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Behind the Scenes and Light Relief By Design Day

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 13, 2009
NEW YORK — Designers on both sides of the Atlantic have been signing up to support Behind the Scenes and Light Relief By Design Day on April 24. On that day, designers with shows around the world will be donating their royalties to support one or both of the two charities. Read More...

Matt Talent Joins Epic as Senior Account Executive

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Epic Production Technologies has named Matt Talent as senior account executive. Marc Raymond, chairman and CEO, said he and his partners are “thrilled” to have Talent join the company. Read More...

SGM at the 2009 Festival de Verao

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 13, 2009
SALVADOR DE BAHIA, Brazil — One of the musical events of the summer in the northern Brazilian state of Bahia is the Festival de Verão, a musical event held in the large Parque de Exposições and able to draw over 200,000 people per night. Read More...

HSL, XL Video Support Snow Patrol Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 13, 2009
LONDON — HSL is supplying lighting, a 26-point Kinesys automation system and crew for Snow Patrol’s “One Hundred Million Suns” tour. XL Video UK is also working in conjunction with Blink TV to supply LED screen, digital lighting, projection, cameras, control and crew for the world tour, currently in the UK and Europe. Read More...

O.A.R. Tours with VL 3000s, Studio Beams, Cyberlight Turbos

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES —O.A.R.’s tour manager Sean Murray, production manager Kevin Cassidy and lighting designer Will Anglin have worked with Bandit client rep Brent Barrett to combine a bit of the old as the band’s 2009 “This Town” tour unfolds. Read More...

Exchange Plug-in Updated for Vectorworks 2009, Cinema 4D R11

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 11, 2009
COLUMBIA, MD — Nemetschek North America announced that Maxon Computer has updated their plug-in for Vectorworks 2009 and Cinema 4D R11. This plug-in supports direct file exchange for high-end visualization and allows Vectorworks users to transfer their models to Cinema 4D for visualizations and animations. Read More...

U.K. AV Company, PSP, Names New Project Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
LONDON — UK A/V services company, PSP, has appointed Chris Stigger as project manager for its office here. Stigger has had many years of experience with SPS prior to his move to PSP. Read More...

Seeing the Big Picture for 2009 Fashion Week

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 11, 2009
NEW YORK — “A lot of lighting designers have adverse relationships with photographers,” noted Seth Bernstein, guest designer for four fashion shows supported by Tinc Design & Productions during New York’s Fashion Week for Fall, 2009, which was held in mid-February. “We really tried to be on the same team with them.” Read More...

Clay Paky Hosts Lighting Design Course

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
SERIATE, Italy — For the third time, Clay Paky hosted its “Show Lighting Design” course, which was organized by the Design Faculty of the Politecnico di Milano on behalf of students and technicians hoping to learn more about designing shows for the theatre and other live events. Read More...

Main Light Adds Coemar Gear to Rental Inventory

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 11, 2009
WILMINGTON, DE — Main Light has recently acquire Coemar Infinity S-series lights to support the needs of its rental customers staging everything from corporate events to theatrical productions and rock ‘n’ roll concerts. Read More...

Adelaide Convention Centre Chooses Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 11, 2009
ADELAIDE, Australia — The Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) has recently invested in 90 Robe 575E AT Series moving lights for its facility, which includes 14 meetings rooms, 11 halls, an outdoor performance space and a total of close to 10,500 square meters of pillar-free floor space for conferences, exhibitions and special events. Read More...

Wybron Updates Mechanical Dowsers

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• March 11, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Wybron announced a new drive mechanism and new motors for its Eclipse IT series of mechanical dowsers, including the Eclipse IT Shutter, shown here. Read More...

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