UK - Music Group has today announced that it "proposes to dismiss as redundant" around 70 staff at its Tannoy manufacturing and office facility in Coatbridge, Scotland. The company's statement says it is about to ... More >>
UK - Next Robe Generation (NRG) is a new initiative launched by Robe UK, offering future lighting professionals the chance to meet other like-minded individuals and access a whole range of interactive social ... More >>
UK - Audio-Technica is set to showcase a wide range of products from its microphone and headphone ranges and the latest offerings from distributed brands Allen & Heath and Apart Audio at PLASA Focus 2016 at The Royal ... More >>
UK - Elation Professional invites lighting professionals to Stand N-D32 at PLASA Focus Leeds for an up-close look at an impressive line-up of new lighting solutions that includes three all-new product series. On ... More >>
UK - Television and entertainment lighting rental specialist Aurora has appointed Gemma Oldfield to the position of office manager at their West London operation. Graduating with a degree in Business and Marketing, ... More >>
"I remember a 2013 delegation sitting at preliminary rehearsals, just ten metres from a projection surface, and asking, 'can we change the LED screen?' You have to weep sometimes."
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This month: Bubble and Speak
"Focusrite, in common with every premium brand, should be comfortably profiting from its successes, not squeezing its resources for every millilitre of advantage."
This month: The great cable debate
"The 'flexible armoured' cable often used outdoors is actually anything but. The 'armour' is not there so much for mechanical protection, but more for interference suppression - much like the screen on an audio or DMX cable."
This month: Lucy Ockenden
"I studied biochemistry at University but ended up on the first UK tour of Starlight Express by chance. I then freelanced and toured with Matthew Bourne before a nasty accident put an end to my lighting career. I decided to produce a show and fell in to video at around the same time. I've come a long way from counting fruit flies!"
This month: Let the people decide
"The logic was clear: if they are involved with the choice it will make them feel more involved with the decisions about the venue - and furthermore, they would not be in a position to complain about it later as it would be their fault."
This month: Broadway Motion Design Animates Production
"BMD is a great solution for amateur theatre productions or educational theatre where time and resources are limited, and the shortage of projection designers can be quickly and easily overcome with a phone call or a quick visit to the website."
This month: Lee Baldock talks to set designer Ala Lloyd, of Lloyd Live Design. . .
"I was impressed by how he presented himself, and the fact that the most interesting thing for him was how to solve the problems - it wasn't about working with pop stars."