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International News

  • Andrea Bocelli Performance at Sicily’s Noto Cathedral Lit with Prolights Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 27, 2020NOTO, Italy - Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli performed in late October on the steps of Noto Cathedral in Sicily, a Unesco heritage site. LD Massimo Tomasino lit Bocelli along with the orchestra and choir of the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, directed by Alberto Bartalini with a rig that included fixtures from Italy-based lighting manufacturer Prolights. Read More...
  • Nothing but Thieves Performs Series of U.K.-Based PPV Livestream Shows Lit with Robe-Centered Rig

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 27, 2020FAREHAM, U.K. - Nothing But Thieves recently played a rocking series of ‘Live from The Warehouse’ pay-per-view live stream concerts from lighting rental specialist Liteup’s warehouse in the U.K. LD Warren Hutchison and lighting director Tim Perrett used a Robe-centered rig for the performances, which were seen as far away as the U.S., Australia and Asia. Read More...
  • Stagehand Launches #Ilovelive

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 27, 2020      UK – Stagehand in partnership with Crowdfunder, have today launched #ILoveLive, a prize draw campaign organised to raise funds for the production staff and stage crew impacted by the loss of work caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Stagehand is the only UK charity specifically dedicated to providing hardship funding for live events […] Read More...
  • Big Picture’s New Live Event Studio in Australia Used by Keith Urban for TV Broadcasts

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 27, 2020SYDNEY – For a recent two-day video shoot, country artist Keith Urban and production partner Human Person used the new live event studio that Big Picture launched earlier this year to serve the changing needs of musicians during the Covid-19 shutdowns. Urban’s performances were seen on late night broadcasts in the U.S. along with iHeartRadio Music Festival 2020 and Good Morning America. Read More...
  • Prints for Music donate sales to Stagehand’s Crew Relief Fund

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020  UK – An unprecedented line-up of world-renowned photographers donate prints of iconic music artists to raise money for Stagehand’s Covid-19 Crew Relief Fund. Over 100 iconic prints of world-renowned music artists taken by globally celebrated photographers including Rankin, Tony McGee and Jill Furmanovsky are now on sale. More details from Prints For Music (www.printsformusic.com): […] Read More...
  • Special Effects Ltd. and CHAUVET Professional Create Message Of Hope In Budapest

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020  BUDAPEST – Rising 235 meters above the banks of the Danube, Gellért Hill offers breathtaking views of the Hungarian capital. This fall, it also provided an inspiring sight to the people in the city below when its iconic Liberty Statue was lit in rich, royal blues from eight CHAUVET Professional Maverick MK2 Spot fixtures […] Read More...
  • Indoor Tennis Matches at Arena in Cologne, Germany Brightened with GLP’s Highlander Wash Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020COLOGNE, Germany - The Association of Tennis Professionals’ (ATP) 2020 season was disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, but two unscheduled ATP tournaments did go ahead in Cologne’s Lanxess Arena in October. Eighty of GLP’s Highlander washes brightened the hard court tournaments for the players and TV cameras. POOLgroup GmbH supplied the gear. Read More...
  • Creative Technology Middle East (CTME) takes home award for the Events and Entertainment Project of the Year

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020  DUBAI – The Al Wasl Dome which sits at the heart of the Expo 2020 site was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of […] Read More...
  • White Light Provides Technical Installation for Ground-Breaking Safety Leadership Project 

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020  UK – Taking place at a purpose-built center on the Humber, Thrive is a fully-interactive, multi-media safety leadership program that immerses participants in a real-time, live-action scenario. The concept was created by Active Team Training (ATT) and offers those taking part a truly ground-breaking training experience. Having collaborated with White Light (WL) on previous […] Read More...
  • Centre for Culture in Belarus takes Prolights fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020  BELARUS – The multidisciplinary Centre for Culture and Leisure “Orion”, in Belarus, opened late last year, and Prolights supplied a lighting-package tailored for the space. More details from Prolights (www.prolights.it): The reconstruction of the old cinema took almost three years, and CinemaNext, Belarus’ Audiovisual solution provider played an important role to the re-development of […] Read More...
  • Limelite Lighting Limited advocates MDG for television and film production

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020  UK – “If you’re planning to create atmospheric effects, these are the entertainment industry’s go to products,” states television and film lighting hire company, Limelite Lighting about the MDG fog and haze generators in its inventory. More details from MDG (www.mdgfog.com): Ideally placed in Goudhurst, Kent, within easy reach of television studios in London […] Read More...
  • Robe Specified for Tallinn Salme Cultural Centre

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 24, 2020ESTONIA – The Tallinn Salme Cultural Centre is one of the Estonian capital’s largest cultural institutions, and usually a busy hub of activity for concerts and live entertainment shows as well as hosting conferences and events. Recently, the venue has invested in 20 x Robe T1 Profile moving lights and 18 x Tetra2 moving LED […] Read More...
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