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TDC AT VIVID SYDNEY 2017

TDC AT VIVID SYDNEY 2017

Technical Direction Company deployed Barco’s UDX 4K32 in a world-first large-scale laser projection at Vivid Sydney 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art for ‘Organic Vibrations’ a collaboration between Julia Gorman, an Australian, and Paris-based creative and artistic collective, Danny Rose. Michael Hassett, CEO of TDC, said, “When Barco previewed the technology at the ISE
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June 23, 2017 News

JAG’S FIRST SUV DISPLAYED INTERACTIVELY AT VIVID SYDNEY

JAG’S FIRST SUV DISPLAYED INTERACTIVELY AT VIVID SYDNEY

Jaguar’s contribution to Vivid Sydney 2016 will be celebrated at Martin Place with an immersive projection mapping and LED installation to debut the car manufacturer’s first-ever SUV, the F-PACE. Technical Direction Company is bringing to life the ideas of creative communications agency, Spark44 Sydney and multimedia design and animation by Spinifex Group. TDC mapped the
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June 3, 2016 News

TDC GOES ALL OUT AT VIVID SYDNEY

TDC GOES ALL OUT AT VIVID SYDNEY

Technical Direction Company is working hard with Vivid Sydney’s organisers to deliver record-breaking technical production at the spectacular festival of light and music. TDC employs 35 staff working full-time to produce a massive 11,500sqm of video projection in excess of 20million pixels. Over 70 projectors will be deployed in custom-made projection towers located in and around Sydney.
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May 27, 2016 News

TDC IMMERSES WHITE NIGHT 2016 IN PROJECTION

TDC IMMERSES WHITE NIGHT 2016 IN PROJECTION

Melbourne’s White Night attracts multiple thousands of people into each year, with immersive video projection at its heart. This year, Technical Direction Company showcased projection mapping at its finest inside La Trobe Reading Room of The State Library of Victoria — an octagonal 1000m-wide learning space under a 35m-high dome. The TDC team created a
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April 1, 2016 News

TDC’S FIRST OUTSIDE BROADCAST VEHICLE HITS THE ROAD

TDC’S FIRST OUTSIDE BROADCAST VEHICLE HITS THE ROAD

Technical Direction Company (TDC) announces the completion of its first  multi-purpose mobile outside broadcast vehicle offering full HD broadcast and production facilities. “For the past 35 years we have been a pioneer in entertainment technology solutions and we know what works for live audiences, on stage as well as on camera. We have integrated camera
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February 18, 2016 News

TDC TOOLED UP FOR BIGGER VIVID

TDC TOOLED UP FOR BIGGER VIVID

Vivid Sydney 2015, described as the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, delivered another helping of the large, the bright and the dynamic. Technical Direction Company provided video expertise in cutting-edge mapping techniques and key video technology across an unprecedented 10km distance as the 18-day festival expanded into new Chatswood and Central Park
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June 11, 2015 Companies, News, Projects

PROJECTION MAPPING STREET ART

PROJECTION MAPPING STREET ART

A highlight of this year’s White Night Melbourne was a world first graffiti mapping exhibit from Technical Direction Company on a five storey high, 70m long canvas for the 12-hour nocturnal event in February. Inspired by Paris’ Nuit Blanche and the international network of White Night programmes around the world, the third annual Melbourne event
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March 10, 2015 Projects

VISIONS OF VIENNA

VISIONS OF VIENNA

In an assembly of icons, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Greatest Hits from Vienna was projected live onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House on February 4 with animated 3D images inspired by the art of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, in a celebration of the artistic and musical heritage of the Austrian capital.
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February 19, 2015 Projects

TURNING THE G20 LIGHTS ON

TURNING THE G20 LIGHTS ON

Brisbane puts on her party frock to welcome world leaders and amuse the locals. Text:/ Derek Powell After years of preparation the G20 Circus has come and gone from Brisbane with a maximum of pomp and a minimum of protest. During the long weekend of the leaders’ summit, as motorcades swept to and fro through
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January 21, 2015 Projects

SYDNEY LIGHTS UP FOR CHRISTMAS

SYDNEY LIGHTS UP FOR CHRISTMAS

As households across Australia’s suburbs struggle with tangled strings of festive lights and teeter on ladders, spare a thought for the Technical Direction Company. For the fourth year in a row the Sydney-based video services provider is bringing Lights of Christmas to the city, transforming the iconic St Mary’s Cathedral into a massive 3D projection
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December 15, 2014 Projects