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  • Global Truss logo

    Global Truss Unveils New Logo

    PLSN Staff | News | December 13, 2011

    LOS ANGELES – Global Truss has introduced a new logo that the company believes better symbolizes the strength and reliability of its product line. Global Truss is a supplier of stage trussing sold under the Global Truss and Duratruss brand names.
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  • Paul Babin, SOC

    Society of Camera Operators Announces Award Winners

    PLSN Staff | News | December 13, 2011

    LOS ANGELES - The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announces the recipients of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Paul Babin will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award as Camera Operator. Other honorees include Zoran Veselec (Camera Tech), Harry Rez (Mobile Camera Platform Operator), Andrew Cooper (Motion Picture Stills Photographer) and Sol Negrin (Distinguished Service to the Motion Picture Industry). Winners will be honored in ceremonies Feb. 19, 2012 in North Hollywood, CA.

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  • Nu Skin

    GLP Spot One Makes Mark with Nu Skin

    PLSN Staff | News | December 12, 2011

    LOS ANGELES - LD John Featherstone of Lightswitch tried GLP’s new impression Spot One LED heads for a corporate global convention with skincare company Nu Skin. The company’s sales reps assembled for a three-day period, and Featherstone’s mission was to create an exciting arena-scale design to engage the 15,000 attendees through presentations no matter where they were seated.

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  • Jason Aldean

    Jason Aldean Tours with Bandit Lites

    PLSN Staff | News | December 12, 2011

    KNOXVILLE, TN - LD Aaron Swetland uses a mix of lighting technologies from Bandit Lites in the design of Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Party Tour, which continues into 2012. Bandit calls Aldean an overnight sensation - 10 years in the making - which is when their relationship with him started.

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  • Holiday display

    Elation Holiday Home Show Requires Searchlight Permit

    PLSN Staff | News | December 9, 2011

    EL PASO, TX - The block-long lightshow display at the home of Fred Loya has become a holiday tradition in this West Texas town each weekend during December. This year's display, outfitted with Elation's Platinum Beam 5Rs, prompted the city to require a "searchlight" permit for the residence.

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  • Quicken Loans Carrier Classic

    Aircraft Carrier Basketball Game Brings SGA On Board

    PLSN Staff | News | December 8, 2011

    SAN DIEGO - Stadium seating risers for 8,000 spectators might not be that unusual - but they are when they are installed onto the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. A Veterans Day basketball game for the Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels brought SGA Production Services on board the USS Carl Vinson.

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  • Stevie Nicks performs for Buddy Holly PBS special

    Jeff Ravitz Lights ‘Buddy Holly: Listen to Me’ for PBS

    PLSN Staff | News | December 8, 2011

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - LD Jeff Ravitz designed the TV and live show lighting for a public television special, Buddy Holly: Listen to Me, which airs nationwide during December. The show features performances by Stevie Nicks, Lyle Lovett, Chris Isaak, Graham Nash and other guest stars, shot at Hollywood's Music Box Theatre.

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  • The Immortal World Tour

    Pyrotek Dazzles on Cirque’s Michael Jackson Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | December 8, 2011

    LAS VEGAS - Cirque du Soleil approached Pyrotek Special Effects in early 2011 to add more magic to Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour. The vision was to bring to life everything Jackson would want to include into a show with his extensive catalog of music. Pyrotek Designers Doug Adams and Lorenzo Cornacchia worked closely with the show creators to produce effects for 24 scenes within the rock concert/dance/circus show.

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  • Christie Hosts Dec. 13-15 Event in Scottsdale, AZ

    PLSN Staff | News | December 7, 2011

    CYPRESS, CA – Christie, along with Draper Inc., is hosting Solutions That Rock, a free event introducing its new display solutions to those involved with professional AV rental staging, fixed installs and corporate AV environments. The event takes place Dec. 13-15 at Scottsdale Studios in Scottsdale, AZ.

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  • 2011 Black Ball for Keep a Child Alive

    HES intellaspots Shine on Keep A Child Alive Fundraiser

    PLSN Staff | News | December 6, 2011

    AUSTIN, TX - LD Brendan Gray of Gray Matter Visual designed the lighting and coordinated media content for Alicia Keys' fundraising event, the 2011 Black Ball for the Keep A Child Alive organization. In the rig of 1200w fixtures, Gray specified 6 High End Systems intellaspots.

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  • Cleveland High School

    Robert Juliat Followspots Make the Grade in Educational Venues

    PLSN Staff | News | December 5, 2011

    WALLINGFORD, CT  – US educational facilities are increasingly installing Robert Juliat lighting, specifically the Super Korrigan 1200W HMI followspots and Buxie 575W MSD followspots. Oak Park, IL-based Bill Conner Associates LLC, theatre planners and designers, report on Robert Juliat's movement into newly-constructed and renovated theaters in high schools and colleges.

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  • Venus Williams

    Corporate Magic Helps Girl Scout Awards Event

    PLSN Staff | News | December 5, 2011

    DALLAS – With the 100th anniversary of the Girls Scouts of the USA just around the corner, the Northeast Texas chapter decided to kick off the "Year of the Girl" in style with its Real Girls Real Women Awards Luncheon. Dallas-based Corporate Magic designed the show, while Alford Media Services provided AV gear for the event.
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