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International News

  • D.T.S. Pixel Drop LEDs Light French Observation Tower

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 17, 2010
    SAINT-ETIENNE, France - A 31-meter-high observation tower built from more than four kilometers of steel tubes linked by star-shaped joints is a visual standout for the "Cité du Design" (Centre International du Design), a new institution for communication, research and education in design. Read More...
  • Scene Change Crew Opts for Jands Vista I3

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 17, 2010SYDNEY - Scene Change, an AV company that specializes in conferences and events, was in the market for a new lighting control console. Company director Vicken Hekimian opted for a Jands Vista I3 over another brand, in part because his crew, many of whom were trained on Hog consoles, felt more familiar with the Jands console. Read More...
  • Sister Act LD Natasha Katz Wins Whatsonstage.com Award

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 17, 2010
    LONDON - Natasha Katz was named Best Lighting Designer at the annual Whatsonstage.com Awards ceremony held Feb. 14 at the Prince of Wales Theatre for her design for Sister Act, staged at the London Palladium. White Light sponsored the award. Read More...
  • W-DMX Adds CORE Lighting as OEM Partner

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 16, 2010
    UDDEVALLA, Sweden - Wireless Solution Sweden AB named CORE Lighting of UK as the latest OEM partner to build W-DMX into their products. The technology will be installed directly at their London facility. Read More...
  • DBN Lights Barcelona Venues for Pharmaceutical Firm

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 16, 2010
    BARCELONA, Spain - DBN Lighting travelled from their Manchester, U.K. home base to Barcelona's Palau Nacional, which houses the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) and its ornate Salle Oval, the site of a recent gala dinner and awards ceremony hosted by a major pharmaceutical company. Read More...
  • LTP Lights Perryn Road Footbridge

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 16, 2010
    LONDON - Lighting Technology projects (LTP) has designed, installed and commissioned an architectural lighting scheme for the new Perryn Road footbridge that traverses a busy highway into London. Read More...
  • Pulsar ChromaPowerPix200s Used on Blue Peter TV Program

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 16, 2010
    LONDON - ChromaPowerPix200, a recent addition to Pulsar's ChromaRange Tri Colour fixture list, has found a spot on the BBC's youth-oriented Blue Peter TV show in the U.K. Read More...
  • XL Video Panels Frame Arctic Monkey Visuals

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 16, 2010
    LONDON - XL Video UK is supporting the Humbug tour for U.K. indie rockers The Arctic Monkeys, but not in the usual sense. Instead of center-stage I-Mag and moving beam effects, there are no moving lights, and the video plays more of a supporting role, framing the pulsing-but-static light show. Read More...
  • Formula 1 Grand Prix Concerts Lit by Clay Paky Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 15, 2010
    ABU DHABI, U.A.E. - "Yasalam", the Arabic word for "fantastic, amazing and astonishing" was the name for a Formula 1 Grand Prix last year, which included four nights of post-race concerts featuring Beyoncé, Aerosmith, Jamiroquai, and Kings of Leon. The shows were lit by more than 100 Clay Paky fixtures. Read More...
  • Prodigy Tours U.K. with GLP Impressions

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 14, 2010
    LONDON - After seeing them in use at last summer's Isle of Wight Festival, LD Andy Hurst was impressed enough with the brightness, response speed and versatility of GLP's Impressions to add the moving LED light fixtures into the U.K. touring rig for Prodigy, the techno band fronted by Keith Flint. Read More...
  • Olympic Sailing Center Theatre Equipped with Robert Juliat Followspots

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 14, 2010
    QINGDAO, China - The center that was designed for Olympic sailing events at the southern tip of China's Shandong Peninsula for the 2008 summer games has gotten a second wind as the national Training Centre for Aquatic Sports. It's also home to the annual 10-day Qingdao Sea Culture Festival and the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center Grand Theater, which has been equipped with four Robert Juliat Aramis 2500W HMI followspots. Read More...
  • Point Source Productions Helps Mark Australia Day in U.K.

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 14, 2010
    LONDON - Eclipse Presentations commissioned Point Source to provide a lighting system for a recent event at the Australian High Commission in London marking Australia Day, Jan. 23. Read More...
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