Melbourne welcomes world’s largest LED volume screen

Cutting-edge Los Angeles technology company NantStudios has built the world’s largest LED volume screen in Stage 1 at Docklands Studios Melbourne, lifting the city’s profile as the southern hemisphere hub for virtual production. The next-generation volume screen consists of 6,000 LED panels stacked 40’/12m high and 289’/88m wide and a 10’/3m deep water tank in [...]

Event Engineering Open Victorian Office

Event Engineering is pleased to announce that we are opening a Victorian office in Melbourne, just ten minutes from Melbourne CBD. The new office will support our Melbourne clients and Film and Television friends with efficient access for site visits to Victorian locations, studios, and workshops. Event Engineering has been providing expert advice to the [...]

President’s Letter – Autumn 2023

PRESIDENT'S LETTER The long-awaited revitalisation of arts funding under Labor's stewardship has been revealed. Prime minister Anthony Albanese emphasised, whilst launching the $300m Revive arts and culture policy in Melbourne, that it would enhance the lives of all Australians. Among the significant policies revealed was the establishment of Creative Australia, a body that will supersede the Australia [...]

IMDbPro: Feature Announcement

IMDbPro, the essential entertainment industry resource, has launched new features that empower you to authentically represent yourself to entertainment industry decision-makers so you can be discovered. With a Free or Standard Subscription, you will have the option to claim your IMDb page, and self-identify personal details which includes demographic data like your gender, ethnicity and [...]

MENTORAPDG 2022 – Participants Announced

After much deliberation, MENTORAPDG has offered places to 6 emerging practitioners to be mentored in 2022/23. We received applications from a pool of emerging practitioners who demonstrated excellence in their work, and commitment to developing their skills, networks and professionalism. The selection is based on the mentee’s level of experience in the industry, the calibre and potential [...]

From sewing room to film set: Cappi Ireland’s colourful career

Belinda Tromp from Docklands Studios Melbourne interviews multi-APDG Award winning member Cappi Ireland APDG about why American abstract painter Mark Rothko is an inspiration, what it is like being on set with Quentin Tarantino and how she rose to the top with no formal studies in costume design. It was in the Australian Outback that a young [...]