Summer Fun in the City

Posted on 28. Jun, 2008 by in Community, Government, Major festival

With the extension of “Summer Fun in the Parks” to Melbourne’s public spaces, explosivemedia introduced trapeze workshops and demonstrations in the city. For two magical summer weeks, Melbourne’s City Square became home to a flying trapeze, offering a unique chance for anyone to experience the thrill of flying and a great spectacle for audiences. explosivemedia […]

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Moomba Waterfest

Posted on 28. Mar, 2008 by in Community, Government, Major festival

Produced Melbourne Swing Festival at Moomba Waterfest 2007 and 2008 Also produced Latin dance at Docklands 2008 Complete technical management 2004 including provision of staging, sound and lighting for: main stage children’s garden storytelling area two workshop areas

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The Beach at the Arts Centre

Posted on 28. Apr, 2006 by in Community, Government, Major festival

“The Beach at the Arts Centre” was created as a fun destination during Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. The Arts Centre’s Lawn Stage was transformed into a classic Aussie beach which hosted 40 performing acts. Requiring over 200 tonnes of sand, it featured a jetty, surf club, beach huts, waves and beach umbrellas (subject to theatrical […]

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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Posted on 28. Mar, 2006 by in Corporate, Major festival

Managed logistics for over 100 Chefs on Show Coordinated 21 restaurants to produce ten amazing   seasonal lunches Managed entertainment for: “Chefs on Show” ”Celebrate the Bean” Coffee and Chocolate Festival 2002–2005 The World’s Longest Lunch 2003 The Ultimate Victorian Cellar Door 2003–2005 The Spice Bazaar 2004–2006 Hawkers’ Market 2005 “Feast the Senses” 2005 – official […]

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Tribal Expressions

Posted on 28. Mar, 2006 by in Community, Government, Major festival

This Indigenous showcase program was developed under Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games’ “Respecting Indigenous Communities Strategy” to promote and highlight the business of arts and culture in Indigenous Victoria during the Games. For the Koori Business Network, explosivemedia managed and presented a series of Showcases including: a business showcase at The Atrium, Federation Square; an arts […]

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Naw Roz (New Year) Celebrations 2005 Kabul, Afghanistan

Posted on 28. Sep, 2005 by in Corporate, Major festival

Russell Field travelled to Afghanistan to produce a number of events for Naw Roz (New Year) and build a foundation for an ongoing events team to produce cultural and commercial events in the region. In March 2005 produced the first kite competition to take place in Kabul for 30 years Produced a series of six […]

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Summer Fun in the Parks

Posted on 28. May, 2005 by in Community, Government, Major festival

2002/2003 , 2003/2004 and 2004/2005 Three City of Melbourne festivals each spanning four months 200 events annually in nine City parks Attendances increased in the third year to more than 56,000 Highly positive audience reaction Developed new program streams: Dance lessons Native wildlife tours Indigenous concerts Indigenous Birrarung tours Outdoor cinema Hip-hop scratching workshops Massage […]

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Next Wave Festivals

Posted on 29. Dec, 1998 by in Major festival

Coordination and management of the Performing Arts seminars Developed seminar topics and sourced speakers Selected and managed venues Managed speaker support and catering Technical Director of the entire Festival, including the management of all multi-projector audiovisual events

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Melbourne International Festival of the Arts

Posted on 29. Dec, 1996 by in Major festival

Management of all outdoor projects, including the opening and closing events Full technical support Principal liaison with media, sponsors, public authorities and government departments

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