Appendix A


Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Journal



FIGURE A.1 A bold lighting look during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

The 2000 Summer Olympics held in Sydney, Australia was a magnificent time for many of the greatest athletes of the world to gather and compete. As with most modern Olympic games, extravagant productions marked the opening and closing of the games. Because the show took place in a giant sporting arena and would be seen by more than 4 billion people live via television, every bit of the production was large-scale. In fact, even the venue was built to serve two main purposes: the athletic events and the opening and ...

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