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International News

  • Sinan Erdem Arena

    HES Pumps Up the Action at Istanbul Sinan Erdem Arena

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 30, 2012

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Istanbul Sinan Erdem Arena has installed High End Systems products to add fanfare to its basketball games. Prior to showtime, 4 SHOWGUN 2.5s and 4 DL.3 Digital Lights pump up the crowds in the opening ceremonies, with a Road Hog Full Boar in control. Ultima Audio Visual Communication Services handled the install.

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  • Olivier Awards

    S+H Technical Support Provides for Olivier Awards

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 27, 2012

    LONDON - S+H Technical Support provided their ShowLED RGB Chameleon Starcloth as a backdrop for the 2012 Olivier Awards, which honored excellence in theatre.  The annual event was staged in the main auditorium of the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden and broadcast live on the BBC’s Red Button.
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  • Preston Passion

    dbn Lighting Supplies Dramatic Backdrop to Preston Passion

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 26, 2012

    MANCHESTER, UK - dbn Lighting supplied three giant truss crucifixes used as an eye-catching backdrop for the BBC’s live broadcast of The Preston Passion on Good Friday. The production, a re-telling of the Crucifixion of Jesus, came with its own drama in erecting the structures. dbn’s crew had a 10-minute window to raise each crucifix in time with the performance.
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  • Die Effenaar technical manager Charles Konings and LD Natasha Von Haaften

    Robe Shines at Dutch Venue De Effenaar

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 26, 2012

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - De Effenaar is a busy live music and multi-purpose venue in central Eindhoven, the Netherlands. It recently replaced all its competing brands of moving light stock to Robe, at the instigation of technical manager Charles Konings. Controllux supplied the gear.
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  • Appointment with the Wicker Man

    National Theatre of Scotland Among First Buyers of ETC Source Four LEDs

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 26, 2012

    EDINBURGH, Scotland - Some of the first ETC Source Four LED fixtures on the market have been sold to the National Theatre of Scotland by ETC’s Edinburgh-based dealer Black Light. The new equipment will be put into play for the production, Appointment with the Wicker Man at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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  • Theatre of Nations

    DOKA Lights Moscow’s Theatre of Nations with ADB

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 26, 2012

    MOSCOW – Moscow’s newly-reconstructed Theatre of Nations has been equipped with a large ADB Lighting installation by DOKA Center Ltd. DOKA was involved in every aspect of supplying the theatre’s technical systems, from designing the scenic technology to supplying the stage lighting equipment, as well as installation and commissioning.

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  • Bridge on Ada

    Serbian Bridge Lights Up with 1,000-Plus Pulsar LEDs

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 26, 2012

    BELGRADE, Serbia —The Bridge on Ada spans the river Sava in Belgrade, Serbia. Designated as one of the longest single-pylon, cable-stayed bridges in the world, the bridge officially opened early this year boasting 2,256 LED fixtures. In particular, 30 Pulsar RGB/LED ChromaFloods illuminate the inner pylon and tip, and 1032 Pulsar LED ChromaStrips light the underside of the carriageway.

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  • Big Screen Service Adds Hippotizer to Inventory

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 23, 2012

    MOSCOW - Big Screen Service in Russia recently purchased 10 Green Hippo Hippotizer HD media servers for use on high-profile events. Evgeny Marinichev of Big Screen Service says the big advantage of Hippotizer software is that you can control it directly, without using a lighting console.

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  • Shroom Lounge and Nightclub

    Shroom Nightclub Projects Style with coolux

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 23, 2012

    Delhi, INDIA - The new Shroom Lounge and Nightclub in Delhi owes part of its club experience to the projection designs from multiple coolux Pandoras Box Player licenses. Digital Advantage was responsible for the overall installation and system integration, with Montie Paul taking care of the coolux programming in particular.

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  • Nissan Global Media Center

    D.T.S Products Enlighten Nissan Global Media Center

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 23, 2012

    Yokohama, JAPAN - The Nissan Global Media Center was designed as a modern and stylish structure that illustrates Nissan’s corporate vision for the future. D.T.S. Lighting products were recently installed to illuminate the center’s studio, configured in a lighting rig that resembles a UFO hovering above the room.

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  • Military Officer Killed in Jerusalem Staging Collapse, Four Arrested for Negligence

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 23, 2012

    JERUSALEM — The lighting rig for Israel’s annual Independence Day remembrance ceremonies at Mount Herzl this week fell during military rehearsals April 18, killing an IDF officer and injuring seven other military personnel. Four involved with the staging setup were arrested for negligence. They have been released but remain under house arrest. The ceremonies will proceed at the site as scheduled, with recognition for victim, Second Lt. Hila Betzaleli, 20, who was laid to rest near the site shortly after the accident occurred.

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  • Sarah Rushton-Read, WiSe, and David Cartwright, Le Mark

    Le Mark, WiSE Support Breast Cancer Care

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 23, 2012

    LONDON — Le Mark, maker of the Dirty Rigger glove collection, announced that 10 percent of proceeds from the sale of their Ladies XS range of gloves for the coming year would go towards the U.K.-based Breast Cancer Care Program. WiSE (Women in Stage Entertainment) is joining the effort by raising attention among its nearly 600 female members and their supporters.

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