Articles from the May 2019 Issue

NovaStar

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Thomas S. Friedman •
  • Company 411
  • May 2019
• May 3, 2019
Company Experiencing Spectacular Growth as it Redefines the LED Marketplace NovaStar is a global-leading LED company that develops LED display control solutions for a variety of market applications including live entertainment, digital signage, and stage rentals. The company is very much on the move, providing LED and control solutions for the 2014 FIFA World Cup […] Read More...

Mike Bauman, Gaffer

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Michael S. Eddy •
  • 1000 Words With...
  • May 2019
• May 3, 2019
Mike Bauman has been working as a gaffer/chief lighting technician in the motion picture industry for over 25 years. With well over 100 film projects to his credit, close to 50 as a gaffer/chief lighting technician, his lighting expertise can be seen in a wide range of films including Phantom Thread—for which he was the […] Read More...

San Francisco Ballet Opening Night Gala

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PLSN Staff •
  • May 2019
  • Video Production
• May 3, 2019
Ballet Company Turns to Immersive’s Sean Mason for Dazzling Projections For the 86th San Francisco Ballet Opening Night Gala, the lavish Rotunda of the San Francisco City Hall was flooded with colorful imagery as well as patrons in their finest attire. A sold-out and turn-away crowd of 900 lovers of the arts made their way […] Read More...

A Look Back at the LED Video Market

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Doug Murray •
  • May 2019
  • Video View
• May 3, 2019
It’s been a while since we’ve taken stock of where we’re at and where we’re headed in the LED video panel market. It’s no secret the LED video market has experienced significant growth over the past couple of years, and it shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. You’d be hard pressed to find […] Read More...

ETC Releve Spot

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Brandon Creel •
  • May 2019
  • Road Tests
• May 3, 2019
ETC, headquartered in Middleton, WI, is an evolving company. Their acquisition of High End Systems in 2017 expanded their product portfolio and market reach, and while “ETC” started out as an acronym for Electronic Theatre Controls, the company name now appearing on the homepage of the website, etcconnect.com, “ETC visual environment technologies,” also reflects a […] Read More...

ADJ IP65 Fixtures

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Jim Hutchison •
  • May 2019
  • Product Spotlight
• May 3, 2019
From mobile entertainers with full lighting packages to touring lighting production, our gear is going to find itself caught in some precipitation, at some point in its life, no exceptions. As clients want larger and more immersive events — be it the outdoor tent wedding with full production services, a local stage at the downtown […] Read More...

The Eliminator Trio Par LED RG

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Craig Rutherford •
  • May 2019
  • Road Tests
• May 3, 2019
Not every production is a stadium tour, and not every show needs to have lighting to figuratively melt faces and destroy eyeballs. Sometimes, what’s needed is more subtle, less expensive, and easily tossed into your gig bag with a few microphones, a couple of XLR cables, and some power strips. Sometimes, an inexpensive and entry-level […] Read More...

Color Matters

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Brad Schiller •
  • Feeding the Machines
  • May 2019
• May 3, 2019
Scientists generally believe that the average human can see millions of different colors, or at least different hues/shades of color. The ability for us to see colors is due to many aspects including our eye, nerves, and brain. Basically, we can perceive color because our retinas contain three different types of cones that act as […] Read More...

News from Celine, Meagan, Tony, Anne, Benoit, Nico and More

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Debi Moen •
  • Designer Watch
  • May 2019
• May 3, 2019
After LD Celine Royer finished Mike Shinoda’s European tour, she jumped in to pump up the performances of Janelle Monáe as lighting director, “mostly for her Coachella show,” she says, adding that the artist wanted to take it up a level in her lighting design. LD Meagan Metcalf programmed for Sofi Tukker’s new show launching […] Read More...

Four Reasons You Should be Projection Bombing Right Now

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Chris Lose •
  • LD at Large
  • May 2019
• May 3, 2019
Projection bombers are blowing up the landscape and detonating excitement. Lighting has always made powerful moments even more impactful. Up until recently, our work has been limited to the regulated indoors. Thanks to modern technology, our tools can now compete outdoors. We can project our messages into the obstreperous world of chaos. We can now […] Read More...

2019 Bassmaster Classic

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PLSN Staff •
  • May 2019
  • Showtime
• May 3, 2019
Lighting Cos
Production Support Group and Next Page Event Services

Venue
Various (Tour)

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Home Free 2019 Tour

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Steve Jennings (Photos and Text) •
  • May 2019
  • Showtime
• May 3, 2019
Lighting Co
4Wall Nashville

Venue
Various (Tour)

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