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Seth Conlin pivot - From roadie to drone pilot

Seth Conlin pivot - From roadie to drone pilot

The pivoting experience has been interesting. I went from a busy, successful and in demand lighting crew chief, to, like most people, unemployed and wondering what to do next with my identity gone and no jobs available. A drone services company was a great natural choice for me. I had been working on learning the ins and outs of drones for several years, using it as a side gig and possible future career, while I was still on the road. So, when the pandemic hit, and the entertainment industry, along with my job went out the window, it was time to take the plunge and dive in. Besides, what else was I going to do?

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How to install a virtual background

How to install a virtual background

Many of our clients have asked for assistance with installing virtual backgrounds, so we created these instructions for the most popular virtual meeting clients (apps). We figured we'd share them with everyone - we hope it helps you, or someone you share this with 😊

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Questions we get asked at ESS

Questions we get asked at ESS

As live performance technical professionals, we have made clients like Arianna Grande, Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, Paul McCartney, Eagles, Pearl Jam, Don Henley, Madonna, Gwen Stefani,  and many others “Look, Sound and Feel Amazing”. We are now advising businesses of all sizes and industries that need creative ways to tell their story, sell their products and create a connection while not being in the same physical space-- as easily and affordably as possible.

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ESS’s tribute to contemporary women in and around the entertainment industry

ESS’s tribute to contemporary women in and around the entertainment industry

Myra Kressner - Mar 17th 2021 March is Women’s History Month. March 11 was also the one-year anniversary since the pandemic was declared and all our lives changed overnight. Here is ESS’s eclectic tribute to contemporary women in and around the entertainment industry, and recognition of their contribution to making our lives better during COVID-19.   Navigating through the Dark  Image: Kandi Sepulveda https://ess.rocks/blogs/news/navigating-through-the-dark One in four of the live concert and performance technicians who make concert performers Look, Sound and Feel Amazing all over the world are women! Kandi Sepulveda is one of these leaders in her field. And like...

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Navigating through the dark

Navigating through the dark

What happens when a tower moment crumbles the world? You’re left cleaning through the rubble desperately trying to construct a new way of life.  But when your foundation is utterly destroyed how do you pivot and continue on? Some of us thought ahead and had a plan, financial security, and support. However the majority of us have struggled to just keep our heads above water, desperately reaching out for help, and most of us were left to perish. 

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