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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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Hector and Gustavo Jimanez
Hector and Gustavo Jimanez

Too Motions Invests in Kinesys

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MEXICO CITY -Too Motions is a family run entertainment industry automation and motion control specialist based in Mexico City which has invested heavily in Kinesys products. Currently they are the only enterprise in the county offering a full rental service in this specialist field to a wide variety of clients in the worlds of corporate activations, music concerts and tours. The company was founded in 2011 and is headed and owned by Gustavo Jiminez, whose brother Hector works as international business development manager.

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The holiday promotion had a mountain resort theme.
The holiday promotion had a mountain resort theme.

Department Store in Paris Highlights Holiday Promotion with Airstar Inflatable Lighting

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PARIS – Airstar's inflatable lighting technologies for the event and architecture industries, recently joined forces with the Val d’Isère mountain resort to inaugurate the “Christmas in the mountains” promotion featured by the BVH Marais departmetn store in the heart of Paris. Airstar Europe deployed lighting balloons inside and out of the iconic Parisian department store to celebrate the launch of the Christmas season.

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PDS used 16 Rogue R1 Spot and Beam fixtures, 32 WELL Fit units and 72 ÉPIX Strip Tour linear fixtures
PDS used 16 Rogue R1 Spot and Beam fixtures, 32 WELL Fit units and 72 ÉPIX Strip Tour linear fixtures

Lush Cosmetics Event in London Lit with Chauvet Professional Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON – Lush Cosmetics unveiled its 2016 Winter Collection with its Creative Showcase 2016, an event at London’s Tobacco Docks. Featuring live music along with the presentation of new products, the event's organizers turned to Presentation Design Services (PDS) for a visual assist. PDS used 16 Rogue R1 Spot and Beam fixtures, 32 WELL Fit units and 72 ÉPIX Strip Tour linear fixtures from Chauvet Professional.

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Claypaky Lights up the Banks of the Danube
Claypaky Lights up the Banks of the Danube

50th Anniversary Celebration of Linz Klangwolke in Austria Lit with Claypaky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LINZ, Austria - Lighting designer Björn Hermann lit up the Austrian sky with more than 100 Claypaky luminaires for the recent Linz Klangwolke, or 'Cloud of Sound', held along the Danube. The open-air multimedia event, a mix of music, performance and visual art, has been a highlight of the city's annual calendar since 1979. The Klangwolke presents a different theme each year, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, the 2016 edition was presented under the 'River of Knowledge' banner.

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At Alfa Future People EDM Event in Russia, LD Marina Larikova Uses 125 Claypaky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia —Russian lighting designer Marina Larikova dubbed Claypaky fixtures as 'the best creative devices' after using 125 of the leading Italian brand's moving heads and strobes in her lighting design for cutting-edge electronic dance music (EDM) festival Alfa Future People, Russia. With global audiences of 50,000, the two-day festival celebrates the latest in EDM and consumer technology.

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Adlib supports Death of a Bachelor!

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

EUROPE - Adlib renewed its excellent and long term working relationship with Grammy nominated US rock band Panic! at The Disco, providing sound, video and lighting production, plus crew for their recent UK and European tours. Once again Tony Marino was at the helm as the highly-respected tour manager. The band released their fifth studio album, ‘Death of a Bachelor’ in January 2016 and have had a mega busy year.

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London-Based BITC Charity Gets Down to Business with White Light

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Business in the Community is a movement of businesses committed to continually improving their positive impact on society through corporate and social responsibility.  The charity, whose President is HRH Prince of Wales, have recently partnered with Accenture to launch a new report encouraging business to be part of creating an inclusive digital revolution. This report was launched as part of the AGM and Leadership Summit which was recently held at Central Hall Westminster.

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Gibonni & Oliver Tour with Large Robe Rig

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MUNICH, Germany - Leading Croatian artists Gibonni & Oliver are on an extensive European tour campaign supporting their collaborative new album “Familija” (Family) with a brand new lighting design by Gibonni’s long term LD Sven Kučnić based around 88 Robe moving lights – a combination of Pointes, MMX Spots and MMX WashBeams. Sven’s design is adaptable to be able to fit into the wide variety of different venue sizes on the itinerary.

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Phantom of the Opera in Stockholm Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Robe moving lights continue their run on high profile theatre shows worldwide, with the new ‘Phantom of the Opera’ production in Stockholm utilizing over 50 fixtures in total. The Really Useful Group (RUG) licensed production of the legendary Andrew Lloyd-Webber blockbusting musical has just opened and is scheduled to play the 1,650-capacity Cirkusteatern arena for a year, for which the Robe lights were specified by associate lighting designer, Mike Odam.

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Utopia provides Lights for Jake Bugg in the UK
Utopia provides Lights for Jake Bugg in the UK

Utopium Illuminate Jake Bugg Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

Utopium built and supplied a custom floor package and flown fixtures to illuminate Jake Bugg’s UK and European Tour, November 2016. Following the release of his third album, On My One, Jake Bugg embarked on a promotional tour which saw him visit a host of different venues throughout the UK and Europe, including Manchester’s O2 Apollo, London’s O2 Academy Brixton and The Great Hall at Cardiff University Student’s Union.

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