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Virtual Reality

by Admin | Mar 22, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

It seems like a long time ago when I had my first taste of VR gaming at an amusement arcade in the Trocadero playing the first iterations of 3d games, as seen here in this report from 1991. It wasn’t particularly impressive but it seemed the nation was gripped and ready for the full VR onslaught. It never came…unless you count the ridiculous Nintendo Virtual Boy in 1995 and I for one don’...

Career progression and qualifications

by Admin | Mar 16, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

My final year at university was significant, not only did it determine the final grade I would be achieving, but it was also time to consider my career options. Throughout my education, mathematics had always been one of my major strengths and this was a determining factor in my decision to choose a profession relating to finance and ultimately choosing accountancy. Accountancy for me has m...

Press Release: We Are Family Foundation, TEDxTeen

by Admin | Jan 19, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Sledge are delighted to be working with New York based charity, We Are Family Foundation for a second year to host the TEDxTeen event at London’s Indigo O2. TEDxTeen is an independently organized TEDx event which is licensed from TED. TEDxTeen combined TEDTalks video, performance and live speakers led by inspiring young adults to spark deep discussion and connection in a sm...

Technological advances in content creation

by Admin | Jan 19, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Recent technological advances have completely changed our approach to video content creation. The availability of cost effective and high quality cameras and platforms has allowed creators access to equipment that they would have only dreamt of ten years ago. Stabilised aerial photography, for example, used to be a luxury that only movies, commercials or the richest of corporate budgets c...

Sledge Presents… the Flash Gordon 35th Anniversary

by Admin | Dec 22, 2015 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

On 28th November, 2015, Sledge Presents… headed down to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly to reunite cast, crew and fans for the 35th Anniversary of the 1980 classic ‘Flash Gordon’. This never-been-done-before event raised money for UK charity MediCinema, as well as premiered the trailer for ‘Life After Flash’. “Life After Flash” is a crowd funded feature documentary headed by Lisa Downs...

Best International Event Winners Two Years In a Row!

by Admin | Dec 03, 2015 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

On Wednesday night at the Drum UK Event Awards we were delighted to be awarded “Best International Event” for the second year in a row! This award recognises the ability of our teams to deliver complex and engaging work not just in the UK but worldwide.

Event Technology Awards Win

by Admin | Nov 12, 2015 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Sledge are delighted to win the award for ‘Best use of AV at an event’ for their production of the Dubai World Cup! The judges praised the innovative use of large scale audio visual production in creating a dramatic opening and closing ceremony, incorporating two 100m long moving projection screens with dramatic bespoke content.  

Press Release: iPhone 6S Press Launch

by Admin | Nov 02, 2015 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

As part of their unique customer offering, no true O2 brand experience would be complete without Music, England Rugby and The O2 Arena. To celebrate the unique partnership between the leading telecommunications provider and industry innovator Apple, events agency Sledge was enlisted to make the launch of the new iPhone 6S on O2 one to remember. As if collecting new handsets before anyone el...

Top 5 tips for a new project co-ordinator from a project co-ordinator

by Admin | Oct 21, 2015 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

As a brand spanking new Project Co-ordinator, it’s somewhat debatable how qualified I am to offer my thoughts and opinions on this matter. However, I have gleaned some tips along the way which hopefully would give some insight into how I’ve made my first few weeks a little bit more manageable. 1) Get involved in as many meetings as possible This is what will give you an idea of who does...