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  • Guildford Cathedral Goes Green for Surrey Day 2021

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 1, 2021  GUILDFORD, UK – Philip French and his team from Peachy Productions lit Guildford Cathedral in the UK resplendent green – using Robe Pointes and LEDBeam 150 moving lights – to mark Surrey Day 2021, one of several celebratory events happening around the county led by Visit Surrey and their media partners BBC Radio Surrey […] Read More...
  • 2021 Dakar Rally Opening & Closing Ceremonies Lit with Robe Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 1, 2021JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The opening and closing ceremonies for the 2021 Dakar Rally off-road endurance race, which started and finished in Jeddah Jan. 3-15, were staged at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium. Concept K's Aldo used 124 Robe fixtures - BMFL Blades, Spiiders and MegaPointes supplied by MediaPro - to dazzle TV viewers and the Covid-limited in-person audience. Read More...
  • Events Evolution And CHAUVET Professional Serve Up 8 Straight Hours Of Original Looks

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 28, 2021  HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Variety: it’s one of the most critical creative elements a lighting and video designer can bring to a show. Coming up with fresh looks for a 90-minute concert can be a challenge, but imagine doing it for eight straight hours on a livestream stage! Blessing Bero, Tatenda Gaylord Rushwaya, and the […] Read More...
  • 65th Eurovision Song Contest Rig Includes Ayrton Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 28, 2021ROTTERDAM, NL - Ampco Flashlight’s gear list for the 65th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), with semi-finals staged at the Rotterdam Ahoy Arena on May 18 and 20 before the finals on May 22, included Ayrton Huracán-X, Karif-LT and MiniPanel-FX LED fixtures requested by ESC head of lighting, Henk-Jan van Beek. Read More...
  • Mercedes EQA debut lit with PROLIGHTS

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 28, 2021POLAND – The debut of the new Mercedes-Benz EQA vehicle in Poland happened last April, and companies Kukoni and Robimy Live supplied sound and lighting equipment (Kukoni), cameras and streaming systems (Robimy Live). Kukoni supplied several PROLIGHTS equipment, including 16x Air5Fan, 12x Stark 1000, 8x Ruby, 20x Lumipix 12QTour, 6x Sunblast 3000FC, 1x Mosaico, 18x […] Read More...
  • New GLP Batten Fixture Makes World Premiere on German TV Show

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 27, 2021MUNICH - On April 17, the lighthearted German TV show Verstehen Sie Spaß (Do You Understand Fun?) became the first place where a viewing audience could see GLP's new FUSION Stick FS16 Z fixture. Thomas Gerdon from Gerdon Design, who has looked after the show's lighting needs for many years, lauded the new batten fixture's versatility. Read More...
  • Backstage Academy Offers Online Master Class on LED Video Processing Led by Brompton Technology Execs

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 27, 2021WAKEFIELD, U.K. - Backstage Academy, located at Production Park, a U.K.-based live event production hub, offered an online master class in LED processing for more than 50 students. Brompton Technology professionals provided a overview of LED video processing topics along with news on the latest developments in Brompton Tessera software. Read More...
  •  Prolight + Sound 2022 opens registration for exhibitors; first show details to be announced at the digital “BIZLounge” on 14 June 

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 27, 2021FRANKFURT – After a long dry spell in the event industry, Prolight + Sound wants to set the tone for growth again together with the industry. From 26 to 29 April 2022, the leading trade fair in the entertainment technology sector will offer optimum opportunities for presenting new solutions for eye-popping shows, successful business events, […] Read More...
  • “Shine a Light” Special Merchandising collection and final donation to charities

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 26, 2021BERGAMO, ITALY – Back in December 2020, Claypaky launched “Shine a Light”, a song dedicated to everyone in the entertainment industry. Together with the song, Claypaky decided to produce a limited “Shine a Light” merchandise collection and determined that all the revenues from the sales of this limited-edition merchandise, including the production costs covered by […] Read More...
  • Schallmeister Blends Old And New At Livestream In Former Coal Mine With CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 26, 2021  HERTEN, GERMANY – Buildings, like people, have histories, and sometimes the voice of the past still echoes within their walls. Fortunately, this is the case with Schwarzkaue Herten, an event space that was once part of the now closed Schägel & Eisen colliery. More details from Chauvet (www.chauvetprofessional.com): Although outfitted with the latest modern […] Read More...
  • CGS picks PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWC

    PLSN Staff | International News | May 25, 2021  GERMANY – Up-and-coming dry hire company CGS GmbH, based in southern Germany, has chosen PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWC and EclPanelTWCJr, widely expanding its dry hire inventory in TV and film lighting. More details from Prolights (www.prolights.it): Christian Geyer, Managing Director of CGS, explained the decision in favour of the fixtures: “With the PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWC […] Read More...
  • Playing Musiek Roulette

    PLSN Staff | International NewsNewsroom | May 25, 2021SOUTH AFRICA – Mellow Yellow Entertainment, producers of South African music games show “Musiek Roulette” wanted a new look for the 2021 season, so called on the services of Ryan Lombard, head of show lighting at Blond Productions and Michael Gill, owner of Michael Gill Designs  to design lighting and set respectively. More details from […] Read More...
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