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Epic Promotes Tenenbein, Adds Talent

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• March 16, 2009
WINNIPEG, Canada — Marc Raymond, Epic Production Technologies chairman and CEO, announced that longtime associate Burton Tenenbein, pictured left, has been named vice president concert touring and that Matt Talent, right, has joined the company as senior account executive. Read More...

Behind the Scenes and Light Relief By Design Day

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• March 13, 2009
NEW YORK — Designers on both sides of the Atlantic have been signing up to support Behind the Scenes and Light Relief By Design Day on April 24. On that day, designers with shows around the world will be donating their royalties to support one or both of the two charities. Read More...

Matt Talent Joins Epic as Senior Account Executive

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• March 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Epic Production Technologies has named Matt Talent as senior account executive. Marc Raymond, chairman and CEO, said he and his partners are “thrilled” to have Talent join the company. Read More...

O.A.R. Tours with VL 3000s, Studio Beams, Cyberlight Turbos

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• March 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES —O.A.R.’s tour manager Sean Murray, production manager Kevin Cassidy and lighting designer Will Anglin have worked with Bandit client rep Brent Barrett to combine a bit of the old as the band’s 2009 “This Town” tour unfolds. Read More...

Exchange Plug-in Updated for Vectorworks 2009, Cinema 4D R11

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• March 11, 2009
COLUMBIA, MD — Nemetschek North America announced that Maxon Computer has updated their plug-in for Vectorworks 2009 and Cinema 4D R11. This plug-in supports direct file exchange for high-end visualization and allows Vectorworks users to transfer their models to Cinema 4D for visualizations and animations. Read More...

Seeing the Big Picture for 2009 Fashion Week

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• March 11, 2009
NEW YORK — “A lot of lighting designers have adverse relationships with photographers,” noted Seth Bernstein, guest designer for four fashion shows supported by Tinc Design & Productions during New York’s Fashion Week for Fall, 2009, which was held in mid-February. “We really tried to be on the same team with them.” Read More...

Main Light Adds Coemar Gear to Rental Inventory

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• March 11, 2009
WILMINGTON, DE — Main Light has recently acquire Coemar Infinity S-series lights to support the needs of its rental customers staging everything from corporate events to theatrical productions and rock ‘n’ roll concerts. Read More...

Wybron Updates Mechanical Dowsers

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• March 11, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Wybron announced a new drive mechanism and new motors for its Eclipse IT series of mechanical dowsers, including the Eclipse IT Shutter, shown here. Read More...

J. R. Clancy to Promote “Safe Sets” at USITT

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• March 11, 2009
CINCINNATI — J. R. Clancy’s Promote Safe Sets program will be at USITT to help theatre managers and technical directors promote backstage safety. It includes three steps: Train, Inspect, and Maintain. The session is scheduled for March 20 at 8 a.m. Although the session focuses on rigging, the techniques can be used for all types of safety training. Read More...

ETC Eos at Golden Globes, Oscars

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• March 11, 2009
HOLLYWOOD, CA — For the 2009 Golden Globes, an Eos console from ETC, along with a 2x20 ETC Universal Fader Wing, controlled the conventional and practical lights. Board programmer Gil Samuelian built all of the cue- and submaster-contents in Blind and was then able to modify the lighting smoothly during rehearsals before the show. Read More...

Epic Names New VP Concert Touring

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• March 10, 2009
WINNIPEG, Canada — Marc Raymond, Chairman and CEO of Epic Production Technologies announced that long-time associate Burton Tenenbein, has been named vice president concert touring. Read More...

Fontainebleau’s LIV Taps Elation LEDs

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• March 9, 2009
MIAMI BEACH, FL — The revamped Fontainebleau hotel’s Vegas-style mega-club, named LIV after the year the resort opened (1954), is a focal point for its $1 billion makeover, and while the hotel’s overall budget was sizeable, the multipurpose fixtures make the most of the lighting investment, according to the lighting director who completed the project. Read More...
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