Each member of the crew blazed their own bright trail through the event production space before joining the Light Years mothership, each bringing with them a wealth of experience and their own spark of creativity to enrich and illuminate the collective force.


Managing Director / Guardian of our galaxy
Starting out working on some of the world's biggest sporting stages, Alt/Shift & LYP’s Managing Director, Elly Hewitt's love for events and creating powerful brand experiences has only strengthened in her fifteen-year career. Going on to build one of Australia’s most successful communications and experiential agencies, Elly’s a passionate leader of people who has delivered highly-publicised and award-winning PR and experiential campaigns for some of the most loved brands in the world. Recognised as CommsCon’s PR Leader of the Year and with various other accolades in tow, Elly prides herself on her ability to deliver creatively led campaigns and experiences with purpose that ultimately shifts the dial for her clients. -
Elly Hewitt


General Manager / Captain Enterprise
With 20 years experiential production management experience across the private, retail, corporate and government sectors, Matt has produced both intimate and large scale events for a broad range of clients including: Rolex, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Revlon Professional and the Commonwealth Games. “Through LYP I hope to continue co-creating events, designing live performances and experiences, always aiming to challenge and push the boundaries of what a ‘live experience’ means. -
Matt Flinn


Senior Producer / Cosmic Girl
With nearly a decade of experience in the events industry, Etta has established herself as an integral role on some of Melbourne’s most prestigious and diverse cultural and creative events. Etta has worked on a multitude of public design events including; MSFW Opening Runway 2016, MPavilion, Melbourne Festival, Public Art Biennial, VAMFF, Royal Melbourne Show, and Melbourne Racing Club. -
Etta Curry


Senior Producer / Inter-stellar Icon
With over 2 decades of Events and Hospitality experience, Jacqui brings a wealth of knowledge and passion across a broad skill set of event logistics, production, staffing and entertainment. Jacqui has worked annually on major Melbourne events such as Melbourne Racing Club Spring Carnivals, The Australian Open, The Royal Melbourne Show and L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival amongst others. -
Jacqui Duca-Clemens


Senior Producer / Gravity Gal
With over fifteen years in the industry, Gabriella has worked across a diverse range of brands such as Rolex, KIA, Peroni, L’Oreal, Telstra, Lacoste, Renault, Puma and Bentley. Gab continues to deliver experiential campaigns for brands at hallmark events such as the Australian Open, Australian Grand Prix & Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, amongst many other public events. -
Gabriella Scardamaglia