This unique, free performance will take place during Earth Hour on Saturday 24 March, 2018
8:30pm AEDT (NSW, VIC, TAS), 7.30pm AEST (QLD).
Global Orchestra’s Conductor-Cam will capture and stream live the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra performing Holst’s “The Planets”, conducted by Lachlan Snow.
Here is a video with further info about how the Global Orchestra will form to perform the Concert for the Planet.
We’re keen to capture participation of all THE CONCERT FOR THE PLANET satellite events.
This gives everyone participating an idea of who's also involved and the different and far reaching settings everyone is playing along in.
Social Media Information
Hosting your Global Orchestra event will be a very rewarding and fun experience, for you and all involved.
We'd love for everyone to see what you're doing at your event, so it's important to use the correct social media tags and handles. This will ensure Earth Hour, the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra, the Home of the Arts and ourselves can see all the photos and videos you post. We recommend you use the following information when posting to social media.
Recommended Facebook and Twitter hash tags
Recommended Twitter handles @
Recommended Facebook and YouTube Tags
Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra
Earth Hour Global
Earth Hour Australia
Also remember if you have any content featuring ambassadors, teachers or friends please hash tag.
For example #myschoolname #charliechan etc
This is the case across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Enjoy your event! We look forward to seeing it in our Live Stream.
Documenting your Satellite Event
Our mission: We’re keen to capture THE CONCERT FOR THE PLANET participation of all the satellite events to get a sense of engagement, variety of folks involved and the different and far reaching settings these concerts are taking place.
WE’RE LOOKING FOR PHOTO’S AND VIDEO THAT ILLUSTRATE BROADLY THESE 4 THINGS
· Musicians playing along to Conductor-Cam
· Communities gathering together
· People listening
· Pledges for the planet
WHAT CAMERAS TO USE
The higher quality camera the better, however we would be more than happy for pictures to be shot on high end smartphones. The iPhone 6 has a particularly good camera on it.
WHERE TO POST OR UPLOAD YOUR PICTURES & VIDEO
During the event on the go.
You can live stream your performance using Facebook’s Live Video feature. Here’s how..
Sign in to your personal Facebook account or create one prior to the event. Using your phone or mobile tablet, locate the status bar on the top of your timeline feed and click “Live”. A pop up may appear saying “‘Facebook’ Would Like to Access the Camera” and “ ‘Facebook Would Like to Access the Microphone”. Select ‘OK’ for both.
THIS IS IMPORTANT: be sure to label your video with #GOLIVE2018 and the additional hashtags and handles above. Check in at your current location or write where you are located on the text of the Live Stream post. Select the drop down menu under your name and make sure your live stream is ‘public’ and that it will be posted on your timeline (as opposed to your story which will only exist for 24 hours). This process will ensure that your video is hosted on your timeline as well as under the hashtag #GOLIVE2018 where you'll be able to see many others who are live streaming during Concert for the Planet.
Continue to use #GOLIVE2018 and the above hashtags & handles for other photos or videos (e.g. pre/post-concert photos and videos)
After the event
Please upload the high res unedited & uncompressed versions of your pictures and videos in whatever codec or format is the best.
We recommend going to this site:
https://www.wetransfer.com/ ( skip the WeTransfer Plus offer intro page) and send your data to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, if you already have a data sharing service like Dropbox just link us via the same email to the relevant folder.
Include a description with the contact information of the event and who took the photos/video so we can credit you properly and get in touch if we need.
STILL PHOTOGRAPH IDEAS
An individual musician in the foreground with Conductor Cam clearly seen from their POV.
View back at ensemble from beside Conductor-cam, all the musicians faces looking up- waiting to play their part… or playing.
Wide shot of the whole gathering
Wide shot of the whole gathering
Close ups of faces listening by candle light (look for a variety of faces that represent the breadth of the community.)
Close ups of musicians concentrating, playing or waiting to play.
A sign of the venue indicating where this event is being held. For example, the schools title board out front etc
Time lapse of People gathering and setting up the space.
Pledges for the planet to camera. Individuals and/or groups addressing the camera, saying:
Who you are: “I’m Charlie or/We’re the Penguin Primary school…”
Where are you: “… In Balmain, Sydney/Tasmania”
What’s your pledge for 2016?: “In 2016 I’m/we’re going to… start composting at our school” (or whatever your plan is, as an individual or a community).
Repeat the Call to action: “What part will you play for the planet?”
Short interview with the organisers of the Global Orchestra satellite event. Ask them...
Introduce yourself and where you are from.
How did you hear about the Global Orchestra?
What was appealing about the idea?
How long have they been preparing?
What’s been the general feeling around the event and in the preparation?
What are some of the outcomes you hope and event like this might achieve in your community
During the Concert
- Film any introductory speeches anyone might make.
- Short segments of musicians playing recognisable parts of “The Planets” to conductor cam.
- Close ups or mid shots of people listening intently
- Capture applause and the energy at the end of the concert
- Could do general vox pops on peoples experience. Listeners and musicians.
VIDEO FILMING TECHNIQUES
- Put camera on tripod or hand hold steady.
- Please avoid moving shots or pans, they are hard to edit together. To change from one shot to the next just do it quickly, and settle on the next camera angle.
- For “to camera” pledges ask people to speak very loudly and clearly. If it’s a big group and the camera is far away to fit them in, they may need to shout it. Remember the closer you are to the sound source the clearer you camera mic will pick it up.
THANK YOU FOR PLAYING YOUR PART. EVEN JUST ONE PICTURE FROM YOUR EVENT WILL HELP US BUILD THE MOVEMENT FOR THE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE OF PLANET EARTH.