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Updated at regular intervals, Lighting Professional News keeps you up to date with major developments in the lighting industry...
 
 
31-03-2017 - ADB APPOINTS GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR
ADB, the OSRAM group company specialized in theatre and TV studio lighting, has appointed NLT Professionelle Beleuchtungstechnik as sole distributor of its products in Germany.
 
31-03-2017 - ROBE TO INTRODUCE SPIIDER TO EUROPE
Czech lighting manufacturer Robe presents another high-impact booth - D80 in Hall 3 of the Frankfurt Messe for Prolight +Sound 2017 – allowing hundreds of guests to enjoy a crowd-stopping live entert...
 
31-03-2017 - LIGHTING PROFESSIONAL TO CLOSE
I should like to advise you that this website will be closed at the end of March.
 
30-03-2017 - CHAUVET TO INTRODUCE NEW PRODUCTS AND GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR AT PL+S
CHAUVET Professional is pleased to announce the introduction of new fixtures at this year’s Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, including the Maverick MK3 Wash, the Maverick MK1 Spot, ÉPIX Strip IP and Ovation B1965-FC.
 
28-03-2017 - CLAYPAKY SHINES AT KINGDOM INVASION
Illuminate Productions provided creative and technical production once again for Kingdom Invasion 2017.
 
28-03-2017 - ROBERT JULIAT GOES TO PROLIGHT+SOUND WITH SOME NEW PRODUCTS AND OLD ONES
It’s been a number of years since Robert Juliat brought the full force of its followspots to a tradeshow, but Prolight + Sound 2017 will see these specialists showcase an army of their followspots, o...
 
27-03-2017 - ELATION ANNOUNCES NEW THEATRICAL GRADE MOVING HEAD
Elation Professional is pleased to offer the new Artiste DaVinci, a full-featured yet compact 'theatrical grade' LED moving head spot luminaire and the first fixture in Elation’s new Artiste series.
 
26-03-2017 - ROBE APPOINTS NEW COLOMBIAN DISTRIBUTOR
Czech moving light manufacturer Robe is pleased to announce AV Com as its new Colombian distributor.
 
24-03-2017 - GLP ANNOUNCES BATTERY PACK FOR X4 ATOM
GLP has announced the release of the ‘Free Connect’ battery and wireless pack for its X4 atom.
 
24-03-2017 - CHAUVET CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW FACILITIES IN MEXICO
Chauvet Mexico had a lot to be happy about when it celebrated the grand premiere of its new office, warehouse, service centre and showroom facility recently.
 
23-03-2017 - CLAYPAKY SHINES FOR SWAROVSKI'S FESTIVAL OF LIGHT
World renowned lighting designer Björn Hermann used 60 Claypaky Mythos2 and 20 x Claypaky Supersharpy2 to deliver two titanic light sculptures as part of global crystal producer Swarovski's Festival...
 
23-03-2017 - SOLARIS WORKS HARD FOR RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
In a bid for the title "The hardest working band in show biz,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers have 52 dates booked for 'The Getaway' tour across the US, Canada, Europe, and Latin America.
 
22-03-2017 - CHAUVET ACQUIRES CHAMSYS
Chauvet & Sons LLC has announced that it completed the acquisition of ChamSys Ltd.
 
22-03-2017 - ELATION STEPS INTO THE FIRE
Multi award-winning and Tony-nominated lighting designer Justin Townsend finds that he is using Elation Professional lights more and more since his first experience with them in 2013/2014 on the Broadway musical 'A Night with Janis Joplin'.
 
22-03-2017 - GLP SUPPLIES NATIONAL THEATRE OF KOREA
GLP Asia-Pacific has sold 26 of the company’s impression X4 L LED heads, all fitted with the company’s new top hats, to the National Theater of South Korea.
 
21-03-2017 - PHILIPS STRAND NEO CONSOLES MANAGE LED UPGADE AT NIAGARA FALLS
Philips Lighting have announced that its control systems are managing the new stunning colour illumination of the landmark Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfalls located on the border of both US and Canada.
 
21-03-2017 - VISUAL PRODUCTIONS APPOINT SPANISH DISTRIBUTOR
The full range of Visual Productions lighting controllers is now available from stock at EARPRO as they are appointed distributors in Spain EARPRO has a highly skilled technical team in place for servicing their customers needs.
 
20-03-2017 - PULSAR CHANGES ITS NAME TO LUXEOS
Pulsar is making a few changes; our new name is Luxeos Luminaires Ltd.
 
17-03-2017 - PROLIGHT + SOUND COMING SOON
Not long now – a little more than three weeks and the event sector will meet again in Frankfurt.
 
17-03-2017 - CHRISIE LITES TO OPEN UK OFFICE
Christie Lites is ‘crossing the pond’ with the opening of Christie Lites Coventry in the UK.
 
16-03-2017 - ELATION PARTNERS WITH LMP IN GERMANY
LMP Lichttechnik Vertriebs GmbH, a pioneer in the distribution of moving lights in Europe for over 30 years, will begin to distribute Elation Professional products in Germany effective March 15th.
 
16-03-2017 - GLP STARS AT THE GRAMMY AWARDS
This year’s Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles proved to be another triumph for GLP.
 
15-03-2017 - FIREFLY FLOPPYFLEX RGB GIVES STUNNING EFFECT TO ADELE'S STADIUM TOUR
Grammy-laden Londoner Adele debuts her new stadium show this month on a six-city tour of Australia and New Zealand, to be continued in the UK in June.
 
15-03-2017 - ROBE HELPS MAKE THE BIG DAY
The wedding industry in Israel is a massive and highly competitive sector with fierce rivalry amongst the top venues to offer the best facilities … making good technical production in the main recept...
 
14-03-2017 - ELATION NOW OFFERS HIGH POWER WW PROFILE
Elation Professional is pleased to offer the WW Profile HP, a high-power version of the company’s popular warm-white ellipsoidal spot WW Profile fixture.
 
14-03-2017 - CHAUVET ADDS COLOUR FOR METAL BAND EPICA
A metal band that’s recorded hits with names like "Cry For The Moon” doesn’t normally cover music written by the likes of Antonio Vivaldi, Antonín Dvořák and Giuseppe Verdi, but then again, noth...
 
13-03-2017 - GLP EXPANDS DOWN UNDER
In the three months since taking over Australian distribution of GLP’s cutting-edge LED and hybrid portfolio, TLC Global has wasted no time in establishing the brand.
 
10-03-2017 - CHAUVET LIGHTS LA's HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
For one night late last month, the stretch of Broadway between Third Street and Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles, glittered just as brightly as its New York City counterpart, 2,831 miles to...
 
10-03-2017 - PRG XL VIDEO ROCKS AROUND EUROPE WITH ALTER BRIDGE
Floridian hard rock titans Alter Bridge toured mainland Europe and the UK during the tail end of 2016, with lighting, video and rigging supplied by PRG XL Video.
 
10-03-2017 - ETC GOES TO THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN IN CANADA
The recently opened Banff Gondola Terminal represents quite literally a high point in lighting installations for ETC.
 
09-03-2017 - ELATION SHINES AT SWISS MUSIC AWARDS
Switzerland is home to some impressive musical talent some of whom were honoured in February at the tenth anniversary of the Swiss Music Awards in Zurich.
 
09-03-2017 - SHOWLIGHT PUBLISHES EXHIBITOR LIST
The tenth Showlight quadrennial, the full speaker programme of which was announced last month, takes place in just three months (20-23 May) in Florence, Italy, and all exhibitor spaces have sold out.
 
08-03-2017 - SGM P5s PERFORM WELL IN FREEZING CONDITIONS FOR RALLY SWEDEN
Rally Sweden is the biggest recurring sports event in Sweden and a part of the FIA World Rally Championship.
 
08-03-2017 - CLAYPAKY RIG FOR 'THE ONE GRAND SHOW'
The Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin has once again been publicly acclaimed, for "THE ONE Grand Show" on the biggest stage in the world, more than a hundred artists gave life to a show whose extravagant costumes were designed by Jean-Paul Gaultier.
 
08-03-2017 - PR LIGHTING LAUNCHES WATERPROOF MOVING HEAD
PR Lighting chose this year’s GET Show in Guangzhou to launch its first waterproof moving head (the AQUA 440 Beam).
 
07-03-2017 - ROBE DELIVERS LARGE ORDER TO QATAR
AL ISTEKLAL IAC-QATAR is a busy rental and technical production company based in the vibrant Middle East cultural hub of Qatar that has just taken delivery of 148 x Robe moving lights to boost their current rental stock.
 
07-03-2017 - CHROA-Q TO HOST SHOWCASE EVENT
Chroma-Q UK is excited to announce it is hosting a showcase event on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 featuring award-winning guest speakers from the fields of cinematography and television lighting design a...
 
06-03-2017 - CHAUVET CELEBRATES VALENTINE'S DAY IN CONCERT WITH DENNIS DEYOUNG
Former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung hit 70 in mid-February without breaking stride.
 
03-03-2017 - ETC TALKING TO BARCO ABOUT BUYING HIGH END SYSTEMS
Barco and ETC announced today that they are in the midst of serious discussions wherein ETC would acquire High End Systems, Barco’s lighting activities, part of the Entertainment division.
 
03-03-2017 - GRIVEN LIGHTS UP RUSSIAN PALACE OF CULTURE
Tyumentel, a building contractor based in Tyumen, made a huge present to the citizen of the Russian city of Tyumen completing the outdoor reconstruction and indoor renovation of the Neftyanik Palace of Culture.
 
03-03-2017 - ADJ IMPRESSES AT MAJOR DANCE EVENT IN THE NETHERLANDS
For the second consecutive year, a large quantity of ADJ lighting fixtures were used to transform the massive Maaspoort Sports and Events space in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, for the Shockerz hard-style dance event.
 
02-03-2017 - PRG XL VIDEO ANNOUNCES TERESA ANNE "TA" DUNLEAVY AS MANAGING DIRECTOR
PRG XL Video, the UK operation of Production Resource Group (PRG) has announced a new management structure which includes the addition of Teresa-Anne "TA” Dunleavy as Managing Director, United King...
 
02-03-2017 - CHAUVET TOURS WITH KENNY ROGERS
Back in 1991, Jeffrey Metter was board operating the band lighting console for The Grateful Dead when he got a call inviting him to Atlantic City.
 
01-03-2017 - CHRISTIE LITES RECRUITS PETE HEFFERNAN
Longtime industry veteran Pete Heffernan joins stage lighting industry leader Christie Lites.
 
01-03-2017 - CLAYPAKY SCENIUS ENHANCES LIGHTING FOR SHAKESPEARE'S MACBETH
When Webster University’s Conservatory of Theater Arts staged a production of Shakespeare’s 'Macbeth' last autumn, students enhanced the lighting rig with four Claypaky Scenius moving head spotlights.
 
01-03-2017 - ELATION NAMES INDEPENDENT SALES REP. FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Richard Wilson has been named Elation Professional’s new independent sales representative for Southern California.
 
28-02-2017 - SOLARIS FLARES GIVE AWSOME POWER TO AMERICAN PROGRESSIVE METAL BAND
Dream Theater is once again bringing their progressive metal sound to Europe.
 
28-02-2017 - GLP RIG ADDS PUNCH TO GERMAN RAPPERS
Just in time to celebrate their 25th anniversary, and after six years of stage absence, German rap group Beginner are back with their brand new album 'Advanced Chemistry'.
 
28-02-2017 - CHAUVET MAVERICKS KICK OFF JUSTIN BIEBER TOUR
Last year’s spectacularly successful 'Purpose World Tour' made it crystal clear that pop icon Justin Bieber has hit his stride again.
 
27-02-2017 - AC ENTERTAINMENT APPOINTS ANDY MAHAFFEY
A.C. Entertainment Technologies is delighted to announce that Andy Mahaffey has re-joined the company in a key External UK Sales role. He brings a wealth of all-round lighting technical knowledge and...
 
27-02-2017 - CLAYPAKY LIGHTS THE HOUSTON SKY FOR THE SUPERBOWL
In the great Texas tradition of going big, Houston welcomed the Super Bowl with a number of exciting attractions, including the Houston Skylight high on top of the George R.
 
24-02-2017 - GLP GT-1 CHOSEN FOR BOBO'S JOURNEYS THROUGH TIME
Swiss artist DJ BoBo is celebrating his 25th anniversary on stage by touring the grand new show, 'Mystorial'.
 
24-02-2017 - CHRISTIE SYNCHRONISES 100 MILLION PIXELS AT NEW ATTRACTION IN DUBAI
Christie Pandoras Box is synchronizing more than 100 million pixels of Float4 content at Meraas City Walk in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
 
24-02-2017 - PRG XL VIDEO MOVE TO LARGER LONDON PREMISES
Continuing its strategy for growth, the company has relocated within Central London.
 
24-02-2017 - CLAYPAKY WITH LADY GAGA AT THE SUPERBOWL
Lighting designer Bob Barnhart, who has lent his talents to 19 Super Bowl Halftime Shows, chose Claypaky Mythos and Sharpy fixtures to help illuminate Lady Gaga in her solo turn at Super Bowl at Houston’s NRG Stadium.
 
23-02-2017 - SGM STROBES ON STAGE WITH JUSTIN BIEBER
Everlast Prroductions have carried out the New Year’s Eve Party at Fontainebleau Hotel for several years.
 
23-02-2017 - ELATION FIXTURES GIVE A STUNNING INSTALLATION AT TOP GERMAN NIGHTCLUB
German production company LaserFrame recently installed Elation Professional Platinum HFX hybrid moving heads and ACL 360 Bar effect lights into one of the world’s top clubs, Bootshaus in Cologne.
 
22-02-2017 - ILUMINARC ADDS CELESTIAL FEEL TO PORTLAND WINTER LIGHT FESTIVAL
Officially, the theme of this year’s Portland Winter Light Festival was "Between the River and the Stars.
 
22-02-2017 - CLAY PAKY SPHERICANS DELIVER FOR EDINBURGH TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION
Claypaky Spheriscans were selected to deliver a display of spectacular lighting effects that merged architectural and entertainment lighting during Edinburgh's famous Hogmanay torchlight procession.
 
22-02-2017 - PR LIGHTING LAUNCHES FIXTURE DESIGNED FOR EXTREME OUTDOOR USE
PR Lighting has announced the release of the XPar 150 Zoom — an exceptionally compact and lightweight fixture.
 
21-02-2017 - PETE'S BIG TVS SEE IN THE NEW YEAR AT PITBULL'S
The place to be in Miami for New Year's Eve was Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution and PBTV was happy to join, providing our client Lock & Key Productions with LED screens, LightSlice and LED flooring for the show.
 
21-02-2017 - JB LIGHTING HAS A NEW SALES TEAM
From 1st February 2017, a new team of three is responsible for sales at JB-Lighting.
 
20-02-2017 - SGM MARKS 300th ANNIVERSARY OF FAMOUS GARDEN DESIGNER
Last November, various celebrations took place in 120 different parks and sights all across the UK.
 
20-02-2017 - PRG XL VIDEO SUPPLY LIGHTING AND VIDEO FOR UK NATIONAL TV AWARDS
Each year, the very best in television is recognised at the National Television Awards.
 
17-02-2017 - ROBE GIVES SPECTACULAR LIGHTING FOR 'AFRIKAANS IS GROOT'
Part one of the 2016-17 multi-artist musical spectacular 'Afrikaans is Groot' produced by Coleske Artists was staged at Moreleta Park Church in Pretoria, South Africa, featuring some of the best Afrikaans performers in the country.
 
17-02-2017 - CLAYPAKY HAVE NEAR 300 MOVING HEADS AT WARGAMING FEST IN MOSCOW
An exclusive Claypaky rig of almost 300 cutting-edge moving-head fixtures delivered the high-impact lighting for international game developer and publisher Wargaming Group's highly anticipated debut...
 
16-02-2017 - CLAYPAKY TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT SUNDOWN FESTIVAL
The lighting designers responsible for music superstars Jason Derulo, Dizzee Rascal and Chase and Status requested Claypaky Sharpys and A.
 
16-02-2017 - SGM P-5s ON TOUR WITH JAKE BUGG
Following the release of his third album, 'On My One', singer-song writer Jake Bugg embarked on a promotional tour which saw him visit a host of different venues throughout Europe.
 
15-02-2017 - ROBE GIVES HOLIDAY ON ICE TOUR A FRESH LOOK
The Holiday on Ice ‘Time’ show is back on the road with a new creative team and a new look, with lighting and visuals designed by Jeffrey Goes from Amsterdam based creative design practice Live Legen...
 
15-02-2017 - CHAUVET C6 PANELS MAKE A LED WALL 'VIRTUALLY DISAPPEAR'
History runs deep throughout the Lone Star State.
 
14-02-2017 - PR LIGHTING UPGRADES XR 330 BEAM AND XR 250
PR Lighting has launched upgraded versions of two of its products, and has now released the XR 330 Beam II and XR 250 Beam II.
 
14-02-2017 - CHAUVET's MAVERICK MK2 WASH NOW IN STOCK AT SERPRO MEXICO
Serpro Producciones, one of the largest audio and lighting rental companies in Mexico, has taken a major step toward increasing its ability to serve customers by adding 90 CHAUVET Professional Maverick MK2 Wash fixtures to its inventory.
 
13-02-2017 - SOLARIS FLARE GIVES PERFECT SOLUTION TO FISHY PROBLEM IN CANADA
What better way to adorn a new Canadian seaside shopping mall than with a 45 ft.
 
10-02-2017 - CHAUVET COLORADOS GIVE CREATIVE DOWN LIGHTING FOR LOS ANGELES THEATRE
There are times when an essential scenic element in a theatrical production poses special challenges for a lighting designer.
 
10-02-2017 - EILON ENGINEERING MONITORS LARGE RIG FOR SWEDISH TV
With a history of pop music success, including multiple Eurovision Song Contest victories, perhaps no country embraces reality song competitions like Sweden.
 
09-02-2017 - SHOWLIGHT ANNOUNCES MORE SPEAKERS
Showlight is delighted to announce more illustrious speakers from across our industry who are willing to lend their time and expertise to this unique quadrennial in Florence.
 
09-02-2017 - CLAYPAKY B-EYES ON TOUR WITH THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
For the better part of a year the Red Hot Chili Peppers have played to fans worldwide with back-to-back festival and arena tours.
 
08-02-2017 - LIGHTING & EVENT BULLETIN FEBRUARY 2017
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07-02-2017 - ELATION AND ARKAOS WORK TOGETHER IN EUROPE
Elation Professional is pleased to announce that the company is now offering the complete ArKaos product line of software and media servers in several European countries and serve as the main value-added dealer of ArKaos Pro products in the UK.
 
06-02-2017 - ROBE ADDS LED MAGIC TO CHRISTMAS SHOW
Lighting designer Andy Webb seized a recent pantomime production of "Aladdin” staged at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool, UK as the opportunity to design an all-LED moving and specials lighting rig which was all Robe.
 
03-02-2017 - ROBE AND ANOLIS GOING TO ISE
Leading Czech lighting brands Robe and Anolis will share Stand in Hall 7 at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017 in Amsterdam, February 7 – 10.
 
03-02-2017 - STRONG LIGHTING RETURNS
Omaha, Nebraska – February 1, 2017 A new company with a familiar name, Strong Lighting, has arisen.
 
02-02-2017 - VISUAL PRODUCTIONS WELCOMES NEW DISTRIBUTOR IN SOUTH KOREA
South Korean based LIVE-LAB have recently learnt and used to great effect the CueCore1 and CueCore2 products.
 
02-02-2017 - ADLIB APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF SPECIAL PROJECTS
Adlib, the event production company, have appointed Tony Griffiths as ‘Head of Special Projects’.
 
01-02-2017 - SGM WASH LIGHTS BRING ICE SCULPTURES TO LIFE IN MOSCOW
A total of 16 pcs of P-5 LED wash lights played a crucial role the in festival Moscow Ice.
 
31-01-2017 - ILUMINARC ADDS THRILLING LIGHTING TO NEW ROLLERCOASTER RIDE IN BELGIUM
Towering above the heart of the Plopsaland De Panne theme park in Belgium, "Heidi The Ride,” is a new 22 meter (72 foot) high wooden rollercoaster that accelerates to dizzying speeds.
 
31-01-2017 - AVOLITES POWERS CELEBRATIONS IN RAS AL KHAIMAH
An impressive 18 million pixels of custom video and graphics content was powered by three Avolites Ai T Series media servers during Emirati star-studded stage event 'FakhrakYaWatan' ('The Pride of th...
 
30-01-2017 - CHAUVET ADDS TO THE HAPPINESS AT DANCE FESTIVAL IN CURACAO
In Papiamentu, the words "Su Legria” loosely translate as "his or her happiness.
 
28-01-2017 - CHINESE NEW YEAR
GONG HEI FAT CHOY WE WISH ALL OUR CHINESE FRIENDS A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR AND AN ENJOYABLE HOLIDAY...
 
27-01-2017 - CLAYPAKY AT THE OPENING OF THE NEW DUBAI CANAL
Cutting an elegant swathe through the city, the new Dubai Canal opened with a spectacular ceremony hosted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai.
 
27-01-2017 - ETC STARTS TO BLOG
ETC now has a new way to connect with end users and lighting and rigging professionals around the globe, thanks to the introduction of the company’s new blog, called 'et cetera'.
 
27-01-2017 - GLP TAKES THEIR X4s TO SCHOOL
A former student at Dr. Phillips High School Theatre Magnet in Orlando, Florida, has been making creative use of GLP’s cutting state-of-the-art X4 series to light school productions. Michael Pagan’s...
 
26-01-2017 - XENON INTRODUCES LOW COST PULSED LIGHT
XENON, a company with over 50 years of Pulsed Light experience, recently announced the introduction of the X-1100, a low cost benchtop Pulsed Light system that enables researchers to more easily char...
 
26-01-2017 - CLAY PAKY CELEBRATES OPENING OF UK CITY OF CULTURE
Internationally-renowned lighting designer Durham Marenghi selected an array of Claypaky luminaires to enhance a number of stunning audiovisual installations across Hull as part of the city’s ‘UK City of Culture 2017’ inauguration festivities.
 
25-01-2017 - CLAYPAKY B EYES GIVE VERSATILITY TO EMMA MARRONE
Emma Marrone's Adesso Tour 2016 stopped off at all the major sports halls on the Italian peninsula, along with a dynamic stage installation and an interesting lighting rig put together by lighting designer Mamo Pozzoli.
 
25-01-2017 - ELATION LEDS LEAD THE WAY FOR WAPA-TV IN PUERTO RICO
Since first going on air in 1954, independent television station WAPA-TV (Channel 4) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been a technology leader among broadcast stations in the island country.
 
25-01-2017 - ROBE LIGHTS BRUSSELS TOWER AND RAISES €8 MILLION FOR CHARITY
Leading Belgian creative lighting designer Thomas Boets loves challenges, so when production company Fast Forward Events asked him to light the iconic Reyers Tower in Brussels – a 73 metre high conc...
 
24-01-2017 - CHAUVET CREATES A NEW DAY FOR 'HAIR'
Light, both literal and metaphorical, plays a crucial role throughout the musical 'Hair', which plays out against the backdrop of the tumultuous and colourful 1960s in New York.
 
24-01-2017 - GLP IMPRESSION X4 ATOMS ADDS SPARKLE TO GERMAN TV SHOW
In January 2017, German-speaking households discovered 'IT TAKES TWO', the new show broadcasted by RTL.
 
24-01-2017 - CHRISTIE DIGITAL ADDS TO GERMANY'S MUSICAL 'BETOND CHRISTMAS'
A winning combination of live performance, superb production values and tremendous audience support all combined to make 'Beyond Christmas', an annual production held in Germany, a spectacular success.
 
23-01-2017 - PHILIPS VARI-LITE GIVES A BRIGHT APPROACH TO JUSTIN BIEBER TOUR
Philips Lighting announced that its stage lighting will be used in the next leg of Justin Bieber's rapturously received 'Purpose' 2016 world tour.
 
20-01-2017 - S+H SUPPLIES LED STARCLOTH FOR POPULAR TV SHOW
S+H Technical Support supplied a large quantity of its LED Starcloth to be used as a complete wrap around the stage and audience seating for a one-off Christmas Special of the popular 1980’s comedy g...
 
20-01-2017 - ELATION HELPS TO BRING COLORADO SPRINGS CHURCH BACK FROM THE FLOOD
In October 2015, Pulpit Rock Church in Colorado Springs received extensive water damage due to several days of heavy rain that, unfortunately, fell during a re-roofing project.
 
20-01-2017 - PRG XL VIDEO SUPPORTS 'BRING ME THE HORIZON' TOUR
Talking with lighting control operator Adam Power before the Manchester show of Bring Me the Horizon’s recent tour, their biggest to date, he described the show lighting as ‘intense’.
 
19-01-2017 - ILUMINARC LIGHTS UP HISTORIC NORWEGIAN PORT
Since the time of the Vikings, the natural port at the mouth of the Drammen River, about 40 kilometres from Oslo, has been a bustling trading centre.
 
19-01-2017 - MDG FOG AT THE CHICHESTER FESTIVAL THEATRE
Chichester Festival Theatre is happy to report a successful outcome after investing in two MDG ATMe haze generators and two MDG FAN digital units.
 
18-01-2017 - SGM G-SPOTS ADD MAGIC TO DESCANSO GARDENS
Forest of Light in Descanso Gardens in L A, California, was a beautiful display of nature and light intertwining to create an experience that visitors of all ages could appreciate.
 
18-01-2017 - ROBE'S CYCBARS CREATE THE ELEMENTS FOR 'MONKEY GOES WEST' IN SINGAPORE
Lighting designer Adrian Tan from Light Project is using Robe’s CycBar 15 fixtures to - very efficiently - light the cyc on W!
 
17-01-2017 - ELATION LAUNCHES THEIR BRIGHTEST LED WASH
Elation Professional is pleased to announce launch of the Platinum 1200 Wash, an extremely bright LED colour wash moving head luminaire with (19) 65W multi-chip RGBW LEDs, making it Elation’s brightest wash light offering to date.
 
17-01-2017 - CLAYPAKY SCENIUS STARS ON X-FACTOR ITALY
Claypaky is part of the impressive lighting plot that characterizes the 2016 edition of X-Factor Italy.
 
16-01-2017 - PRG XL VIDEO JOINS DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE TO SUPPORT CENTREPOINT CHARITY
Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people.
 
16-01-2017 - ROBE POINTES FOR TV AZTECA
TV Azteca, the second largest mass media company in Mexico, has invested in Robe Pointe moving lights which were specified by Head of Lighting Miguel Osorno and Lighting Manager Manolo Toledo.
 
16-01-2017 - ELATION PARTICIPATED IN STAGE LIGHTING SUPER SATURDAY
Elation Professional participated in the Stage Lighting Super Saturday workshop last Saturday, January 14th, at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in New York and is proud to be contributing to the event...
 
13-01-2017 - WHITE LIGHT TOURS WITH SINGER-SONGWRITER 'RAG'N BONE MAN'
Following a year which featured a number one single and winning the Brits Critics’ Choice Award, Rag’n’Bone Man has now established himself as one of the most exciting artists in the UK.
 
13-01-2017 - LIGHTSWITCH ADDS ENCHANTED LIGHT TO THE FOREST
Bright, warm and inviting aren’t words typically associated with winter, but we’re working to change that!
 
13-01-2017 - CHAUVET's OVATION STANDS UP TO WINTER CONDITIONS IN ALASKA
Jonathan Huff is accustomed to dealing with harsh winter weather.
 
12-01-2017 - CHROMA-Q TO LAUNCH NEW LED PAR AT PLASA FOCUS GLASGOW
From the makers of the multi award-winning Color Force II, Chroma-Q are pleased to announce the UK launch at PLASA Focus Glasgow 2017 of their must-see LED PAR, the Color One 100X.
 
11-01-2017 - ELATION GIVES UNIQUE EFFECTS AT MUTEK IN MEXICO
Mutek is a unique festival that celebrates the inspirational power behind digital creativity while promoting the cutting edge in electronic music and the digital arts.
 
11-01-2017 - ETC CONTROLS BUNDLE NOW AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS
Lighting is a hands-on business, but the latest technology is often out of reach for students.
 
10-01-2017 - ROBE WOWS THE CROWDS AT AMSTERDAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
André Beekmans from creative lighting design practice The Art of Light based in the Netherlands produced three stunning lighting schemes and supplied programming / operating crews for the thre...
 
10-01-2017 - CHAUVET ADDS TO CHRISTMAS WARMTH IN ANTWERP
Every December, visitors from throughout Europe visit the old market square of Belgium’s largest city to enjoy one of the continent’s most traditional and colourful Christmas festivals.
 
09-01-2017 - ELATION LED RIG FOR THE BEST MUSIC CLUB IN NEW YORK
The Bowery Ballroom in New York’s Bowery section of Manhattan is often cited as the best music club in the city.
 
06-01-2017 - CLAYPAKY GIVES ATMOSPHERIC LIGHTING TO ALTERNATIVE ROCK BAND 'NOTHING BUT THIEVES'
In demand lighting and production designer Steven Bewley selected the award-winning Claypaky Mythos and Sharpy to create signature lighting looks for alternative rock band 'Nothing But Thieves' on th...
 
06-01-2017 - ANOLIS USES 1,000 LED FIXTURES TO LIGHT THE MALL OF AFRICA
Over a thousand Anolis LED lighting fixtures are lighting three major areas of the Mall of Africa in Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa the result of a remarkable collaboration between architectural ligh...
 
05-01-2017 - HIGH END TOURS WITH GRANGER SMITH
Country artist Granger Smith’s 2016 touring exposed the rising artist to even larger audiences, and featured a unique lighting design by Sean Semler that included 12 High End Systems SHAPESHIFTER C1s.
 
05-01-2017 - AC ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDS UK SALES TEAM
A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. (AC-ET) is delighted to announce that Mike Docksey has joined the team in a key External UK Sales role. Mike is a well-known face in the industry and brings a...
 
21-12-2016 - CHAUVET ADDS INVALUABLE AID TO WET WEATHER LIGHTING
The weather may be unpredictable, but the COLORdash Par Q12 IP from CHAUVET Professional certainly isn’t.
 
21-12-2016 - CLAYPAKY SAILS WITH AIDAprima
The AIDAprima, the latest addition to the AIDA Cruises fleet, was christened in Hamburg this year.
 
20-12-2016 - PRK XL CREATES GREAT LIGHT FOR TOUR OF BRITISH DUO BONDAX
British electronic duo Bondax have recently completed a tour which saw them visit venues around the United States before returning to the UK for shows culminating in a headline performance at London’s Oval Space.
 
20-12-2016 - ROBE HELPS AUSTRALIA CELEBRATE FASHFEST
Elite Event Technology in Canberra provided a full turnkey design and technical production solution for Canberra’s 2016 FASHFEST extravaganza, staged at the National Convention Centre.
 
19-12-2016 - CHAUVET PUNCHES OUT THE LIGHT TO MATCH THE HEAVY METAL MUSIC
After 35 years, eight Grammy Awards and 110 million records sold worldwide, heavy metal trailblazers Metallica have nothing left to prove.
 
19-12-2016 - ELATION EXPANDS LED RANGE
Elation Professional’s range of flexible LED Par lights is expanding with the launch of the 6-colour SixPar Z19 IP and the variable white DW Par Z19 IP, both IP-rated and with motorized zoom.
 
16-12-2016 - CLAYPAKY SCENIUS SPOT SUPPORTS JACK GARRATT
Celebrated production designers James Scott and Louis Oliver of design outfit Okulus have selected the new Claypaky Scenius Spot as the super versatile workhorse for 2016 Brit award-winner Jack Garra...
 
16-12-2016 - GLP PROVIDES NEARLY 200 X4 S LEDS FOR KYGO
Alex Hesse deployed nearly 200 of GLP’s compact X4 S LED moving heads at the iconic Hollywood Bowl, when Norwegian house DJ / producer Kygo headlined at the 17,500 capacity venue recently — selling out over two nights.
 
15-12-2016 - ELATION'S FURZE WASH WORKS WELL ON GERMAN TV
Lighting Designer Thomas Gerdon of GERDON design has again used an Elation Professional lighting package to light the German television program 'Verstehen Sie Spass' this time for two autumn season shows.
 
15-12-2016 - CLAYPAKY SHOWS VERSATILITY IN RUSSIA
Claypaky praised for durability, output and versatility at innovative EDM festival RUSSIA: Russian lighting designer Marina Larikova dubbed Claypaky fixtures as 'the best creative devices' afte...
 
14-12-2016 - MEDIA FACADE ILLUMINATE THE TILAL TOWER IN BAHRAIN
Media Facade Ltd. just finalized a new project in Bahrain. MF - iDEAL RGBW wall washers are installed on the lower floor façade. illuminating the exterior of the building and making combinations of...
 
14-12-2016 - PRG XL VIDEO SUPPORTS 'DUSKY' TOUR
Underground electronic music duo, Dusky are steadily building a cult following as they play sold out dates, taking in numerous venues in the UK, North America and continental Europe.
 
13-12-2016 - CLAYPAKY LIGHTS THE AUSTRIAN SKY FOR ANNIVERSARY OF LINZ UNIVERSITY
Lighting designer Björn Hermann lit up the Austrian sky with more than 100 Claypaky luminaires for the recent Linz Klangwolke, or 'Cloud of Sound', held along the banks of the Danube.
 
13-12-2016 - MA LIGHTING APPOINTS TOTAL SOLUTION FOR MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE
Effective 1st October, MA Lighting has appointed Total Solution as an exclusive distributor for Malaysia and Singapore.
 
13-12-2016 - SOLARIS MOZARTS FOR JIM JAMES TOUR
My Morning Jacket (MMJ) founder and frontman Jim James embarked on a solo tour this autumn, opening on the West Coast and closing Dec.
 
12-12-2016 - UNUSUAL RIGGING IN LINE FOR CIRCULAR AWARD
Unusual Rigging has been nominated as a finalist in the prestigious Circulars Awards.
 
12-12-2016 - ELATION EXPANDS EUROPEAN SALES TEAM
Elation Professional is pleased to announce that lighting industry veteran Frank Schotman (better known as 'The Tank' has joined the company’s European Sales Team as a technical sales representative and product specialist.
 
09-12-2016 - GLP IMPRESSIONS HIT THE MARK FOR GUNS N' ROSES
Experienced lighting designer Phil Ealy first encountered Guns N' Roses as a local band back in the ‘80s before catching the last part of 'Appetite for Destruction' and then production designing the 'Use Your Illusion' tour.
 
09-12-2016 - CHAUVET HELPS CELEBRATE CHISTMAS AT CASA GRANDE CHURCH IN ARIZONA
Every year on the Sunday before Christmas, the CrossRoads church gives away presents to 1,000 area children.
 
09-12-2016 - CHROMA-Q INSTALLED IN NEW STUDIO
Chroma-Q premium performance fixtures were recently supplied by A.
 
08-12-2016 - OSRAM CELEBRATES 110 YEARS WITH CLAYPAKY AT WESTIN HOTEL ROME
Lighting manufacturer Osram, which celebrates its 110-year brand anniversary this year, is joined by another famous institution, the Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome (opened in 1906 and is also celebrating its 110 years anniversary).
 
08-12-2016 - ROBE ON COURT IN SINGAPORE
At the 2016 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore tennis tournament over 100 Robe moving lights illuminated the court as part of a lighting scheme designed by Michael Chan and Tom Langridge.
 
08-12-2016 - DTS CEASES PRODUCTION OF PAR CANS
PAR CANs, the most widespread projectors in the world, were the evolution core of live show, theatre and TV performances in the last decades, in spite of their simplicity.
 
07-12-2016 - SGM NOMINATED FOR DANISH LIGHTING AWARD
RAGNAROCK, the Danish museum for pop, rock and youth culture, opened its doors to the public in April 2016.
 
07-12-2016 - AVOLITES DELIVERS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING'S TOUR
Lighting designer Francis Clegg of London-based design house MIRRAD turned to control technology by British manufacturer Avolites to drive his atmospheric lighting for electronic retro-rockers Public...
 
07-12-2016 - WIRELESS DMX RECEIVES LARGE ORDER FROM NEG EARTH
Neg Earth is one of the leading independent companies for entertainment lighting and rigging hire in the United Kingdom.
 
06-12-2016 - CLAYPAKY CREATES VEGAS STYLE AT IRISH DANCE SPECTACULAR
Ireland- Irish lighting designer Conor Biddle, known for lighting some of the largest acts in dance and electronica, selected an array of Claypaky moving heads to illuminate the return of Ireland’s m...
 
06-12-2016 - ROBE FIXTURES IMPRESS IN BOLIVIA
Top Bolivian rental and production Company Spectrum, based in Cochabamba in the centre of the country nestled in a valley amidst the magnificent peaks of the Andes mountain range has invested in 12 x...
 
02-12-2016 - ELATION PROVIDES AMAZING EFFECTS FOR THE MTV EUROPEAN MUSIC AWARDS
The MTV Europe Music Awards delivered another spectacular production at the Ahoy Rotterdam Arena in The Netherlands, where Europe’s favorite artists were honoured and a star-studded line up of today’...
 
02-12-2016 - GRIVEN CHOSEN FOR BRISBANE'S 'CITY OF LIGHTS'
Promoted by Brisbane City Council, City of Lights project uses decorative lighting on local assets such as buildings, bridges and trees to highlight Queensland’s capital and its features, creating an...
 
01-12-2016 - ILUMINARC COLOUR WASHES CALIFORNIAN CHURCH TO IMPROVE BROADCAST SERVICES
The Hour of Power broadcast from Shepherd’s Grove church has touched countless lives through its uplifting and inspiring messages.
 
01-12-2016 - ETC GO SMALL WITH NEW CONSOLE GIO @5
The Eos family of consoles just got bigger – by going smaller bringing the acclaimed, professional-grade control of the Eos Ti and Gio consoles within reach of users with tighter spaces – and tighter budgets.
 
30-11-2016 - GLP X BAR BATTENS LAUNCH M.A.C. SELENA COSMETIC COLLECTION
Some 15,000 fans of Mexican fashion icon, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, waited hours to gain entrance to the M.
 
30-11-2016 - PHILIPS ANNOUNCES FIRST FULL DISTRIBUTOR FOR ENTERTAINMENT LIGHTING
Philips Lighting announced entertainment technology supplier cast as the first full distribution partner of its entire entertainment lighting portfolio in Germany.
 
30-11-2016 - ROBE CREATES STYLE FOR PRETTY LIGHTS TOUR
Ever since Atlanta-based lighting designer Greg Ellis discovered Robe’s BMFL moving lights which were launched in 2014, he has been recommending them to as many people as possible and continues to be...
 
29-11-2016 - PRG XL VIDEO AT THE MERCURY AWARDS CEREMONY
Established in 1992 by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and the British Association of Record Dealers, the Mercury Music Prize was created as an alternative to the BRIT Awards.
 
29-11-2016 - AVOLITES CONTROLS THE BEAT AT DANCE MUSIC FESTIVALS IN CROATIA
Avolites control consoles and Ai media servers powered beat-perfect visuals across Outlook and Dimensions, two of Croatia's leading dance music festivals, seamlessly merging lighting and video to immerse and enthral the crowds of revellers.
 
28-11-2016 - ELATION LAUNCHES WHITE LIGHT VERSION OF COLOUR PENDANT
Elation Professional’s popular Colour Pendant colour-changing RGBW LED luminaire is now available in a variable white light version, the DW Pendant.
 
28-11-2016 - CHRISTIE SPREADS THE CHRISTMAS CHEER IN TAIPEI
Christie's rental staging partner Hexagon Solution has ignited the Christmas spirit by delivering spectacular visuals that captivated thousands of spectators who turned up for the official lighting u...
 
25-11-2016 - GLP PUTS DAIMLER IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The Daimler AG booth was illuminated with the latest fixtures from GLP at the world's most important trade fair, the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicle Show which took place in Hannover, Germany.
 
25-11-2016 - ELATION LEDS GO TO SEA WITH ROYAL CARIBBEAN
The largest cruise ship in the world, Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas, has set sail with a large energy-efficient Elation Professional LED lighting package used in the ship’s main entertainment and relaxation areas.
 
25-11-2016 - ADLIB PROVIDES STUNNING LIGHTING FOR THE SPECIALS TOUR
Adlib is supplying lighting and sound to the current The Specials tour which sees the UK’s favourite 2 Tone and Ska revival band take their energy, politics and rocksteady beats around the country to their wide and loyal fan base.
 
24-11-2016 - ROBERT JULIAT MERLINS ADD MAGIC TO THE CATWALK IN SPAIN
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid, is Spain’s biannual style statement for the international fashion stage, and a forum in which Robert Juliat’s Merlin followspot was able to work its magic.
 
24-11-2016 - ELATION GIVES MOONLIGHT TO DELAIN'S TOUR
This November’s there was a supermoon, which had celestial observers bathing in the moonlight of the largest full moon in years, Dutch symphonic metal band Delain is touring Europe this fall on a 'M...
 
23-11-2016 - WHITE LIGHT GIVE SPEEDY SERVICE TO NATIONAL GALLERY IN LONDON
In November, former Australian Prime Minister John Howard was presented with the Edmund Burke Award at the National Gallery in London.
 
23-11-2016 - ELATION ACL BARS CREATE WALLS OF LIGHT FOR INDIE SOUNDS
Music fans across the country continue to discover the unique sounds of RandB-tinged indie band Wet, who played dates across North America this fall using effects from Elation Professional colour-cha...
 
23-11-2016 - CHAUVET DAZZLES THE PRIVATE PARTY WITH JAY LENO
As a leading event lighting designer in the Washington DC area, John Farr has seen more than his share of spectacular celebrations.
 
22-11-2016 - PR LIGHTING SUPPORTS THE BUCHAREST LADIES ORCHESTRA
The Bucharest Ladies Orchestra performed with Romanian jazz singer and TV personality, Ozana Barabancea, recently at Bucharest’s Aqua Parc Crangasi, when around 2,000 people were treated to a first class performance.
 
22-11-2016 - GEARSOURCE LINKS WITH METALWORKS PRODUCTION GROUP
Gear-Source, Inc. and Metalworks Production Group announce a partnership to improve the supply of GearSource.com® listings and used gear inventories within Canada. Metalworks, built originally...
 
22-11-2016 - AC ENTERTAINMENT's JANDS VISTA CONTROLS SPECTACULAR FIREWORK DISPLAY
The award-winning Jands Vista lighting & media control system again proved its flexibility and power when it provided control for this year's out of this world 'Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular' –...
 
18-11-2016 - HIGH END SYSTEMS LAUNCHES FANLESS SOLA THEATRE
Almost 20 years after the introduction of the revolutionary Studio Color 575, the world’s first fanless fixture, High End Systems makes a contemporary follow-up with the SolaTheatre.
 
18-11-2016 - ELATION OPENS MEW DISTRIBUTION CENTRE IN MEXICO
In order to adapt to a growing and changing Mexican market for entertainment technology Elation Professional is proud to announce the opening of a new distribution centre near Mexico City.
 
18-11-2016 - MSTRA DUBAI OPENS NEW WAREHOUSE
Maestra Dubai’s operation is expanding and has moved to a new warehouse facility in the Dubai Investment Park area more than doubling their workspace.
 
18-11-2016 - CHAUVET EXPANDS ROGUE RANGE WITH R3 WASH
CHAUVET Professional’s groundbreaking Rogue series continues to expand, packing an ever-more powerful (and brighter) punch with the addition of the new Rogue R3 Wash.
 
17-11-2016 - SGM FIXTURES FOR ROMANIAN CONTEST
Romanian online magazine,The Light Desgn (TLD), launches a new timecode contest.
 
17-11-2016 - ROBE BMFLs GIVE FLEXIBLE LIGHTING TO NEW MUSICAL IN BELGIUM
Albert 1 was a new and ambitious musical produced by Simon de Merode and staged around and on a series of pontoons floating on the moat of the magnificent old Westerlo Castle in Belgium, which has be...
 
16-11-2016 - SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS TO ACQUIRE HARMAN
Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.
 
16-11-2016 - ELATION STANDS OUT FOR KIIARA ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
Riding a wave of success with a breakout EP and hit single "Gold,” singer-songwriter Kiiara made her television debut on The Tonight Show, starring Jimmy Fallon, with a back line of Elation ZCL Series lighting fixtures to support her.
 
16-11-2016 - CHAUVET WINS WORSHIP FACILITIES AWARD
The brightest LED ellipsoidal on the market had the spotlight turned on it recently when Worship Facilities, the official magazine of WFX, presented a 2016 New Product Award to the CHAUVET Professional Ovation E-260WW.
 
15-11-2016 - PRG XL VIDEO TRANSFORMS YORK MINSTER
Across four evenings in late October, indoor and outdoor venues around York were transformed with light installations created by artists and designers including David Ogle, Helen Maurer, Studio PSK;...
 
15-11-2016 - ROERT JULIAT's DALIS PERFORMS AT WORLD THEATRE FESTIVAL
Robert Juliat’s award-winning Dalis 860 cyclorama washlights were chosen by lighting designer Scott Zielinski, to light the backdrops for the inspired theatre production of Richard Sandaime, a co-pro...
 
15-11-2016 - PULSAR CELEBRATES ANOTHER WORLD RECORD
The ChromaStrip, was designed for external use, have withstood all the elements can throw at them for more than 11 years.
 
14-11-2016 - JB LIGHTING EXPANDS SALES & PRODUCTION OF SPARX LED MOVING HEADS
From November the company satis&fy AG will have more than 100 JB Lighting's Sparx 7 and the Sparx 10 series.
 
14-11-2016 - ELATION PROVES RELIABLE FOR PIERCE THE VEIL'S TOUR
Lighting Designer Jeff Maker turned to an Elation LED lighting package for American rock band Pierce the Veil’s recent 'Made to Destroy' tour, his second year with the band, and was delighted with the results.
 
11-11-2016 - PRG MAKES NEW APPOINTMENT IN CHINA
Production Resource Group LLC (PRG) – the world’s largest supplier of technology and services for events and entertainment has announced the appointment of Simon Kayser as General Manager for its Sou...
 
11-11-2016 - WHITE LIGHT ON STAGE IN LONDON FOR 'THE LAST FIVE YEARS'
'The Last Five Years' is written by Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown and tells the story of two New York lovers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.
 
11-11-2016 - WICREATIONS CELEBRATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Entertainment engineering specialist WIcreations celebrated its 10th birthday in style over the weekend with a large party for its many fans, friends, clients and acquaintances in home town Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium.
 
10-11-2016 - ETC PARADIGM CONTROL NOW AVAILABLE FROM YOUR 'PHONE
Controlling your ETC Unison Paradigm system just got easier.
 
09-11-2016 - CLAYPAKY GOES ROUND THE WORLD WITH FESTIVAL OF LANGUAGE & CULTURE
It’s been an eventful year for EVENTPRODUCTION Poland as the company took the International Festival of Language and Culture on the road to 17 different countries.


 









 
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