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Summit Steel Supports Sainsbury’s Conference

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 1, 2009
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. — Summit Steel supplied a Kinesys automation system with K2 control and all associated trussing and rigging to fly and track five projection screens in the main presentation area of the 2009 Sainsbury’s Our conference, staged at the NEC. Read More...

Robe Gear Lights “Play Me” in Finland

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 1, 2009
HELSINKI, Finland —Finnish lighting designer Mikki Kunttu has designed lights, screens and sets for the musical Play Me, a new production staged at the Swedish Theatre, based on a virtual reality game intertwined with a talent contest at the Q-Club.
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XL Video Supports Cliff and The Shadows Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 30, 2009
LONDON — XL video UK supplied a PixLED screen, cameras, PPU and crew to the 2009 Cliff Richard & The Shadows UK and European tour. LD Derek Jones designed video and lighting for the tour. Read More...

Clay Paky Gear Used for Claudio Baglioni Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 30, 2009
SYRACUSE, Italy — LD Mariano de Tassis credited Clay Paky fixtures for helping him fulfill Claudio Baglioni’s ideas for lighting his 2009 tour, which included stops in historic venues. “The original idea for the lighting design came directly from the artist and was then developed jointly by myself and Fabrizio “Bicio” Marchi, production and designer manager,” said de Tassis. Read More...

Riedel MediorNet Helps Berlin Celebrate the Fall of the Wall

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 28, 2009
BERLIN — For the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Riedel Communications delivered a comprehensive video, audio and communications distribution network for the multiple stages and video walls used at the event and the various departments. Read More...

Grupo Corpo Tours with ETC Selador Series LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 27, 2009
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — Paulo Pederneiras, lighting designer and artistic director for the Brazilian dance troupe Grupo Corpo, was looking to saturate the stage in changing colors. He and his tech staff found what they had been seeking in ETC’s Selador Series Paletta LED fixtures. Read More...

White Light Staffs Up with Central School Grads

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 27, 2009
LONDON — White Light has bolstered its staff with new hires from the University of London’s Central School of Speech and Drama, reflecting the industry-related training the college offers its students. Read More...

Gold Dust Gaming Clubs in Finland Use Medialon Manager V5

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 21, 2009
VANTAA and TAMPARE, Finland — The Gold Dust gaming clubs here creating multiple looks and atmospheric moods with Medialon show and media control software installations, part of an installation done by Lumia. Medialon Manager V5 helps schedule and control lighting, video and audio in each club. Read More...

E/T/C Projection Lights Up Durham Cathedral

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 21, 2009
DURHAM, U.K. — E/T/C UK’s Ross Ashton designed a projection project for Durham Cathedral as part of the four-day “Lumière” Durham Festival of Light event, curated and co-ordinated by Artichoke. Ashton’s work, Crown of Light, covered the entire North fascia of the Cathedral, including all sides of the three towers — the largest installation of the festival. Read More...

EML Tours “Night of the Proms” with ArKaos

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 21, 2009
BRUSSELS, Belgium — EML supplied lighting and projection controlled by two ArKaos A10 media servers for Night of the Proms. The 40-date tour, reaching some 600,000 people in five European countries, combines pop and classic music and is now in its 25th year. Read More...

Clay Paky Gear Used for Multi-Level Set for TV Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 21, 2009
ROME — Clay Paky fixtures were used to light a series of variety shows on Italian TV that played on the traditional and perceived differences in the way of life in the northern and southern regions of Italy. Read More...

Croatian Ballet Festival Lit with Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 21, 2009
PULA, Croatia — Emil Koller, LD with Sali Trade, Robe’s Croatian distributor, used Robe moving lights for the three classic ballet performances staged as part of the 2009 Histriafestival at the Roman Amphitheatre here. Along with lighting gear, Sali Trade provided sound for the event, which was project-managed for Sali Trade by Admir Shehu. Read More...

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