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Richard Saunders - Technical Manager of Video, LED, Projection & Broadcast for the The AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Opening Ceremony

Richard Saunders Appointed Technical Manager of Video, LED, Projection & Broadcast for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Opening Ceremony

We're thrilled to share an incredible journey that our Director, Richard Saunders, embarked on over the past 100 captivating days. Richard collaborated with the brilliant minds at Katara Studios, contributing his expertise as the Technical Manager of Video, LED, Projection & Broadcast.

Lusail Stadium, where the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Opening Ceremony unfolded on January 12, 2024.

Working alongside esteemed partners including Creative Technology, PixMob, Marek Mill, Sila Sveta, and Stage One Creative Services Ltd and LiveEdit were all involved to help create an awe-inspiring experience for the senses.

Key elements of the ceremony

The use of ROE Visual BP2v2 technology from Creative Technologies MEA, Disguise Media servers, Panasonic 35k Projectors, Content by Sila Sveta, and dynamic lighting effects created by 88,000 PixMob lanyards and Novas.

The broadcast, skillfully orchestrated by Marek Mill using Live Edit, employed 30 HD cameras to capture every nuance of this extraordinary event, resulting in a true marvel for viewers worldwide.

"[I'm] grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this phenomenal endeavour, and kudos to the collective brilliance of everyone involved in bringing this vision to life. "

Here's to the magic of collaboration and the artistry that unfolds when creative minds unite!

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