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The new studio and set for InfoSport+
The new studio and set for InfoSport+

Canal+ Uses Robert Juliat Tibo LED Profiles for InfoSport+ TV Programming

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PARIS - InfoSport+, a themed TV channel offered by the Canal+ Group, a French film and television studio and distributor, recently installed 50 neutral white LED Robert Juliat Tibo profiles in its new broadcasting studio where they are in daily use on sports live news broadcasts. Jean-Marc Delage, decided on Robert Juliat Tibo neutral white LED profiles, on the advice of French lighting director, Frédéric Dorieux for a new studio created by designer Philippe Désert.

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LD Arian Yegenah used Chauvet Professional Vesuvio RGBA fixtures
LD Arian Yegenah used Chauvet Professional Vesuvio RGBA fixtures

Chauvet Vesuvio Creates RGBA Fog Effects at Midnight Mafia

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY  - After a hiatus, the Australian all-night dance music festival, Midnight Mafia, returned April 23 at the Showground event space in Sydney’s Olympic Park, hosting some of Australia’s most popular DJs including The Enforcers and The Ace of Spades. LD Arian Yegenah used Chauvet Professional Vesuvio RGBA fixtures from Australian distributor Showtools during the event.

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LD Toni Amoros used 24 Mythos fixtures, supplied by Producciones Icardi, for the two-and-a-half-hour light show, which ran for nearly one month
LD Toni Amoros used 24 Mythos fixtures, supplied by Producciones Icardi, for the two-and-a-half-hour light show, which ran for nearly one month

Chilean Skyscraper Lit with Clay Paky Fixtures for Festive Light Show

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SANTIAGO, Chile – Architectural lighting designer Toni Amoros used 24 Clay Paky Mythos fixtures to animate South America’s tallest skyscraper, the Costanera Centre, with a festive light show. The building is in the heart of the chilean capital’s financial district and includes a six-floor shopping mall, two luxury hotels and office space. Its highest levels are home to Sky Costanera, the highest observation deck in South America. 

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Autism Rocks is backed by philanthropist Sanjay Shah. Pictured here, Cee-Lo Green performs a Prince tribute in London during the late June Autism Rocks event.
Autism Rocks is backed by philanthropist Sanjay Shah. Pictured here, Cee-Lo Green performs a Prince tribute in London during the late June Autism Rocks event.

Autism Rocks London's Apollo as Cee-Lo Green, Others Perform Charity Tribute to Prince

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON — For the Autism Rocks charity concert staged June 24-25 at London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Northolt, U.K.-based Entec provided lighting, sound and video. The concert was backed by Dubai-based 117 Live and AEG Live. This year’s performers, including Mark Ronson, Cee-Lo Green, Morris Day & The Time and bass guitar player Larry Graham, performed a show that served as a tribute to Prince.

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Rihanna Concert, Jazz Festival Canceled in Nice, France After Truck Attack on Bastille Day

Frank Hammel;
International News

NICE, France — Rihanna’s tour stop slated for the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, France on July 15 was canceled after the deliberate attack by a gunman who also used the truck he was driving as a weapon, killing scores of pedestrians at a beachside fireworks show the night before. At least 84 people were killed in the July 14 attack before the gunman/truck driver, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, 31, was shot dead by police. A local jazz festival set to open July 16 also canceled.

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Scenos Techninis Servisas installed more than 30 tons of LED screens, sound and stage structures and lighting, from Prolyte, L-Acoustics and Robe, among others.
Scenos Techninis Servisas installed more than 30 tons of LED screens, sound and stage structures and lighting, from Prolyte, L-Acoustics and Robe, among others.

Black Sea Arena Opens with Prolyte, Robe and L-Acoustics Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SHEKVETILI, Georgia —The 10,000-capacity Black Sea Arena opened July 10, 2016 in a village along Georgia's Black Sea coast, midway between the seaside resorts of Ureki and Kobuleti, Lithuania-based system integrator Scenos Techninis Servisas installed the venue's light, LED screens, sound and stage structures, which included more than 30 tons of gear from Prolyte, L-Acoustics and Robe, among others.

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The Chauvet fixtures lit speakers, demonstrations and panel discussions.
The Chauvet fixtures lit speakers, demonstrations and panel discussions.

BigFish Uses Chauvet Ovation and Nexus Fixtures at Cannes Lions Event

Frank Hammel;
International News

CANNES, France — BigFish SRL Ltd. supported the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, formerly the International Advertising Festival, with a visual backdrop for the three-part event, covering Health (June 18-19), Innovation (June 21-22) and Entertainment (June 23-24). BigFish specified 18 Ovation E-910FC color rendering RGBA-Lime fixtures for the event.

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The Forest Live 2016 setup at Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
The Forest Live 2016 setup at Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

Serious Stages Awarded Three Year Contract Extension with Forest Live

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BRISTOL, U.K. — Established in 2001, Forest Live is an independent concert series, promoted by the U.K.’s Forestry Commission. Hosted within seven forest locations, which include Westonbirt Arboretum, Thetford Forest, Dalby Forest and Mansfield Sherwood Pines Forest Park. Serious Stages has been awarded an extended three-year contract to supply staging and ancillary structures to Forest Live. Pictured here is the Forest Live 2016 setup at Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

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LD Paul Normandale credited the ProLights ArenaCOB4 fixtures used for the tour. Photo by the Fifth Estate Ltd.
LD Paul Normandale credited the ProLights ArenaCOB4 fixtures used for the tour. Photo by the Fifth Estate Ltd.

AC-ET Supplies ProLights LED Fixtures for Coldplay Tour

Frank Hammel;
International News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — UK-based A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd. supplied a range of ProLights LED fixtures to Lite Alternative for the European leg of Coldplay’s A Head Full of Dreams stadium tour — the Brit alt rockers’ seventh series of concerts, launched to support their seventh chart-topping studio album.

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The 2016 Barn on the Farm festival was staged in the Over Farm, which is just outside Gloucester, U.K. in southwest England. Photo by Louise Stickland.
The 2016 Barn on the Farm festival was staged in the Over Farm, which is just outside Gloucester, U.K. in southwest England. Photo by Louise Stickland.

Colour Sound Shines at U.K.'s Barn on the Farm Festival

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GLOUCESTER, U.K. - Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting equipment to creative visual design specialist Mirrad for three stages at the 2016 Barn on the Farm festival, staged in the Over Farm just outside Gloucester. The seventh Barn on the Farm was headlined by Oh Wonder and Jack Garrett and this year the Main Stage was ensconced in a brand new cattle shelter for the first time.

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