ITALY – Marco Balich Creative Director of UEFA 2012 opening and closing ceremonies
After an international competition, UEFA awarded the task of creating and producing the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the UEFA European Football Championship 2012 to Filmmaster Events/Filmmaster Group, one of the international leaders in the production of great events and spectacular ceremonies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Filmmaster Events is guided by Marco Balich (image), the creator of the ceremonies for the Olympic and Paralympic Games held in Turin in 2006 and winner, together with the Brazilian society SRCOM, of the executive production of the Olympic ceremonies of Rio 2016. The first production for the Rio 2016 will be the Flag Handover from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Marco Balich is the creative director and executive producer of great events and ceremonies, one of the most prominent figures in the global live entertainment scenario. He designed many international events such as the Flag Handover in Salt Lake City, the Turin 2006 Olympic Ceremonies, the Carnival of Venice, Mexico City’s 2010 Bicentennial Ceremonies, the New Delhi Commonwealth Games’ Opening Ceremony, the 75th Anniversary of Shakhtar Donetsk FC in Ukraine, and the inauguration of the Juventus FC Stadium in Turin.
To take part in the organizing team as a volunteer performer please visit: www.castinguefa.com and www.castinguefa.com/blog .