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Futuroscope’s “Blue Note Mystery” Controlled by Medialon

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
POITIERS, France — The Blue Note Mystery, a show created by Yves Pépin and produced by ECA2 for the Futuroscope theme park, relied on E/T/C and Medialon to help transport spectators into a dreamscape of sound and music. Read More...

LightConverse 3D Virtual Show Platform (v40)

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 15, 2009
The latest Lightconverse 3D Virtual Show Platform lets users integrate and visualize multiple show-related disciplines in real-time, including lighting, video, laser, pyro and DMX controlled moving objects. Read More...

Da-Lite 3D Virtual Grey Projection Screen

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 15, 2009
Da-Lite Screen Company says it has increased the gain on its 3D Virtual Grey projection screen by over 40 percent, for a gain of 1.85 vs. the previous 1.3 gain fabric. That means a dramatic improvement in the brightness of the projected image, while maintaining the 99 percent polar retention of the previous material. Read More...

Manchester International Festival Opera Uses EvenLED

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — “I never want to light a cyc again without it!” That’s what London-based LD Peter Mumford said after using Martin Professional’s EvenLED RGB LED panels on the new opera, Prima Donna, at the Manchester International Festival. Read More...

“Bye Bye Birdie” Rig Controlled with ETC Consoles

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 14, 2009
NEW YORK — The newly-rebuilt 1,016-seat Henry Miller’s Theater is staging the musical Bye Bye Birdie, lit by Ken Billington and programmed on the theater’s new ETC Eos and ETC Ion lighting control consoles. Read More...

Dodd Technologies Supports Valpak’s “Coupon U” Event

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 14, 2009
ST. LOUIS — Dodd Technologies, Inc. (DTI) produced Valpak Direct Marketing Services Inc.’s annual national sales meeting and awards event for the sixth consecutive year, known as Coupon U, and staged in America’s Center in St. Louis. Read More...

Meyers Named Account Executive at Event Tech

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• October 14, 2009
BALTIMORE, MD — Event Tech named Jeremy Meyers account executive.  Meyers comes to Event Tech after 13 years at Entertainment Sound Production, where he started as a system tech and monitor engineer and worked his way up to be the lead account executive. Read More...

GLP Opens North American Office, Led by Mark Ravenhill

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• October 13, 2009
TORRANCE, CA — GLP announced a new office serving the North American market, to be led by Mark Ravenhill, who will retain his position as GLP’s director of global key players. Elation Professional will remain GLP’s distributor for the Impression range. Read More...

Die Arzte Stadium Shows Lit with 130 Robe Moving Lights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 12, 2009
LINZ, Austria — LD Lui Helmig specified 130 Robe moving lights as the main work-horses of the rig for Die Ärzte’s two recent stadium shows. Helmig arranged the fixtures — a mix of ColorSpot and ColorWash 1200E ATs and ColorSpot and Wash 2500E ATs — across 9 finger trusses above the stage and on a front truss. Read More...

White Light has Busy Time on London’s West End

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 12, 2009
LONDON — White Light is no stranger to London’s West End, but the company set something of a record for itself recently by supporting three different productions at the same theatre over the course of just a few days. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Helps Take Fashion Line Into the Future

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 12, 2009
NEW YORK — It won’t be that long before Dutch apparel manufacturer G-Star Raw’s 2010 spring and summer fashions are being worn by its customers. But for the company’s recent showing at the recent New York Fashion Week, Scharff Weisberg helped project a look that went much farther into the future. Read More...

ETC and Vari*Lite Light Up “Jersey Boys”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — Jersey Boys is going well beyond the Garden State with a production being staged at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. The lighting design is by Howell Binkley and Bytecraft Entertainment, and in Australia, Hugh Hamilton is acting as both associate lighting designer and production electrician. Read More...

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