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Carnival Ship’s Show Lounge to Light Up with LaserNet ScannerPros

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• May 5, 2009
MIAMI — Carnival Cruise Line’s soon-to-be-launched Dream is planning to give berth space to three of LaserNet’s new 5.2W RGBW ScannerPros. The mega-ship, the biggest in Carnival’s fleet, will offer its guests a wide range of dining and entertainment options when it’s launched this fall. Read More...

Epic Production Technologies Names Kelley Senior Account Executive

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• May 4, 2009
TORONTO — Epic Production Technologies named Martin Kelley senior account executive. Kelley has worked as a technician, lighting consultant and designer of music videos and tours, and, most recently, on the sales and account representation side of the business with bands including Rage Against the Machine, The Killers, Feist, Daughtry, Virgin Festivals and Linkin Park. Read More...

Chauvet LEDs Help Turn Civic Center Arena into House of Worship

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• May 4, 2009
TUCSON, AZ — Total Lighting Support used Chauvet LED fixtures for Calvary Chapel Tucson’s Easter service, which effectively turned the Tucson Civic Center into a house of worship for 9,000 attendees. Read More...

Iluminarc Line Debuts at Lightfair in New York

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• May 4, 2009
NEW YORK — Chauvet & Sons, Inc. launched its Iluminarc subsidiary and brand of architectural lighting products at Lightfair International, May 5-7. More than 20 LED-fitted products were on display. Read More...

Anvil Cases Launch C.E.R.V.

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• May 4, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Anvil Cases has a new service for the Southern California region for case repairs and modifications. The company’s Case Emergency Repair Vehicle (C.E.R.V.) is equipped to repair, modify, re-foam and replace hardware and casters at the customer’s site. Read More...

FBE Juggles Press Events At NY International Auto Show

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• May 2, 2009
NEW YORK — “Not really a big deal.” That’s how Full-Blown Events co-founder Dave Judy described his company’s staging back-to-back press events for Subaru of America and Mitsubishi Motors, N.A. at the recently-held New York International Auto Show. Read More...

MTV’s “Real World: Brooklyn” Taps Vibrant Design for Sets

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• May 2, 2009
NEW YORK — MTV’s reality series, Real World, kicked off its 21st season this year with a move to Brooklyn and an eco-friendly facelift by production designer Ellen Waggett of Vibrant Design, LLC.  The third person to design the show during its two-decade run, Waggett has a wide range of film and broadcast television credits. Read More...

ESTA Foundation Announces Training Updates

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• May 2, 2009
BOWIE, MD — The ESTA Foundation said that its Fall Protection and Rescue session recently held at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts here was attended by close to 40. The attendees spent two days with arena rigging specialist Rocky Paulson and MSA representative Morgan Neff.  Read More...

44 Production Designs Expands with Nashville Studio

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• May 2, 2009
NASHVILLE — 44 Production Designs expanded into a larger facility in Nashville. The lighting and video design and production firm has a client list that includes Trace Adkins, the Newsboys, Mute Math, Paramore, The Fray, Hank Williams Jr., Matchbox 20, Kutless, and Lorrie Morgan. The team customizes lighting and video for each client and also manages rental, production and staffing. Read More...

FLDA Gets its Game On with Sports Gigs from ESPN, MLB

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• May 2, 2009
SECAUCUS, NJ — If there’s any professional lighting project where you need to have your game on, it’s lighting a TV sports show. Bruce Ferri, principal of Ferri Lighting Design & Associates, should know. FLDA recently took on the task of providing the lighting for both the new West Coast studio for ESPN’s SportsCenter in Los Angeles and the MLB Network’s new digs in this New York suburb. Read More...

Elation/Acclaim Names Engle to New Post

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• May 1, 2009

LOS ANGELES — Blaine Engle has joined Elation Professional/Acclaim Lighting as national sales manager for the specifications market, a new position. Engle’s primary focus will be on Elation/Acclaim LED architectural series products and Elation’s Impression series of LED automated moving heads. Read More...

Wybron iPhone Apps Expand with Gobos and Gels from Apollo Design, InLight Gobos

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• May 1, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Wybron and Apollo Design announced that more than 1,300 Apollo gobos have joined the Moiré Gobo Library, and 150 Apollo gels will be integrated into Wybron’s Gel Swatch Library. The updated version of the gobo library, available now, also features 500 gobos from InLight Gobos. Read More...

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