International News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Eyeball GLP Impression 120 RZ Zooms

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2009
LONDON - GLP's Impression 120 RZ Zoom made its touring debut recently with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' U.K. theatre tour, in a lighting design by LD Matt Arthur that lit the distinctive "eyeball" features used on the band's set.  Read More...

DBN Lights Da Vinci Exhibition

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — DBN Lighting designed, supplied and  installed lighting for Da Vinci — the Genius, an exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester (MOSI). Read More...

Robe Gear Lights Theatre at Olympic Sailing Center

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 9, 2009
QINGDAO, China — LD Sha XiaoLan of Feng Shang Shiji, who designed the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics, specified 159 Robe moving lights for the Ocean Fantasy musical show at the 700-capacity Olympic Sailing Centre Theatre. Read More...

Medialon Controls Dome Projections at Hong Kong Space Museum

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 9, 2009
HONG KONG —AV company PCCW chose a Medialon control system for the digital planetarium system installed in the Stanley Ho Space Theatre at the Hong Kong Space Museum. The theatre, sheltered beneath the museum’s egg-shaped dome, is part of the planetarium area of the museum. Read More...

Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1500s Light Up Royal Albert Hall

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 9, 2009
LONDON — A demonstration of Clay Paky’s Alpha Spot HPE 1500 took place recently at the Royal Albert Hall. The fixture, which Clay Paky calls its “top spotlight,” is joined in the Alpha range by the Alpha Profile 1500 beam shaper and the Alpha Wash 1500 washlight. Read More...

XL Video Supplies MTV Europe Music Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 7, 2009
BERLIN — For this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards, held at the O2 World in Berlin, XL Video’s U.K. and French offices worked together to provide an interactive video backdrop that would give the set a multi-layered sense of visual depth. Read More...

“Prima Donna,” Other Productions Use with EvenLED

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 4, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. —The set for Prima Donna, a new opera written by Rufus Wainright and performed at this year’s Manchester Festival, was lit with 111 panels of EvenLED, a modular LED cyc backlighting system. Read More...

PSI Supplies Event for Needy Children

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 4, 2009
BELFAST, U.K. — Production Services Ireland (PSI) supplied all lighting equipment and crew to the BBC Northern Ireland Children In Need event, staged at the Kings Hall in Belfast. Read More...

DBN Lights the Warehouse Project

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 3, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — Working with LD Simon Barrington, DBN Lighting is supplying a full lighting system for The Warehouse Project series of dance events through Jan. 1 in the arches beneath Piccadilly Station.   Read More...

AB InBev HQ Facade Uses LED Billboard from Barco

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 3, 2009
LEUVEN, Belgium — Global brewer AB InBev has updated the façade of its headquarters building with a 23-square-meter DB-220 digital billboard from Barco. The LEDs flash company information, beer commercials and city announcements. Read More...

Adlib Supplies The Maccabees with Flexible Rig

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 3, 2009
LIVERPOOL, U.K. — Adlib supplied lighting and sound production for a recent tour by The Maccabees. Adlib’s Andy Rowe operated a lighting design created by Ian Tomlinson. The rig varied from a floor-based specials package that was used in conjunction with the house systems at each venue to a full rig supplied by Adlib for the Brixton and Manchester Academy shows.
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Brilliant Stages Supports Muse’s “Resistance” Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 1, 2009
LONDON — British alt rock band, Muse, are now on a world tour in support of their fifth album, Resistance. Brilliant Stages constructed the set, working with a design by Es Devlin, under the auspices of production manager Chris Vaughan. Read More...

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