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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...

VMB Names Spotlight Distributor for Italy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
VALENCIA, Spain — VMB named Milan-based professional lighting manufacturer Spotlight as a new distributor for VMB towerlifts in Italy. Spotlight will be responsible for sales, servicing and support in the Italian market. Read More...

GDS LiteWare Makes U.K. TV Debut

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
LONDON — Global Design Solutions’ LiteWare product line made its TV debut on the BBC’s Friday Night with Jonathan Ross. LiteWare gear, controlled wirelessly via DMX, lit the underside of the piano and the front of the stage before the lighting crew removed the fittings and deployed them at the front of the performance stage for another performance. Read More...

Prelite Provides Previz System for Sydney Opera House

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
SYDNEY — Prelite has trained five members of the lighting department at Australia’s Sydney Opera House (SOH) on the venue’s new in-house previz system. Read More...

GHSA Lights Godskitchen’s Boom Box

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
CAPE TOWN — Godskitchen’s 2009 world tour included a stop in Cape Town, South Africa, headlined by DJ Armin van Buuren and supported by Gearhouse South Africa. Read More...

TechnoPro Uses PR Lighting for Middle East Shows

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
MUSCAT, Oman — TechnoPro LLC, which staged the Muscat Festival 2009 at Al Qurum National Park earlier this year, provided lasers, pyro and rigging and a lighting rig that included fixtures from PR Lighting. Read More...

Orbital Lit with i-Pix BB7 LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
DORES, U.K. — LD Jonny Gaskell has been using 12 of i-Pix’s BB7 LED wash lights — with the 20 degree wide angle lenses — on Orbital’s shows and festival dates, including their recent performance at Rockness in Scotland. Read More...

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