International News

S+H  in use at Strictly Come Dancing

S+H Celebrates 10 Years of Strictly

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Drapes, LED, video and special effects specialist S+H Technical celebrated its 10th season supporting the BBC’s  hit series Strictly Come Dancing with drapes, starcloth and a variety of other ‘soft goods’ and effects. S+H was again working with BAFTA Award winning set and scenic designer Patrick Doherty – who is a regular client – helping realize his vision for a spectacular magical environment which he creates for the series. 

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The grandMA2-controlled rig includes The lighting lighting system includes Claypaky Alpha Profile 800 STs. Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises
The grandMA2-controlled rig includes The lighting lighting system includes Claypaky Alpha Profile 800 STs. Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises

AIDAprima Cruise Ship Sails with Claypaky

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HAMBURG, Germany - The AIDAprima, the latest addition to the AIDA Cruises fleet, was christened in Hamburg on May 7, 2016. The ship has many attractions, like the Beach Club with Caribbean feel for 365 days a year, and the Four Elements area with water slides and climbing walls, not to mention first class entertainment. The choice of lights on board the AIDAprima fell on Claypaky and Lightpower, owing to these companies many years of experience and professional expertise.

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The Human League tour with a package from Colour Sound Experiment
The Human League tour with a package from Colour Sound Experiment

Human League Tours Europe/U.K. with Rig from Color Sound Experiment

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Iconic electronic and synthpop band Human League completed another much-anticipated and totally sold-out European and UK tour which culminated in a major homecoming at Sheffield Arena, proving that their music and string of foot-tapping hits from the 1980s and 1990s as well as their newer work continues to entertain fans - both original and new.

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'The Commitments' Tours U.K., Europe with MDG Haze

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Following a successful two-year run in London’s West End, The Commitments, directed by Caroline Jay Ranger, has taken to the road for the first time, carrying with it an MDG AtmosphereAPS haze generator. The 8-month tour will take in 26 venues across the UK and, for the first time ever, travel to its ‘home’ town of Dublin, all the while spreading it's brand of soul music to the masses.

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Robe fixtures in use at Fashfest
Robe fixtures in use at Fashfest

Looking Good at Fashfest Canberra

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Elite Event Technology in Canberra provided a full turnkey design and technical production solution for Canberra’s 2016 FASHFEST extravaganza, staged at the National Convention Centre.The lighting rig for the main show space was designed by Darren Russell who needed a flexible and versatile range of fixtures to help deliver the high expectations of everyone involved, so he based this around Robe moving lights – BMFLs, Pointes and LEDWashes – plus a selection of conventionals.

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Chase & Status Get HSL Assist for Late 2016 Shows

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Chase & Status treated fans with a short end of year tour which revealed snapshots of material from their forthcoming studio album – due for release in 2017 - as well as belting out some of their classics. Lighting and set designer Andy Hurst faced the challenge of designing A, B and C variations of a rig that would fit into a selection of Academies plus a sold-out show at London’s Ally Pally, where they raised the roof delivering a full-throttle collage of music and visual presentation matching their intense energy and attitude.

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'Shahrazad' Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

AMSTERDAM - LD Aaron Copp's lighting desing for the new production of Shahrazad, choreographed by Jonah Bokaer for the Royal Ballet of Flanders (whose Artistic Director is Olivier Award winning Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui) included 34 Robe CycFX 8 fixtures. The production finished its run at the Opera Vlaanderen in Ghent on Oct. 30 2016 and subsequently played in Antwerp, Amsterdam and several other European cities.

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Jack Garratt gets support from Claypaky Scenius
Jack Garratt gets support from Claypaky Scenius

Jack Garratt Tours U.K. with Claypaky Scenius Spot Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BRIGHTON, U.K. - Production designers James Scott and Louis Oliver of Okulus used Claypaky's Scenius Spot as part of their design for 2016 Brit award-winner Jack Garratt's UK autumn tour, following the release of the multi-instrumentalist's debut album 'Phase'. Okulus, which has worked for the likes of Zac Brown Band, Chvrches and Bring Me The Horizon, specified 20 of the new moving head fixtures from UK rental operation Siyan Ltd.

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GLP Bars Line Up For Carlsberg’s Green Door Project

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SWEDEN – GLP’s award-winning X4 Bar 20s recently had a starring role in Carlsberg’s perennial Green Door Project in Stockholm, created and produced by Grandin’s Flying Circus. Designed to explore the future of Swedish pop culture and the club scene, by featuring some of the country’s progressive artists and DJs, the venue is always kept secret until the day before the event.

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The FLX, HFX and Fuze lights were used on an Oct. 26 show (recorded for a Dec. 2 broadcast), as well as on a live show that took place on Oct. 29
The FLX, HFX and Fuze lights were used on an Oct. 26 show (recorded for a Dec. 2 broadcast), as well as on a live show that took place on Oct. 29

LD Thomas Gerdon Uses Fuze Wash Z120, Other Elation Fixtures for Popular German TV Show

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MUNICH, Germany - LD Thomas Gerdon used Elation Professional lighting fixtures for the German television program “Verstehen Sie Spass,” this time for two fall season shows. Gerdon employed Elation’s Platinum FLX™ and Platinum HFX™ hybrid moving heads to light artist performances. He was also one of the first LDs anywhere to use Elation’s new Fuze Wash Z120™ LED wash light.

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