International News

  • White Light Supplies Rig for U.K.’s “Sister Act”

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    LONDON — White Light is supplying the rig for the Whoopi Goldberg/Stage Entertainments production of the musical Sister Act at the London Palladium, which is being directed by Peter Schneider, designed by Klara Zieglerova and lit by LD Natasha Katz. Read More...
  • Harkness Screen Brings Dinosaurs to Life in Mexico

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico — The Labyrinth of Sciences and Arts Museum in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi features a 31-by-17-foot Harkness Spectral 240 3D screen and MF Wrap-round frame for a film that is part of its Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia exhibit. Read More...
  • Summit Steel Helps Transform Take That’s “Circus” Set

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    LONDON — Summit Steel provided motors, rigging and a Kinesys K2 automation system for the U.K. pop band, Take That, and their recent Circus stadium tour, plus a custom-designed lifting system for a key movement cue involving a set piece weighing 6.5 tonnes. Read More...
  • Clay Paky Preparing for Second Knight of Illumination Awards

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 9, 2009
    LONDON — Clay Paky is organizing the second edition of the Knight of Illumination Awards. The awards program, which honors lighting designers from around the world who work in both live entertainment and on television shows, is organized in association with STLD and ALD and is sponsored this year by Osram. It will be held on Sept. 13, 2009 at the Ibis Hotel at Earls Court, London. Read More...
  • GLP Extends U.K. Seminar to Second Day

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 8, 2009
    LONDON — Interest in a planned one-day seminar on LED lighting and GLP’s Impression fixtures led Michael Müller, GLP director of customer support, to add a second day for the training event. Close to 30 technicians from U.K. sales and rental companies attended the event, held at Richard Martin Lighting’s office. Read More...
  • HSL Supports White Lies Festival Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 8, 2009
    GLASTONBURY, U.K. — HSL is supplying a specials package for LD Chris Megginson and the U.K. indie rockers White Lies’ current European festival tour, which was augmented for the band’s appearance at Glastonbury 2009. Read More...
  • New Customer Care Coordinators at Martin Professional A/S

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 8, 2009
    AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional has added several new hires to its customer care department, including Katrine Bøje as project manager and customer care coordinator and Adela Güven, Andrea Heinz, Pernille Høgsberg, Marianne Kirk and Pernille Rosenkilde as customer care coordinators.
  • Crew-less TV Studios to Provide Video on Swedish Soccer Teams

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 8, 2009
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Onside TV Production, the production arm of the Allsvenskan Swedish Football League, is gearing up with Broadcast Pix Slate integrated production systems to produce daily HD news conferences for each of its 16 teams. The project includes the installation of small, unmanned HD studios in stadiums across the country that will be monitored and managed by a centralized control room. Read More...
  • Somerset House Lit by Anolis LEDs

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 5, 2009
    LONDON — A.C. Special Projects Ltd. recently implemented Patrick Woodroffe’s architectural lighting design for Somerset House. The project was commissioned Somerset House’s director, Gwyn Miles. Read More...
  • Sisters of Mercy Tour Europe with grandMA Console

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 5, 2009
    LONDON — LD Liz Berry is using a grandMA full-size console for the current tour of the Sisters of Mercy through Europe. The tour adds to the cult band’s nearly 30 years of live performances led by lead singer Andrew Eldritch and drummer Doktor Avalanche. Read More...
  • SurgeX Partners With IAG

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 5, 2009
    PIPERSVILLE, PA — International Audio Group Ltd. (IAG), the parent company of Wharfdale, Quad, Mission and several other professional lighting and audio brands, recently welcomed SurgeX to its roster. Read More...
  • MilTec, SWG Use PR Lighting Fixtures to Brighten Glasto

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 5, 2009
    GLASTONBURY, U.K. — MilTec UK Ltd again joined forces with the South West Group (SWG) to supply PR Lighting automated fixtures, including the recently-introduced XLED 590, along with LED effects for this year’s Park and BBC Introducing stages at the annual Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. Read More...
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