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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...

Summit Steel Goes Pink and Red on Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 18, 2009
LONDON — Summit Steel supplied rigging to the latest UK and European section of Pink’s Funhouse world tour, and also coordinated and supplied all rigging and automation requirements for Elton John’s latest Red Piano U.K. and European tour. Read More...

OCA Ceremony in Kuwait Uses W-DMX

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 18, 2009
KUWAIT — Procon Event Engineering, with supplied equipment and crew for the Olympic Council of Asia’s (OCA) new headquarters in Kuwait, used W-DMX to help light the complex, which includes one building measuring 200 meters in length, with two different levels at 15 meters and 20 meters, and two towers at 100 meters height. Read More...

Barco LEDs Used for Miss Asia Pageant 2009

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 18, 2009
HONG KONG — Barco rental partner AV Promotions Limited Corporation (AVP) provided 264 ILite 6BK LED tiles, arrayed in a 22-by-12 tile format as the visual backdrop for the Miss Asia Pageant 2009. The crew also used Barco’s Encore system for the video processing and presentation. Read More...

Clay Paky Gear Lights “The Greatest Show on Earth”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 18, 2009
MADRID —The current world tour for The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus has visited 25 U.S. states and has been seen by over 1.2 million people since it started in West Palm Beach, Fla. in December 2007. Read More...

Adlib Lighting Supplies Michael Bolton’s U.K. Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 18, 2009
LONDON — Adlib lighting supported Michael Bolton’s production and technical team led by PM Tim Durfey on the recent U.K. tour, supplying lighting equipment and crew. “They’re our first choice of lighting supplier,” said Durfey. Read More...

Golden Autumn Concert in TaiZhou Lit with Robe Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 17, 2009
TAIZHOU, China — The Golden Autumn concert drew about 40,000 people to the TaiZhou Sports Centre Stadium for music and comedy. The televised event was lit by LD Bovey Xie using mix of Robe ColorSpot and ColorWash 1200E ATs — over 100 Robe moving lights in all. Read More...

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