International News

Takida Tours Sweden with MAC Luminaires, LC Series Panels

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 7, 2010
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Swedish alt-rock band Takida recently toured their home country beneath a Martin rig that featured P3-100 driven LC Series LED panels and Martin MAC luminaires. Read More...

Event Planners Laud Cast Software’s Vivien2010

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 7, 2010
LONDON - Cast Software of Toronto, Canada, makers of wysiwyg, won Best Exhibition and Conference Service for Vivien2010 at Confex, a trade show for event organizers in the U.K. Cast chairman Bruce Freeman, center, is shown here accepting the award. Read More...

“It’s a Kinda Magic” Pays Tribute to Queen with Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 7, 2010
MELBOURNE, Austalia - Powa Productions provided Robe gear for a leg of a Queen tribute show, It's A Kinda Magic. Powa Productions was the official lighting, audio, staging and truck supplier for that leg of the tour, and Powa Production's Simon "Junior" Johnson served as LD for the world tour. Read More...

White Light Stays Busy on West End and Beyond

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2010
LONDON - White Light reported that it is staying busy in early 2010, particularly in the world of theatre, the market in which the company first established itself. On the West End, recent productions include Jerusalem, lit by Mimi Jordan Sherin; The Little Dog Laughed at the Garrick, lit by Jon Clark; and Six Degrees of Separation, lit by Jason Taylor. Read More...

Adlib, Rob Lister Create “Bladerunner” Looks for Lostprophets

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2010
PORT TALBOT, U.K. - Adlib supplied lighting, sound and crew for the recent U.K. tour by Welsh rockers Lostprophets. The lighting design was a collaboration between Adlib's Ian Tomlinson and freelance LD Rob Lister (also the tour's production manager), with input from Lostprophets lead singer Ian Watkins. Read More...

LED Cylinder, Beams Add Dimension to Gianna Nannini Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 26, 2010
FLORENCE, Italy - LD Mamo Pozzoli used Clay Paky's new Alpha Beam 700s for beam effects to complement Martin's LC Series panels that were configured in a cylindrical shape for Gianna Nannini's 16-date GiannaDream tour last fall. The LED structure is positioned at center stage and serves as the visual centerpiece of the set. Read More...

Chauvet Opens Office in U.K.

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 26, 2010
NOTTINGHAM, U.K. - Chauvet opened a full-service office in the U.K. with its own dedicated inventory, technicians and sales team. Michael Brooksbank, pictured here, has been named sales manager.  Darren Jackson is serving as Southern U.K. territory business manager. Read More...

Point Source Productions Helps Light London Fashion Exhibition

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 25, 2010
LONDON - The London Fashion Week 2010 Designer Exhibition, organized by the British Fashion Council, filled four floors of Somerset House with the creative output from more than 200 designers. Event production company Blonstein & Associates turned to Point Source Productions and Fine Art Lighting for lighting gear and design. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Revs Up “Top Gear Live”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 24, 2010
JOHANNESBURG - For the fourth year running, Gearhouse South Africa supplied technical infrastructure to Top Gear Live, a live version of the quirky TV show for motor vehicle enthusiasts, which visited South Africa as part of its world tour. Read More...

White Light Showcases New Technology

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 24, 2010
LONDON - White Light's New Technology Showcase, held recently at the Central School of Speech and Drama's Embassy Theatre, gave lighting designers and technicians the chance to check out a variety of buzz-worthy gear without, White Light said, a whole lot of pressure to buy anything. Read More...

ETC Selador LEDs Used for Climate Change Summit

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 24, 2010
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - ETC's Selador Series LED lighting fixtures minimize warming - locally, for performers onstage, and perhaps globally as well - so it was appropriate that they were used at December 2009's COP15 climate change summit. Read More...

The Brits 2010 Expands with XL Video-Supplied Visuals

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 22, 2010
LONDON - The 30th annual Brit Awards took place recently at Earls Court,  hosted by comedian Peter Kay and broadcast live on ITV 1. For the ninth consecutive year, XL Video provided LED screens, projection, PPU, camera system and playback content management. Read More...
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