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  • 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
    GY-HC500SPCU Sports Production and Coaching Camera Ensures Unparalleled Connectivity With Broadcast Quality Images. For Fargo, North Dakota-based ABC affiliate Forum Communications (WDAY-TV), the pandemic meant finding new ways to significantly streamline operations while maintaining regular sports and events coverage. With social distancing measures in place, the media company had to alter its workflow in order…
  • 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
    PROLIGHTS DeltaPix 29B, a 2.9 mm indoor rental LED screen, has had its debut in Portugal, with rental specialist BragaEventos purchasing the screen. The Italian manufacturer released these new series at the end of 2020, to complement its range of LED screens with a rental-friendly solution and a good return-on-investment. The 29B range have the…
  • 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
    Huge annual worship-music conference hosted by Christian music duo Keith and Kristyn Getty used three DiGiCo SD5 desks at FOH, monitors and broadcast, and an SD12 96 desk for production. “As we pray, so we believe.” That classic aphorism at the heart of contemporary worship has a corollary—“as we sing, so we pray”—that could be…
  • 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…
  • Studio Technologies Presents Specialized Dante® Talent Console
    Model 209 Offers Unique Combination of Resources for Podcasts and Specialized Audio Applications. Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions, presents the Model 209 Talent Console. Featuring a unique combination of microphone input, headphone output, remote control, and tally-output resources, the Model 209 is designed for a variety of podcast, voiceover rooms,…
  • ChamSys Names Modern Elektronik Turkish Distributor
    ChamSys has taken another important step in implementing its global growth plan by naming Modern Elektronik its exclusive distributor in the Turkish market. The highly-regarded company, which has overseen major installations, as well as theatre and touring projects throughout Turkey, will be responsible for selling and servicing the award-winning line of ChamSys consoles in the…
  • Top-tier branding with Elation SEVEN Battens™ at Porsche Dealership in Austin, TX
    Intelligent Lighting Services designs and installs attention-getting lighting system for top floor window display. The name Porsche stands for the highest quality and Porsche Austin is delivering a dealership experience that lives up to the brand. One of the most impactful aspects of the dealership in Austin, Texas, is a top floor window display of…
  • NantStudios delivers commercial for luxury car brand powered by disguise
    A quick and seamless experience marks NantStudios’ first deployment of disguise in a cutting-edge virtual production commercial shoot. The team was able to achieve 39 shots of high-resolution 2D plate playback in six virtual environments – all in a day’s work. NantStudios is a Los Angeles based industry-leading full-service production studio equipped with state-of-the-art technology…
  • Marshall PTZ Cameras Bring Competitive Robotics into Focus for C3Studios
    CV730 Camera Delivers Crystal-clear UHD Images and Ease-of-use for Student-run Productions. When C3Studios, Clear Creek Independent School District’s live production student crew, was looking to expand and establish its C3Mobile team, Program Director Amber Pecsenye turned to Marshall Electronics. To capture off-site productions including the district’s Robotics Events Center, C3Mobile deploys over 25 Marshall CV730…
  • Arizona’s Historic Orpheum Theater Welcomes Patronsback With An Upgraded EAW Speaker System
    KF810P Line Array System Offers Best-in-class Output, True Broadband Pattern Control and Integrated 3-Way Performance. When the COVID-19 pandemic first swept across the nation last year, Flagstaff’s Orpheum Theater had no choice but to close its doors to the public. For Audio Production Manager Scotty J., this meant not being able to showcase the venue’s…
  • DPA Provides Reliable Audio For On-Demand Tempo Fitness Classes
    Brand’s Mics Deliver Smooth, Clear Audio for Popular At-home Personal Training Solution. When Tempo debuted in 2020, it had the connected fitness industry buzzing. The interactive personal training solution brings a team of expert trainers into the home virtually, with adaptive technology that delivers real-time guidance and creates custom workout plans around a user’s fitness…
  • GLP welcomes PLASA Audience with a Blinding Display
    New product portfolio makes major impact right inside the entrance. GLP proved at this year’s PLASA Show that it is sometimes unnecessary to take more than a minimal booth to create maximum impact. Its formula for the UK’s premier trade fair, as it reawakens, was simple: take a stand immediately inside the main entrance and…
  • Strand technology puts North Montgomery High School back in control
    North Montgomery High School Auditorium is benefiting from a new technical upgrade, including advanced C21 dimming technology and Vision.net touchscreen control interfaces from Strand, a Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brand. Looking for new power-saving LED house lights and stage lighting control infrastructure to replace their increasingly unreliable systems, North Montgomery High School turned to…
  • The Astera After Sales Technical Support Team Expands
    Wireless LED lighting manufacturer Astera is delighted to announce the appointment of Thor-Andre who joins the after-sales technical support team based at the company’s HQ in Munich, Germany. Norwegian-born global citizen Thor has lived and breathed the brand since being introduced – and blown away by the quality and ingenuity – in 2018 whilst working…
  • Robe LEDBeam 350s Play the TV Game
    Lighting designer Bas van der Poel from design practice Light Image used Robe’s brand new LEDBeam 350 moving light fixtures for the recording of a new series of German games show “99 – Eine:r schlägt sie alle!” (99 – One Beats Them All!), which was recorded in the Netherlands at the fabulous circular Westergas venue…
  • Pliant® Technologies Releases 4-Wire Adapter For MicroCom® XR
    4-Wire I/O and Two-Way Radio Interface Enhances System’s Flexibility. Offering a solution to enhance the flexibility of its MicroCom XR wireless intercom system, Pliant Technologies announces the new 4-Wire I/O Interface and Two-Way Radio Headset Adapter (PAC-MC4W-IO). Designed with MicroCom XR wireless intercom customers’ workflows in mind, this small-but-mighty solution adds additional users by connecting…
  • Maverick Silens 2 Profile Wins PLASA 2021 Award For Innovation
    The Maverick Silens 2 Profile doesn’t attract attention to itself because of its sound; the 100-percent convection cooled LED PCB fixture operates in virtual silence. However, the versatile 560W luminaire did make waves recently when it was honored with a 2021 PLASA Award For Innovation. The only moving fixture (and one of two lighting products)…
  • Copper Candle Wins Three PLASA Innovations Awards 2021
    Copper Candle, a Creative Technology Business specialising in immersive technologies, has won, not one but, three separate PLASA Innovation Awards during September’s PLASA Show 2021, held at London’s Olympia. The winning products – Copper Stream, Bone Stream and Cue29 – were chosen by a panel of industry experts and have been created to optimise the…
  • Ayrton goes Into the Wilderness with Camp LiteNordic
    Nobody can deny that the last eighteen months have been difficult and challenging, especially for our people-orientated industry. Limitations on work, movement and contacts have been hard on everyone. But as restrictions started to ease and the industry begins to open up, LiteNordic, Ayrton’s exclusive distributor for Norway, Sweden and Denmark, came up with an…
  • EclPanel is the new look at Sydney’s fashion show
    Australian fashion house Aje launched their Resort 2022 collection ‘Scent of Summer’ at The Calyx located in the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. Staged by Production Technologies and lit by one of Australia’s most sought after lighting designers Paul Collison, the event proved that PROLIGHTS EclPanels don’t just belong in a studio! Paul is a…
  • Mason Felps Gives Rock The South Bold Looks With CHAUVET Professional
    Homecomings are made all the more moving by music, especially when you’re the one lighting the songs, and even more so when you’re returning to do what you love after a long, hard lockdown. Even rain can’t dampen such a moment. Just ask Mason Felps. About ten years ago, the Cullman native got the chance…
  • Mathieu Cabanes discovers the capabilities of Robert Juliat’s LED Arthur followspot at the Domaine d’O
    Lighting designer Mathieu Cabanes discovered the new possibilities offered by Robert Juliat’s latest 800W LED followspot, Arthur, on Les Folies Broadway, a large symphonic show performed this summer at the Domaine D’O in Montpellier. “I use Robert Juliat followspots very often. I particularly appreciate the artistic touch that a followspot can bring to a live…
  • Martin Dudley and ChamSys Captivate At Heaven 17 Roundhouse Show
    Art may aspire to the sublime, but it must first work its way through reality. Martin Dudley was reminded of this truism in early September when he and collaborator Malcolm Garrett created the lightshow for Heaven 17’s shows at the City Hall in the band’s hometown of Sheffield, and the iconic Roundhouse in London. Having…
  • Euros 2020: How Shanghai Media Group Technical Center utilized Pixotope to generate incredible CG landmarks and in-studio AR graphics
    Tapping into the full power of Unreal Engine 4 and Pixotope, Euros viewers in China were transported to some of Europe’s most iconic cities. Shanghai Media Group Technical Center (SMT) enhanced the viewing experience of millions of soccer fans across China during its live broadcast of Euros 2020, generating 11 CG recreations of iconic European…
  • Sennheiser has its finger on the pulse of the music industry
    Audio manufacturer creates a dedicated online community for music enthusiasts and industry professionals. As part of Sennheiser’s continuing commitment to the music industry, the audio manufacturer has launched a YouTube channel, ‘The Pulse’, designed to give its viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the work of some of the world’s most ingenious creators and innovators. Creating…
  • Dutch chimney lit by PROLIGHTS’ Mosaico XL
    The municipality of Leiden in The Netherlands along with energy company Uniper joined forces to light up an 80-meter-high chimney using the PROLIGHTS’ Mosaico XL fixtures, 540W IP66 image projectors with CMY and framing shutters. The weatherproofed units were installed on the roof of the Uniper power station and operate during the evening, projecting the…
  • Proteus Maximus™ finding a role in film production
    Jeff Pardee uses Elation LED power luminaire to discreetly light sets from a distance. Indoor and outdoor film and television production is discovering the many benefits that a powerful, fully automated IP65 LED luminaire can provide on a set. Just ask lighting designer/programmer Jeff Pardee (I.A.T.S.E. Local 728), who has been using the Proteus Maximus™…
  • Meyer Sound Resumes the Long Strange Trip with Dead & Company 2021 Tour
    Dead & Company’s highly anticipated shed and stadium tour is rolling into autumn, with more than 30 concerts scheduled between the August 16 launch in Raleigh, North Carolina and the grand finale on Halloween weekend. Following a decades-long tradition established by the Grateful Dead, this latest iteration of the legendary jam band is touring with…
  • BH Sound & Lighting and CHAUVET Professional Support Eclectic Acts At Outcider Festival
    With all due respect to ale, if there is one drink that represents England almost as much as tea, it’s cider (hard cider to Americans). Britain leads the world in the production and consumption of cider. Almost six out of ten apples grown in the country every year are used to produce the tasty brew.…
  • Robe Show Goes on BIG Time at PLASA 2021
    Moving and LED lighting manufacturer Robe enjoyed the energy and enthusiasm of industry professionals reconnecting in person at the 2021 PLASA trade expo in London Olympia last week, which was the UK’s first such entertainment technology ‘post’ pandemic event. This year PLASA was staged in conjunction with the ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians). Robe…
  • Masque Sound Helps Welcome Audiences Back To Upstate New York For The Highly Anticipated Return Of The Glimmerglass Festival
    Custom Audio Equipment Package Delivers Unrivaled Imaging, Clarity and Power Under Unique and Challenging Conditions. When Cooperstown, NY, came alive for the triumphant return of The Glimmerglass Festival, Sound Designer Andrew Harper called upon Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, to provide a custom audio equipment package for the highly…
  • Vibrant Fusion Stick FS20s Bring Italy’s Casa Italia to Life in Tokyo
    Massimo Pascucci lights the façade of Olympic team’s ‘house of wonders’ HQ. The hospitality headquarters for Italy’s Olympic team and its partners, was based at The Kihinkan – Takanawa Manor House during Tokyo 2020. This wonderful art nouveau building in the Minato district was selected by The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) after inspecting 60…
  • Scott Cooper And ASG Audio Visual Create Ironhide Ranger Video With CHAUVET Professional
    The venerable and rugged Ford Ranger has been used in virtually every conceivable application since it first appeared in 1983, especially when modified into the more muscular “Ironhide” variety. Now it can add another item to its list of incarnations: DJ Stand. Capitalizing on the growing popularity of this iconic American vehicle in the UK…
  • JVC CONNECTED CAM™ Ushers In New Era Of Quality And Connectivity For Friday Night Lights New Hampshire
    GY-HC500 and GY-HC900 Cameras Provide Broadcast-quality Video Over the Internet for the Production Company’s High School Sports Coverage. When Friday Night Lights New Hampshire (FNLNHmedia / FNLNH) was created, Co-owners Stephen Beals and Nick Anastos were looking to bring live HD play-by-play coverage of the Granite State’s top high school games to the community. Not…
  • DiGiCo and KLANG complete epic UK Roadshow
    4,500 miles clocked up on the rental van; 350 engineers, end users, customers and rental companies seen in 29 days across 27 locations – the 2021 DiGiCo and KLANG roadshow was nothing short of ‘epic’. The DiGiCo team toured the UK with a DiGiCo Quantum 338, Quantum 225, SD12 and a KLANG Immersive Personal Monitor…
  • The Gordy focuses on quality and flexibility with Vari-Lite & Strand
    One of the newest and brightest hubs for Houston’s performing arts scene, The Gordy, has equipped its three theater spaces with stage lighting technology from Vari-Lite and Strand, Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brands. Designed by architects Gensler and theater consultants Charcoalblue, The Gordy is named for philanthropists Russell and Glenda Gordy, and home to…
  • Justin Kitchenman turns to Elation favorites for Luke Bryan “Proud To Be Right Here” tour
    Justin Kitchenman of Align Design Group is using some favorite Elation lights on five-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan’s “Proud To Be Right Here Tour” scheduled through October 16 with 35+ shows. The country music superstar is touring in support of his BORN HERE LIVE HERE DIE HERE album, which includes his recent smash…
  • Kunstmin Dordrecht Invests in Robe T1s
    Schouwburg Kunstmin is a theatre and performing arts venue in the Dordrecht, the Netherlands, which has invested in Robe’s T1 Profile LED moving lights – a stylish and refined energy-efficient luminaire designed with the demands and precision of theatre lighting at its core. The sale – delivered by Robe’s Benelux distributor Controllux – was just…
  • Astera PixelBrick Wins PLASA Innovation Award
    Astera’s ingenious PixelBrick won a 2021 PLASA Award for Innovation – one of two lighting products out of the six 2021 winners selected from 29 entries – as the PLASA entertainment technology trade show returned to Olympia after a pandemic forced absence in 2020. The judges commented, “this is not just another battery uplighter, but…
  • Tom Kenny and 4Wall Call On 600+ CHAUVET Professional Fixtures At Giant Central Park Show
    It may well go down as one of the most moving live music moments never seen. At the conclusion of the We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert, after a bountiful feast of big looks, New York’s own Paul Simon was to take the stage to sing “The Boxer,” lit only by a soft tungsten glow.…
  • Fabian de Brücker joins Ayrton as regional sales manager
    Ayrton is delighted to welcome Fabian de Brücker to its dynamic sales team. De Brücker joins Ayrton as regional sales manager for all French-speaking countries and regions with effect from 1 September 2021. Brücker’s new role includes responsibility for maintaining a high level of designer relations, as well as promoting and supporting the Ayrton brand…
  • disguise and ROE Visual partner to advance extended reality and virtual production
    disguise has announced that it has solidified and expanded upon its partnership with ROE Visual, the leading global LED display manufacturer, with both companies’ using their award-winning technologies to expand extended reality (xR) showrooms and virtual production studios around the world. 13 September 2021 – In 2020, disguise launched its award-winning xR workflow that allows…
  • Tom Kenny lights litany of stars with Elation at “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert”
    Star-studded show celebrates city’s comeback from pandemic. Supply by 4Wall Entertainment. New Yorkers gathered in Central Park on August 21st to celebrate the city’s comeback from Covid-19 with one of the most diverse and star-studded lineups ever assembled on one stage entertaining beneath a complement of Elation IP-rated luminaires. Organized by NYC in partnership with…
  • AO Creative Delivers the UAE’s first drone flown QR code for Dubai’s Nike Jordan store launch
    AO Drones, part of the AO Creative stable of companies, launched a state-of-the-art, 600-strong fleet of drones inside Dubai’s 150-metre-high landmark Frame structure, for a campaign to announce the July unveiling of the UAE’s first Nike Jordan Concept store. The event was specifically designed to be filmed for a Nike Jordan digital and social campaign,…
  • CPL Supplies Video production for Camper Calling Festival
    The CPL crew led by Lee Gruszeckyj were all delighted to be back working on a festival site again, providing video design and production for Camper Calling 2021 which took place over four days at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire during the UK’s August Bank Holiday weekend. The festival, organised by Jazz Events, was back with an…
  • Robe Gets Monumental in France
    The Monumental Tour is a brilliant and innovative visual and musical concept initiated by DJ and music producer Michael Canitrot and visual activists AV-Extended in conjunction with French cooperative bank Credit Mutuel … which encompasses unique streamed electronic music performances and collaborations with epic, iconic and outstanding monumental sites all around France. Lighting designer Cédric…
  • David Launay Joins CHAUVET Professional
    Continuing to build on the knowledge and industry insights that have guided its impressive growth, CHAUVET Professional has added David Launay to its team as a product specialist. Highly regarded as a lighting designer, operator, and Wysiwyg trainer; Launay was the LD for Marcel et son orchestre (2003), and Ghinzu (2005). He has also worked…
  • Marshall Highlights POV Global Shutter Cameras With Genlock at NAB 2021
    CV568 and CV368 Cameras Produce Crystal Clear Images in a Wide Variety of Pro AV Conditions. Marshall Electronics (Booth C5636) will showcase its miniature CV568 and compact CV368 Global Shutter Cameras with genlock at the 2021 NAB Show. These two new camera models are shipping now and are ideal for broadcast, sportscast, newscast, racing, eSports,…
  • Abundant Church’s East Campus Upgrades with EAW®
    Working with Michael Garrison Associates, the Church Installed EAW ADAPTive Arrays and Subwoofers into Multiple Campuses. When Michael Garrison Associates (MGA) was contracted to upgrade the existing loudspeaker system for Abundant Church’s 3,600-seat main auditorium at its East Campus (AC-East) in El Paso, Texas, President/Owner Michael Garrison and his team once again turned to Eastern…
  • 7 Production Calls on TSL to Provide Complete Control for New 4K OB Truck
    TSL Provides a Unified Routing and Device Control Layer to Simplify Operator Workflow. 7 Production, a premier innovator of market leading 4K and HD production solutions, provides live technical support to the most prestigious broadcasters, production companies, event organizers and government entities in the EMEA territory. When the company was looking to acquire a complete…
  • Molecule Acousmatic Tour Dives into Darkness with L-Acoustics L-ISA
    L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound takes French electronics activist and DJ’s Acousmatic 360° tour to new spatial territories Paris-based producer and head of the Mille Feuilles label, Romain Delahaye – a.k.a. Molécule – has been called “the pioneer of nomadic electronic music,” and the artist takes his musical inspiration from far-flung locations, recording ambient sounds on…
  • Showtools International and CHAUVET Professional Add New Dimension to Melbourne Recital Centre
    Walking down Sturt Street, it is all but impossible not to be intrigued by the three-story building at the corner of Southbank Boulevard. One look at the Melbourne Recital Hall, with its steel and glass lattice façade resembling a honeycomb, and playfully designed white frame defying rigid conventions, instantly tickles the imagination. Inside, the multi-award…
  • L-ISA Helps Cincinnati Opera “Build” a Performance Hall in a Park
    L-Acoustics L-ISA technology allowed the opera to construct a virtual performance hall around the stage, assuring an authentic classical opera experience for an avid audience. On the outskirts of Cincinnati, the city of Blue Ash came to life this summer with the sounds of Carmen, Tosca, and The Barber of Seville reimagined for Cincinnati Opera’s…
  • Rising country star Hardy out with Zac Coren-designed Elation rig
    Singer/songwriter Hardy is a rising star on the country music circuit and with that newfound fame comes an opportunity to up his on-stage game in order to appeal to an even wider audience. Out in support of his highly praised debut album ‘A Rock,’ which came out last fall and includes the No. 1 hit…
  • Chameleon Rental Sets Stage At Kaleidoskop Kulture Opening With CHAUVET Professional
    On its website, Kaleidoskop Kulture describes its mission as one of promoting “a unique image of diversity.” A look at this ambitious project’s itinerary is enough to convince anyone that this is no idle claim. Just about every form of human creativity is displayed, studied, and discussed at the event, which began on September 2…
  • Cody James Creates Live Vibe For Killswitch Engage Livestream With CHAUVET Professional
    Stuffed animals aren’t something usually associated with a band like hardcore metal giants Killswitch Engage. Still, the fluffy playthings helped create a sense of intimacy this summer when the Grammy-nominated quintet recorded a video of their latest album “Atonement.” The band, which normally plays at jam-packed venues, was performing at an empty 2,200-capacity venue, The…
  • Set the scene this holiday season with Polar Crisp™ series atmospheric snow effects
    Magmatic atmospheric effects is pleased to offer two dependable snow machines in its Polar series of high-volume snow effects that make it easy to create wintry scenes of natural-looking snow. Perfect for any seasonal production, in stock and ready for delivery are the compact and lightweight Crisp™ and the road case-protected Crisp Max™ with 20-liter…
  • Ayrton sponsors the Women In Lighting project
    Ayrton is proud to be a new sponsor for Women in Lighting, the international support and networking project for women in both architectural and entertainment lighting. Ayrton’s primary aim is to raise awareness of, and expand, this global network across the entertainment lighting industry. Launched in 2019 on International Women’s Day by Light Collective, Women…
  • PROLIGHTS signs up with DIALux
    PROLIGHTS, an Italian manufacturer of architectural, entertainment and TV lighting has signed up with DIALux, the industry-standard platform for architectural lighting designers, to have its fixtures, photometrics and 3D models available in its software. PROLIGHTS has a range of architectural lighting fixtures that includes LED floods, image projectors, gallery, linear and accent lighting with high-CRI…
  • “My go-to choice”: Pixelbug counts on its new grandMA3 onPC command wing
    When it comes to lighting production, young aspiring lighting designers Sachin Dunakhe and Amey Pendharkar are always keen to experiment. Settling for mundane work is not in their professional DNA, and that’s why they have invested recently in the unique grandMA3 onPC command wing. With this they have inscribed a new success story for their…
  • Mixed white or not mixed white, that is the question (even Shakespeare knew it’s not an easy decision)
    The debate over what LED system produces the best white is a difficult one to resolve. Is crisp brightness and power most important? Or the ability to create a variety of shades and deeper colors? In the end, it all depends on your needs. Join Alistair Smyth and Frederik Afif on the September 9th Elation…
  • Orchestrating your mix. KLANG announces new KLANG:konductor at PLASA 2021
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  • DiGiCo reveals SD12T for theatre at PLASA 2021
    DiGiCo’s theatre extension software for its Quantum and SD ranges of consoles has made it the ubiquitous choice of theatre sound designers in the West End and on Broadway. Now, DiGiCo has released the ‘T’ software for the SD12, introducing this console that has found great favour in the live music market to the auditoriums…
  • Christ King Catholic Parish Finds Sound Solution with L-Acoustics A10i and Syva
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  • A Great Journey for grandMA3: “It was fantastic to see grandMA3 help unlock so many creative possibilities
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  • Stuttgart. Ein Traum is Mad for iSpiiders
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  • Robert Juliat SpotMe for National Theatre’s Under Milk Wood
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  • DiGiCo Quantum338 Does the Work of Three Consoles at CityHope Church
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  • Chauvet Acquires Kino Flo
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  • ChamSys Showcases Expanded Control Options and Training at PLASA
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  • Meyer Sound LYON System Powers Dave Matthews Band Summer Tour
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  • Obsidian Control Systems releases ONYX Version 4.6; announces new ONYX Keys and partnership with AtlaBase
    The next evolution of the popular ONYX lighting control platform introduces a vast variety of new features and improvements in the new software Version 4.6 for Obsidian Control Systems’ NX consoles and PC systems. ONYX 4.6 for NX consoles and PC, a new training show and CAPTURE file, plus an updated DyLOS content package with…
  • The New IP65 Rated CHAUVET Professional ColorStrike M Adds Versatility To Any Rig
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  • Verdi Requiem live stream gets exquisite immersive audio treatment with KLANG:fabrik
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  • DPA Microphones and KLANG:technologies Collaborate on Fully Immersive In-Ear Solution
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  • Claypaky Mythos 2 Selected for New Carteret (NJ) Performing Arts & Events Center
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  • Elation IP-rated rig no illusion at Brooklyn Mirage
    LD Stephen Wyker turns to foremost brand of weatherproof lighting for unique, urban outdoor music venue. The Brooklyn Mirage is an aptly named open-air live music venue located in the heart of New York City’s most populous borough. The unique sanctuary in the East Williamsburg area of Brooklyn recently reopened after a 15-month hiatus and…
  • BLUMANO Launches BLUMANO East Asia
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  • Guildford School of Acting takes students into the audio future with Quantum 338
    Part of the University of Surrey and one of the most highly regarded theatre schools in the UK, Guildford School of Acting (GSA) prides itself on providing its Theatre Production course students with a rounded education in all aspects of technical production. Part of this, is ensuring the equipment they learn on is not only…
  • Astera at PLASA 2021
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