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    We are optikal bloc, an award-winning video projects collective, that delivers video design and video marketing services to the arts and entertainment industry.

    Based in Brisbane, Australia, and boasting a folio of projects from some of Australia’s leading arts organisations, we pride ourselves on our unique approach, vibrant and adaptable aesthetic.

  • Awards



    Australian Production Design Guild nomination for Video Design / Visual Effects for Live Performance or Screen – Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox


    Matilda Award for Best Video Design – A Christmas Carol

    Matilda Award nomination for Best Video Design – I've Been Meaning To Ask You

    Del Arte Chart Favourite Lighting / Video Design (with Jason Glenwright) – A Christmas Carol

    Absolute Theatre Scottie Awards Best Technical Design (with Jason Glenwright and Chris Perren) -A Christmas Carol


    Darwin Fringe Festival Golden Croc – Terror Australis


    Del Arte Chart Favourite Lighting / Video Design (with Matt Marshall) – Green Day's American Idiot

    Matilda Award nomination for Best AV Design – Terror Australis

    Adelaide Fringe– John Chataway Innovation Award –Terror Australis


    Gold Matilda Award – optikal bloc for projection and video work on Pale Blue Dot, The Mountaintop, Wuthering Heights, Gasp!and1984

    Matilda Award Best Technical Design –Pale Blue Dot

    Matilda Award nomination forBest Technical Design –The Mountaintop

    Del Arte Chart Favourite Lighting / Video Design (with Jason Glenwright) – Pale Blue Dot


    Matilda Awardnomination for Best Design –1984

  • Credits

    Our credit highlights include:

    As Video Designers

    Broadway Entertainment Group: Dein Perry's Tap Dogs (international tour 2018/19)

    shake & stir theatre co: Green Day’s American Idiot (Australian national tour 2018), Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox,A Christmas Carol,Wuthering Heights (Australian national tour 2016), 1984 (Australian national tour 2014), inschool productions

    Ocean Park Hong Kong / Aerial Angels: Viva Tropicana, Cyber Illusion Spectacular;

    Queensland Theatre Company: Country Song, Gasp!, The Mountaintop;

    La Boite Theatre Company: Prize Fighter,Pale Blue Dot;

    HOTA: Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar;

    Opera Queensland: Hansel & Gretel, Candide,La Bohème (projection realisation),FiZZ!,Dirty Apple;

    Harvest Rain: The Wizard of Oz Arena Spectacular, Hairspray: The Big Fat Arena Spectacular;

    Queensland Musical Festival: Frank & Fearless, The Night Parrot, Help Is On Its Way, One Hundred and One Years

    Empire Theatre: Wicked, April’s Fool (national Australian tour 2012), We Sat in the Dark

    Leah Shelton: Terror Australis;

    Anna McGahan/Melanie Wild/Metro Arts: He’s Seeing Other People Now;

    The Good Room: I've Been Meaning To Ask You, I Should Have Drunk More Champagne;

    HHO Events for the Canberra Centenary: Seven Sisters Songline.

    As Video Producers

    We've worked with organisations such as: Brisbane City Council; Brisbane Marketing; Brisbane Powerhouse; Empire Theatre; Event Cinemas; Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art; Luke Kennedy; Metro Arts; Mixtape Theatre Collective; Opera Queensland; Queensland Theatre Company; shake & stir theatre co; Sydney Theatre Company; The Good Room; the little red company; The Ten Tenors; Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre and more.


    as Social Video Editor: Big Brother (Endemol Australia / Nine Network)


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