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Vivid Sydney 2024 Program Unveiled

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Monday, March 11, 2024

SYDNEY, AU, Mar 11, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Vivid Sydney, the Southern Hemisphere's largest multi-artform festival, today unveiled its captivating program for 2024.

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  • SYDNEY, AU, Mar 11, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Vivid Sydney, the Southern Hemisphere's largest multi-artform festival, today unveiled its captivating program for 2024.
  • Australia's largest event will transform Sydney with mesmerising light installations and 3D projections from Circular Quay to The Goods Line; genre-spanning music performances and creative showcases; a formidable Vivid Ideas program featuring experiences that will open minds; and a mouth-watering Vivid Food program.
  • Staged across Sydney, Vivid Sydney festival locations and venues include Circular Quay, the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, State Library of New South Wales, Walsh Bay, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Barangaroo, Darling Harbour, University of Technology Sydney, The Goods Line, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Carriageworks, and more.
  • Vivid Sydney 2024 will engage audiences across four pillars: Vivid Light, Vivid Music, Vivid Ideas and Vivid Food.

EVT and IMAX® Expand Partnership with Five New IMAX Locations in Australia and Germany

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

NEW YORK and SYDNEY, Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- EVT (ASX: EVT) and IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced an agreement for five new state-of-the-art IMAX® with Laser systems across Australia and Germany.

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  • NEW YORK and SYDNEY, Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- EVT (ASX: EVT) and IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced an agreement for five new state-of-the-art IMAX® with Laser systems across Australia and Germany.
  • Under the deal, EVT will integrate a new IMAX screen experience in an Event Cinemas location in Sydney, as well as at four CineStar locations in Germany.
  • IMAX and EVT have enjoyed a successful partnership since 2013 and inclusive of this deal, operate nine locations across Australia, Germany and New Zealand.
  • The five new IMAX locations across Australia and Germany will blend state-of-the-art Laser by IMAX technology, with EVT's unparalleled seating experiences.

Christie RGB pure laser projection lights up Darling Harbour Theatre for SXSW Sydney

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Thursday, October 19, 2023

SYDNEY, Oct. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Christie® is proud to announce that its state-of-the-art digital cinema projection technology is delighting audiences with astounding visuals at SXSW® Sydney, which is held in Australia for the first time from October 15-22.

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  • When SXSW Sydney set out to create a premiere cinema space within the Darling Harbour Theatre, there was only one brand that came to mind – Christie.
  • We are thrilled to be partnering with Christie and presenting our Gala series with the incredible CP4435-RGB pure laser projector.
  • (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for SXSW Sydney)
    As a partner of this prominent festival and conference connecting the world's most awe-inspiring thinkers, creators and innovators, Christie will deploy a CP4435-RGB pure laser cinema projector for movie screenings in the Darling Harbour Theatre at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney).
  • "When SXSW Sydney set out to create a premiere cinema space within the Darling Harbour Theatre, there was only one brand that came to mind – Christie," said Ghita Loebenstein, Head of Screen for SXSW.

W HOTELS UNVEILS ARCHITECTURAL ICON IN AUSTRALIA'S CAPITAL CITY WITH THE OPENING OF W SYDNEY

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Friday, October 13, 2023

SYDNEY, Oct. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy's global portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announces the highly anticipated opening of W Sydney. Located in a dramatic curved structure rising over Darling Harbour, W Sydney is set to become a coveted destination for travelers and Sydneysiders alike, bringing new energy and a modern take on luxury to the city and harbour waterfront.

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  • SYDNEY, Oct. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- W Hotels , part of Marriott Bonvoy's global portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announces the highly anticipated opening of W Sydney .
  • "W Sydney marks our W Hotels brand's triumphant return to Sydney, a long-awaited addition to our robust portfolio in Australia, following our recent debuts in Melbourne and Brisbane," said George Fleck, Vice President and Global Brand Leader of W Hotels.
  • Located within The Ribbon and designed by acclaimed Australian architects, Hassell, W Sydney rises above the roadways to hug Darling Harbour.
  • "W Sydney reimagines luxury for a new era, creating a vibrant new scene for Sydneysiders and visitors to the city," says Craig Seaward, General Manager of W Sydney.

World Leader ASM Global Heads Into Fourth Decade Managing Richmond, Virginia’s Premier Entertainment Venues

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231003021132/en/
    The announcement is a key component of the entertainment campus’ continued regional arts and cultural leadership.
  • This latest renewal is part of ASM Global’s growing footprint in U.S. campuses and entertainment districts of various sizes that encompass different combinations of arenas, stadiums, theaters, convention centers and entertainment districts.
  • Hill, RPAC board president, said, “We are pleased to extend our highly successful long-term partnership with ASM Global.
  • Its global relationships in content, programming, planning, technology and guest safety to further enhance the visitor experience have been invaluable.

Christie RGB pure laser projection powers Australian premiere of Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One

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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

SYDNEY,  July 5, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Christie® is proud to announce that it has been specifically selected and entrusted by longstanding partner Hoyts Cinema Technology Group (CTG) to provide digital cinema projection technology for the Australian premiere of Paramount Pictures' Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One on Monday, July 3.

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  • For the first time at an Australian film premiere, Hoyts CTG has deployed the Christie CineLife+™ Series projector, recognized for its advanced electronics and unparalleled cinematic performance.
  • The Australian premiere was a star-studded extravaganza with the red carpet attended by Cruise, McQuarrie, Australian celebrities, and a sizeable audience.
  • "For the extraordinary demands of the Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One Australian premiere at ICC Sydney, we relied on Christie's exceptional RGB pure laser projector," said Adam Wrightson, managing director, Hoyts CTG.
  • With its advanced RGB pure laser technology RGB pure laser technology , the projector delivered precisely what we had hoped for – razor-sharp and vibrant imagery that created an unforgettable premiere experience."

Jennifer Coolidge and Creator of the White Lotus Mike White to Headline Vivid Sydney's Largest Festival Yet

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Friday, April 14, 2023

The hit series has also caused something of a 'Cool-naissance', with Jennifer Coolidge starring in both the 2021 and 2022 seasons as lost multimillionaire Tanya McQuoid.

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  • The hit series has also caused something of a 'Cool-naissance', with Jennifer Coolidge starring in both the 2021 and 2022 seasons as lost multimillionaire Tanya McQuoid.
  • "There is no doubt this Vivid Ideas event with the series' leading talent Mike White and Jennifer Coolidge will be a huge drawcard for fans from near and far," Minister Graham said.
  • I hope it will be an opportunity for Mike White and Jennifer Coolidge to fall in love with New South Wales when they visit."
  • Vivid Sydney Festival Director, Gill Minervini said, "We're thrilled to share that The White Lotus creator, Mike White, and star of the series, Jennifer Coolidge, will join this year's Vivid Sydney line-up.

JENNIFER COOLIDGE AND CREATOR OF THE WHITE LOTUS MIKE WHITE TO HEADLINE VIVID SYDNEY'S LARGEST FESTIVAL YET

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Friday, April 14, 2023

"There is no doubt this Vivid Ideas event with the series' leading talent Mike White and Jennifer Coolidge will be a huge drawcard for fans from near and far," Minister Graham said.

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  • "There is no doubt this Vivid Ideas event with the series' leading talent Mike White and Jennifer Coolidge will be a huge drawcard for fans from near and far," Minister Graham said.
  • I hope it will be an opportunity for Mike White and Jennifer  Coolidge to fall in love with NSW when they visit."
  • Vivid Sydney Festival Director, Gill Minervini said, "We're thrilled to share that The White Lotus creator, Mike White, and star of the series, Jennifer Coolidge, will join this year's Vivid Sydney line-up.
  • Vivid Sydney is Australia's largest festival celebrating creativity, innovation and technology, and it transforms Sydney into a kaleidoscope of colour and events for 23 nights.

Vivid Sydney 2023 Serves Up Biggest Program Yet

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Wednesday, April 5, 2023

SYDNEY, AU, Apr 5, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Vivid Sydney will deliver the biggest and most culturally relevant program in its event history when it returns in 2023 from Friday 26 May to Saturday 17 June.

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  • SYDNEY, AU, Apr 5, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Vivid Sydney will deliver the biggest and most culturally relevant program in its event history when it returns in 2023 from Friday 26 May to Saturday 17 June.
  • Vivid Sydney Festival Director Gill Minervini said Vivid Sydney has come of age and has evolved into a progressive and inclusive event that celebrates the best of an expanded definition of the creative industries in 2023.
  • It is our expectation that with its expanded program and more international travellers returning to our shores, Vivid Sydney 2023 will drive even greater visitor expenditure into the NSW economy."
  • The full 2023 Vivid Sydney media kit, program announcement and high-res imagery, including 2023 Vivid Sydney light renders and broadcast-quality video footage of previous festival highlights, are available to download at www.vividsydney.com/news-room .

100 Days to Go Until Vivid Sydney Dazzles Again

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Celebrating creativity, innovation and technology, Australia's largest festival will dazzle and delight audiences for 23 days and nights across four pillars this year — Vivid Light, Vivid Music, Vivid Ideas and the brand-new Vivid Food.

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  • Celebrating creativity, innovation and technology, Australia's largest festival will dazzle and delight audiences for 23 days and nights across four pillars this year — Vivid Light, Vivid Music, Vivid Ideas and the brand-new Vivid Food.
  • "Vivid Sydney is NSW's biggest annual event and makes a vital social and economic contribution to our state.
  • "Last year, Vivid Sydney was attended by over 2.5 million people and injected $119 million into the NSW economy.
  • The Last Ocean, which made its debut at Burning Man in 2022, will be the largest-ever installation at Vivid Sydney.