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Planetarium Dome Display Uses Mersive Software

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
UMEA, Sweden — Mersive SOL software was used at Umevatoriet Center planetarium display at Sweden’s University of Umeå for edge-blending, image warping and auto alignment of multiple projectors on the dome screen. Read More...

“Sing Live” 10th Anniversary Rig Controlled by Martin Maxxyz

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
LONDON — LD Jeff Atkisson used a Martin Maxxyz lighting console for the 10th Anniversary celebration of “Sing Live,” a concert consisting of more than 600 singers performing in Royal Albert Hall. Read More...

Barco, Others Light Bowl-Shaped Screen for All China Games

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 21, 2009
SHANGHAI, China — Barco, Creative Technology and Color Lighting helped create a new look for the opening ceremony for the 11th National Games of the People's Republic of China, also known as the All China Games, including the bowl-shaped projection screen in the center of the stadium. Read More...

White Sapphire Ball Lit by Production Services Ireland

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009
BELFAST — Production Services Ireland (PSI) supplied all lighting and crew to the White Sapphire Ball, a gala charity fundraiser for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. The event was staged at the Europa Hotel in Belfast. Read More...

London Fashion Week Lit with i-Pix Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009
LONDON — During the recent London Fashion Week (LFW), LD Nick Gray’s lighting rig for the British Fashion Council (BFC) tent at Somerset House needed to put on and discard a variety of looks for up to eight shows a day. Gray’s design company, Renegade, was asked to light several venues for LFW. At the BFC tent Renegade worked with the production company, Bacchus. Read More...

The Pier Bar & Grill Creates Visual Vibes with Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009
CAIRNS, Australia — The Pier Bar & Grill, which overlooks the Coral Sea and incoming yachts and powerboats, recently invested in a lighting upgrade for mood, ambience and energy efficiency. Read More...

White Light to Distribute Philips Entertainment Lamps, Names Manister Business Development Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009

LONDON — White Light announced its appointment as a distributor for Philips Entertainment Lamps and named David Manister business development manager to help support its work in that area.

 

White Light said the appointment as distributor gives it access to the full range of Philips’ lamp technologies, including the FastFit system for easy lamp replacement and adjustment and P3 technology for heat tolerance and increased lamp life.

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Newcastle’s Theatre Royal Updated with New Lighting Control System

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
NEWCASTLE, U.K. — White Light recently completed a six-week upgrade to the lighting control and dimming systems at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, which included ETC’s Eos control system and ETC Sensor dimming. Read More...

Futuroscope’s “Blue Note Mystery” Controlled by Medialon

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
POITIERS, France — The Blue Note Mystery, a show created by Yves Pépin and produced by ECA2 for the Futuroscope theme park, relied on E/T/C and Medialon to help transport spectators into a dreamscape of sound and music. Read More...

Manchester International Festival Opera Uses EvenLED

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — “I never want to light a cyc again without it!” That’s what London-based LD Peter Mumford said after using Martin Professional’s EvenLED RGB LED panels on the new opera, Prima Donna, at the Manchester International Festival. Read More...

Die Arzte Stadium Shows Lit with 130 Robe Moving Lights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 12, 2009
LINZ, Austria — LD Lui Helmig specified 130 Robe moving lights as the main work-horses of the rig for Die Ärzte’s two recent stadium shows. Helmig arranged the fixtures — a mix of ColorSpot and ColorWash 1200E ATs and ColorSpot and Wash 2500E ATs — across 9 finger trusses above the stage and on a front truss. Read More...

White Light has Busy Time on London’s West End

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 12, 2009
LONDON — White Light is no stranger to London’s West End, but the company set something of a record for itself recently by supporting three different productions at the same theatre over the course of just a few days. Read More...

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