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Andre Rieu World Tour Using Martin MAC III Profiles in a Big Way

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 29, 2009
STUTTGART, Germany — With over 400 Martin luminaires used to paint a mammoth touring set, classical artist André Rieu recently completed the European leg of “A Romantic Vienna Night,” his world stadium tour, which moves to North America in April.
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Compulite Vectors Run “1 Against 100” Swiss TV Quiz Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 29, 2009
ZURICH, Switzerland — One candidate, 100 opponents and potentially more than $250,000 at stake — that is the gist of the "1 against 100" quiz show from SF (Schweizer Fernsehen). Read More...

Manfrotto and Staging Systems Europe Form Partnership

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 26, 2009
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, Italy — Manfrotto, an Italian manufacturer of camera and lighting supports, has formed a partnership Staging Systems Europe S.p.A. (formerly known as Litec), covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Read More...

PR Lighting Lights Up “The Night of the Stars”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 26, 2009
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO — PR Lighting fixtures supplied by the company’s distributors, All Events Lighting Systems, were used to light two major festivals here, “The Festival — Night of the Stars” and “Arabian Nights.” Read More...

GLP Recruits Mark Ravenhill, KaiChang Lu

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 25, 2009
KARLSBAD, Germany — GLP announced separate recruiting agreements with lighting designer Mark Ravenhill and optical specialist KaiChang Lu. Read More...

PixelPups Set Worcester Cathedral Aglow

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 23, 2009

WORCESTERSHIRE, U.K. — From the outside, Worcester Cathedral rises above the nearby River Severn. Within, the cathedral's features are majestic as well. They are now lit by LEDs, including 80 custom-built PixelPups.

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Martin Professional A/S and JB-lighting Sign Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 23, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional and JB-lighting have entered into an agreement that allows Martin Professional to market JB-lighting’s JBLED A7 moving head fixture in a MAC 301 Wash version. The agreement gives Martin the right to market the LED moving head through its global distributor network while giving JB-lighting greater international exposure. Read More...

ChainMaster Adds to Line of Rigging Lifts

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 23, 2009
EILENBURG, Germany — ChainMaster has extended its range of BGV-D8 plus rigging lifts with a new model that has a 250 kg load-bearing capacity and is capable of moving loads at a speed of 4 meters per minute. Read More...

Watchmen Event Lit with Retro Touch for U.K. Fans

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 14, 2009
LONDON — Point Source Productions Ltd. supplied lighting, dimming, control and trussing to Future Cinema’s preview event for the movie, Watchmen. The event, produced in conjunction with Paramount Pictures UK, Nokia and Smirnoff, took place at the SeOne Club in London Bridge the night before the film’s release in the U.K. Read More...

SGM at the 2009 Festival de Verao

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 13, 2009
SALVADOR DE BAHIA, Brazil — One of the musical events of the summer in the northern Brazilian state of Bahia is the Festival de Verão, a musical event held in the large Parque de Exposições and able to draw over 200,000 people per night. Read More...

HSL, XL Video Support Snow Patrol Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 13, 2009
LONDON — HSL is supplying lighting, a 26-point Kinesys automation system and crew for Snow Patrol’s “One Hundred Million Suns” tour. XL Video UK is also working in conjunction with Blink TV to supply LED screen, digital lighting, projection, cameras, control and crew for the world tour, currently in the UK and Europe. Read More...

U.K. AV Company, PSP, Names New Project Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
LONDON — UK A/V services company, PSP, has appointed Chris Stigger as project manager for its office here. Stigger has had many years of experience with SPS prior to his move to PSP. Read More...

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