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VES Uses d3 Technologies for Awards Ceremony Honoring Creativity
VES Uses d3 Technologies for Awards Ceremony Honoring Creativity

VES Uses d3 Technologies for Awards Ceremony Honoring Creativity

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON – VES, which creates large multimedia and lighting installations, chose a d3 solution for the 26th annual Paszporty Polityki awards in Warsaw’s National Opera House.  The ceremony was broadcast live on Polish television network TVP2.  Warsaw-based Prolight, which distributes the leading brands in entertainment and architectural lighting, is the distributor of d3 products in Poland.

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'Mary Poppins' Musical Staged in Puerto Rico with Chauvet's Rogues
'Mary Poppins' Musical Staged in Puerto Rico with Chauvet's Rogues

'Mary Poppins' Musical Staged in Puerto Rico with Chauvet's Rogues

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SAN JUAN, PR – For a production of Mary Poppins at San Juan’s Centro de Bellas Artes Santurce, LD Toni Fernandez-Medina included 10 Rogue R2 Spot moving LED fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Musique Xpress supplied the fixtures, which were chosen for their versatility and also for their gobo effects for the Spanish-language production.

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Clay Paky awakens the force at Star Wars Dublin premiere

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBLIN – Dublin’s iconic city-centre sculpture, the Spire, turnedinto a 398-foot light saber to celebrate the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Tom Rohan of event production house Eventco conceptualized the installation alongside lighting designers Mick Murray and Matthew Cregan. Clay Paky SuperSharpys played a key role.

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Set Designer Guang Jian Gao to Give Keynote Lecture at PL+S 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT - Guang Jian Gao, Designer-in-Chief and Art Director at the Chinese National Centre of Performing Arts in Beijing, will speak at Prolight + Sound 2016. The internationally renowned theatre expert will hold a keynote lecture covering his many years of experience as a set designer and offering interesting expert knowledge for the sector. The lecture will be held in Forum.0 of Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre on Thursday, 7 April 2016 at 15.30 hrs.

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Marina Bay Singapore Gets Showtech Support for NYE Festivities
Marina Bay Singapore Gets Showtech Support for NYE Festivities

Marina Bay Singapore Gets Showtech Support for NYE Festivities

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SINGAPORE - Showtech Communications was tasked by the organizers of the New Year's Eve festivities in Singapore's Marina Bay area to provide a solution in integrating the existing lighting installations surrounding the bay with all the extra equipment for these celebrations. Showtech made use of 48 Robe fixtures, 45 Clay Paky fixtures and 300 LED fixtures for the events. LDs Heryadi Mohd Yusof and Ismahadie Putra Ishak also used a six-universe W-DMX setup to bridge the 400 meter span from FOH to the fixtures area for control.

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L-R Juan Carlos Jasso (Operations Director, Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional) and Franco Cinquini (Sales Manager)
L-R Juan Carlos Jasso (Operations Director, Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional) and Franco Cinquini (Sales Manager)

Monterrey, Mexico-Based Audio Systems del Norte Invests in Robe Pointes

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MONTERREY, Mexico - One of Mexico’s major full technical production and rental companies, Audio Systems del Norte based in Monterrey, capital and largest city of the north eastern state of Nuevo León, has invested in its first Robe moving lights – 24 x Pointes. Pictured here are, from left, Juan Carlos Jasso (Operations Director), Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional) and Franco Cinquini (Sales Manager).

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Photo by Kyle Mcloughlin
Photo by Kyle Mcloughlin

Fat Boy Slim and Basement Jaxx Wow NYE Crowds in Manchester, U.K.

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MANCHESTER, U.K. - When it comes to throwing a party, there’s no better time than New Year’s! Sankeys Warehouse secured a stellar line-up – including Fat Boy Slim and Basement Jaxx – for a New Year’s Day party at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester (UK), seeking a stunning production to match. It was Liverpool-based production company UK Events Group who were tasked with bringing the performances of two legendary dance acts to life, supplying everything from the awesome pyros and effects to a lightshow that was all ADJ!

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