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Accreditation and Training
Visual Focus audio-visual designers and technicians are highly trained in the latest audio-visual equipment, techniques and standards.
The Visual Focus team takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest technology. Our team attends annual training with industry Associations such as AVIXA (Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association) and CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association). They attend regular manufacturer training and updates held by Epson, Crestron, Amber Technology, Kramer and more.
QAssure Business Ready certification: 16251
Queensland Government Technology Contracting Framework GITC: Q-6621
HPW Building and Asset Services: 867455
Our Technical Team hold the following qualifications:
- Open Cable Registration accredited by the Australian Communications and Media Authority
- Qualifications: Telecommunications Trade Worker, Data and Voice Communications and in Electronics-Electrical
- Control System Programming for Crestron, Clipsal C-bus, RTI and Kramer
- Construction White Cards, Working at Heights and Elevated Work Platform certification
- THX Certified Professional on staff
- Dante Level 2 Certification
- Epson Installation Certification and Recommended Interactive Solution Provider
Our Managing Director, Ralph Atkinson stays at the forefront of new audio-visual technology and has been the face of Visual Focus for 10 years. He has over 25 years experience working as a television director, editor and cameraman, an audio engineer and technician for live theatre and has designed and operated the gamut of audio-visual systems. Ralph was Head of Audio at the largest regional performing arts venue in Australia, the Empire Theatre in Toowoomba for 12 years and toured across Australia, in New Zealand and Asia with various contemporary musicians and artists.
Ralph is a THX Certified Professional. (THX and the THX logo are trademarks of THX Ltd., registered in the U.S. and other countries) and holds a Dante Level 2 Certification.
Managing Director, Visual Focus
Co-Founder/Director Curious Arts Festival, Creative Producer RAVA Productions
Ruth has many years experience as a Theatre Venue Manager, Arts Touring Manager, Event Programming and Marketing Manager. She was Director at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (2008-2016), where she founded the Fresh Ground artist-in-residence program. Her career began in television as a director and in radio programming. Other roles were with ABC Radio, Sunshine Television and Mackay Television Networks, with the Northern Australian Regional Performing Arts Centres Association (NARPACA now known as Stage Queensland), at Empire Theatres Toowoomba and at QUT Garden’s Theatre and Art Museum.
Ruth holds an MBA and Post Graduate qualifications in Arts and Cultural Management and a Bachelor of Business (Marketing). She contributes her extensive experience to various Arts Management projects as a Creative Producer. She is a Co-Founder/Director of Curious Arts Inc. a not for profit organisation behind the development of the Curious Arts Festival Toowoomba and is Creative Producer for RAVA Productions.
Ruth has been appointed as a Creative Business Champion to the Regional Arts Services Network in Queensland.