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MilTec, SWG Use PR Lighting Fixtures to Brighten Glasto

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
GLASTONBURY, U.K. — MilTec UK Ltd again joined forces with the South West Group (SWG) to supply PR Lighting automated fixtures, including the recently-introduced XLED 590, along with LED effects for this year’s Park and BBC Introducing stages at the annual Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. Read More...

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay Adds Robert Juliat Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
SINGAPORE — Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay has added to its supply of Robert Juliat zoom profile lanterns with the recent acquisition of 16 Robert Juliat 711 SX2 2500W tungsten fixtures. Robert Juliat’s distributor, Total Solution Marketing Pte Ltd, supplied the latest consignment to the Esplanade. Read More...

HSL Travels with Lemar U.K. Theatre Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
BLACKBURN, U.K. — HSL supplied lighting gear and crew for Lemar’s recent U.K. theatre tour, HSL’s first tour with Production North. Read More...

Goboland Offers Free iPhone App for Gobo Info

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 5, 2009
LONDON — Goboland released its full catalog as a free App for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. Named "Black Steel Gobo Catalogue 1.0," the App can be downloaded through iTunes at no cost. Read More...

HSL Supplies Gear for Britain’s Got Talent

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2009
LONDON — Scottish singer Susan Boyle is emblematic of the out-of-the-ordinary talents that turn up on Britain’s Got Talent, a show that features dancers, comedy, and sideshow acts along with vocalists. Read More...

Barco Creates Transformable 360-Degree LED Screen for U2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 30, 2009
BARCELONA, Spain — Barco’s wrap-around LED screen for U2’s 360° tour is the world’s first transformable screen, able to change shape in all directions during the concert, and it’s also the biggest LED screen used so far in concert touring, with more than 500,000 pixels of video in a screen measuring 24 meters by 16 meters.
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Oasis Stadium Shows Add i-Pix BB Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
LONDON — Oasis’ current Dig Out Your Soul world tour is using over 140 i-Pix BB4 wash lights for its stadium stops, along with 17 i-Pix BB7s — which i-Pix said is the largest number of its LED fixtures used on any touring production so far. Read More...

AED Sales to Distribute GLP Products in Benelux Countries

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
WILLEBROEK, Belgium — AED Sales was named by German Light Products (GLP) as its exclusive distributor for all of GLP’s lighting products in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg, effective July 1, 2009. Read More...

Robe Gear Chosen for Historic Hometown Venue

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 26, 2009
ROZNOV POD RADHOSTEM, Czech Republic — Robe’s Czech and Slovakian distributor KVS recently specified and supplied Robe moving lights to the Janikova Stodola Theatre, part of the historical experience that’s a key draw at Wallachian Open Air Museum in Robe’s home town here. Read More...

PRG Division Helps Automate “Circus” Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 26, 2009
LONDON — PRG’s Scenic Technologies group got the chance to introduce a new overhead automation system and two flying scenic elements when The Circus Starring Britney Spears tour began its European leg at London’s O2 Arena, even though the division received the request to design and build the system only about four weeks prior to installation. Read More...

RC4 Wireless Wins ABTT Lighting Product of the Year

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
LONDON —RC4 Wireless has been awarded Lighting Product of the Year by the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) for their RC4BlackMagic wireless DMX and dimming system. Pictured here is James David Smith, president and chief product designer at RC4, with the ABTT trophy and the RC4BlackMagic product. Read More...

White Light Supports Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
LONDON — Kensington Gardens was a favorite haunt of J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan. Now the park is the locale for a new theatrical telling of that story in a 1,000-seat tent with a set designed by William Dudley, lit by LD Mark Henderson with gear supplied by White Light. Read More...

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