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  • PLASA 2011: ProLightingSpace Blogs, New Product Highlights

    PLSN Staff | International News | September 9, 2011

    LONDON — There’s a new Society of Television Lighting Designers (STLD)-sponsored LED luminaire shoot-out, a new Riggers’ forum and the second Rigging Conference this year, but the perennial focus for many at PLASA 2011, set for Sept. 11-14, will be squarely on new products. Be sure to catch the latest blogs from PLSN editor Justin Lang from the show floor on He'll be there for the duration of the event, from Sept. 11-14.

  • Turns tours Australia

    “Turns” Crew Relies on ETC Element Console for Conventional Lighting Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | International News | September 8, 2011

    SYDNEY — Turns, a musical production featuring Nancye Hayes and Reg Livermore and a lighting design by Trudy Dalgleish, has been touring to city and regional theatres in Australia, lit with conventional fixtures controlled by an ETC Element console. Read More...

  • dbn Lights Liverpool

    Liver Building, Museum of Liverpool Lit with dbn Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | September 7, 2011

    LIVERPOOL, UK — Rental company dbn supplied architectural lighting to Culture Liverpool for a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Liver Building and the opening of the new Museum of Liverpool, both located on the city’s Pier Head waterfront.

  • Silverscreen at Monash University Museum of Art

    Anolis Specified to Light Art Installation at Museum in Australia

    PLSN Staff | International News | September 7, 2011

    VICTORIA, Australia — Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA)'s new Caulfield Campus features an iconic entranceway that includes Silverscreen, a 20-meter-high sculpture made from galvanized steel by contemporary artist Callum Morton. The design by Bluebottle includes the use of 80 Anolis ArcSource LED fixtures, chosen in part for their energy efficiency as an environmentally-friendly solution.

  • 2011 iTunes Festival

    2011 iTunes Festival Supported by Networked Lighting, Video

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 26, 2011

    LONDON — The iTunes festival returned to London’s Roundhouse for the 31 days of July, 2011, with performances by more than 60 artists from around the world including Adele, Arctic Monkeys, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, the Foo Fighters, Linkin' Park, Moby, My Chemical Romance, Paul Simon, The Script, White Lies and others.

  • Barco and RGB Communications Support Autism Independent UK

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 26, 2011

    KORTRIJK, Belgium — Barco, AV distributor RGB Communications and fundraiser Vision Charity teamed together to make it possible for Autism Independent UK, a British charity, to acquire Barco’s RLM-W6 projector for its training course presentations. Read More...

  • Take That tour with OM

    Take That Tour Features Giant Human Figure, Brought to “Life” by Brilliant Stages

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 26, 2011

    LONDON — Take That’s Progress Live 2011 Tour reunited the band’s five original performers for the first time in over 15 years, and they played to packed stadiums in the band’s biggest tour to date. But if the tour was big, so was the giant figure of “OM”, a 20m high animated man, brought to “life” as a primitive god-like figure during the on-stage action. In reality, OM was designed and engineered by Brilliant Stages with the expert help of mechanical engineer Andy Edwards.

  • FOR-A Partners with Brazilian Integration Firm

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 25, 2011

    FORT LEE, NJ — FOR-A and São Paulo-based systems integration firm, Line Up, have announced a partnership. Line Up featured FOR-A products at the recent Broadcast & Cable (B&C) Show in São Paulo, and Line Up will also distribute FOR-A products in Brazil. Read More...

  • DJ Kissy Sell Out on tour

    DJ Kissy Sell Out Tours with Martin MAC 101s from White Light

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 25, 2011

    LONDON — White Light provided lighting gear for DJ Kissy Sell Out’s Wild Romance tour, including 16 Martin MAC 101 moving LED fixtures. Know1 Production, which designed the lighting and video visuals used for the tour specified the gear. Read More...

  • Five Robe DigitalSpot 7000 DTs lit the glass brick atrium for the Synot Tip party

    Zlin Film Festival Functions Lit with Robe, Anolis Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 25, 2011

    ZLIN, Czech Republic — The Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth attracts over 100,000 visitors to see nearly 600 films from more than 50 countries screened over eight days. Along with movie screenings, the festival features concerts, live performances, seminars and lectures, and Robe and Anolis lighting fixtures played a key role in illuminating many of these gatherings.

  • The QECCC exterior has a Sidra tree design.

    Qatar Education City Convention Centre Equipped with Robert Juliat Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 25, 2011

    DOHA, Qatar — Svetlost Teatar of Belgrade provided Robert Juliat HMI profiles, followspots and Solo Fluorescent lighting for spaces within the new Qatar Education City Convention Centre (QECCC). Read More...

  • Immersion controlled by Jands Vista M1

    Interactive Light Sculpture Uses Jands Vista M1 for Control

    PLSN Staff | International News | August 25, 2011

    SYDNEY — “Immersion,” a light sculpture designed by Martin Bevz and Kathryn Clifton, was part of this year’s Vivid Sydney outdoor light festival. Consisting of LED tubes in a semi-circle, the sculpture invited viewers to “play” with them by reflecting their movement through the installation via a live video relay of still and dynamic images. The tubes are pixel-mapped to form what is essentially a very low-res video screen measuring 18 by 2 meters.

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