International News

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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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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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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Dan TDM Game
Dan TDM Game

HSL Plays the Dan TDM Game

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

UK - HSL enjoyed the thrills and hi-energy exhilaration of supplying lighting and rigging for the Endemol produced DanTDM UK tour, for a lighting design crafted by Sam Wright. Sean McGlone and John Slevin project managed for the Blackburn UK based company, with technicals on the road coordinated by production manager, Jason Culverwell. DanTDM is a professional gamer and You Tube star with around 13 million subscribers enjoying his work.

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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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Il Volo 2016 World Tour utilizes Claypaky fixtures
Il Volo 2016 World Tour utilizes Claypaky fixtures

Il Volo 2016 World Tour Lit with Claypaky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ITALY - Following the extraordinary success of their summer tour, and after winning the 65th edition of the Sanremo Music Festival and representing Italy in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, Il Volo have given a long series of performances in Italy and abroad this year. Show designer Francesco De Cave, who was called upon by the production team to create a new show image, used Claypaky lights to illuminate the young tenors' world tour dates.

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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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Founders Auditorium, EAFIT University, Medellín, Colombia
Founders Auditorium, EAFIT University, Medellín, Colombia

Wenger Assists Latin American Performing Arts Facilities

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

OWATONNA, MN - Although North America and Europe have long been leaders in building signature performing arts facilities, one of Wenger Corporation’s partners in Latin America is helping raise this region’s profile through a number of notable projects.  “For years a trend of theater renovation has been growing in Latin America,” says Juan Pablo Rozo, architect and founder of Arquitorium in Bogotá, Colombia. “Many iconic 19th and 20th century buildings with obsolete and unreliable technologies are being renovated.”

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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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Yes Events Ltd. Furthers Investment in Elation with Fuze™, Platinum™ and Satura™ Series Products

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

WOKINGHAM, U.K. — Yes Events Ltd has been investing in Elation Professional products for years to service a huge variety of applications. Recently, the company, based just west of London, chose to further strengthen its stock with several of Elation’s newest offerings – the Fuze Wash Z350™, Fuze Wash Z120™, Platinum HFX™ and Satura Spot CMY Pro™. Fuze Series fixtures’ non-pixel lens face and ability to wash without multi-shadows are striking a chord with LDs looking for that classic wash look from an LED light.

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