My Info:

James Hughes

Onsound Visuals Pty Ltd

6 Sycamore Avenue

Emerald Victoria 3782

Australia

+61 408 440 577


I am a Technical Director, living in Melbourne. In the live event arena my skills sets are:

Projection systems

LED systems

Media Servers

IT

Control Systems

etc,etc....

In the Content Creation arena my skills sets are:

After Effects

Cinema 4D

Vectorworks

Premiere

Illustrator

Photoshop

etc, etc....


I have been responsible for 100's of live events, TV shows, corporate functions, sporting events, concerts, etc.

I also run a Photography / Videography business mainly specialising in the live event world.

Here's a small ample of my past work:


Australian Open 2016 / 17 / 18

For this event my role is  Technical Director / Project Manager for all content delivery systems to the 360 degree Perimeter LED, across 3 Arenas.

We used a combination of:

Dataton Watchout for content playback and mapping

Ross Xpression for live data keyed into Watchout

Barco E2 for live video feeds form Broadcast

Christie Spyder for local multiviewing

plus a lot more.

We served 3 Arenas simultaneously from 3 control rooms.

Rod Laver Arena:

26 x HD Watchout outputs serving 5m LED.

4 x Xpression Outputs keyed into Watchout.

Margaret Court Arena:

12 x HD Watchout outputs serving 5m LED

2 x Xpression Outputs keyed into Watchout.

Hisense Arena:

12 x HD Watchout outputs serving 5m LED

2 x Xpression Outputs keyed into Watchout.

Meredith Music Festival & Golden Plains Music Festival

I have been the Video Director / Creative Director for Meredith Music Festival for the last 19 years, and for Golden Plains for the last 11 years, providing Camera systems, Projection, LED, and Content.

The festivals run over a 3 day period in December and March, from dusk till dawn each day. They are one of a kind in Australia, with a wonderful crew, and wonderful guests.

It has been a pleasure working on these for so long, and I feel truly blessed to have been involved and continue to be involved at this level. The creative freedom I have been allowed is amazing.

Prime Minister's Olympic Dinner 2016.

For this event my role was Technical Director / Project Manager for all Video systems.

Stage LED:

TecViz 55m Mesh and Lynx 18mm, in various configurations tracking, flown and ground supported.

Projection:

2 x 20mx5m Stumpfl screens, 6 x Barco HD20 Projectors, Vista Spyder X20, Catalyst Media Servers

Camera Systems:

4 x GrassValley LDK5000, Ross Carbonite POB, Cobham Link, Boxx Link