To celebrate the launch of Sir David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef series, Tourism Australia held a gala screening for HRH Prince Philip and celebrity guests at Australia House.

The event consisted of a private screen for Atlantic Productions CEO Anthony Geffen and his senior staff plus the gala night screening itself which included a Q&A session with Sir David Attenborough himself.


Working for Rouge Events, KSS was involved in a rigorous tender process against some of the UK’s largest AV rental houses to provide full technical production.

Producing a technical show with a lot of equipment in the historical and delicate environment of Australian High Commission, a heritage listed building, presented several challenges. . KSS undertook careful planning and pre-production work with the High Commission to ensure each stake holders expectations were met while maintaining the venue’s integrity.


Sound – 7.1 d&b Audiotechnik System / Midas control / Sennheiser G3 radio mic systems

Lighting – battery uplighting and LED battens / Chauvet R2 spots and wash with custom “shimmer” gobos / Avolites control and dimming

Video – playback via x2 arkos media server / Analogway switching / x2 20K Panasonic DLP projection / custom 6m wide screen set

Draping – extensive draping through the venue including double layer black wool serge and white triveria with hidden area for uplighting.

Power – distribution for all equipment and catering