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International News

  • Yas Hotel’s LED-Lit Roof Relies on Artistic Licence, e:cue for Control

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 9, 2010
    ABU DHABI, UAE - The LED-lit "Grid Shell" roof of the Yas Hotel, which opened late last year with the launch of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, works with a custom Rack-Split RDM RJ45 splitter from Artistic Licence that was designed and implemented by e:cue lighting control. Read More...
  • Alice in Wonderland Premiere Projected on Harkness Screen

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 9, 2010LONDON - The premiere of Tim Burton's 3D Alice in Wonderland, at London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema, used a Harkness Spectral 240 screen, RealD XL and NEC projectors. Read More...
  • Theatrically-Lit Street Party Uses PixelRange Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 9, 2010
    LONDON - The Ashwin Street Christmas Street Party was part of a $1.13 million London Development Agency-funded project to revitalize parts of London's Dalston area. It was also a showcase for a theatrical lighting design. Read More...
  • Global Design Solutions Names PRG Distributor

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 8, 2010BRISTOL, U.K. - Global Design Solutions (GDS) named PRG Distribution as its exclusive distributor in a number of territories across Eastern Europe, Asia and South Africa. PRG Distribution also handles brands including Vari*Lite, Seachanger, Pathway, Lycian and Gekko. Read More...
  • Clay Paky Gear Chosen for Teatro Comunale di Bologna

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 8, 2010
    BOLOGNA, Italy - The Teatro Comunale di Bologna was designed in the 17th century by Antonio Galli da Bibbiena, with a bell-shaped auditorium that consists of four tiers of boxes with a royal box and gallery. Clay Paky moving lights were chosen to enhance the lighting without detracting from the aural experience. Read More...
  • Soho Shanghai Equipped with Robe DigitalSpots

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 7, 2010
    SHANGHAI, China - CD Soho is a new nightclub designed by Chen Gang that features a large central bar surrounded by a series of white fluted columns and a lighting rig that includes 12 Robe DigitalSpot 3000DTs. Read More...
  • Takida Tours Sweden with MAC Luminaires, LC Series Panels

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 7, 2010
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Swedish alt-rock band Takida recently toured their home country beneath a Martin rig that featured P3-100 driven LC Series LED panels and Martin MAC luminaires. Read More...
  • Event Planners Laud Cast Software’s Vivien2010

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 7, 2010
    LONDON - Cast Software of Toronto, Canada, makers of wysiwyg, won Best Exhibition and Conference Service for Vivien2010 at Confex, a trade show for event organizers in the U.K. Cast chairman Bruce Freeman, center, is shown here accepting the award. Read More...
  • “It’s a Kinda Magic” Pays Tribute to Queen with Robe Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 7, 2010
    MELBOURNE, Austalia - Powa Productions provided Robe gear for a leg of a Queen tribute show, It's A Kinda Magic. Powa Productions was the official lighting, audio, staging and truck supplier for that leg of the tour, and Powa Production's Simon "Junior" Johnson served as LD for the world tour. Read More...
  • White Light Stays Busy on West End and Beyond

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 5, 2010
    LONDON - White Light reported that it is staying busy in early 2010, particularly in the world of theatre, the market in which the company first established itself. On the West End, recent productions include Jerusalem, lit by Mimi Jordan Sherin; The Little Dog Laughed at the Garrick, lit by Jon Clark; and Six Degrees of Separation, lit by Jason Taylor. Read More...
  • Adlib, Rob Lister Create “Bladerunner” Looks for Lostprophets

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 5, 2010
    PORT TALBOT, U.K. - Adlib supplied lighting, sound and crew for the recent U.K. tour by Welsh rockers Lostprophets. The lighting design was a collaboration between Adlib's Ian Tomlinson and freelance LD Rob Lister (also the tour's production manager), with input from Lostprophets lead singer Ian Watkins. Read More...
  • LED Cylinder, Beams Add Dimension to Gianna Nannini Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 26, 2010
    FLORENCE, Italy - LD Mamo Pozzoli used Clay Paky's new Alpha Beam 700s for beam effects to complement Martin's LC Series panels that were configured in a cylindrical shape for Gianna Nannini's 16-date GiannaDream tour last fall. The LED structure is positioned at center stage and serves as the visual centerpiece of the set. Read More...
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