International News

White Light Supports Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
LONDON — Kensington Gardens was a favorite haunt of J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan. Now the park is the locale for a new theatrical telling of that story in a 1,000-seat tent with a set designed by William Dudley, lit by LD Mark Henderson with gear supplied by White Light. Read More...

VMB Names Spotlight Distributor for Italy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
VALENCIA, Spain — VMB named Milan-based professional lighting manufacturer Spotlight as a new distributor for VMB towerlifts in Italy. Spotlight will be responsible for sales, servicing and support in the Italian market. Read More...

GDS LiteWare Makes U.K. TV Debut

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
LONDON — Global Design Solutions’ LiteWare product line made its TV debut on the BBC’s Friday Night with Jonathan Ross. LiteWare gear, controlled wirelessly via DMX, lit the underside of the piano and the front of the stage before the lighting crew removed the fittings and deployed them at the front of the performance stage for another performance. Read More...

Prelite Provides Previz System for Sydney Opera House

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 22, 2009
SYDNEY — Prelite has trained five members of the lighting department at Australia’s Sydney Opera House (SOH) on the venue’s new in-house previz system. Read More...

GHSA Lights Godskitchen’s Boom Box

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
CAPE TOWN — Godskitchen’s 2009 world tour included a stop in Cape Town, South Africa, headlined by DJ Armin van Buuren and supported by Gearhouse South Africa. Read More...

TechnoPro Uses PR Lighting for Middle East Shows

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
MUSCAT, Oman — TechnoPro LLC, which staged the Muscat Festival 2009 at Al Qurum National Park earlier this year, provided lasers, pyro and rigging and a lighting rig that included fixtures from PR Lighting. Read More...

Orbital Lit with i-Pix BB7 LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
DORES, U.K. — LD Jonny Gaskell has been using 12 of i-Pix’s BB7 LED wash lights — with the 20 degree wide angle lenses — on Orbital’s shows and festival dates, including their recent performance at Rockness in Scotland. Read More...

GLP Acquires G-LEC

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
KARLSBAD, Germany —German Light Products (GLP) acquired G-LEC, makers of transparent LED video. The acquisition includes all assets and intellectual property. Read More...

LumenRadio Business Plan Wins Swedish Competition

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
MALMO, Sweden — LumenRadio won first prize in Sweden’s Venture Cup Business Plan Competition for CRMX, the company’s first product line for wireless control of architectural and entertainment lighting. Read More...

PRG Bad Boys Join the Circus with Britney Spears

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
LONDON — Production Resource Group (PRG) supplied 18 PRG Bad Boy luminaires for the U.S. and European leg of Britney Spears’ Circus tour, as specified by designer Nick Whitehouse, who worked with design partner Bryan Leitch and their firm, Visual Light Ltd. Read More...

Gear List at Eurovision Included 17 Robert Juliat Spots

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 17, 2009
MOSCOW — There was no shortage of spotlight-worthy performers at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, and no fewer than 17 Robert Juliat followspots used to keep them in the limelight. Read More...

PufferSphere Planets Align for Eurovision 2009

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• June 15, 2009
MOSCOW —Eurovision 2009 set records for the annual song contest in terms of LEDs, pyrotechnics and lighting, and Procon Event Engineering GmbH added to the visual interest with six Pufferfish PufferSpheres, making their first Eurovision appearance above a crowd of 16,000 at Olympiyski Stadium. Read More...
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