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NIDA Students Give ETC Eos a Try

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• March 5, 2009
SYDNEY — Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) gives students hands-on experience with theatrical equipment. Second-year NIDA student, Luke Woolley, used the ETC Eos console for a production of Unidentified Human Remains in the Parade Theatres. Read More...

XL Video GmbH at NAIAS in Detroit

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• March 5, 2009
DETROIT — At this year’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), XL Video Deutschland assisted three major German car manufacturers: VW, Audi and Mercedes Benz.
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Video WallTronics Marks 20 Years, Adds to Offerings

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• March 5, 2009
NEW CASTLE, DE — Video WallTronics marked its 20th year of providing video displays to large audiences, renting and selling LED modular panels for all applications with additions to its product line. Read More...

LEDs Give Buckcherry Distinctive Look

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• March 5, 2009
NASHVILLE — Travis Shirley, head of Houston-based Travis Shirley Live Design, is using 35 PixelLine 1044s from James Thomas Engineering to give a distinctive look for Buckcherry, now taking part in a four-band tour through North America in support of their album, Black Butterfly. Read More...

Bruce Ferri Lights Heisman Awards with Altman Rentals and Spectra Cyc

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• March 2, 2009
NEW YORK — The Heisman Trophy Trust, which annually presents the Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named Sam Bradford of the University of Oklahoma as the 74th winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy, and lighting designer Bruce Ferri lit the event, which was televised live on ESPN from the Nokia Theatre in New York’s Times Square. Read More...

DLFNY’s LEDucation III Set for March 11

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• March 1, 2009
NEW YORK - The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), with the support of the New York section of the IES, has set March 11 as the date for its third annual program on LED technology. This year's event is expected to feature over 70 manufacturers, have expanded hours and serve as a unique informational program designed for the lighting community. Read More...

Gorilla Production & Post Division Announced

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• March 1, 2009
COSTA MESA, CA - Gorilla Production Group, Inc. announced its newest division, Gorilla Production & Post, a full service provider of HD video production/post including audio post, custom content, live webcasting, Powerpoint/Keynote, presentation creation, custom graphics and HD video shoots. Read More...

Lightronics Appoints Degan, Pease as Sales Execs

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• March 1, 2009
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Lightronics named Dennis Degen as the company’s National Director of Sales. Degen has over 30 years of theatrical sales, design, contracting and professional consultation experience, and will be working with Consulting Firms, Designers, Architects and Specifiers. Read More...

First Presbyterian Church Selects Broadcast Pix Slate 1000HD for Live Broadcasts

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• February 25, 2009
CHARLOTTE, NC — First Presbyterian Church (FPC) is using Broadcast Pix’s Slate 1000HD for live television broadcasts. The system powers the church’s live broadcast of weekly services on Channel 9 WSOC-TV at 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings. FPC services have been broadcast for more than 40 years and have a weekly audience of more than 22,000 people. FPC purchased the unit and integrated it through Clark Powell, a Charlotte-based system integrator and Broadcast Pix dealer. Read More...

Electrosonic Separates Product Division from Systems Integration Group

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• February 25, 2009
BURBANK, CA — Electrosonic separated its products division from Electrosonic Solutions, its systems integration division. The products division has its own engineers, managers, sales force and technical support staff, and operates from three offices: Dartford, U.K., Minneapolis, Minn. and Burbank, Calif. Read More...

U.K.’s Celebrity Big Brother Lit by GLP Impressions

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• February 23, 2009
LONDON — LD Darryl Noad needed a flourish for the last episode in the sixth series of the British TV series, Celebrity Big Brother, and used a rig equipped with 22 GLP Impressions to provide a rapid color-change pan within the festival-style Orbit stage. Read More...

Live Nation, Ticketmaster Merger Facing Scrutiny

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• February 23, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division held hearings last week on the merger agreement between Live Nation, the nation’s biggest concert promoter, and Ticketmaster Entertainment, the biggest live-event ticketing service. Read More...

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