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VER Camera in Glendale Location
VER Camera in Glendale Location

Cineverse® is Now VER Camera

Nook Schoenfeld
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GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA: To support the diversification of productions shot throughout the US, VER has invested in state-of-the-art camera prep facilities and increased services across the country. VER’s signature Cineverse® service remains at the core of each facility, providing expert camera prep staff, lens technicians, camera engineers—and 24/7 technical support. VER headquarters in Glendale, California houses LA’s newest camera prep facility.

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Ryan Servant
Ryan Servant

Square Box Systems Names Ryan Servant VP of Business Development in North America

Nook Schoenfeld
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WARWICK, U.K.— Square Box Systems, the U.K.-based company behind the CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, named Ryan Servant V.P. of business development in North America. Reporting to Dave Clack, CEO of Square Box Systems, Servant will work with JB&A, Square Box Systems' North American distributor, to identify new opportunities and expand customer deployments in the region.

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Al PoYang Sung
Al PoYang Sung

Po-Yang Sung Joins Available Light

Nook Schoenfeld
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BOSTON MA – Available Light expanded its Boston studio with the hiring of Po-Yang Sung. Po-Yang is a Taiwanese native fresh from The University of Texas at Austin, where he received his MFA in Lighting Design. In school, he lit a variety of performance styles ranging from drama to dance to musical comedy. Prior to joining Available Light, Po-Yang served as Resident Lighting Designer at Michigan’s Thunder Bay Theatre Company.

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Tyler Wise
Tyler Wise

Tyler Wise Named US National Sales Manager for DTS Lighting

Nook Schoenfeld
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FARMINGDALE, NY -- Following Group One Limited’s October announcement that it is now handling US distribution for Designed To Shine (DTS) Lighting, the distributor has officially named Tyler Wise as the brand’s national sales manager. The announcement comes from Jack Kelly, Group One president. Wise will dually continue to serve—as the national sales manager for elektraLite, one of Group One’s other lighting brands as well.

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Rose Brand logo
Rose Brand logo

Rose Brand Inc. Expands Swag Decor Locations into South Florida

Nook Schoenfeld
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SECAUCUS, NJ - Rose Brand expanded its Swag Decor drape and decor rentals locations into a fully staffed and stocked office and warehouse at 2203 NW 30th Place, Pompano Beach, FL 33069. The new office in South Florida and the existing Orlando office now make it even more convenient for the firm to service all Florida cities, including Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Naples, Ft Lauderdale, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, and Jacksonville. 

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Rich Wilson
Rich Wilson

RL Wilson & Associates Named New Avolites Rep for Southwestern U.S.

Nook Schoenfeld
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FARMINGDALE, NY -- Avolites’ US distributor, Group One Ltd., appointed RL Wilson & Associates to represent the lighting brand in the Southwestern U.S. The announcement comes from Avolites/Group One National Sales Manager Brad White, to whom the firm reports. Effective immediately, the independent manufacturers’ representative firm is now servicing Avolites’ Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii territories.Headquartered in Temecula, California, RL Wilson & Associates was founded in 1988 and is under the direction of Principal Rich Wilson.

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GoVision Expands Nationwide Footprint to Chicago

Nook Schoenfeld
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CHICAGO – GoVision announced that its nationwide expansion continues with the opening of a new office in Chicago. The office will be led by Rich McGill, an 18-year veteran of sales, sponsorships and digital media, who has joined the GoVision team as Regional Account Executive. McGill has worked with some of the largest brands in the world – including American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch and Gatorade – and brings extensive experience delivering digital marketing solutions to Division 1 universities throughout the Midwest.

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From left, Bill Richards, Teresa Vallis, Christian Pies (cast), Grant Bales-Smith, Heinz Siller (cast), Sabine Siller (cast)
From left, Bill Richards, Teresa Vallis, Christian Pies (cast), Grant Bales-Smith, Heinz Siller (cast), Sabine Siller (cast)

Philips Lighting Names German Distribution Partner

Nook Schoenfeld
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AMSTERDAM — Philips Lighting named cast as its distribution partner in Germany. As official distributor, cast has integrated Philips Vari-Lite moving head luminaires into its stock. The company will also hold a wider range of Philips Selecon LED fixtures, Strand Lighting control consoles and Showline effects lights.

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Richard Kleinsmit and Patrick Maxwell
Richard Kleinsmit and Patrick Maxwell

Maestra Dubai Grows the Team

Nook Schoenfeld
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DUBAI - Maestra Dubai has added two new key management personnel – Richard Kleinsmit, who will be looking after Operations and Patrick Maxwell who is in charge of the new Warehouse, with both an integral part of the team led by Managing Partner Tom Clements. The appointments happen simultaneously to the company’s move to new premises which more than doubles Maestra Dubai’s warehouse facility.

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Linda Hamburger
Linda Hamburger

PTT of Florida Names Linda Hamburger Marketing Communications Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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DAVIE, FL - PTT of Florida, a leading provider of stagehand labor for live events, named Linda Hamburger marketing communications manager. Hamburger, a well-known publicist and writer, handles PTT’s sponsored on line group, Florida Riggers & Stagehands. She has worked with the company for more than 10 years, initially as a freelancer and now joins the company’s in-house team of professionals.

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