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Anvil Cases Launch C.E.R.V.

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 4, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Anvil Cases has a new service for the Southern California region for case repairs and modifications. The company’s Case Emergency Repair Vehicle (C.E.R.V.) is equipped to repair, modify, re-foam and replace hardware and casters at the customer’s site. Read More...

Lighting for Petter Dass Museum Controlled by Medialon

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
SANDNESSJØEN, Norway — A Medialon Manager Show & Media Control system has been integrated in the Petter Dass Museum in this city in northern Norway. The museum, which tells the story of Petter Dass, a 17th century Norwegian clergyman and poet, was designed by the architect Snøhetta. Read More...

Noise Ensemble Lit with SGM Idea 250s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
CAMBRIDGE, U.K. —Noise Ensemble, a percussion group, toured the U.K. with 30 SGM Idea 250 moving lights supplied by Snap To Black, the tour’s supplier of lighting, AV, crew and production management. The purchase was made through SGM’s U.K. distributor, Lightfactor Sales. Read More...

Elaine Paige Tours U.K. with Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
LONDON — Elaine Paige, known as the “First Lady of British Musical Theatre,” took to the road for her recent U.K. tour marking 40 years since her stage debut. LD Martin Nicholas lit the tour using new Martin gear supplied by Amber Lites of Scotland. Read More...

Spring Brings Robe’s Robins to Croatia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 2, 2009
PULA, Croatia — Robe’s Robin products, introduced at ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt, have been spotted in other countries as well, including Croatian distributor Sali Trade’s third annual Open Day. The event was staged at the Dom Hrvatskih Branitelju (House of the Croatian Army). Read More...

The Killers Tour with Chroma-Q Color Web

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 2, 2009
LAS VEGAS —The Killers’ Day & Age world tour is knocking off some big visuals with 2,852 square feet of video effect backdrop created by Chroma-Q™ Color Web™ 125 LED panels. Tour LD Steven Douglas saw the semi-transparent video surface as a way to enhance the band’s performance rather than detract from it. Read More...

FBE Juggles Press Events At NY International Auto Show

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 2, 2009
NEW YORK — “Not really a big deal.” That’s how Full-Blown Events co-founder Dave Judy described his company’s staging back-to-back press events for Subaru of America and Mitsubishi Motors, N.A. at the recently-held New York International Auto Show. Read More...

MTV’s “Real World: Brooklyn” Taps Vibrant Design for Sets

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 2, 2009
NEW YORK — MTV’s reality series, Real World, kicked off its 21st season this year with a move to Brooklyn and an eco-friendly facelift by production designer Ellen Waggett of Vibrant Design, LLC.  The third person to design the show during its two-decade run, Waggett has a wide range of film and broadcast television credits. Read More...

ESTA Foundation Announces Training Updates

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 2, 2009
BOWIE, MD — The ESTA Foundation said that its Fall Protection and Rescue session recently held at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts here was attended by close to 40. The attendees spent two days with arena rigging specialist Rocky Paulson and MSA representative Morgan Neff.  Read More...

44 Production Designs Expands with Nashville Studio

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 2, 2009
NASHVILLE — 44 Production Designs expanded into a larger facility in Nashville. The lighting and video design and production firm has a client list that includes Trace Adkins, the Newsboys, Mute Math, Paramore, The Fray, Hank Williams Jr., Matchbox 20, Kutless, and Lorrie Morgan. The team customizes lighting and video for each client and also manages rental, production and staffing. Read More...

FLDA Gets its Game On with Sports Gigs from ESPN, MLB

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 2, 2009
SECAUCUS, NJ — If there’s any professional lighting project where you need to have your game on, it’s lighting a TV sports show. Bruce Ferri, principal of Ferri Lighting Design & Associates, should know. FLDA recently took on the task of providing the lighting for both the new West Coast studio for ESPN’s SportsCenter in Los Angeles and the MLB Network’s new digs in this New York suburb. Read More...

GLP Restructures in the U.K., Appoints Fenwick to Top Post

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 1, 2009
LONDON — GLP Light Production opened a dedicated U.K. office and named Stuart Fenwick sales coordination manager for the new operation, based at the headquarters Richard Martin Lighting (RML), a TV lighting supply firm. Fenwick was formerly with Martin Professional, Robe and Lighting Effects Distribution. Read More...

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