Montaigne releases Australia’s official Eurovision song Technicolour

Watch Montaigne’s first ever live performance of Technicolour at the2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday 6 March on SBS 2021 Eurovision contestant and ARIA Award-winning art-pop songwriter, Montaigne, has had the internet buzzing this week as teasers of her brand new Eurovision song spread like wildfire. Released globally tomorrow, Montaigne will sing the uplifting and powerful anthem Technicolour at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and broadcast exclusively on SBS from 19 to 23 May. Listen to a teaser of Technicolour here. Listen to the entire song on Friday here. Montaigne will light up...
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Blink TV is proud to have produced the SBS 2021 Upfront

It was that time of the year – time for the SBS Network to unveil its 2021 Upfront. This is a series of presentations put on each year to showcase the network’s upcoming slate, and of course in 2020 this was delivered as a virtual presentation to invited media and advertisers. With speeches from the network’s key executives and Managing Director, James Taylor, Blink TV was contracted to produce the presentation. Setting it up as a TV show, they used a large immersive style LED wall for content, and with cinematic lighting and camera direction, the presentation had a unique...
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‘Australia Now and Then’

'Australia Now and Then', a new 4 x hour light entertainment factual series. This exciting new series is a battle of the generations - from Baby Boomers to Gen Z - asking Australian celebrities ‘Which generation had it best?’ Not so long ago... avocados weren’t something we smashed, the Amazon was still just a river in South America, and posting social media meant putting a piece of paper on a notice board. A lot has changed – from the way we dress, to the way we make friends, how we’re entertained, how we work, and what we’re allowed to laugh...
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‘Eurovision – Australia Decides’ nominated for an AACTA Award

Blink TV are excited to share the news that ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2020’ has been nominated in the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards in the category of Best Entertainment Program.   The show, hosted by Joel Creasey and Myf Warhurst,  featured ten Australian artists performing original songs live, and the winner, Montaigne will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. What an achievement delivered by an incredibly talented and dedicated team. We are grateful to our key partners Tourism and Events Queensland, City of Gold Coast, Screen Queensland, Moroccanoil and APRA AMCOS for their commitment...
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Blink TV’s coverage of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2020 a Finalist in the MIPCOM Diversity TV Excellence Awards 2020

Blink TV’s live coverage of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in March 2020 was selected as a finalist in the Representation of LGBTQ+ - Non-Scripted category at the fourth edition of the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards. The Awards streamed live in October from Paris, aim to bring attention to deserving programmes of diverse and inclusive background, spotlighting authentic new and established voices and recognising positive programming across the year.  The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2020 was broadcast live for the first time on SBS TV, with international audiences joining via streaming platforms. Hosts Joel Creasey, Narelda Jacobs, Zoë Coombs Marr and...
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Plat du Tour 2020, Tour de France – SBS Australia

French-born Guillaume Brahimi, one of Australia's most popular and acclaimed chefs will be making recipes to inspire and connect you with France and the areas the Tour passes through, as well as taking time to sip wines and reminisce along the way. Guillaume says, “As the Tour makes its way around France, we are going to celebrate what the French call savoir vivre, how the French live life. Making great food and sharing it is one of the foundations of French culture.  We may not be able to travel to France at the moment, but I’m so excited to show you...
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Eurovision 2020: Big Night In! – SBS Australia

After the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, Blink TV produced replacement programming for SBS, highlighting the artists and songs that would have represented their countries and counting them down according to Australia's favourites, as well as celebrating Montaigne's Eurovision 2020 song, Don't Break Me, with a special studio performance. Learn more about Eurovision 2020: Big Night In at SBS's website

Montaigne to Represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Here follows the Media Release from SBS sent today, Thursday 2 April.After the unprecedented cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest this year, SBS is proud to announce that art-pop singer-songwriter Montaigne will still get her shot at Eurovision glory, when the Eurovision Song Contest returns in May 2021.Montaigne was chosen to represent the country after winning Eurovision – Australia Decides with her performance of Don’t Break Me in February 2020. She’s thrilled that Australia’s decision will be honoured in 2021. Montaigne said “I’m so happy to receive this good news during such times. At home, we’ve started this ritual of cracking open a fortune cookie daily and reading our...
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Lea Salonga and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House

Blink TV covered for Lea Salonga concert at the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Michael Cassel Group presents Lea Salonga with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Known for her powerhouse vocals and perfect pitch, Lea wowed audiences with Broadway hits and movie greats, including songs from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Aladdin and The Greatest Showman. Her vocal flair was matched by the best band in town, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Gerard Salonga. Lea – the voice behind Disney Princesses Jasmine and Mulan – celebrated her 40th Anniversary in the entertainment industry in 2018 with a special concert in her...
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Eurovision Song Contest, Tel Aviv 2019 – SBS Australia

Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2019 winner Kate Miller-Heidke went on to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.  Australia achieved the highest overall result in the 1st Semi Final and made it through to the Grand Final. Australia then placed 9th out of the final 26 competing countries.     Watch Kate's grand final performance:   Blink TV produced the Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2019 national selection show, as well as the coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest for SBS.    Logie Nomination Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2019...
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