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International News

  • Japanese Pop Singer Aiko Tours with MAC 301 Wash

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 14, 2010
    TOKYO - For Japanese pop singer Aiko's Love Like Rock vol.4 tour last summer, LDs Masa-aki Kamishima and Masahide Maeda used a rig that included 12 MAC 301 Washes and 36 MAC 500s. Read More...
  • Wolfmother LD Chooses LSC Clarity Console

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 14, 2010
    MELBOURNE, Australia - Dave Haus, LD for Wolfmother's New Moon Rising tour, chose LSC's Clarity console. Haus, whose company, Prodigy Lighting Design, is based in the U.S., came across a Clarity desk while programming a live TV broadcast in Colorado. Read More...
  • Olivier Award Nominees Include Adams, Clark, Henderson

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 14, 2010LONDON - Lighting designers Kevin Adams, Jon Clark and Mark Henderson were among the nominees announced recently by the Society of London Theatre for the 2010 Olivier Awards, which honor top shows that have opened on London's West End the previous year. Read More...
  • SIB International, Show Way Exhibitions Cancelled

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 12, 2010RIMINI, Italy - SIB International, an exhibition for lighting, audio and video gear that had been scheduled to run from April 18 to 20, 2010, has been cancelled. Organizers are setting their sights on a 2011 exhibition instead. Read More...
  • Clifton Productions Uses Robe for Australian Sports Ceremony

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 10, 2010
    MELBOURNE, Australia - Clifton Productions supplied Robe moving lights, Anolis LED fixtures and other gear for this year's Brownlow Medal Count, staged at the Palladium Ballroom in Melbourne's Crown Casino complex. More than 1,000 top sports figures attended the televised event. Read More...
  • Berlin Celebrates the Fall of the Wall with W-DMX

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 9, 2010
    BERLIN - Wireless Solution Sweden AB was recently in Berlin to help the city celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the fall of the wall. A focal point for the four-day event was the Festival of Freedom held at the Brandenburg Gate. Thousands attended, including representatives of the former GDR opposition, eyewitnesses, official guests and personalities from politics and culture. Read More...
  • Gearhouse SA Provides Lighting – and Venue – for Big Corporate Event

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 9, 2010
    BAMBURI, Kenya - Gearhouse South Africa supplied lighting, AV, video, staging, sets, rigging and power - and the venue itself - for a corporate event staged by the Swedish cosmetics multinational Oriflame. It gave the company the first chance to deploy its new In2Structures SupaDome. Read More...
  • Supporting Role for “Mamma Mia” Given to Matt Plus

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 9, 2010
    LONDON - For an oversized screening of the film Mamma Mia! watched by 8,000 ABBA-loving viewers at the O2 arena - including members of the London musical's cast - Matt Plus played an important supporting role. But there was no actor in either the movie or the live cast that went by that name; Matt Plus is the brand name Harkness Screens uses for the 108-foot-wide screen material itself. Read More...
  • John Butler Trio Tours Green with Martin MAC 301 Wash

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 9, 2010
    SYDNEY - The John Butler Trio One Way Road tour, which has recently finished touring Australia, adopted a carbon-neutral stance, calculating the carbon "footprint" and emissions generated during the tour and balancing those costs with an investment in renewable energy. Read More...
  • Cover It Up Transforms Museum for Special Events

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 9, 2010
    LONDON - Cover It Up has been appointed as a "preferred" drapes and soft goods supplier to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. Events and functions are routinely staged in places like the museum's Central Hall, home to "Dippy," a 26-meter-long Diplodocus skeleton. Read More...
  • Robert Juliat Followspots Used at Theme Parks in China

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 8, 2010
    SHENZHEN, China - Robert Juliat Cyrano 2500W HMI followspots are being used at two of OCT's Happy Valley theme park resorts in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China. Beijing Feng Shang Shi Ji Culture Art Co., Ltd. were the lighting installers for the theme parks. Read More...
  • Akon Concert Lit with Clay Paky Moving Lights

    PLSN Staff | International News | February 8, 2010
    AMMAN, Jordan - TriTec AV used Clay Paky gear to light a concert performance by R&B singer/songwriter Akon last year. The show, hosted by The Arabian Journal and organized by Young Modes, was themed, "Party Like Never Before." Honorary guest Melissa Feat opened the concert. Read More...
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