EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) Problem Solving

A recent video technology has popped up and is called EDID. This stands for “Extended Display Identification Data”.  For most people in the AV professional industry, EDID is the bane of their life!  In simple terms, EDID is a ‘video...

Applying for A Funding Grant for Your Event

Around Australia, there is a wealth of money streams and opportunities for your community group to gain and receive a funding grant for your event. However, in many instances, the most challenging component is knowing how to access these potential funds. This short...

How to run a school movie night fundraiser

A movie night fundraiser is a great way to get your school community together and to raise funds. Here is how to run a successful movie night event at your primary or secondary school: Set your fundraising goals Select the type of event (indoor / outdoor, kids only /...

Ultra-high gain ALR projection screen with a difference

Is projection for dark rooms only? Most of us think projection screens can only be used in the dark spaces. Therefore our home needs a dedicated dark room for a home theatre, while businesses using projectors are bound to hold their meetings in the dark. We know...

Backyard Home Cinema Review

What do mums think about inflatable home cinema? We asked three prominent Australian bloggers to review HandiTheatre® backyard home cinema, and to tell us what they think about it. We were lucky to have our HandiTheatre® reviewed by Retro Mummy Corrie, a mum of a big...

Open Air Cinema Guide: Generate Revenue with Outdoor Movies

Before making profit, calculate your expenses. Expenditure for the event will include but not necessarily limited to: Movie licence fee Purchase of food and beverages Entertainment provided, such as clowns, music and so forth provision of movie technical operation...

Open Air Cinema Guide: How to Set Up the Movie System

It is a good idea to appoint one person to be responsible for looking after and setting up and pulling down the gear. Manpower needs to be arranged for the various event activities. Projection area may need to be made secure and cable covers may need to be provided...

Open Air Cinema Guide: How to Prepare a Movie Night

Venue: Where to screen? Outdoor movies can be held wherever the organizer wishes to screen the movie. If it is on council grounds, a number of permits will generally be required. Local government councils have specific requirements, so allow plenty of time to...

Open Air Cinema Guide: Types of Outdoor Movie Events

Outdoor cinema systems are used for a wide range of events, both paid and free, each of them having their own peculiarities. Fundraising event – very popular with schools, sporting and social clubs Community / local government event – popular with local councils and...

Open Air Cinema Guide: Why People Love Outdoor Movies

History of Open Air Cinema Open-air cinema is over a hundred years old; it was invented in the same decade as the aeroplane and the automobile. The oldest constantly operating outdoor cinema, Sun Pictures, is located in Broome, Western Australia. According to Guinness...