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  • Emily Rowed bursts into Immersive “Bloom” in new music video brought to life with disguise xR
    Nashville-based singer/songwriter Emily Rowed bursts into “Bloom” in a new music video shot entirely in the disguise Extended Reality (xR) workflow, supported by disguise gx 2c media servers and rx II rendering nodes. Atlanta-based virtual production studio MEPTIK joined forces with the award-winning video production company Gear Seven to shoot the music video at Arc…
  • DiGiCo heading to Milan with Avnu Alliance
    DiGiCo is renowned for having an eye on current and future industry needs. Recognising that the post-pandemic connectivity landscape is going to be more critical than ever, it has announced its participation in the Avnu Alliance®. This move to AVB networking and the Milan™ family, along with a keen focus on how best to integrate…
  • Claypaky Sharpy Plus Fixtures Help House DJ Hernán Cattáneo Make “Future Memories” in Buenos Aires Live Show
    Renowned Argentinean progressive house DJ Hernán Cattáneo looked back at the history of progressive house music in a live concept show called “Future Memories” at the Teatro Gran Rex in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 18-19. Lighting Designer and Director Sergio Lacroix utilized 32 Claypaky Sharpy Plus fixtures to bring the past into the future…
  • Meyer Sound Constellation Acoustic System Marks 15th Anniversary
    Widely regarded by acoustical consultants and end-users alike as the gold standard for acoustic systems, Meyer Sound’s Constellation® acoustic system, introduced in 2006, has earned acceptance across a broadening range of applications in classrooms, boardrooms, houses of worship, and restaurants alongside the technology’s initial focus on performing arts centers and music venues. “Constellation earned its…
  • PRG turns to GLP impression S350 Wash for Virtual Production Studio-xR
    Fast response time and top quality light output are key in complex XR studio applications. Since the end of 2020, PRG, along with its subsidiary Cinegate, has been running the Virtual Production Studio-xR in Hamburg, a facility that specialises in digital events of all kinds. Across 360m² of pure studio space, company events, as well…
  • Kinetic Lighting’s new investment in Ayrton Diablo proves popular with wide array of customers
    Glendale, California’s Kinetic Lighting has acquired more than 70 Ayrton Diablo-S fixtures to stock its rental inventory and supply a wide range of productions the company supports. The versatile, feature-rich, 300W profile luminaires are Kinetic’s first Ayrton purchase. Ayrton lighting fixtures are distributed exclusively in North America by ACT Entertainment. Diablo is the smallest, lightest…
  • Hippotizer Tierra+ MK2 is rock solid for No Time To Die premiere
    Green Hippo’s rock solid, flagship Hippotizer Tierra+ MK2 Media Server took centre stage to drive mesmerising visuals at the James Bond No Time To Die world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall. Richard Bagshaw from UK-based live events video playback and content creators Digital Insanity took the helm at the star-studded film launch on the…
  • Marshall High Resolution Encoder/Decoder Upgrade Goes The Distance For Victorville, California’s, KVVB-TV
    When Tim Harris, general manager and CEO of KVVB-TV in Victorville, CA was looking for an efficient way to expand his station’s ability to transmit data, he found the solution he was looking for with the VS-102-HDSI encoder from Marshall Electronics. KVVB-TV, an independent television station in Los Angeles, broadcasts a range of original programming,…
  • L-ISA Processor II Extends Immersive Power to More Productions
    Newly updated hardware solution for spatial audio processing offers scalable output count and pricing to fit any immersive project’s needs and budget. As the L-Acoustics V-DOSC line source array altered the trajectory of modern pro audio loudspeaker design in the 1990s, so the company’s unveiling of L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology in 2016 represented an…
  • disguise xR powers the Honda Civic Tour
    Honda fans got a preview of the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan as well as a live streamed concert from a Grammy and Academy Award winning artist in the 20th Anniversary Honda Civic Tour. The event, broadcasted on Twitch, was an extended reality (xR) experience powered by disguise xR with changing virtual landscapes enhancing the…
  • Brompton Technology Expands U.S. Presence with New Los Angeles Office to Serve Growing Virtual Production Customer Base
    Brompton Technology, the industry leader in LED video processors for virtual production, broadcast, and live events, is today announcing its expansion into the U.S. with a new office in Burbank, California. The new facility comes as a result of Brompton’s continued growth in the U.S. market as demand has exploded for high-end virtual production setups…
  • Robe T1 Luminaires for Johannesburg’s Market Theatre
    Johannesburg’s multi award winning Market Theatre has been on South Africa’s political, cultural, and social frontline since 1976 when it opened as an independent, anti-racist producing house at the height of the apartheid era. Championing a diverse collage of edgy, raw, authentically African work and creativity, it’s helped to give a voice, ask leading questions,…
  • PROLIGHTS is a keeper at Hockey Arena
    The Husqvarna Garden, an Ice Hockey arena in Jönköping, Sweden and home to the HV71, has recently undertaken a lighting re-fit and PROLIGHTS hit the puck with a full range of equipment supplied to the venue. A total of 28 units of SunBlast 3000FC, a powerful IP-rated LED strobe and blinder, plus 8 Ra 3000Profile…
  • Main Light Invests in RoboSpots
    Wilmington, Delaware and Las Vegas, Nevada based lighting rental and dry hire specialist Main Light has invested in more Robe BMFL FollowSpot LT fixtures and Motion Cameras to boost its inventory of available RoboSpot remote follow spotting systems. Larger quantities of all the RoboSpot elements are needed to keep pace with increasing demand, explained general…
  • David Howard And OneBigStar Make Magic At University Of Nottingham Ball With CHAUVET Professional
    Calendars lost much of their meaning over the past year, as the pandemic erased so many long-anticipated occasions from their pages. For a group of students at the University of Nottingham, one such date was Monday 12 July, when their already-delayed graduation ceremony was canceled again due to lingering safety concerns. Happily, however, these students…
  • Robe Pushes Forward the Vibrance for VW at IAA Summit 2021 Munich
    Bold, bright, vivid – with the assistance of Robe moving lights – this was the look central to Lucas Conradi’s lighting design for the Volkswagen booth at the IAA Mobility 2021 expo in Munich, underlining and complementing the energy and excitement generated by the popular German automotive manufacturer’s new brand design, first introduced in 2019.…
  • Martin Castañon And Victor Ortiz Call On CHAUVET Professional To Add Flexibility To Tequilla & Taco Festival
    The ability to adapt is key to successful design. Martin Castañon and Victor Ortiz of Darvik Productions provided convincing proof of that at the recent Tequilla & Taco Festival. Before Vanilla Ice appeared at the popular event, the two met with the multi-platinum rapper’s team to discuss his show. As the conversation progressed, one thing…
  • CPL Produces Slick Streamlined Broadcast Event for Tropic
    Event and show technical specialist CPL created an all-encompassing production design and supplied set, rigging, lighting, audio, video – cameras, screens and PPU / control – plus SFX for a high profile 3-hour live broadcast for cosmetics brand Tropic Skincare, which combined product launches, awards presentations and recognition for top distributors and advocates plus reports…
  • Sound Devices Joins Audiotonix Group
    Audiotonix, the group which comprises the Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiCo, DiGiGrid, Group One Limited, KLANG:technologies, and Solid State Logic entertainment technology brands, announces the acquisition of US-based Sound Devices LLC as part of its expanding group. The transaction, which was concluded today, further extends the Audiotonix professional solutions for audio production environments. James Gordon…
  • Brompton Technology supports 80six at Virtual Production Discovery Days
    September saw 80six host the first series of Virtual Production Discovery Days at its new VP studio in Slough, Berkshire. As Brompton Technology’s industry-leading processors are an integral part of so many virtual production infrastructures, it was an important partner, along with ROE Visual, Mo-sys, Cooke Optics and 3LR Lighting. This impressive line-up enabled one…
  • Elation TVL Softlight ideal 4K filming complement at Anthony Murray Studios
    Integration company Sound Principles Pro of Georgia has installed dynamic-white TVL Softlight DW™ luminaires by Elation Professional in a new professional studio in Atlanta, Anthony Murray Studios. The temperature controllable luminaires provide variable shade projections of high-quality white light for two broadcast spaces, working together with color-changing fixtures and a large video backdrop from Elation…
  • Creative Technology invest in PROLIGHTS EclProfile FS
    During the late summer of 2020, Creative Technology (CT) made the final transition to their new 105,000 square foot warehouse space in Las Vegas, NV. The new warehouse offers CT over three times the space of their previous location. “Plain and simple, we needed more space, we were busting at the seams in our old…
  • Daniel Thibault Gets Festive With CHAUVET Professional At Phish After Party
    The music never stops in “The Music City” on the Cumberland. Vivid proof of that could be seen (and heard) late one evening recently as streams of jam band fans made their way across the city’s downtown district following a Phish concert at the Ascend Amphitheater. Their destination: Nashville’s brand new Brooklyn Bowl, where management…
  • Meyer Sound Spacemap Go Makes for Smooth Moves by Michael Bublé
    Solotech Provides Touring Production for Intimate Arena Run. The North American leg of “An Evening with Michael Bublé” tour resumed in August, enthralling fans with 23 shows in A-level arenas through late October. The tour continues to rely on a Meyer Sound reinforcement system as provided by global production company Solotech, and once again the…
  • Absolent choose wireless technology from LumenRadio to enable their IoT offering Predictive Maintenance & Environmental Monitoring
    Absolent, a prominent and highly competent supplier of oil smoke, oil mist and dust filters, launches A•smart – a new product infrastructure for maintenance prediction. Thanks to the integration of MiraOS, LumenRadio’s innovative wireless technology, A•smart enables wireless monitoring of filter pressure drop/filter stage predicting and signalling when it’s time to change filter. Predictive maintenance…
  • Every object has its place with L-Acoustics
    LITT event-technik pays tribute to Ennio Morricone with L-ISA. Other than Hans Zimmer, no film composer has as many live orchestral concerts to his name as Ennio Morricone. The composer, lovingly called ‘The Maestro’, died in 2020 after a storied career that featured over 400 scores for film and television, more than 100 classical works…
  • Xsens welcomes back industry heavyweights to Mocap Content Creators Conference – Chapter 2
    Xsens, the leading innovator in inertial motion tracking technology for 3D character animation, sports, health, and ergonomics, is hosting a completely free to attend and not to be missed session of the hugely popular Mocap Content Creators Conference (MCCC) on 26 October 2021. Attendees will experience exclusive insights into Xsens’ next-gen, motion capture solutions, already…
  • 250 GLP Moving Lights Pave the Way for International Star Performances at Jazzopen Stuttgart
    Jerry Appelt turns to JDC1, HIGHLANDER Wash, FUSION Stick FS20 and FUSION Stick FS16 Z to light the two largest stages at the festival. Jazzopen Stuttgart has been one of the highlights in the event calendar of the Baden-Württemberg state capital since 1994. The recipe for success: Renowned jazz musicians and top international acts from…
  • Milton de la Cruz And CHAUVET Professional In Sync With HENDRIX-B For Medellín Show
    The historic Teatro Pablo Tobon Uribe sets a high bar for anyone creating visuals on its stage. For starters there are the elegant contours of the building itself, the work of famed architect Nel Rodriguez. Then there is the curtain that covers the stage, graced by the art of post-modern master Dora Ramírez. When that…
  • Pixotope brings Broadcast AR technology to the 2021 Singapore National Day Parade
    Pixotope partnered with Anomalyst Studio to develop the first use of 3D real-time graphics in this year’s monumental show. Pixotope, the world’s leading solution for live augmented reality and virtual production, brought Broadcast augmented reality (AR) technology into the 2021 Singapore National Day Parade for the first time in the show’s history. In collaboration with…
  • ‘Back to the Future’ The Musical arrives at the West End with disguise driving VFX-filled video set design
    When pop culture movie phenomenon ‘Back to the Future’ arrived in the West End, it was a time-traveling dream come true for the many fans of the original movie. Following its world premiere at the Opera House in Manchester in February 2020, the VFX-filled show set up its residency at London’s Adelphi Theatre in August…
  • NMR and KL Panel™ ace Whistling Straits Golf Course at Ryder Cup
    After years of lighting Ryder Cup press areas with standard Lekos and PARs, the team at NMR Staging and Events decided to add Elation’s dynamic and broadcast-quality KL Panel™ LED softlight to their bag and the results were impressive. NMR has been involved in the Ryder Cup for years, the Professional Golf Association’s biennial men’s…
  • New Order of MegaPointes
    Legendary post-punk electronic rock band New Order played two hugely memorable one-off shows ahead of a London O2 Arena show scheduled for November, which also celebrated the re-opening of full capacity live shows and performances in the UK … in what we all hope will be the start of a new ‘post pandemic’ era of…
  • Zero 88 FLX in Control of Lighting at Gibraltar TV’s Facility
    Zero 88, a Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brand, has provided lighting consoles to the new Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) purpose-built, state-of-the-art TV and radio studio facility and HQ at Gibraltar’s South Jumpers Bastion. The lighting systems were designed, specified, and commissioned by UK-based lighting specialist, The Projects Department, with the two Zero 88 FLX…
  • Production AV’s hi-res outdoor LED screens take centre stage at Cheltenham Big Screen Festival
    Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens became a cinematic hotspot of international sport, films and music over the summer as the town’s Big Screen Festival took place, utilising Production AV’s substantial stock of Desay M6 outdoor LED screen panels to make up the visual display. Production AV’s Nathan Dunbar project managed the supply, delivery, build and operation of…
  • Main Light invests in the PROLIGHTS EclProfile FS
    Industry Leading lighting rental production company, Main Light has added the PROLIGHTS EclProfile FS to their rental inventory. Throughout the pandemic, Main Light took the opportunity to rebalance their inventory by selling off older equipment and buying new, state-of-the-art technology. High on Main Light’s list of must-have fixtures was a high-output, full color LED ellipsoidal.…
  • Hippotizer Boreal+ strikes gold for Team GB Olympics Homecoming
    Team GB returned to home soil from the Tokyo Olympics for a victory celebration at London’s SSE Wembley Arena with a glorious music concert, dazzling pre-made content and performance footage driven by Hippotizer Boreal+ Media Servers. Artists including Rag’n’Bone Man, Laura Mvula and Nile Rodgers took to the stage to celebrate Team GB’s 65 medals…
  • Crt Birsa Creates Flowing Design For MMS 2021 With ChamSys MagicQ MQ70
    Who hasn’t thrown a stone in the water and then watched with child-like wonder as concentric circles extended outward in their hypnotic pattern? Lighting designer Crt Birsa and set designer Greta Godnic evoked the powerful, primordial feeling of this transcendent image when creating the visuals for the 40th annual MMS song contest, which this year…
  • KL Panel XL™: Full-color-spectrum LED soft light with muscle and multi-zone control
    Broadcast designers of all types have been turning to Elation’s color temperature-adjustable KL Panel™ for high-quality soft light illumination since it first hit the market in 2020. Quickly adopted as an ideal full-color-spectrum LED soft light, a new XL version of the broadcast-quality luminaire is now available that extends the size of the original while…
  • Speaks Loud for The Minds of 99
    Denmark’s thriving live music scene re-energised in style after the country’s post pandemic ‘Freedom Day’ with several prominent shows and events including a landmark performance at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen by The Minds of 99 who smashed it as only the second ever Danish act to play there, in front of 50,000 ecstatic fans, complete…
  • Cour Design Evokes Rich Imagery On Lord Huron Tour With CHAUVET Professional
    The Wall Street Journal is much better known for analyzing financial trends than musical styles, but the venerable newspaper pretty much nailed it when it described Lord Huron as having “a decidedly cinematic flair, heavy on mood and evocative imagery.” Getting swept up in metaphorical open road movie images comes about as naturally as gazing…
  • Westminster Presbyterian Utilizes DPA For Live Streaming Services
    Mics Provide Accurate, Intelligible Sound for Churchgoers Watching from Home. When faced with shelter-in-place regulations amid the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, Westminster Presbyterian Church, like many churches around the world, decided to shift from in-person gatherings on Sundays to recorded services so churchgoers could watch from home. The initial offerings relied on existing audio…
  • PROLIGHTS EclPanel TWC takes major update
    The extremely successful EclPanel TWC, an LED soft light made by Italian manufacturer PROLIGHTS, has taken a major firmware update which includes new features like XY coordinates control in DMX and standalone modes, editable cinema-effects that enables users to customize effects, and improved PWM frequency up to 36 KHz. In this new update, the CCT…
  • L-Acoustics K3 Installed in Hanoi’s Military Theatre
    ProAVL Vietnam installs a full-range, compact K3 system for Vietnam’s military and government officials. Dotted throughout Vietnam, the government has built private theatres to host regional and national cultural performances for the country’s military. These 700-seat venues serve government officials and military leaders with regular programmes of choir performances that convey messages of patriotism and…
  • Audio Visual Events Invests in More Astera
    Audio Visual Events (AVE) is a live, hybrid and virtual event production services specialist based in Sydney, Australia, working across all industry sectors including corporate, commercial and entertainment. Since 2019, and throughout the pandemic period, the company has invested steadily in Astera’s range of battery powered wireless controlled LED lighting products. In the last three…
  • Bigabox Production Lights Three Festivals At Clapham Common With Versatile CHAUVET Professional Kit
    The poor, marshy soil conditions in the triangular patch of land between the manors of Battersea and Clapham made it unsuitable for farming when neighboring fields were put under plough centuries ago. Ultimately, this “shortcoming” led to the 89- hectare space being turned into a public park — and though it was unfit for cultivating…
  • Meyer Sound and Solotech Partner to Amplify the Life is Beautiful Festival
    The Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival returned to Las Vegas September 17–19, transforming 18 downtown city blocks into a dazzling hub of music, art, culture, and excitement. The event roared back to life, drawing a record 170,000 attendees for its blockbuster three-day lineup of performances by Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, A$AP Rocky,…
  • Pronology Presents StreamFile Core™ Enterprise
    Bridge Utility Supports Both NDI and SRT Protocols and is Ideal for Large Teams On-prem or as a Cloud Application. Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge broadcast workflow solutions, now offers StreamFile Core Enterprise, a cross-platform web-based software application that is specifically designed for large teams. StreamFile Core Enterprise is a tool for receiving IP video…
  • Amon Tobin How Do You Live: Immersive Album Premiere in the Dark
    L-Acoustics Creations, Pitchblack Playback, and Nomark Records give Amon Tobin aficionados a sensory immersive listening experience in London. Amon Tobin’s life and work in production and sound design, spanning over 25 years, has set a high bar for sonic exploration and musical adventurism. The artist’s unique approach to intricate, cinematic electronica continues with the recent…
  • Hippotizer Amba drives visuals for Spring Awakening at Central School of Speech & Drama
    London’s The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama staged a production of the musical Spring Awakening recently, which saw lighting and video design students create, programme and operate the visual aspects using Hippotizer Amba Media Servers. Central student Jack Fone took the helm in the pre-production process, alongside fellow Central students Adler Williams on…
  • 350 GLP Moving Heads Light Up RTL Summer Games
    Arkin Atacan uses impression X4 L, HIGHLANDER Wash, X4 Bar 20, FUSION FS16 Z LED battens and impression S350 in a sophisticated setting in Leipzig’s Quarterback Immobilien Arena. Banijay Productions Germany GmbH recently produced a special kind of live two-day sports show on behalf of RTL. LD Arkin Atacan from atacan design, who was responsible…
  • Adds Sparkle for Rolling Stone Pride Stream
    Robe ESPRITES and Spiider moving lights helped lighting designer Myles Mangino and his magical lighting touches create a range of vibrant and dynamic scenes and effects that looked fantastic on camera for a 3-day “Rolling Stone on Twitch” digital celebration streamed over the 2021 New York Pride weekend back in June. The event was recorded…
  • Alexander Lehman Elevates At I Am Woman Conference With CHAUVET Professional
    There is nothing “routine” about design, at least not if it’s going to attract attention and move audiences. Alexander Lehman has followed this philosophy when lighting the annual I Am Woman conference for Faith Church. Every year, Lehman strives to give the two-day event, which takes place in both St. Louis and West Palm Beach,…
  • EAW® Introduces New AC6 ADAPTive Column Speaker
    Equipped With EAW’s Signature ADAPTive Tool Kit, the AC6 Produces Studio Quality Sound in a Low-profile Box That is Ideal for Installations and Houses of Worship. Following the success of its ADAPTive Line, Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW®) announces its latest addition, the AC6 2-Way Full Range ADAPTive Column. Capable of generating a max SPL of…
  • Harvard University Athletics Enhances Broadcast Audio with Studio Technologies
    Announcer’s Consoles and Audio Interfaces Power 300 Harvard Sports Productions Each Year. Over the last several years, Harvard University Athletics has grown its sports broadcasts significantly, doubling online viewership and establishing partnerships with ESPN and other national and regional networks. To help deliver excellent audio during these productions, Harvard turns to products from Studio Technologies,…
  • Marshall Unveils CV605 Entry Level PTZ Camera
    Cost-effective HD60 IP Camera Solution Features Ultra-Wide 85° With 5X Optical Zoom and Exceptional Video Quality. Marshall Electronics, a leading manufacturer of broadcast and proAV cameras and equipment, introduces the CV605 5X HD60 IP PTZ Camera, an entry-level PTZ camera that doesn’t compromise on craftmanship or video quality. This new offering rounds out the Marshall…
  • MCEC leaps ahead with Quantum 338
    As one of Melbourne’s primary cultural institutions for over 25 years, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has often been a first adopter of new technologies in the audio sector. With an extended history of investing in DiGiCo solutions for live audio, MCEC recently made the choice to add two new Quantum 338s to…
  • Brian Dowd joins Ayrton as designer relationship manager for North America
    As Ayrton continues to expand its international designer relations and sales teams, the company is delighted to welcome Brian Dowd as its new designer relationship manager for North America. The new role takes effect from 1 October 2021. Dowd brings to Ayrton nearly 45 years of experience across almost every aspect of the lighting industry,…
  • Masque Sound Returns To St. Louis For The Muny’s 103rd Season
    Custom Audio Equipment Package Helps Recapture Hearts and Spark Imagination at America’s Oldest and Largest Outdoor Musical Theatre. When The Muny, America’s oldest and largest outdoor musical theatre, was given the green light to commence its 103rd season, Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, once again returned to the historic…
  • L-Acoustics Serves Up Great Sound at Roland-Garros
    K Series shines on Court Philippe-Chatrier one of the oldest tournaments in tennis history. The iconic centrepiece of Roland-Garros, the 15,000-capacity Court Philippe-Chatrier, host to one of the most anticipated events in the tennis calendar and the only Grand Slam tournament to be played on clay, has received a major makeover with the completion of…
  • Elation lighting upgrade supports contemporary worship at Living Word Church
    Lighting Ministries designs and installs new stage and house lighting systems while emphasizing service at Houston-based ministry. When Living Word Church in Houston, Texas, was having trouble maintaining their sanctuary lighting system – partly due to problems acquiring spare parts – they reached out to Eric Bernstein of Lighting Ministries (www.lightingministries.com), who quickly surveyed the…
  • PROLIGHTS StudioCob at the No Time to Die Premier
    U.K.-based Impact Production Services (IPS), a supplier to the events industry, were involved in the premiere of No Time to Die as an equipment supplier to Limited Edition Event Design who designed, installed and operated the red-carpet lighting for the premiere, with the lighting design by Richard Godin. The kit list included an all-LED lighting…
  • Steve Richardson And Full Production Reflect Majesty Of Gibraltar Cave With CHAUVET
    More than 15,000 years ago, Neolithic visitors braved the harsh unforgiving interior of what is now known as St. Michael’s Cave to draw charcoal images of an ibex on its limestone walls. Though they left no record of their endeavor, it’s easy for Full Production’s Steve Richardson to imagine the hardship, determination and pride surrounding…
  • Kampnagel Theatre Invests in Robe T1 Profiles
    Hamburg’s world-renowned Kampnagel is Germany’s biggest independent international production venue for the performing arts. Based in a former crane engineering factory in the lively Winterhude district of Hamburg, this charismatic space dates to 1865 and has been reinvented by Kampnagel as a buzzing multi-venue creative and cultural hub hosting and producing theatre, music, dance, arts…
  • YC3 Lighting Design Creates Positive Energy For Pitbull With CHAUVET Professional STRIKE Array
    On the “About” section of its Facebook page, YC3 Lighting Design has a single declarative sentence: Being ecologically aware and cost-efficient has become an integral part of good design. A noble-sounding phrase? Sure, but for this innovative family-run design firm, it’s also a deeply held belief that shapes its way of doing business. An example…
  • Postmodernjukebox Keeps Swinging On Youtube
    Brand Calls on DPA Mics to Provide Dynamic Sound for Live, Recorded Performances. Pianist Scott Bradlee started PostmodernJukebox (PMJ) as a creative side project in the early days of YouTube and viral videos. Mixing modern pop hits with styles of the past, Bradlee and his musically inclined friends created a new phenomenon. A decade later,…
  • It’s No Mystery That Claypaky Fixtures Light Up New “Masked Singer of Brasil” TV Series
    “The Masked Singer Brasil,” the latest in the worldwide television franchise of the reality singing competition, just premiered in Brazil on August 10 with Claypaky Sharpy and Mythos 2 fixtures, illuminating the impressive stage at WTC Golden Hall, São Paulo. Spectrun Design e Iluminação supplied 24 Sharpy moving beams, 24 Mythos 2 spot and beam…
  • grandMA3 software release 1.6.: Numerous workflow improvements and new implementations
    MA Lighting has now released the grandMA3 software version 1.6. This release brings massive improvements in the area of presets and data handling: • Intuitive programming with selective, global and universal presets• Auto preset mode takes care of standard preset operations without thinking about data• Fixture exchange transfers the preset data – important for touring…
  • PROLIGHTS Mosaico XL punches through the darkness
    Some of Broken Hill’s key locations have been lit up as part of Australia’s Heritage Perfectly Highlighted project. The project involves permanent coloured lighting and projection installations at the Town Hall Facade, Civic Centre, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Town Square and Sturt Park. Broken Hill Mayor Darriea Turley said the installations would add a…
  • Extended Reality goes medieval for Dubfire’s live streamed DJ set from the New York Met Cloisters Museum
    Brooklyn-based Volvox Labs (VVOX) tapped into the disguise Extended Reality (xR) workflow with Unreal Engine to create a stunning visual experience for Dubfire’s recent live streamed concert from The Met Cloisters Museum in New York City. Part of the Sonic Cloisters virtual electronic music series, which explores the parallels between techno and the art of…
  • Proteus Maximus™ power and versatility on display at The Ford in Southern California
    Volt Lites supplies power LED luminaire for diverse program of summer events at historic outdoor venue in the Hollywood Hills. Just across Highway 101 from the Hollywood Bowl lies The Ford, a 1,200-seat outdoor amphitheater that has served as one of LA’s favorite outdoor music venues for generations. The Ford is celebrating the return of…
  • DiGiCo SD12 does it all for Ethix
    Outdoor event specialist Ethix management has been supplying its services to high end corporate clients and the live events market for the past 20 years. The company made its first investment in DiGiCo consoles a couple of years ago, purchasing two SD12 consoles and SD-Rack systems through HD Pro Audio, citing its versatility and rider…
  • Meyer Sound Lends an Ear to Mesmerizing Immersive Van Gogh Exhibitions
    Having famously removed his left ear, Vincent Van Gogh would have missed the full impact of the Immersive Van Gogh exhibitions currently selling out in nine North American cities and coming to at least eight more before the end of 2021. What the visitors hear is integral to the complete experience, with the all-enveloping projections…
  • Scott Laurentz Joins CHAUVET Professional As Product Resource Manager
    CHAUVET Professional continues to develop its capabilities to further serve the broadcast, studio, and film markets with the addition of Scott Laurentz to its management team. Formerly with The Lighting Design Group in New York, Laurentz joins Chauvet as Product Resource Manager for Broadcast lighting. In his new position, Laurentz will draw on his extensive…
  • L-Acoustics delivers audio versatility for new Lagos cathedral
    Amsons Audio installs K Series to fulfil Reverend’s ambitious plan. Love of Christ Generation Church has a rich history, founding multiple locations and fostering a forward-thinking faith in the UK and Africa. Its most recent congregation, opened this September, is a newly built cathedral on Landmark Beach in Lagos. The impressive, modernist building can accommodate…
  • GLP Creative Light 1 Plus Assists with the Emergence of ‘Bowie’
    Light and set designer Mikko Rahf uses 56 of the wireless LED creative systems to shoot a music video cycle. The Hamburg indie-pop artist Vivie Ann is breaking new ground. The emergence of her new alter ego, ‘Bowie’, has been accompanied by four music videos that were created in just two days at the end…
  • Gil Perron Reflects Montreal Pride with CHAUVET Professional Fixtures from LSM Ambiocréateurs
    In its purest form, creative design knows no boundaries. Like a great painting that may appear one way when gazed upon from the left, only to be transformed when the viewer moves to the right, it morphs into different forms that are as varied as the human heart itself. Lighting designer and DOP Gil Perron…
  • ArKaos Launches MediaMaster 6
    ArKaos, the leading real-time visual processing technology provider for live performance and all types of spectacular displays, releases the most significant features update in recent years for its legendary MediaMaster real-time video control software platform, MediaMaster 6. This MediaMaster feature update not only provides a brand new, streamlined user interface, it also unlocks multiple dynamic…
  • Singular.live Continues Democratisation of Broadcast Graphics with UNO
    Singular.live, the pioneer of revolutionary cloud-based technology for live graphic overlays announced the launch of its new UNO templates – dedicated, customisable graphics featuring a dynamic mobile-friendly interface to make adding broadcast-quality overlays to content easier than ever. Each UNO template is designed for a specified type of graphic. For example, UNO offers a soccer…
  • Pixotope bolsters its global workforce with three major hires
    Continuing a strong year of strategic growth, Pixotope has expanded its leadership team with established industry veterans in broadcast and media. Pixotope, the world’s leading solution for live augmented reality and virtual production, has added three big names to its global leadership team. After a strong year of growth in 2021, the company has established…
  • Artiste Monet™ creating summer memories at iconic Hollywood Bowl
    Volt Lites supplies award-winning LED profile for seasonal performances of LA Phil at classic Southern California outdoor venue. Live outdoor performance venues don’t get more iconic than Southern California’s Hollywood Bowl. A premier destination for live music since 1922, the Hollywood Bowl has hosted a litany of stars over the years and serves as the…
  • Deconstructing Lighting for Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour
    Darkroom Creative, a fusion of imagination, ideas and production design from lighting and visual experts Seth Jackson and Nathan Alves, combined history, nostalgia, and reinvention in a blind pitch for the lighting and production design of the much-acclaimed Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary tour, which they won. The tour was originally scheduled for 2020, was halted…
  • Leon Driessen And LD Company Power Big Looks At Reverze With ChamSys MagicQ MQ500M
    Measuring 88-metres long and 132-metres wide, with a roof spanning 11,600 m², the Sportpaleis is an impressive structure by any standard. But, for one weekend this September the big building and the neighboring Lotto Arena melted into intimate spaces of sound and light for Reverze, the internationally renowned hardstyle music festival produced by Bass Events.…
  • JVC CONNECTED CAM™ Provides Covid-Era Solution For Forum Communications
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  • Kameraproduksjon Equips Ob Truck With TSL Products
    Kameraproduksjon AS is a technical supplier of OB and multi-camera services across Norway. Its renowned 4K HDR OB truck, the UHD2, is built with flexibility in mind, having been used in a variety of applications from one-man productions to larger productions with 10 camera chains. Featuring TSL control systems at its core, the brand’s hardware…
  • PROLIGHTS DeltaPix LED screens debuted in Portugal
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  • Green Hippo announces new Hippotizer V4+ MK2 hardware
    Green Hippo, the specialist manufacturer of the award-winning Hippotizer Media Server range, is proud to announce the latest hardware version, Hippotizer V4+ MK2. Delivering generational performance gains of up to 100% and key new features, Hippotizer V4+ MK2 provides the platform for creative video projects for years to come. Including five new hardware platforms, including…
  • DiGiCo SD-Range Consoles Assure That The Sing! Global 2021 Getty Music Worship Conference Went Pitch Perfect
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  • PROLIGHTS library now available in Vectorworks
    PROLIGHTS has made available nearly 200 Vectorworks symbols for most of its lighting fixtures, clamps and accessories, and will keep supporting the library development. Moreover, its sister company PROTRUSS has also released a separate 3D library with over 650 symbols, including truss and rigging objects. The PROTRUSS symbols include all the properties of objects required…
  • Summer Night Concert Returns with Vienna Philharmonic and Over 250 GLP Moving Lights
    Jerry Appelt stages the famous orchestra with high-quality, camera-compatible white light from impression S350. Every summer since 2004, the world-famous Vienna Philharmonic has presented a large open-air concert in the park at Schönbrunn Palace. And an indispensable part of the staging for some years now has been the impression S350 series from GLP. After the…
  • Elation Proteus™ leading the world in IP65 automated lighting with over 10,000 units in the market
    Market-leading line of ingress protected automated lighting continues to grow with three new Proteus luminaires to debut at LDI in November. When lighting designers, lighting rental companies and production houses the world over need IP-rated lighting fixtures, the Elation brand frequently appears at the top of their wish list. Especially, the company’s Proteus™ line of…
  • LumenRadio Presents The Next Generation Of CRMX Products With Three New Indoor Units
    Having been part of the Entertainment Lighting industry for over a decade, LumenRadio has developed the next generation with focus on the increasing needs of the industry professionals. With the improved feature set and radio design, the next generation meets the demands from the industry in regards to both universes and features without compromising on…
  • For Stunning Jesus Christ Superstar Production
    Coinciding with Denmark’s “Freedom Day” – the lifting of all the current coronavirus restrictions – in September, an innovative and popular production of Jesus Christ Superstar featuring the Danish Chamber Orchestra (Danmarks Underholdningsorkester) conducted by Andreas Vetö was staged at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena, complete with a spectacular lighting and stage design by Sune Verdier. This…
  • Anolis sets the mood with Ambiane at PLASA London
    Architectural LED lighting specialist Anolis showcased its Ambiane range of interior lighting products at the 2021 PLASA (Professional Lighting & Sound Association) expo at London’s Olympia Grand Hall, catching the buzz and excitement of the professional lighting community converging at the first in-person UK industry trade show since pandemic restrictions were lifted. The Ambiane range…
  • Tom Kenny Balances Live And Broadcast Looks For iHeart Festival With CHAUVET Professional
    It doesn’t matter whether a concert is going to be aired on TV and over social media, or not, Tom Kenny always designs with the camera in mind. He’s been following this philosophy since the mid-1990s, after he and the production team from The Who came to the conclusion that it was important to make…
  • Vintage Perfection – Pacific Lighting (HK) Limited launches Strand Electric Pattern 23M
    The newly launched Strand Electric Pattern 23M lantern from Pacific Lighting (HK) Limited is a carefully crafted, 1/3 scale replica of the original and much-loved Strand Patt 23 Mk1 designed by aircraft designer, Morgan McLeod. The fully working model has a 3W 3000K LED source and is available with a choice of telescopic stand, swivel…
  • Vari-Lite VL10 BEAMWASH luminaires add rich colors and effects at Bath Festival
    England’s Enlightened Lighting Ltd sparked up its stock of VL10 BEAMWASH and VL2600 Series luminaires from Vari-Lite – a Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brand – for the Bath Festival Finale Weekend in August. One of the first major music festivals to take place in the UK after the pandemic lockdown, it saw favorites McFly,…
  • Meyer Sound Powers Usher’s Immersive Ushh: Backstory Pass Experience at Caesars Palace Las Vegas
    R&B superstar Usher brought his Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in August to an electrifying new level with a groundbreaking VIP fan experience, powered by Meyer Sound. Ushh: Backstory Pass, the first-ever immersive pre-show experience at a Las Vegas residency, is a dazzling production that takes guests on a journey through…
  • Claypaky Xtylos Fixtures Help Korn Pop on US Summer Tour
    When Germany-based Thomas Christmann saw Claypaky Xtylos at a Prolight + Sound expo in Frankfurt and marveled at how the beam “was cutting through everything,” he knew he had to work with the fixture some day. The Lighting Designer and Lighting Director for metal band Korn since 2015, Christmann, who’s known as “Church,” thought the…
  • Over 60 CHAUVET Professional Fixtures From AVL Projekt Added To TV Pink Lighting System
    Since it arrived on the scene in 1994 with over 100 channels, TV Pink has been a media success story. The privately-owned broadcaster is well-known for its innovative programming aired on numerous channels in entertainment, music, talk shows and news. In addition to its fresh, original approach to programming, the popular broadcaster has long been…