International News

“Around the World in 80 Days” Opera Production Makes Use of SHoW DMX

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 4, 2010
OSLO - For the Norwegian Opera House production of Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days, with music by Gisle Kverndokk and libretto by Øystein Wiik, LD Franck Evin used City Theatrical's SHoW DMX. Read More...

Britain’s Got Talent Tour Lit with PixelRange

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 4, 2010
LONDON - 2010's Britain's Got Talent took from the airwaves to the country's local stages in a tightly-scheduled tour taking in 17 city venues in a month. Dave Farmer of THC Design specified PixelRange, supplied by Port Talbot-based Sonalyst Ltd. Read More...

Northern Light in Partnership with Edinburgh Festival Fringe

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 4, 2010
{mosimage}EDINBURGH, Scotland - The Events division of UK sound and lighting installer Northern Light is providing specialist technical support to the Festival Fringe Society for a number of their key events and venues. Read More...

White Light Supplies SeaChanger Nemo Units to Kingston University

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 3, 2010
KINGSTON, U.K. - Kingston University's Drama and Dance Department needed a bright, compact fixture for color washes and more, but was also looking to avoid the need to order scrolls or the weight of moving lights. It turned to White Light for the new SeaChanger Nemo fixture - which includes the new LIFI Plasma lamp as its light source. Read More...

Robe Helps Light 2010 World Cup Closing Ceremony

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 31, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - Robe ColorSpot and ColorWash 2500E ATs and REDWash 3-192s were part of the lighting design by Tim Dunn and Hugh Turner that caught the eye of a global TV audience and the 95,000 vuvuzela blowing football fans who packed into Soccer City Stadium, Soweto, Johannesburg ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final. Read More...

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition Logs 71,000 Visitors

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 31, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - The 15th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, held at the China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou, logged 71,801 visitors in 2010, an increase of 36 per cent from last year. Read More...

Pacific Supports Drifters Tour with PR Lighting Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2010
BIRMGINGHAM, U.K. - When Paul Duffy and his then-partner set up Pacific Sound & Light at Rich Bitch Studios in Birmingham, the idea was to gain a slice of the impending new millennium celebration business. Read More...

Console Trainer Uses Clarity for Front 242 at Blackfield Festival

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2010
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany - Belgian band Front 242 recently headlined the Blackfield Festival in as part of their current European tour. LD Kris Noerens chose Clarity as his console of choice for this gig. Read More...

Supergrass Sendoff Lit by Robe Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2010
LONDON - Lighting designer Martin Dudley used Robe's ROBIN 300E Beams and ColorSpot 700E ATs to light UK indie rockers Supergrass as they played a series of farewell gigs. The band is ending a 17-year career. Read More...

HyLight Powers Lighting for Event at Natural History Museum

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2010
LONDON - As an alternative to the noise and fumes generated by diesel, White Light opted to use two HyLight hydrogen fuel cells for the opening of the Natural History Museum's Darwin Centre Gardens. Read More...

Scissor Sisters’ Louvered Looks Lit by Impression XLs and Zooms

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 27, 2010
LONDON - The Scissor Sisters are touring with louvered looks for a "peek-a-boo" effect. Lite Alternative's Paul Normandale is including six floor-mounted impression LED heads in the motion-controlled set. Read More...

Muse’s New Stadium Set Designed with Forced Perspective

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 27, 2010
MILAN, Italy - Brilliant Stages' new stage set for the stadium venues on Muse's The Resistance world tour, based on the design concepts of Oli Metcalfe and Es Devin, consists of a 62-meter-long video header, a suspended ceiling grid, a diamond-shaped stage flanked by projection screens, drum riser fascias and on- and off-stage rear fascias, a tracking B stage with inset revolving scissor lift and tech bunkers and screamers. Read More...
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