Chip Monck, Director of Production
Chip Monck was the famed Lighting Director and “voice of Woodstock” acting as the MC. Before the ’69 event, he staged the Monterey Pop Festival in ’67. He has toured the Rolling Stones some times, staged The Newport Jazz Festival, Concert for Bangladesh and won Tony awards for Bette Midler’s “Divine Madness” show on Broadway. Recently secured as Director of Production for the One Great Night on Earth event, he comes with a CV like no other and broadens the possibilities regarding raising the most successful event possible to a whole new level. We are so incredibly honored to have him grace our team.
Best live gig: where would he possibly start?
John Heinsen, Director Of Digital Media
He is currently in his second year under contract with the Disney ABC Television Group working as Multi-Platform Experience Lead for Oscar.com, overseeing all web, mobile and social media for the 85th Academy Awards. In 2012, John was elected Vice Chairman of the New Media Council for the Producers Guild of America and served on the Interactive Executive Committee of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Martin Darvill, “ONE GREAT NIGHT ON EARTH” Management – Exclusive Artist Enquiries
Based on a country estate in rural Buckinghamshire, UK, 30 minutes from the prodigious music hub of London’s West End, Martin Darvill heads a team of music professionals providing a comprehensive, ethical and proactive management service to new and established international artists. Founded on decades of business affairs experience and a conviction that management should be inconspicuously organizing the limelight for its clients to embrace, “ONE GREAT NIGHT ON EARTH”’s mission statement, borrowed from Henry Ford, is quite simple to find out what the customer wants and to deliver it while remaining firmly in the background. The “ONE GREAT NIGHT ON EARTH” team has been intimately and discreetly involved with high profile artists, reunions, festivals, showcases, charities, recording projects, tours and 360-degree music deals on the global stage, working with established colleagues and partners around the world. “ONE GREAT NIGHT ON EARTH” has exclusive responsibility for all artist liaison, booking and performance contracts for One Great Night On Earth.
Sarah Date, Production Manager
Sarah has worked in event and media production for 17 years, applying her wide-ranging skills and experience to a variety of projects around the globe for some of the world’s leading companies. Her involvement with One Great Night on Earth is a much welcome change of pace from working with musical talent in the corporate arena.
Best live gig: The Specials at Coachella, Palm Springs, 2010
Matt Thomas, Operations Manager
Matt Thomas has many years of experience in managing production and operations at some of Australia’s largest music festivals including Rainbow Serpent, Earthcore, Maitreya Festival, and Open Arms Festival. Assembling and leading a team to prepare and present temporary festival villages is a passion that keeps Matt constantly moving around Australia. Changing rural landscapes or outdoor spaces into worlds that leave amazing memories in minds forever is what drives him on to the next challenge, which is to make One Great Night on Earth an event to be remembered.
Best live gig: Bloc Party, Splendour in the Grass – 2009
Leah Hall, Producer
With a passion for music, film and making people happy, being a producer on the One Great Night On Earth event falls under the “Best Job Ever” category for Leah. With a strong background in film production, Leah also manages the in-house production of digital media and will produce the Live Event DVD for One Great Night On Earth.
Best Live Gig: The Descendents with Bad Religion – Long Beach Arena, Los Angeles 2011