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The ACL 360 Matrix fixtures were used for a variety of purposes including background lighting for the stage, backlighting for camera and special effect lettering
The ACL 360 Matrix fixtures were used for a variety of purposes including background lighting for the stage, backlighting for camera and special effect lettering

Europe’s re:publica Conference Lit with Elation ACL 360 Matrix Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BERLIN, Germany - Elation Professional’s ACL 360 Matrix moving head panel showed its versatility on the 10th edition of the re:publica Conference in Berlin. Called Europe's most popular conference on internet and society (think TED), the event took place May 2-4 at Station-Berlin in the heart of the German capital. The ACL 360 Matrix fixtures were used for a variety of purposes including background lighting for the stage, backlighting for camera and special effect lettering.

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A scene from Sunset Boulevard, which features lighting from Mark Henderson.
A scene from Sunset Boulevard, which features lighting from Mark Henderson.

Knight of Illumination Awards 2016 Theatre Shortlist Announced

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - The Knight of Illumination Awards (KOI) Theatre judging panel has announced its shortlist for this year's ceremony, which will take place at London's Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Sept. 18. Now in its ninth year, the KOI Awards honor international lighting and digital content designers working in the UK for projects involving TV, theatre and concert touring and events. Pictured here is a scene from Sunset Boulevard, which features lighting from Mark Henderson, one of the designers shortlisted for a KOI award this year.

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EDC at Milton Keyes Bowl
EDC at Milton Keyes Bowl

EDC UK Gets Helping Hand from Enteetainment

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. - On behalf of Festival Republic, Dick Tee of ‘enteetainment Ltd’, was asked to look after the technical production management of the recent EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival) show in Milton Keynes Bowl, working alongside his counterpart, world renowned Production Manager Jake Berry, who was representing Los Angeles based Festival producers ‘Insomniac’.

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Herbert Gronemeyer Dauernd Jetzt Tour Lit with Robe Gear
Herbert Gronemeyer Dauernd Jetzt Tour Lit with Robe Gear

Herbert Grönemeyer's Dauernd Jetzt Tour Lit with Robe Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HAMBURG, Germany - The final leg of German artist Herbert Grönemeyer’s "Dauernd Jetzt" (Steady Now) tour included 12 shows in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. These were lit with Robe fixtures, including 20 Pointes and 47 BMFLs Spots supplied by Satis & Fy. German LD Gunther Hecker worked with Marc Lorenz, lighting director and technology integration specialist, on the evolving looks for the tour.

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Sound and Light invests in Robe BMFL
Sound and Light invests in Robe BMFL

Danish Production Company, Sound and Light, Adds Robe BMFLs to Rental Inventory

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DENMARK - Sound and Light is a busy rental company based in the bustling port and university town of Aalborg on the edge of the gently rolling, lush countryside of Jutland, north Denmark, and a recent investor in Robe’s BMFL Spot moving light fixtures. Focused on servicing the top end of the entertainment lighting market - incorporating TV productions, corporate events and industrials plus installations - Sound and Light was founded in the 1980s by Jess Otzen.

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PL+S China
PL+S China

2017 marks Prolight + Sound Guangzhou’s 15th anniversary

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GUANGZHOU, CHINA - Starting from its first edition in 2003 to celebrating the 15th anniversary in 2017, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou has successfully transformed from a regional to an international business platform for the pro audio and lighting industry through the strategic partnership formed between Messe Frankfurt and the Guangdong International Science and Technology Exhibition Company (STE) four years ago. 

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Arena Group Acquires Hong Kong based Ironmonger Marquees
Arena Group Acquires Hong Kong based Ironmonger Marquees

Arena Group Acquires Hong Kong based Ironmonger Marquees

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HONG KONG - Global event supplier, Arena Group, has bought Hong Kong based event production company Ironmonger Marquees, to create Arena Hong Kong, extending its Asian capabilities with a new office and hub in Northern Asia. Ironmonger Marquees was introduced to Arena Group in 2015, when the companies collaborated on the Art Central project in Hong Kong.

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Protec Provides HQ Creative with the Biggest Show Yet for NAS Sports Tournament Opening
Protec Provides HQ Creative with the Biggest Show Yet for NAS Sports Tournament Opening

NAS Sports Tournament in Dubai Gets Protec Support for Opening Ceremony

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBAI - The main multi-purpose indoor arena at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex was the venue once again for the Opening Ceremony of the annual NAS Sports Tournament.  Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, it was opened by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Olympic Committee. Protec once again supplied the lights, audio and AV equipment.

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Jeff Georgiou, who first purchased Robe gear in 2012, recently added BMFL Spots to his collection.
Jeff Georgiou, who first purchased Robe gear in 2012, recently added BMFL Spots to his collection.

A Megavision for Robe

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PERTH - Megavision is one of the leading Australian rental, technical production and installation companies. Based in Perth, Western Australia, it’s focused on offering clients in the event, hospitality, club, pub, production  rental / staging sectors superlative service and premium equipment together with imaginative technical solutions. Founded in 2001 by Jeff Georgiou Megavision’s first investment in Robe moving lights was four years ago.

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