International News

Jersey Opera House Equipped with Latest MA Lighting Console

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 5, 2010
JERSEY, U.K. - A new grandMA2 light console has been installed at Jersey Opera House, specified by Simon Francklin, technical manager and supplied by Stage Electrics. Read More...

Winkler Gives Nod to Barco B-16 for Rental Fleet

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 5, 2010
WOHLEN, Switzerland - Winkler Veranstaltungstechnik AG, which has an 18-year history and supports more than 3,000 events per year, has ordered Barco's mobile black LED trailer, the B-16, for its rental fleet. Read More...

Adlib Supports Jimmy Carr U.K. Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 5, 2010
{mosimage}LIVERPOOL, U.K. - Adlib, which has worked with comedian Jimmy Carr for the last four years, once again supplied lighting and AV for his latest U.K. tour. Read More...

G-LEC Used for Interactive Railway Museum Art Exhibition

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 5, 2010
YORK, U.K. - G-LEC Phantom30 frames have been used for an interactive art exhibition at the National Railway Museum. For the installation, media artists KMA formed a bridge-like structure across the roof of the exhibition space using 13 screens measuring 2 meters by 2 meters, each of which included four G-LEC Phantom30 frames. Read More...

Summit Rigs Mega Screen in O2 for Screening of “Mamma Mia”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 5, 2010
 LONDON - Working for Summit Steel rigged the largest flown projection screen to date in London's O2 Arena for two special screenings of Mamma Mia the Movie which were seen by up to 12,000 people per show. Read More...

Robe DigitalSpots at Grand Opening for Swisspor Building

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 1, 2010
STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland - Matthias Kern of kernfusion design GmbH used four Robe DigitalSpot 7000DTs in his design for a show for the grand opening of a new building at the headquarters of Swisspor. Read More...

Knight of Illumination Awards To Return on Sept. 12, 2010

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 28, 2010
LONDON - The Knight of Illumination Awards will be staged for the third consecutive year. Organized by STLD, ALD and Clay Paky, the awards ceremony, which honors U.K.-based lighting designers, will be held Sept. 12, 2010, the first day of PLASA 2010. Read More...

Sound Power Energizes U.K. Bar Scene with PR Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
NOTTINGHAM, U.K. - Sound Power, which has been providing U.K. bars with moving spot and wash lights for two decades, has been outfitting popular drinking establishments with gear from PR Lighting since the 1990s, according to director David Ridout. Read More...

Summit Steel Rigs National TV Awards at O2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
LONDON - Summit Steel supplied rigging services plus all trussing & motors required for the 2010 National TV Awards, which moved to London's O2 Arena for the first time. It was hosted by Dermot O'Leary and broadcast live on the UK's ITV1 channel. Read More...

Chinese Grand Theatre Opens with Robert Juliat Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
HEFEI, China - The recently-completed Hefei Grand Theatre has been equipped with Robert Juliat lighting gear, including a number of 2000W Profiles, PCs, Fresnels and followspots. Hefei, a cultural center in China's Anhui Province, is home to a style of Chinese opera that evolved from artistic forms including folk songs and folk dances. Read More...

Robe CitySource 96s Used for Helsinki Light Season

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
HELSINKI, Finland - Over 100 Robe CitySource 96 LED wash fixtures were used to illuminate Helsinki's 2009 Light Season, which lit up the Finnish capitol's Parliament House and the Council of State and University buildings. Mikki Kunttu designed the lighting for both sites, expanding on his design last year for Senate Square. Read More...

E/T/C London Projection Marks Cambridge 800 Finale

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, U.K. - Large-scale projections designed by Ross Ashton helped bring the year-long celebration for Cambridge University's 800th year to a close. Called Transforming Tomorrow, the light shows were projected onto Cambridge's Senate House and adjacent Old School, and also part of Kings College Chapel and the nearby Gibbs Building. Read More...

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