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Large Elation Lighting Package Lights Houston’s “Toast to Living Well” Gala

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 15, 2018
For the second year running, Houston-based event staging company Stage Directions Inc. provided the creative visuals for the city’s annual “Toast to Living Well” Gala, considered Houston’s largest black tie event. Read More...

Robe Making an Impact in Schladming

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 15, 2018
The former mining district of Schladming-Dachstein is considered one of the finest skiing areas in Austria during their season. It is also famous for the Men's World Cup Night Slalom – hailed by some as the biggest party in the Alps – attracting up to 50,000 spectators and skiing enthusiasts annually towards the end of January. Read More...

ProPlex EZ-LAN helps Kia “Light up the Holidays”

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 12, 2018
LOS ANGELES - For a 2017 holiday season TV commercial, LD Matthew Ardine transformed a Kia Motors America dealership into a large-scale lighting display to promote the company’s year-end sales event. Featuring nearly 500 various lights communicating over two V-LAN groups, with a total of 75 Ethernet devices, the network relied heavily on its nerve center, four ProPlex EZ-LANs, for a light show that made car headlights, building and landscape lighting flash in sync to TSO's "Christmas Eve in Sarajevo." Read More...

City Theatrical Announces Moving Light Assistant Software Now Available at a Reduced Student Rate

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 12, 2018
Moving Light AssistantTM is an application designed to document both the physical setup and programming information for moving light rigs commonly used in the entertainment industry. The Student License price was recently reduced to make this industry- leading software available to more upcoming lighting professionals. Read More...

The Minneapolis Armory Reopens with Horizon EDM Tour, Chauvet Lighting and Video

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 12, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – For the second-to-last stop on the Horizon tour, featuring EDM acts Kill The Noise, Tritonal and Seven Lions, LD Daniel Thibault of Life Is Art Studios used Chauvet Professional Rogue fixtures and PVP S5 video panels supplied by Antic Studio to light the recently-refurbished 8,400-capacity Armory in Minneapolis. The tour, which launched in late October at the Brooklyn Hangar in New York, finished up the next night at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. Read More...

Syracuse Stage’s “The Wizard of Oz” Brightens with Elation’s Artiste DaVinci Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 12, 2018
SYRACUSE, NY - LD Herrick Goldman used Elation Professional’s Artiste DaVinci LED moving head spot for color and visual effects on a Syracuse Stage production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Goldman credited the fixture as a flexible workhorse that performed a number of duties throughout the show. “The DaVinci took so much of the workload, I could have saved the time and energy of hanging 25 percent of the light plot,” he said. Read More...

Blackout Pulls Plug on Part of CES Tradeshow in Vegas

Frank Hammel • NewsNewsroom • January 10, 2018
LAS VEGAS — On Jan. 10, the second day for the 51st annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), attendees had to be temporarily evacuated during a two-hour blackout that affected some of the main exhibit areas. Read More...

Bandit Brings Lights To Death From Above

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 10, 2018
Bandit Lites is thrilled to have supported Canadian rock band Death From Above on their recent fall tour. Comprised of drummer and vocalist Sebastien Grainger and bassist Jesse F. Keeler, the duo released their third studio album, Outrage! Is Now in September of 2017. Read More...

Elation Proteus™ Performs on 2017 Riptide Music Festival

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 10, 2018
Technical Entertainment Services (TES) of south Florida recently turned to Elation Professional’s IP65-rated Proteus Hybrid™ moving head fixture for unconstrained beam and mid-air looks on the 2017 edition of the Riptide Music Festival. Read More...

LD Systems Adds Claypaky Scenius Unicos, Robert Juliat Dalis and grandMA2 Console to Its Inventory

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 10, 2018
  HOUSTON – – LD Systems has bolstered its equipment rental inventory with the purchase of Claypaky and Robert Juliat lighting fixtures and MA Lighting products.  ACT Lighting, Inc. exclusively distributes these brands in North America. More details from LD Systems (www.ldsystems.com): LD Systems offers professional audio, video and lighting services from its headquarters in […] Read More...

4Wall Invests In Solaframe 750 Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 9, 2018
High End Systems and 4Wall Entertainment are pleased to announce that the leading lighting and video rental company has purchased a large quantity of SolaFrame 750 automated fixtures for their rental stock. Featuring a compact footprint but a huge feature set, SolaFrame 750 was launched to rave reviews at the recent LDI trade show. Read More...

HG Lighting Design Makes First Pledge-a-Service Donation

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 8, 2018
Lighting Designer Herrick Goldman, principal of HG Lighting Design, announced last summer that he would be donating a portion of his design fees throughout the year to Behind the Scenes and he recently presented his first check to the charity. HG Lighting Design is the first firm to make an ongoing pledge of a portion of design fees to the charity and Behind the Scenes applauds Herrick for his leadership. Read More...

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