Display Ad
Hide Ad

News

A.C.T Lighting to Distribute Global Design Solutions LiteWare

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 8, 2009
LOS ANGELES — A.C.T Lighting is now the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor for the LiteWare stand-alone, battery-powered, DMX-controllable RGB light manufactured by Bristol, U.K.-based Global Design Solutions. Read More...

Showbeam 2.5 Joins Three North American Tours

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
AUSTIN, TX —Barco announced that High End Systems’ Showbeam 2.5 is being used on three major tours — No Doubt, The Crystal Method and the upcoming Aerosmith tour. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Stays Busy on Broadway

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
NEW YORK—Scharff Weisberg, Inc. had a busy season on and off Broadway supplying three productions—33 Variations, Impressionism and Distracted—with comprehensive video system packages designed to be user-friendly and adaptable to the needs of very different shows. Read More...

Stage Research To Distribute ETS SDS887, InstaSnake

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
NORTHFIELD, OH — Stage Research has become a distributor of two new products, SDS887 and InstaSnake, both from Fremont, Calif.-based Energy Transformation Systems, Inc. (ETS). SDS887 is a UTP Video Distribution Hub with four baseband video signals transmitting through the distribution amplifier creating 32 outputs. The InstaSnake (PA200 Series) is a pro-audio Sub Snake. Read More...

Tribeca Film Event Uses Hippotizer for Logos on “Marquee”

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
NEW YORK — During the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year, Vanity Fair used a 4-foot-by-41-foot Barco LED wall programmed to resemble a large marquee as a key visual element for an event held at the State Supreme Court building in downtown Manhattan. Read More...

Priscilla, Queen of The Desert Musical Uses grandMA Console

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
LONDON — A new musical, based on an Oscar-winning Australian movie, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert is using a grandMA full-size console to control the moving lighting rig. Read More...

Total Structures and Epic Equip Club Nokia/LA Live

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Total Structures recently provided Epic Production Technologies with over 500 feet of its Element 12 and Element 20 truss for the 2,300 capacity, 59,000-square-foot nightclub venue, Club Nokia LA Live. Read More...

2009 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards Available

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
NEW YORK, NY — The ESTA Foundation announced the 2009 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards created by some industry LDs.  Four designs are offered this year by Douglas Schmidt, Beowulf Borritt, Andrew Hefter and Tim Hunter Design. Read More...

More Riders Sign Up for the Long Reach Long Riders

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
PHILADELPHIA—The number of bikes registered to ride in the 6th annual Long Reach Long Rider charity motorcycle ride has reached an all time high. Read More...

Video-Hungry Eurovision Contest Serves Up Feast of Visuals

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
MOSCOW — More than 2,000 square meters of LED video animated the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, the 54th staging of the finals. Procon Event Engineering of Hamburg supplied lighting, sound, video and rigging, rolling in 42 trucks serviced by a crew of 70 technicians. Read More...

Axon Media Servers Create 360-Degree Projection at Rok Vegas

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
LAS VEGAS — SJ Lighting’s award-winning video system design for the Rok Vegas nightclub at the New York, N.Y. Hotel & Casino involved a 360-degree seamless video projection using Axon media servers from High End Systems/Barco. Read More...

Lightswitch Upgrades Looks for Monster Mansion Attraction

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• June 7, 2009
ATLANTA — Six Flags over Georgia’ 27-year-old Monster Plantation attraction recently underwent a multimillion-dollar upgrade and was reopened recently as the Monster Mansion. Gary Goddard Entertainment (GGE) produced and designed the new attraction, with Lightswitch providing the new lighting design. Read More...

Check Out Some Past PLSN Issues