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  • In Memoriam: Behind the Scenes Accepts Donations in Memory of Nick Wurzel

    PLSN Staff | NewsNewsroom | November 15, 2021NEW YORK - Behind the Scenes noted that family and friends of industry veteran Nick Wurzel, who lost his battle with substance abuse on Sept. 27, wish to honor him and support others who are struggling by raising funds for BTS' Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative. A memorial service for Wurzel, a longtime employee at ETC, is expected to take place in Wisconsin in early 2022. Read More...
  • Robe In the Clouds with ИF

    PLSN Staff | News | November 15, 2021NASHVILLE - US rapper ИF's Clouds tour included a production design from Chris Denholm (also musical director) and Clay Joiner (also lighting designer) that needed some seriously bright lights. Denholm and Joiner chose more than 200 Robe fixtures including 64 Robe Tarrantula wash beams, 128 Spikies and 16 BMFL Spots plus two BMFL FollowSpots on a RoboSpot remote followspot system. Read More...
  • In-Person Dove Awards Return with Bandit Lites

    PLSN Staff | News | November 12, 2021NASHVILLE - The Gospel Music Association held the 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards with a star-studded, in-person Nashville event on Oct. 19 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. Bandit Lites supplied the lighting system for the live event, which was also broadcast on TBN. Read More...
  • Worldstage Provides Extensive AV & Lighting Support for Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams Exhibition at The Brooklyn Museum

    Michael S. Eddy | NewsProjection Connection News | November 12, 2021New York, NY—The New York premiere of the exhibition Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened at the Brooklyn Museum on September 10, 2021 and traces the groundbreaking history and legacy of the House of Dior. The exhibition brings to life Dior’s many sources of inspiration—from the splendor of flowers and other natural forms to classical […] Read More...
  • 3G Productions Restructures with West Coast Focus, New Las Vegas HQ

    PLSN Staff | News | November 12, 2021LAS VEGAS - 3G Productions announced plans for a new 50,000-square-foot headquarters location in Las Vegas, to be opened in January 2022. After its recent recapitalization, 3G is also beefing up its inventory of audio, lighting, video, rigging, and communication inventories for its new Las Vegas location and an existing warehouse in Los Angeles. Pictured here, from left, are executive VP Jay Curiel, CEO Keith Conrad and CFO Andrew Ross. Read More...
  • SCAD Uses disguise for the University’s Savannah Film Studios New xR Stage

    PLSN Staff | News | November 11, 2021Savannah, GA—Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has opened a new xR stage for virtual production powered by disguise vx 4 and rx II media servers, as part of a landmark 10.9-acre expansion project of the university’s Savannah Film Studios, with a Hollywood-style film backlot. The expansion will make SCAD’s Savannah Film Studios the […] Read More...
  • Marc Wasserman and Chauvet Professional Create Epic Looks for Fall Back Comedy Jam

    PLSN Staff | News | November 11, 2021  NEW YORK– Earlier this fall the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and Capital One Arena in Washington, DC reverberated with the sound of merriment during the Fall Back Comedy Jam, featuring a star-studded ensemble of comics led by Mo’nique, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross, Rip Micheals, 2 Chainz, and other talents. Creating a engaging visual […] Read More...
  • Main Light Expands Rental Inventory with Ayrton Perseo Profiles

    PLSN Staff | News | November 11, 2021Wilmington, DE & Las Vegas, NV—Main Light, which has been providing dry hire lighting rentals to the entertainment industry since 1981, has purchased a substantial inventory of Ayrton Perseo Profiles from ACT Entertainment, the exclusive distributor of Ayrton fixtures in North America. Read More...
  • The Canadian College of Performing Arts Invests in Prolyte Truss

    PLSN Staff | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | November 11, 2021VICTORIA, BC - The Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) was looking for a permanent rigging solution for their stage lighting needs. Croy & Co. Stage Lighting’s MD, Paul Croy, who has a long association with CCPA, recommended a ground supported truss grid solution incorporating Prolyte’s H40 Truss System. Read More...
  • AV Stumpfl to Present New Projection Screen Systems at LDI

    PLSN Staff | NewsNewsroomProduct News | November 11, 2021Wallern, Austria—The Austrian AV technology manufacturer AV Stumpfl will present their award-winning projection screen systems and the new PIXERA media server software version 1.8 at LDI2021, Nov. 19-21st in Las Vegas. A highlight of the AV Stumpfl booth will be the brand new PIXERA media server system version 1.8, which was recently released. Here’s the […] Read More...
  • Brompton Technology Highlights HDR at LDI 2021

    PLSN Staff | NewsProduct News | November 10, 2021West London, UK—Leading LED processor manufacturer, Brompton Technology, will be showcasing its highly acclaimed HDR solution on booth 2335 at this year’s LDI Show in Las Vegas from 19th to 21st November. Brompton HDR, or High Dynamic Range, has applications across multiple sectors due to its ability to deliver images with better contrast, higher brightness […] Read More...
  • The Birchmere Expands its Palette with Chauvet Professional Maverick Force S Spots

    PLSN Staff | News | November 9, 2021ALEXANDRIA, VA - Guests at The Birchmere were excited to see jazz saxophonist Boney James step onto the stage Oct. 16, lit by LD David Bebee and the venue’s lighting rig, which was recently bolstered with new Maverick Force S Spot fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Read More...
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