entertainment • presentation • installation

24 October 2016

ADJ Group opens facility near Mexico City

ADJ Group opens facility near Mexico CityMexico - In order to adapt to a growing and changing Mexican market for entertainment technology, the ADJ Group has announced the opening of a new distribution centre facility near Mexico City that will serve all ADJ Group brands: ADJ, Elation Professional, Acclaim Lighting, Global Truss America/Duratruss and American Audio. "Owing to a high demand for our brands in Mexico, we are very excited to announce that we have formed ADJ Products Group Mexico," stated Toby Velazquez, president of the ADJ Group. "We have strong brand names in ... More >>

L-Acoustics spreads the word at El Tabernacle

L-Acoustics spreads the word at El TabernacleSouth Africa - Founded by Apostle Edgar Hill Roscoe, who's ministry stretches over nearly 50 years, the El Tabernacle church in Walkerville has long suffered from acoustic issues which made it difficult for the worship leaders to be heard above the enthusiastic congregation. Situated in Gauteng, the smallest and most densely populated province in South Africa, El Tabernacle is around half an hour from the centre of Johannesburg. Faced with considerable acoustic challenges, church elder Gustav Adams approached Richard Smith of local ... More >>

Tupac Martir's launches Lux Festival 2017

Tupac Martir's launches Lux Festival 2017Columbia - Light magician and creative director, Tupac Martir, has announced his latest creative project - Lux Festival; a light and video showcase where the dynamic canvas for the adventurous event is the colonial architecture and cobbled streets and squares of the historic coastal town of Cartagena, Colombia. Set to run from 4-8 January 2017, Lux Festival will feature designs from some of the most imaginative international theatre, concert touring and event lighting and video artists the world has to offer. There has been huge support ... More >>

Elation unleashes creativity with Proteus

Elation unleashes creativity with ProteusUSA - Elation Professional has launched a next-tier product line of IP-rated moving lights built specifically to empower designer creativity - Proteus. Featuring a sophisticated yet pragmatic design, Elation has put years of focus into developing this high-performance intelligent lighting solution to help designers create the effects and power they need, regardless of weather, tech or brightness requirements. Launching at LDI 2016 in Las Vegas, Proteus are compact, robust and budget-friendly next-level intelligent lighting solutions ... More >>

EAW expands applications engineering team

EAW expands applications engineering teamUSA EAW has announced the addition of Bryan DiFabio to the application engineering team at the company's Whitinsville headquarters. The announcement was made by Adam Shulman, director of marketing and application engineering for EAW. As an applications specialist, DiFabio will provide technical expertise to EAW customers worldwide. The application engineering team can provide services ranging from simple product selection and appropriate product usage to assisting with the development of a more comprehensive system solution, including ... More >>

Boxer adds new dimension to Rockettes

Boxer adds new dimension to RockettesUSA - Christie has partnered with Radio City Music Hall to provide its Boxer 4K30 projectors to enhance and add a new dimension to the world-famous Radio City Rockettes productions. This includes the upcoming Christmas Spectacular, starring the Radio City Rockettes. With the rapid growth of technology in live entertainment and the desire to maximise the visual impact surrounding Radio City's beloved theatrical productions, The Madison Square Garden Company enlisted Christie Boxer for the projector installation. DWP Live used the ... More >>

Painting with Light reaches for the sky

Painting with Light reaches for the skyThe Netherlands - Luc Peumans from Painting with Light was asked to create a lighting scheme for the recent new musical Sky which ran at the Theater Amsterdam featuring spectacular 3D video scenery. The show was produced by Imagine Nation (Robin de Levita & Kees Abrahams) and featured music by John Ewbank and Marco Borsato. Luc, himself experienced at working in 3D and 'surround visual' environments, was also asked to collaborate on this production because of his flair for lighting this hybrid genre of performance, which combines ... More >>

Roscolux #359 - the colour that keeps on giving

Roscolux #359 - the colour that keeps on givingUSA - On the show floor at LDI, Rosco Laboratories presented a cheque from the sales of Roscolux #359 Medium Violet to Behind the Scenes, the charity that assists entertainment technology professionals in need due to serious illness or injury. "Rosco is proud to play a part in the important work that Behind the Scenes does within the entertainment technology industry," said Mark Engel, Rosco CEO. "The grants that Behind the Scenes provide can be profoundly helpful to entertainment professionals and their families, and it is our ... More >>

ALD presents fellowship award to Mannie Manim

ALD presents fellowship award to Mannie ManimUK The Young Vic theatre played host to lighting designers and technicians from across the world this week, who had gathered for the presentation of the second International Fellowship by The Association of Lighting Designers (ALD) to South African lighting designer Mannie Manim. The prestigious international fellowship was presented to Manim by ALD president, Richard Pilbrow. Honoured for his lengthy list of credits in lighting design, Manim, throughout an exceptional career, has also been a company manager, producer, technical ... More >>

Airstar Shines at LDI with double debut

Airstar Shines at LDI with double debutUSA - Airstar announced at LDI the enhancement of its successful Crystal range with the launch of two new innovative products - Sunshade and Crystal White 50k lum. Following a successful pilot test at the Solidays and Musilac music festivals in France this summer, Airstar introduced Sunshade to the Crystal range; a large lighting umbrella which transforms the Crystal lighting balloon technology into a new envelope shape. Measuring 2.2 or 2.6m in diameter, it features the same RGB LED lights that can be found on the Crystal balloons, and ... More >>

AV Stumpfl takes a stand at LDI 2016

AV Stumpfl takes a stand at LDI 2016USA - LDI 2016 is the official global debut of a technically innovative mobile projection screen stand from AV Stumpfl. The stand is compatible with Monoblox, Vario and VarioClip screens, it sits discreetly on one central stand, which can be folded giving it the look and appeal of a large projection monitor, enabling a more flawless looking presentation. CEO Tobias Stumpfl said, "Our customers happy already have a wide range of screens designed for events and specific requirements. It's only natural that we should also offer them a ... More >>

High End Systems triple launch at LDI 2016

High End Systems triple launch at LDI 2016USA - Console and automated lighting manufacturer High End Systems unveiled three new products at the 2016 LDI trade show. The SolaTheatre is the first lighting instrument in the SolaRange family to feature completely fanless operation. Suitable for studio and theatrical applications that require virtually silent performance, SolaTheatre brings the power of High End's white light LED engine to television, film and theatre LDs worldwide. The company also introduced HEX and QUAD, two new fixtures that join SHAPESHIFTER and UNO in High ... More >>

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