animations. The presentations were loaded onto our PlayBack Pro software and then switched using our Barco PDS-901 9 in 1 Out Seamless Switcher. As this was a complete AV solution, audio was also provided with Sennheiser radio microphones for presenters , l’Acoustic X12 loudspeakers plus l’acoustics SB18 Subs and a Midas M32R Mixing Desk for control.

A similar setup was used in the catwalk/dinner presentation space where another Barco HDX W14 DLP Projector projected onto an identical Stumpfl screen. Instead of a PDS, our new Roland V1-HD 4 Input HDMI Vision Mixer capability mixed the show and we were impressed by it’s versatility despite it’s small and simple design. Sixteen D&B T10 loudspeakers were flown in arrays of four supported with D&B B22 subwoofers under the stage. and the show was driven using a Yamaha QL1 Mixer. This delivered superb sound for both the presentations and the catwalk where the the newest range of products were being premiered for their Autumn/Winter Collection.

Superdry Amsterdam 2017 Conference LED Screen

In the breakout rooms we worked with Superdry’s own stock of 3.9mm LED screen modules and created two LED screens. They were being used for more intimate workshops and presentations for 20 – 30 people. Data was scaled using Barco ImagePRO II Dual’s and then fed to the screens using our Nova MCTRL660 Processors. Audio equipment was also provided to these rooms in the form of Sennheiser microphones and loudspeakers. The final area that audio was provided was the mock shops where presenters had Sennheiser radio mics and four D&B M4 loudspeakers were used to relay their voices around the shops.

Superdry Amsterdam 2017 Conference LED Screen Breakout Rooms

The conference was a massive success with Superdry store managers feeling positive and prepared for the exciting new developments the company has planned for 2018 and beyond. We’d like to thank Tarren and Superdry for their continued support and we look forward to providing the AV solution for the next Superdry briefing.

Warwick Arts Centre – CCSG Awards 2016

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Production AV were excited to have the opportunity to provide an LED screen solution to first time clients, Warwick Arts Centre for their Campus and Commercial Services Group Awards night. It was a privilege to be chosen to enhance the visual impact of a night for recognising the contributions the CCSG make to the student, staff and visitor community and in enabling the University to achieve all that it does.

6mm LED Screen Awards Ceremony Solution

6mm LED Screen - CCSG Awards Warwick

Using our stock of Desay 6.25mm LED Panels, Production AV created a 4.8m x 2.7m centre screen which was flanked on either side by two 3.2m x 1.8m screens. The screens were flown on individual truss supports and used the Desay rigging bars and screws along with 1.5m soft steels and 3.25t bow shackles to balance and hang them safely. Using two Nova MCTRL660 Processors, meant we were able to have the centre screen as it’s own entity and could easily adjust the individual brightness settings to the clients request.

All content was fed to the screens using two Barco ImagePro II Dual’s that were conveniently placed out of the way back stage. All switching and mixing was done using the in-house hardware. All equipment was rigged on the morning of the show with rehearsals in the afternoon and the event in the evening. The screen worked flawlessly throughout the day and we were able to swiftly derig it at the end of the night.

Many thanks again to Warwick Arts Centre for inviting us to be apart of this special night and we look forward to working alongside your team in the future.

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Continued Equipment Investment

S3-4K and EC-50 ImageProduction AV is proud to announce further investment in equipment in the form of the Barco S3-4K and EC-50 screen control system from Barco. Ideal for switching DisplayPort, HDMI and SDI sources, the S3-4K is ideal for a range of uses in situations from Live Events and Exhibitions to Conferences and Trade Shows. The processors partner with our high resolution 3.9mm Indoor and 6mm Indoor/Outdoor LED Screen products and High quality projection products for a complete solution.

Native 4K Solution

Barco S3-4K Compact Screen Management System

The S3-4K offers native support for 4K sources allowing the capability to manage and switch 4K content for displays. With up to 12 inputs and 10 outputs available in the HD setting the S3-4K offers real flexibility. Combined with the EC-50 Controller for hands on control of sources, layers and Presets the system offers a great solution for switching AV sources at conferences, exhibitions, lives events, music gigs, trade shows corporate events and awards ceremonies.

Increased Flexibility

Barco E2 Screen Management System

Where you require additional sources or outputs, then the Barco E2 offers these. Offering 28 inputs over HDMI, 3G HD-SDI and DisplayPort, as well as 14 outputs the E2 is designed for the larger event or show. It will also seamlessly link with the S3-4K to offer additional inputs and flexibility.

Remote Control

Barco EC-50 Event Controller
Both the E2 and S3-4K can be controlled by the Barco Event Master software, which offers control of the entire system and work flow from a computer or laptop. In addition to this Production AV have invested into the EC50 controller to allow operators hands on tactile control over sources, layers and preset.

For more details on the products please see their respective product pages.

Barco E2

Barco S3-4K

Barco EC-50

If you would like a quotation for a particular project, or a demo of the capabilities of the switcher, then please do contact us.

Production:av provide complete solution for Axa Winterthur.

Production:av are proud to provide a full av solution for Axa Winterthur’s recent Manchester conference, and further upcoming events.

The solution centred on a full HD centre screen with 8500 lumens for full impact, driven by Barco switching and a DVI over fibre system to ensure that the quality of the signal from source to screen. This was support by an EAW speaker system and Shure radio microphones to ensure that the audio was crisp, clean and consistent through out the conference.

Lighting took advantage of a mix of generic lanterns and Moving heads to give various looks through out the day and in to the evening awards ceremony.

Production:av also designed and provided the simple widescreen set to the clients requirements. This set has been designed to enable use at multiple venues through out the UK as required.

However equipment on it’s own doesn’t make an event. Production:av supplied experienced and knowledgeable crew to supplement our in house staff on the event to ensure it’s success. Working from start to finish through a single point of contact with our Project Manager ensured that the client had nothing to worry about and a quick response to any issues that might have arisen. Production:av were proud to be working for Dair*, and look forward to working together on further events in the future.