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Exactly 53 years after opening the Forth Bridge Road, the Queen officially opened Scotland’s newest icon and the UK’s tallest bridge, the Queensferry Crossing. Supporting production company Unique Events, Metro Ecosse was delighted to provide live broadcast and audio visual services at this historic event. Metro’s Scotland-based production team supplied live vision mixing

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The British Franchise Association (bfa) annually holds a number of member events including a conference, an exhibition and separate award ceremonies for both Franchisee and Franchisor of the Year. This year, the bfa’s CEO Pip Wilkins gave production company Metro Broadcast the challenge of combining both award ceremonies with the conference

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The 2017 AIRMIC conference at Birmingham’s ICC attracted no less than 1,750 business risk and insurance experts from across the UK. The three day event included a panel debate chaired by Huw Edwards, lead presenter for BBC News

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From 29th July until 5th August, the County Show Ground in Kent plays host to the seven day international camp for Scouts and Guides from around the world. A massive camping experience and activity playground is constructed for the event and Metro is delighted to provide media equipment and recycled staging materials for craft events.

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In 2017, ITV’s Good Morning Britain team hosted the Health Star Awards for a second year. The star-studded, afternoon event honoured health workers – nominated by the public – who excel in their roles.

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Thames Luxury Charters (TLC) has been host to rivals Oxford and Cambridge Universities at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race for no less than 15 years. We are proud to work with them supplying sound and visuals at such a prominent event.

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So you’ve convinced your stakeholders that animation is a great way to tell your story in a memorable way, now all you have to do is ensure you deliver that show-stopper. It will really help your production company if you can provide them with a great brief.

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Further investment in more LED lighting equipment means that Metro’s stock is now entirely comprised of highly efficient, versatile, high-end, event-quality lighting. Adding ETC’s Source Four LED Lustr+ luminaires to its stock, as well as the PLASA Award-Winning MAC Aura moving wash lights and MAC Quantums

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In our previous post on animation, we talked about why event organisers are increasingly using animation as a communications device: it allows you to represent facts in an illustrative way; a short sequence can convey the flavour of a more complicated story and make it more engaging. In this second of three articles, we focus on the different types of animation which you can use to get your message across.

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Metro Broadcast was appointed as technical production supplier providing set, staging, sound and visuals for the main Plenary event of the Bank of England’s Future Forum at Birmingham Town Hall. A bespoke app was developed to facilitate polling and Q&A.

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