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Performance Environment Design Group (PEDG) Rebrands as Nimblist

Nook Schoenfeld
News

LANCASTER, PA — Performance Environment Design Group LLC (PEDG), a Lancaster, PA-based lighting and production design company that began as a partnership in 2000 between Justin Collie and Spike Brant, announced that it has changed its name to Nimblist. Since its founding, as PEDG and under a previous name, the company has created immersive entertainment experiences for the NFL, Bon Jovi and Pearl Jam, among others.

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tvONE CORIOmaster streaming media and 4K playback module
tvONE CORIOmaster streaming media and 4K playback module

tvONE to Feature Streaming Media and 4K Playback Input Module at ISE

Nook Schoenfeld
Product News

AMSTERDAM - tvONE is launching a new streaming media and 4K playback module for its CORIOmaster video processor, at ISE in Amsterdam (Stand 5-S60). A 4K HDBaseT input module, a new single channel video encoder, dual redundant power supplies for ONErack and the CORIOmaster micro video wall processor are also being unveiled at the event.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Launch North American Leg of 'The Getaway Tour' with Elaborate Kinetic Light Installation

Nook Schoenfeld
News

NEW ORLEANS - After more than three decades on the road, the Red Hot Chili Peppers show no sign of slowing down. In fact, the band is doing just the opposite, as they wrapped up their four-month European leg of "The Getaway Tour" and recently began their North American leg with a show in San Antonio, Texas. With what has been called one of the largest kinetic light installations in touring history, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have literally lit the path for a new concert-goer experience.

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Dave Crump and Graham Andrews
Dave Crump and Graham Andrews

NEP Acquires Avesco Group, Parent Company for Creative Technology

Nook Schoenfeld
On the Move

PITTSBURGH - NEP Group, Inc. have completed the acquisition of Creative Technology’s parent company Avesco. Based in Pittsburgh, USA, NEP is one of the world’s largest outsourced production partners supporting premier content producers across the broadcast and live events industries. Alongside Creative Technology (CT), NEP operates four other Live Events businesses focused on Large Screen Display. These comprise Faber AudioVisuals and Mediatec Solutions in Europe along with Screenworks and Sweetwater in the US. 

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All Access Staging Introduces New General Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
On the Move

LOS ANGELES - All Access Staging & Productions, worldwide leader of entertainment staging services, is pleased to announce addition of Mark Hedges as the general manager of the West Coast operation in Torrance, CA. Mark has a distinguished military background coupled with extensive industry and management experience.

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PRG Belgium Invests in ProLyft Controllers
PRG Belgium Invests in ProLyft Controllers

PRG Belgium Invests in ProLyft Controllers

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

TILDONK, Belgium - PRG Belgium has recently received a large batch of ProLyft Pro controllers, which will instantly be deployed on productions. After a thorough selection procedure, Prolyte was selected to supply PRG Belgium with its’ high-end control systems. Investing in 30 12-way control units is the first step in further professionalizing and renewing their rigging department.

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TSL Lighting Strengthens Inventory with Investment in HARMAN Products

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON – HARMAN Professional Solutions, the leading audio, lighting, video and control products and systems company, announced today that UK lighting rental supplier TSL Lighting has invested in a large quantity of Martin MAC Vipers to its rental stock. The investment includes the award-winning MAC Viper Profile and also the industry standard framing fixture – the MAC Viper Performance. Available for immediate rental, the MAC Vipers are now in stock at TSL’s base in Gatwick and have already been specified on a wide range of forthcoming rental projects by several lighting designers.

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'Five Guys Named Moe'
'Five Guys Named Moe'

Firefly FloppyFlex on Stage for ‘Five Guys Named Moe’

Frank Hammel;
International News

EDINBURGH, Scotland — Clarke Peters’ jukebox musical Five Guys Named Moe, featuring R&B pioneer Louis Jordan’s greatest hits, has been delighting audiences at the Festival Square Theatre, Edinburgh. Called a “Christmas Carol in zoot suits,” the dazzling new production of the hit West End and Broadway musical features a cabaret set that includes 32 meters of the new Digital RGB FloppyFlex by Firefly.

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Blizzard Lighting Colorise Sky LED Par Can

Nook Schoenfeld
Product News

WAUKESHA, WI. - Colorise™ Sky fixtures come fitted with 7x 15W high output 6-in-1 RGBAW+UV LEDs with a 25° beam angle. Loaded with our built-in AnyFi™ wireless DMX receiver which can flawlessly support both Skywire™ and W-DMX™ wireless DMX signal types for ultimate wireless DMX connectivity capability. In addition, the internal Intelion™ Lithium-ion battery system makes this fixture ultimately durable and portable.

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Christmas Spirit Shines At Antwerp Cathedral with Help From Chauvet Professional

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Every December, visitors from throughout Europe visit the old market square of Belgium’s largest city to enjoy one of the continent’s most tradition-rich and colorful Christmas festivals. Adding to the warm Yuletide ambiance is the glowing lighting display that adorns the gothic buildings surrounding the square. At the heart of this panorama of light is the magnificent 123-meter-tall Cathedral of Our Lady illuminated by 50 CHAUVET Professional COLORado 1-Quad IP fixtures.

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