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International News

  • Claypaky Illuminates the Nitto ATP Tennis Finals and Davis Cup with a Mix of White Light and Special Effects

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 4, 2021TURIN, Italy – Lighting designers Marco Piva and Marco De Nardi used Claypaky fixtures to bathe the tennis court and audience in even shades of white and blue during the games. But when players changed ends, they unleashed the creative potential of their Claypaky-centered rig of more than 300 fixtures in all. More details from […] Read More...
  • Robe Helps Redefine the Look for Idols South Africa

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 3, 2021SOUTH AFRICA – Idols South Africa 2021 underwent its most substantial visual transformation for a few years with a shift of venue, from the State Theatre in Pretoria to Studio 10 at the Urban Brew complex in Johannesburg. This moment was seized by the show’s long term lighting designer Joshua Cutts of Visual Frontier. For […] Read More...
  • CHAUVET Professional Helps Frank Appletans, SSL Rent Light Live Music’s Return To Muziekodroom

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 2, 2021FLANDERS, Belgium –  The sound of growling guitars and drum solos has resonated throughout Muziekodroom ever since the industrial-style Belgian venue opened in 2007. That was until the pandemic brought everything to a screeching halt over a year ago. Artists are once again performing inside the 850-capacity venue. Before that could happen, however, there was […] Read More...
  • GLP impression FR10 Bars Help LD Cate Carter Frame Elbow

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 2, 2021U.K. – Elbow’s extensive recent U.K. tour – the band’s biggest in years – was brought to life by their long-term, award-winning lighting designer, Cate Carter, and her use of GLP’s impression FR10 Bars. A massive fan of GLP’s innovative battens, she says that while the classic X4 Bar 20s have been “confirmed favorites that […] Read More...
  • ADJ Lighting Chosen for Hybrid Live Concert and Dance Event

    PLSN Staff | International News | December 1, 2021DORTMUND, Germany — Dutch hard dance DJ and producer Sefa recently blurred the lines of concert and event by playing a 90-minute set with a full live band, headlining the event, This Is SEFA. Lighting production for the evening of Oct. 31 featured more than 120 ADJ fixtures, including Vizi Beam RXONE and Focus Spot […] Read More...
  • Global Crowd Management Alliance Forms to Unite for a Safer World

    PLSN Staff | International NewsNewsNewsroom | December 1, 2021The Global Crowd Management Alliance (GCMA) officially launched today, bringing together crowd managers, organizations, businesses, academics and individuals with a shared interest in safety from across the globe. The initiative, spearheaded by the United Kingdom Crowd Management Association (UKCMA), the Event Safety Alliance (ESA) and Event Safety Alliance Canada (ESAC) has board members from Australia, […] Read More...
  • Key Election Debate in Germany Lit with GLP Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 30, 2021BERLIN, Germany – Jerry Appelt used more than 260 GLP fixtures including impression S350, X4 Bar and X4 L units to create a sophisticated 360° set lighting design for three candidates for the chancellorship of Germany in late September. They were vying for the seat of Angela Merkel, the first female chancellor of Germany, who […] Read More...
  • Third Man Records’ New Store and Venue in London Equipped with Harman Professional Solutions

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 30, 2021LONDON – Third Man Records music label, founded by musician Jack White in 2001, opened a combo record store/performance venue/headquarters location in Nashville in 2009, followed by branch locations (also store/venue combos) in Detroit (2017) and Soho, London (2021). Harman Professional Solutions noted that its JBL Professional, Soundcraft, BSS and Martin lighting brands were incorporated […] Read More...
  • Cameo Lights Up Jekyll & Hyde Musical from Broadway Entertainment

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 30, 2021ROSSDORF, Germany — From Sept. 4-12, the Rehberghalle in Roßdorf, Germany, was transformed into a musical stage. Under the direction of Broadway Entertainment e.V., young people from the local area created the “Jekyll & Hyde” musical, which can easily hold its own against internationally renowned productions in Hamburg, Stuttgart or Berlin. More details from Adam […] Read More...
  • U.K.-Based Version 2 Makes Large Robe Investment

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 30, 2021READING, U.K. – Television lighting rental specialist Version 2 Lights has made a large investent in Robe’s new FORTE moving lights with the purchase of 50 fixtures. These have been supplied with both the HCF (high color fidelity) and the HP (high performance) LED engines — to service V2’s upcoming projects. More details from Robe: […] Read More...
  • BikeFest Charity Cycle for Industry Pros Set for Spain in 2022

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 29, 2021Valencia, Spain – Cyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in BikeFest Spain 2022, a three-day fundraising ride from Valencia to ISE (Integrated Systems Europe trade show) in Barcelona from Jan. 29-31, traveling 360km (224 miles) along the Mediterranean coast. The BikeFest team aims to raise funds for live events, entertainment […] Read More...
  • Moto Stage XR and Brompton Technology Provide Feast for the Senses at Opening Ceremony in Shanghai

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 26, 2021SHANGHAI, China – Part of the Aochi Production Resource Platform, Moto Group is one of China’s largest commercial advertising resource platforms. It has offices and service teams in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Vancouver, as well as three large-scale production studios and a Fortune 500 clientele and has recently announced its first Moto Stage […] Read More...
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