ProductionFutures 2021


Avolites New Online Learning Platform w/ Gordon Clarke

Head of Training at Avolites, Gordon Clarke, guides you through Avolites new Online Learning Platform, where users can start applying their knowledge directly to examples they may be tasked or encounter in a real-world environment with seven courses the platform has to offer, all from the comfort of your home.

Live vs Broadcast w/ Audio Engineer Elaine Duffy

Elaine Duffy discusses the differences between live and broadcast sectors. Having worked on BBC Proms, Britain’s Got Talent, Glastonbury, X Factor, The Olivier Awards, and several other high-profile showcases, she will provide useful behind-the-scenes insight, tricks of the trade and important lessons learned.

Mental Health on Tour w/ Therapy on Tour’s Tiffany Hudson

Therapy on Tour’s Tiffany Hudson tackles the topic of mental health on the road and some of the methods and services available for those about to embark on a career in live events.

10 Steps to a Successful Event w/ The Zoo’s Nadu Placca

The Zoo’s Nadu Placca presents a masterclass on how to deliver a successful event. Covering a broad range of topics from managing and planning events to budgeting, venue scouting and marketing.

Sennheiser’s Special Presentation

Sennheiser broadcasts live from a secret location to provide some technical insight into what goes into producing high-quality audio for a livestream show – featuring special guests and industry professionals.

Vectorworks Training w/ Tom White

Tom White provides an insight into Vectorworks’ 3D design software.

Arlo Parks Crew w/ Adam Williams, Chris Parker, Sarah Asmail and James Fernandez.

Key members of Arlo Parks’ production team discuss life on the road with the breakthrough singer-songwriter and plans for the future.

BME: SXSW w/ The Mill’s And Forbes

The Mill Studio Manager, Ant Forbes reflects on production managing BME: SXSW Online 2021 along with a collective of Backstage Academy students involved in the landmark project.

Absen – Immersive LED Experiences: Virtual Studios

LED specialist, Absen discusses the technical considerations required with filming in a modern day LED studio.