Setting unrivalled standards in cinema entertainment, Greater Union's
Australian flagship complex in Westfield Bondi Junction is now open.
a new focus on style, design, technology and comfort, the complex
features a total of eleven auditoriums incorporating two Gold Class
cinemas and nine Senstadium cinemas, offering a total of 2,000 seats.
One of the most
distinctive features of the complex is the colourful and stylish
foyer area where four architect-designed steel pillars make a dynamic
statement. Placed on top of each pillar, in a specially-designed
housing, is a Martin Alien 02 colour changing luminaire.
In a joint effort
between two interstate Martin dealers, Lightmoves (Melbourne) supplied
the four Martin Alien fixtures whilst Con Andrews of Beyond AV in
Sydney dealt with the Sydney end of the project. Peter Farmer of
Farmer Cortese, who do all of the GUET mechanical and electrical
services, was the Consulting Electrical Engineer.
wanted to do some colour changing onto the ceiling and Lightmoves
recommended the Alien 02,” said Peter. “We’ve
found the Aliens to be very good.”
Beyond AV commissioned
the system, and provided an Enttec DMX Streamer real time DMX recorder
and time scheduler for on site control. At the moment the Aliens
automatically switch on at 9am and run a slow, subtle colour changing
sequence up until 6pm at night. At 6pm the colour changing fastens
Plans are being
made to co-ordinate the colour changing sequence with the action
on the trailers that are being shown on plasma screens in the foyer.
Beyond AV are creating half a dozen programs that can be triggered
via AMX when required.