International News

Medialon Used for 4D Cinema at DKM Forum in Norway

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 18, 2009
STOKKE, Norway — DKM Forum, a Norwegian exhibition and marketing center for the Brunstad Christian Church, is using Medialon to control its 4D cinema, which combines 3D Films with effects such as moving seats, air movement and water effects. The 3D film and effects are synchronized by a Medialon Manager Pro license. Read More...

LD for XIII GSSE Ceremonies Uses Zero 88 ORB for Control

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 18, 2009
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Ben M Rodgers, production designer for the opening and closing ceremonies of the XIII Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) chose a Zero 88 ORB console for control. Read More...

Compulite Names Burple U.K. Distributor

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
LONDON — Compulite has named Burple UK is its new exclusive distributor for the U.K. for its Vector and Dlite lighting consoles and related products. Read More...

Brilliant Stages’ Pylon Forms Center Point of U2 Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
LONDON — The now-famous “Claw” designed for U2’s current 360° Tour by show architect Mark Fisher and long-time U2 collaborator, show designer/director Willie Williams, forms a 28-meter high canopy over one of the largest stages ever used in concert touring. The central spire, or pylon, was created by Brilliant Stages. Read More...

Mall of Arabia LED Installation is Largest to Date for Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — The Mall of Arabia is lit with nearly 4,000 Anolis ArcLine units — the largest Anolis installation project to date. The products were specified by the client’s architect, Eng. Hareth, and supplied to the client, Fawaz Al Hokair Real Estate Group, by local lighting company, Inara Co. Ltd. Read More...

Martin FlexDOT Used for Floating Nightclub in Swedish Port

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
SKEPPSBRON, Sweden — The M/S Prins Bernhard, a 230-foot-long ship docked in Malmö harbor on the Baltic Sea, has been transformed with restaurants, bars and a nightclub called Under, which features an installation of Martin FlexDOT LED stringlights that form a video wall. Read More...

Robe Warms Up Winter Sound System Festival Down Under

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — Nearly 200 Robe moving lights were used by LD Andy Mutton in his design for the 2009 Winter Sound System dance festival, an all-night dance music carnival staged by Future Entertainment. Clifton Productions supplied lighting equipment for the 2009 event. Read More...

Prelite Used for Immersive Visuals in Macau’s Bubble Theater

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
MACAU — The City of Dreams entertainment and casino resort features four hotels, a 1,700-seat theatre and a casino with 430,000 square feet of gaming space. The complex also features an immersive experience called The Bubble, a dome-shaped projection space featuring a 10-minute show called Dragon’s Treasure. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Helps Airline Event Take Off

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
DURBAN, South Africa — Gearhouse South Africa’s Durban and Johannesburg branches worked together to support the launch of Emirates Airline’s nonstop service between Durban and Dubai. That technical support included lighting, AV, sets, rigging and sound. Read More...

Audiotek Equips Mantra Nightclub with PR Lighting Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 12, 2009
MAYNOOTH, Ireland — The recently-opened Mantra Garden Bar & Club, an investment of about $7 million, might have racked up an even more impressive cost total if Frank Murray, proprietor of sound and lighting specialist Audiotek, had opted for something besides the PR Lighting fixtures for the double-floor venue. Read More...

Morrissey Tour Gets Combative Aura with i-Pix BB7s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 11, 2009
LONDON — Don’t let the flower-petal shaped LEDs fool you. Max Conwell, LD of Naked Eye, was looking for a visual accompaniment to the aural “attack” that is part of the vibe for Morrissey’s 2009 Tour of Refusal, and he has been using 12 i-Pix BB7 beam lights to give the visuals a “combative” aura. Read More...

GLP Impression Fixtures Turn Orange Stage to Green at Roskilde

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 7, 2009
ROSKILDE, Denmark — The 2009 edition of the Roskilde festival took place in the Danish town of the same name during the first week of July with an attendance of 65,000 people and bands such as Coldplay, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Oasis, Pet Shop Boys and Faith No More all appearing over the course of the four day event. Read More...
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