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International News

  • #lightuniteaus Unites a Nation

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 20, 2020  AUSTRALIA – On Wednesday, April 15th, Australia was lit up in support of those fighting the COVID-19 global pandemic whilst also drawing attention to the plight of the country’s entertainment industry. More details from their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AustralasianLighting As elsewhere in the world, the Australian live production industry has ground to a halt and […] Read More...
  • Music and Comedy, “Delivered Live” from Melbourne, Australia, Lit with Robe Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 17, 2020MELBOURNE, Australia - For Delivered Live, a weekly webcast of music and comedy performances, LD Marcus Pugh is using Robe Esprites and MegaPointes to light The Studio, a new production and demo area at Harry the Hirer Productions’ HQ in the Richmond district of Melbourne, Australia. Read More...
  • Modulo Pi launches eShop for designers and technicians

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 16, 2020  PARIS – Modulo Pi is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new eshop. Available through modulo-pi.com/eshop, the eshop provides dongle, software licenses, and accessories to support designers and technicians in their daily projects and workflow. More details from Modulo Pi (www.modulo-pi.com): Designing the next generation of media server solutions, Modulo Pi launches […] Read More...
  • Unusual Rigging’s Alan Jacobi LVO Passes Away

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 16, 2020  UK – It is with great sadness that Unusual Rigging announces that Alan Jacobi LVO, founder and managing director, passed away peacefully at home on 13th April following a long illness, aged 67. More details from Unusual Rigging  (www.unusual.co.uk): Director and Alan’s son, Tom Harper said: “Alan, AJ or the ‘Old Man’ as we […] Read More...
  • Glub-Glub First Spanish Company to Adopt New S350 Spot

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 15, 2020MADRID – Madrid based technical solutions provider, Glub-Glub Soluciones Tecnicas Para El Espectaculo, has become the first Spanish company to invest in GLP’s new S350 LED fixture. Glub-Glub director Juan Margallo, who invests solely in LED lighting technology, had been looking for an advanced LED profile largely to service the corporate events and theatre work […] Read More...
  • CREATE.eu Supports Cirque-Style Cordeel HQ Inauguration with CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 14, 2020  BELGIUM – Cordeel knows how to finish projects with a flourish. The Belgian construction company demonstrated this in convincing fashion recently when it completed the Temse shipyard dry dock headquarters. After finishing the construction of the building at ground level, Cordeel’s engineers hoisted the 1,200 ton still and glass megastructure into its final position […] Read More...
  • Zero 88 Zooms Up the Online Training Opportunities

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 14, 2020UK –   With lockdowns continuing worldwide in a global attempt to beat the Coronavirus pandemic, UK lighting control manufacturer Zero 88 has seriously ramped up its available online consultations and training opportunities. More details from  Zero 88(www.zero88.com): A busy and dynamic schedule includes 42 x Zoom training sessions each month which will run for as […] Read More...
  • PR Lighting Aqua 580 Beams Help Provide Hope During Coronavirus

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 14, 2020SLOVAKIA – The strength and power of PR Lighting’s AQUA 580 Beam was again put to the test by major event specialists Kvant Show Production, when they projected onto the 111-metre high National Bank of Slovakia HQ in Bratislava. More details from PR Lighting (www.pr-lighting.com): Complementing Kvant’s own Laser Spectrum 30W lasers, 24 of PR […] Read More...
  • Statue in Rio Appears in Health Worker Garb as Part of Easter Sunday Large-Format Projections

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 13, 2020RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil – Rio’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, perched dramatically atop the seaside city’s 2,300-foot-high Corcovado Mountain, was clad in health worker’s garb as part of an inspirational large-format projection for an Easter Sunday service on April 12. (For an account of the projection with numerous photos, go to https://news.artnet.com/art-world/rio-christ-the-redeemer-doctor-1832199) The case […] Read More...
  • James “Graham” Thomas – Rock ‘n Roll Pioneer Remembered

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 10, 2020NASHVILLE, TN – This week the industry lost a true pioneer – James Thomas, of James Thomas Engineering, known to his friends and family as Graham. Graham Thomas and John Walters pioneered the Thomas Spun Aluminum PAR Can and Thomas Pre Rigged Truss, making both widely available for the entire industry globally. The name Thomas […] Read More...
  • Blond Training Moments

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 10, 2020JOHANNESBURG – Blond Productions, based in Midrand, Johannesburg, one of South Africa’s leading rental companies specialising in the television and film sector, like everyone right now is grappling to survive under a national lockdown in which productions and businesses have shut down completely due to the Coronavirus pandemic. More details from Robe (www.robe.cz): Blond’s owner […] Read More...
  • Sound & Light UK Captures Enchantment of Shrek The Musical with CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 9, 2020  HALIFAX, UK – Based on the 2001 DreamWorks Animation film Shrek, and harboring elements of sequels Shrek 2, Shrek Forever After and William Steig’s 1990 book Shrek! the lavish stage adaptation of its hit animated movie received unanimous praise for its colorful set design and costumes throughout its sell-out 441-night run on Broadway. More […] Read More...
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