On Thursday, London 2012 announced the talented team who will lead the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The team includes Danny Boyle, Stephen Daldry, Mark Fisher, Hamish Hamilton, and Catherine Ugwu, and a joint venture between FiveCurrents and UK-based Unspun, that was chosen to partner with LOCOG in production of the ceremonies. FiveCurrents’ Vice President Chris Laue will join the team serving as Procurement Director, and FiveCurrents’ President Scott Givens has been chosen to serve as Managing Director of London 2012 Ceremonies Limited.
“We are thrilled to be a part of such an extraordinary team, who will create four incredible shows in 2012,” Givens said.
LOCOG has joined forces with FiveCurrents and Unspun in association with Arcadis via their consortium entitled Flow Productions Limited, to create a standalone production company called London 2012 Ceremonies Ltd. This company will produce the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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