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  • UVLD, Altered Image Help Forest Labs Launch Savella for Fibromyalgia

    PLSN Staff | News | April 8, 2009
    SAN DIEGO — Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) was chosen by longtime client Altered Image to provide the lighting design for an event they produced for Forest Laboratories, Inc.  The gathering unveiled Savella, a new treatment option for the estimated six million Americans suffering from fibromyalgia.  Forest Laboratories and Cypress Bioscience, Inc. received FDA approval for Savella in January. Read More...
  • U.S. Department of Energy Honors LED R&D

    PLSN Staff | News | April 8, 2009WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored Philips Color Kinetics with award for its progress on an 18-month R&D project funded with a $1.7 million DOE grant. Read More...
  • InterAmerica Stage Acquires Independent Theatrical Installations

    PLSN Staff | News | April 8, 2009DAYTONA BEACH, FL — InterAmerica Stage, Inc. (IAstage) acquired Independent Theatrical Installations, Inc. (ITI), a contractor providing stage, orchestra and organ lifts since the early 1980s. Read More...
  • IATSE Locals Unanimously Ratify New Hollywood Basic Agreement

    PLSN Staff | News | April 8, 2009LOS ANGELES — The 15 Hollywood-based locals representing over 35,000 members of the IATSE working in motion picture and television production have ratified the new Hollywood Basic Agreement with the AMPTP.  The three-year contract, which will go into effect August 1, 2009, was tentatively proposed last November, with drafting completed in February. Read More...
  • Rose Brand Recycling Program to Benefit Behind the Scenes

    PLSN Staff | News | April 8, 2009NEW YORK—In a continuing effort to go “green,” Rose Brand will be earning money to be donated to The ESTA Foundation’s Behind the Scenes charity by collecting empty printer cartridges and used cell phones and recycling them for cash credit at Funding Factory. The fundraiser continues Rose Brand’s support of Behind the Scenes and the company’s commitment to the environment. Read More...
  • JB&A Named Distributor of Christie Projectors

    PLSN Staff | News | April 8, 2009SAN RAFAEL, CA — Christie Digital Systems named JB&A Distribution a distributor of its Business Products line of three-chip DLP®, single-chip DLP and LCD projectors. Read More...
  • Strand Lighting Appoints Regional Sales Managers

    PLSN Staff | News | April 6, 2009CYPRESS, CA — Strand Lighting appointed two new regional sales managers. Chris Dunn joins the company as South Central regional manager, based in Houston. Bryan Gazo is the new South Eastern regional manager, based in Atlanta. Read More...
  • Christie Projectors Sing at the Grammys

    PLSN Staff | News | April 6, 2009
    LOS ANGELES — AV rental and staging company American Hi Definition, Inc. marked its 12th year supporting the live Grammy Awards telecast by powering an array of rear-projection screens with the Christie Roadster series of 3-chip DLP projectors. The 51st Grammy Awards show was held at the Staples Center where an AV-rich set took center stage. Read More...
  • Compulite Controls “Prime Minister” Game Show

    PLSN Staff | News | April 6, 2009
    TORONTO — A Compulite Vector RED serves as the main console for Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister, a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) show hosted by Canadian-born Alex Trebek. Read More...
  • Fleetwood Mac Tour Unleashes New Lighting, Video Design Using grandMA, Martin, Others

    PLSN Staff | News | April 6, 2009
    PITTSBURGH, PA — Fleetwood Mac’s “Unleashed” tour is using a lighting design by Paul “Arlo” Guthrie, who used grandMA consoles for lighting and to control the video images appearing on Martin LC LED panels. Read More...
  • Production Advantage’s John Camm Dies at 64

    PLSN Staff | News | April 6, 2009WILLISTON, VT — Production Advantage announced the unexpected passing its founder and president, John Camm, 64, on April 1, 2009. The company said that Camm’s widow, Penny Camm, would immediately assume the role of president and chairman, as confirmed by the company’s board of directors. The company also expressed its appreciation for the support and kind wishes it has received. Read More...
  • ClearView Baptist Church Grows With Elation, Again

    PLSN Staff | News | March 31, 2009
    NASHVILLE — Pastor Mark Marshall may not be able to physically be in two places at one time, but thanks to a fiber optic system linking a new 450-seat chapel and main church on its 50-acre suburban Nashville campus, he’s able to appear before groups of worshippers at the two houses of worship simultaneously. Read More...
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