Set designer Daniela Thomas and lighting designer Durham Marenghi have worked on the Rio 2016 Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Marenghi is working with Brazilian associate LD Joyce Drummond, UK programmers Andy Voller and Ross Williams, Brazilian programmer Paulinho Lebrao, TV lighting director Nick Collier, lighting team manager Jennie Marenghi, followspot coordinator Chris Henry, and several Brazilian spot operators and technicians. The equipment is being supplied by Italian company Agora with Nicola-Manuel Tallino as production electrician.
We're following the Opening Ceremony audience on Twitter, so see what folks are saying (and showing) here, and stay tuned for updates. Check out reactions we're grabbing from social media here.