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ELF Labor Names John C. McInnis Director of Operations

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• April 14, 2009
John C. “5ive” McInnis
LAS VEGAS — Entertainment Labor Force, dba ELF Labor, named John C. “5ive” McInnis as director of operations of the company’s Las Vegas office.  McInnis brings 20 years of experience in large theatrical and rock arena installations to the company. He has previously handled staffing, project management and production support and labor. Read More...

Milos America Relocates Offices and Warehouse

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• April 13, 2009
ASHLAND, VA — Milos America has relocated its corporate offices and warehouse. The 18,000 square-foot facility handles sales and support for North, Central and South America. The address is: 10520 Lakeridge Parkway, Suite A, Ashland, VA 23005; Phone: 800.411.0065, Fax: 800.411.0165. Read More...

World Handball Championships Lit by Robert Juliat

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• April 13, 2009
Robert Juliat spots lit the World Handball Championships in Croatia
SPLIT, Croatia — Six Robert Juliat follow spots were used at the 21st World Handball Championships held here recently — two 1200W RJ Korrigans, two 1200W RJ Super Korrigans and two 1800W RJ Victors. The championship also helped open the 28,500-square-meter Spaladium Arena, which seats 12,000.  Rhino Production supplied the gear. Read More...

Martin Introduces Maxxyz Module System

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• April 13, 2009
Martin’s Maxxyz Modules is a lighting controller system based on a series of modules that can be used in different combinations to create a custom console to fit individual needs. Five modules are available to build a custom console or can be used with Maxxyz PC™, Maxxyz™ or Maxxyz Compact™. Read More...

Britney Spears’ Circus Tour Supported by ShowFX

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• April 9, 2009
VANCOUVER, BC — ShowFX announced that it has created a number of stage elements for Britney Spears’ current Circus tour, including flying picture frames, circus props, tiger cages, magic illusions, special effects and a 50-seat “Ringside VIP Experience.” Read More...

Chris Tomlin “Hello Love” Tour Using MAC III Profiles

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• April 9, 2009
WINSTON SALEM, NC — Christian artist Chris Tomlin’s “Hello Love” tour is playing arenas across the U.S. into 2010, lit by MAC III Profiles and other fixtures spec’d by Jon Weir of production company and lighting supplier Majestic Productions Inc., Summitville, Ind. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Reworks Plot for G-Star Raw Fashion Show

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• April 9, 2009
NEW YORK — G-Star Raw’s fashion show for its fall 2009 collection, part of the Mercedes Benz Fall 2009 Fashion Week, was lit by Scharff Weisberg. The event was staged by Sightline Productions and Dizon Inc. in New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Read More...

UVLD, Drury Event Group Light Up Tech Fest in Vegas

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• April 9, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Corporate extravaganzas may be less extravagant these days, but people still enjoy a good party. The creative challenge for the party-givers is to do just as much — or more — with less. Read More...

Da-Lite Web Site Showcases Custom Projection Screens

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• April 9, 2009
WARSAW, IN — The Da-Lite Design Center is for projects requiring custom projection screens, and also features the screen company’s line of wood products, including media work stations, lecterns and equipment rack carts. Read More...

Yankee Stadium’s New HD Display Has Over 8.6M LEDs

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• April 9, 2009
BRONX, NY — Yankee Stadium opened the season with the latest HD Diamond Vision™ display in center field from Mitsubishi Electric, which has been providing LED video displays for the team since 1983 and for major league baseball since 1980. The screen features 1080 resolution from more than eight million LEDs (light-emitting diodes) for replays, updates from around the league and messaging. Read More...

Wybron Tweaks Gel Swatch iPhone App, Plans More

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• April 9, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Wybron’s Gel Swatch Library Version 1.3, which has nearly 1,000 gel colors, now features Spectral Energy Distribution (SED) graphs five times larger than the app’s previous graphs, revealing color details for lighting production professionals. Read More...

USITT Book Profiles Jules Fisher’s Career

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• April 9, 2009
NEW YORK — The career of Jules Fisher, a Tony-Award winning lighting designer who won USITT’s 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design, is portrayed in a new book USITT, The Designs of Jules Fisher, written by Delbert Unruh. It is the fifth in a series of works on living designers produced by USITT.  Read More...

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