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In Memoriam: Chris Martin, 60

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 14, 2010
Chris Martin, a principal at Forman and Associates for the past 12 years, died Jan. 17. He was 60. Martin had a 36-year career in entertainment and architectural lighting sales. He moved to the U.S. from his native England in 1973, started with Olesen Lighting in Hollywood and worked for Colortran Inc. before joining Forman and Associates. Read More...

Olivier Award Nominees Include Adams, Clark, Henderson

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 14, 2010
LONDON - Lighting designers Kevin Adams, Jon Clark and Mark Henderson were among the nominees announced recently by the Society of London Theatre for the 2010 Olivier Awards, which honor top shows that have opened on London's West End the previous year. Read More...

SIB International, Show Way Exhibitions Cancelled

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 12, 2010
RIMINI, Italy - SIB International, an exhibition for lighting, audio and video gear that had been scheduled to run from April 18 to 20, 2010, has been cancelled. Organizers are setting their sights on a 2011 exhibition instead. Read More...

Johnson Systems JS-ICON Series Wall-Mount Dimmer Racks

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• February 12, 2010
JS-ICON Series wall-mount dimmer racks feature "system-on-a-chip" and inductor technology to provide professional-grade SCR dimming while also complying with the International Energy Agency's "One Watt Initiative" for standby power consumption. Read More...

Lava Studio Creates Animated Set for Florida Grand Opera

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 12, 2010
MIAMI-Lava Studio, best known for its work in advertising, television and feature films, has collaborated with director/designer team Renaud Doucet and André Barbe on Florida Grand Opera's production of The Barber of Seville to create animated sets for its Feb. 20-March 6 run in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Read More...

SGASi Provides Rink Platform for University of Wisconsin Stadium

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 12, 2010
MADISON, WI - How hard can it be to turn an off-season football stadium into an outdoor hockey arena? As SGASi Production Services will tell you, it's a little more complicated than just adding water. Read More...

PRG Acquires Davis Audio Visual

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 10, 2010
DENVER - Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) acquired Davis Audio Visual, which provides audiovisual and computer management services for associations and corporations throughout North America and Europe. Read More...

Celine Dion Show to Return to Caesars Palace Colosseum

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 10, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Celine Dion, who regularly filled the 4,000-capacity Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a five-year run for A New Day from 2003 to 2007, is set to return to Caesars in mid-March 2011 for another three-year run, this time with a full orchestra. Read More...

4Wall New York Signs Pact with IATSE Local 632

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 10, 2010
MOONACHIE, NJ-The employees of 4Wall Entertainment New York are now covered under a new collective bargaining agreement between the company and the IATSE Local 632 of Northeast New Jersey. Read More...

USITT Planning a 50th Celebration

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 10, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY-USITT is planning to have special speakers and session presenters for its 50th Annual Conference in 2010, including Sally Struthers, Dr. Joel E. Rubin, the founder of USITT, Oscar Brockett and lighting designer Jennifer Tipton. Read More...

Clifton Productions Uses Robe for Australian Sports Ceremony

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 10, 2010
MELBOURNE, Australia - Clifton Productions supplied Robe moving lights, Anolis LED fixtures and other gear for this year's Brownlow Medal Count, staged at the Palladium Ballroom in Melbourne's Crown Casino complex. More than 1,000 top sports figures attended the televised event. Read More...

Impact Video Buys Astrovision LED Gear from Panasonic Canada

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 10, 2010
MONTREAL - Impact Video is stocking up on Astrovision LED displays from Panasonic Canada Inc., for use at sporting and entertainment venues in North America. Read More...

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