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International News

  • Electrosonic Equips Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh with AV Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 8, 2010
    EDINBURGH, Scotland - The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RBGE) is using AV gear integrated by Electrosonic so that the new John Hope Gateway visitor center can get sightseers oriented and explore the facility. Designed by Edward Cullinan architects, the center is also a model for "green" construction and sustainability. Read More...
  • Danish LD Uses MAC 401 Dual, LC Series for TV Awards Show

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 8, 2010
    HERNING, Denmark - Danish LD Torben Sjoeberg Pedersen has handled the visual look of DR network's Sport awards show since 2003. For Sport09, broadcast Jan. 9 from Messcenter Herning, he turned to Martin Professional's new MAC 401 Dual LED moving head washlight. Read More...
  • Highlite International BV Joins Philips’ LED Luminaires Licensing Program

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 4, 2010KERKRADE, The Netherlands - Highlite International B.V., a global distributor of lighting and audio gear, recently joined Philips' LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs license program. Read More...
  • Clay Paky Gear Performs Visual “Surgery” for Italian TV Show

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 2, 2010
    ROME - For the ninth series of shows called I Raccomandati (The Protégés), a talent contest televised live from the Teatro delle Vittorie by RAI, Riccardo Bocchini's set design used elegant new scenery elements including a wood parquet floor, an arch enclosing the stage, and chrome-plated trim behind three large LED walls. The set also included a full complement of Clay Paky fixtures supplied by Di & Di Service. Read More...
  • Chauvet, Charity Group Work to Build Homes in Haiti

    PLSN Staff | International News | April 1, 2010
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Responding to the needs of some of the more 1.2 million left homeless by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, Chauvet has teamed up with the charity organization Food For The Poor to raise funds for the construction of homes in an effort to raise $52,000 in four months to build 20 homes in Haiti. Read More...
  • PAI Installs Lighting, Sound for New Student Union

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 31, 2010
    CARDIFF, U.K. - PAI has completed the installation of a lighting and sound design for the new University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) Student Union building, located at the Cyncoed Campus, north Cardiff. PAI has worked with UWIC and the SU's general manager Mike Davies for many years. Read More...
  • Centre of the Cell Learning Facility Uses Medialon for Control

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 31, 2010
    LONDON - The Centre of the Cell learning center offers visitors an immersive AV experience, organized in five different "spaces," or scenes. The AV displays and interactive games help young minds absorb biomedical science and research in an entertaining manner, mirrored in the design of the center as a whole - a large pod suspended over an open-plan research laboratory. Read More...
  • Al Laith Launches Events Services Division

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 29, 2010
    DUBAI - Al Laith Events Services, a new division of Al Laith Scaffolding, a provider of staging and roofing solutions for special events, is headed up by Jo Marshall, who previously served as a technical production director and executive producer during his five years at HQ Creative. Read More...
  • Hermes Music Named Clay Paky Partner in Mexico

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 29, 2010
    MEXICO CITY - Hermes Music has signed an agreement with Clay Paky to distribute Clay Paky products in Mexico that includes a long-term strategic partnership. Read More...
  • Miss Universe Slovakia 2010 Lit with Robe Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 29, 2010
    BRATISLAVA, Slovak Republic - Slovakia's Q-99 supplied lighting, video and sound for the 2010 Miss Universe Slovakia pageant, a live telecast on STV 1 staged in front of 5,000 at the SIBAMAC Arena (National Tennis Center) in Bratislava. Martin Kubanka designed the show's lighting, using a rig that included Robe moving lights as the main workhorses. Read More...
  • Ross Ashton Acquires E/T/C UK

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 29, 2010LONDON - E/T/C has been divided into two separate entities based in London and Paris, and projection artist and designer Ross Ashton has acquired ETC UK Ltd. Read More...
  • Beyonce Concert in Trinidad Lit by PR Pilots, XLs

    PLSN Staff | International News | March 26, 2010
    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - A recent Beyonce performance required the crew to turn Queen's Park Savanna into a concert venue for some 40,000 attendees. Beyonce's lighting team, led by Pat Brannon, LD, relied upon over 60 truss-mounted moving heads from PR Lighting for the show. Read More...
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