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  • Alfred University’s New Miller Theatre Using Robert Juliat Topaze Followspots

    PLSN Staff | News | May 3, 2011


    ALFRED, NY - Alfred University's new Miller Theatre has been equipped with a pair of Robert Juliat Topaze followspots. Barbizon Lighting NY was the integrator and supplier for the lighting, working with Beck Studios, the rigging company. The Miller Theatre is the latest addition to the Miller Performing Arts Center, which features the C.D. Smith III Flexible Theatre, a black-box space; The Rod Brown Acting Studio; dance and instrumental music rehearsal halls; a scene shop; and faculty offices.


  • Impact Video Provides Displays For Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards

    PLSN Staff | News | May 3, 2011

    BURBANK, CA - Impact Video was called upon to provide the Nickelodeon TV Network with Large Screen Video Displays for the 2011 Kids Choice Awards. This year's show was broadcast live on April 2, 2011 from the Galen Center at USC in downtown Los Angeles where talent from across the entertainment industry gathered to honor their youngest fans. The Kids were in control as their voting across all categories determined the evening's winners.

  • Student Center at Clarkson University Equipped with Christie MicroTiles

    PLSN Staff | News | May 3, 2011

    POTSDAM, NY - The amphitheater at Clarkson University's Student Center has been equipped with a video wall from Video Visions made with Christie MicroTiles. Students voted to increase their own activity fees to help fund the center, and wanted to make it both welcoming and technologically advanced.

  • White Light Supplies Shrek The Musical

    PLSN Staff | News | May 3, 2011NEW YORK, NY - White Light has been chosen to supply the lighting to Shrek, the musical adaptation of the Dreamworks Animation film that has already been greeted with acclaim in New York and on its current US tour. The stage version of Shrek has been created by a hugely experienced theatrical team, including directors Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, choreographer Josh Prince, designer Tim Hatley and lighting designer Hugh Vanstone. Shrek marks White Light's second ‘green' collaboration with Vanstone this year, having also supplied the lighting equipment for his design for The Wizard of Oz! Read More...
  • American Theatre Wing Announces Tony Nominees for 2011

    PLSN Staff | News | May 3, 2011NEW YORK - The American Theatre Wing announced the nominees for the 2011 Tony Awards, to be televised live on CBS June 12. The nominees for Best Lighting Design of a Play include Paule Constable for War Horse; David Lander for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo; Kenneth Posner for The Merchant of Venice; and Mimi Jordan Sherin for Jerusalem. For Best Lighting Design of a Musical, nominees include Ken Billington for The Scottsboro Boys; Howell Binkley for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Peter Kaczorowski for Anything Goes; and Brian MacDevitt for The Book of Mormon. Read More...
  • Expanded Plugfest Set for July 22-24 in Westlake, TX

    PLSN Staff | News | May 2, 2011WESTLAKE, TX - The next PLASA Control Protocols Plugfest will take place July 22-24 at the DFW Marriott Solana in Westlake, Texas. The event brings colleagues and competitors together to further the industry by testing the limits of control protocols and working out the bugs they encounter. Everyone is welcome to attend. Read More...
  • Clearwing Productions and Mega Systems Present Lighting/Video Open House May 12

    PLSN Staff | News | May 2, 2011PHOENIX - Clearwing Productions and Mega Systems Inc. announced plans for an Open House event May 12 presenting new production lighting and video display technologies. The event will be held at Clearwing's Phoenix location, from 11 am to 4 pm. Read More...
  • ETCP Announces Recognition For Contractors

    PLSN Staff | News | May 2, 2011NEW YORK - The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Council announced an addition to the Employer and Labor Provider Recognition Programs: ETCP Recognized Contractor. This program has been initiated to recognize organizations who use ETCP Recognized Employers and/or ETCP Certified Technicians on projects and job sites. Read More...
  • Alcorn McBride Joins Techni-Lux 20th Anniversary Open House

    PLSN Staff | News | May 2, 2011
    Tony Hansen (Techni-lux), Eric Soto (Ride and Show Universal Orlando), and Larry Howard (Alcorn McBride Inc.)
    ORLANDO, FL - Alcorn McBride was pleased to join the well-wishers congratulating Orlando-based Techni-Lux, Inc. on its 20th anniversary. A multi-faceted lighting manufacturer and distribution company, Techni-Lux includes Alcorn McBride products in its product lines. The company's April 21st open house was attended by some 200 guests who enjoyed a catered BBQ luncheon and a mini trade show where Alcorn Bride joined 25 other vendors in exhibiting their equipment. Read More...
  • Martin US 2011 “Engineered for the Eye” Road Show Underway

    PLSN Staff | News | May 2, 2011
    SUNRISE, FL - The 2011 Martin US "Engineered for the Eye" Road Show, now underway, features a newly revamped truck and trailer full of the latest Martin Professional dynamic lighting and visual effects products for the entertainment, commercial and architectural lighting markets. Read More...
  • Coachella 2011 Goes Wireless with LumenRadio

    PLSN Staff | News | May 2, 2011
    LOS ANGELES , CA - The Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Southern California grows larger every spring. This year, the three-day event boasted over 75,000 attendees each day, and featured headlining acts such as Arcade Fire, Kanye West, and Kings of Leon. Integral to this huge production was wireless lighting control, realized with LumenRadio's CRMX Nova systems. On 11 generator-powered lighting towers as far away as 2,100 feet (640 meters) from the control center, LumenRadio controlled four DMX universes of High End intellaspots, PRG Bad Boys, and Color Kinetics ColorBlazes. Read More...
  • IIG to Showcase Rental Maestro Management Software at InfoComm 2011

    PLSN Staff | News | April 28, 2011GLENDALE, CA - Information Integration Group (IIG) today announced that the company will be demonstrating the latest version of its Rental Maestro rental management software for the audio, video, and production industries at InfoComm 2011. Highlights of the enhanced platform include an improved, more user-friendly interface, in addition to a new mapping tool for convenient tracking of technician scheduling and tasks. Read More...
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