entertainment • presentation • installation

23 September 2016

Arcadia Spectacular chooses Robe and BMFLs

Arcadia Spectacular chooses Robe and BMFLsUK - Not everyone gets to have their lights gracing a 55 ft. tall, 60 ft. wide, 50 tonne spider made from re-imagined industrial waste and Robe is proud that Arcadia Spectacular chose to invest in its moving lights to ensure this masterpiece of imagination, engineering, resourcefulness and fully immersive performance will have its own lightshow and the highest production values. The Spider, which started its journey at the Glastonbury Festival circa 2010 when its first incarnation was crafted with love, enthusiasm and some glorious ... More >>

Nexo STM for Life in Color in Mexico City

Nexo STM for Life in Color in Mexico CityMexico - Leading Mexican sound rental company Tecnoson Espectaculos has delivered one of the best international events in the Life in Color party roster, using a large Nexo STM modular line array system for the Mexico City show. Life in Color is a high-profile global event series, hosted in many different cities in the USA and Europe. Its stage show combines the best international DJs with acrobatics, circus acts, pyrotechnics and special effects. What started life as a college tradition has been transformed into a worldwide live ... More >>

Elation impact at Hard Summer Music Festival

Elation impact at Hard Summer Music FestivalUSA - Production company and Elation dealer Stage-Tech delivered a large Elation lighting package for one of Southern California's most popular rave events, the Hard Summer Music Festival. Both the Hard Stage, the festival's main stage, and the Pink Stage featured Elation lighting gear with the Platinum FLX hybrid moving head continuing its busy summer. Some 32 of the award-winning FLX fixtures were used in the Hard Stage setup, each multi-functional light alternating with LED wash lights from center stage fingers of angled overhead ... More >>

DWR to host TV Lighting Workshop

DWR to host TV Lighting WorkshopSouth Africa - DWR Distribution has scheduled a three-day Introduction Beginners TV Lighting Workshop presented by Angus Clarke from the 11-13 October 2016 from 9am to 5pm. The course will be hosted at DWR's premises in Johannesburg. Angus was fortunate enough to be involved in many firsts in the new SA TV Industry in the 1970's. He lit the first Live Studio Sport Transmission, as well as the first live newscasts. He was also responsible for the lighting design on the first major TV musical and children's productions as well as ... More >>

Theatre Projects-designed Iowa theatre opens

Theatre Projects-designed Iowa theatre opensUSA - In 2008, when the Iowa River flooded and destroyed Hancher Auditorium and 12 other buildings at the University of Iowa, the loss to the community was far greater than the physical loss of those structures. Hancher Auditorium was one of the most popular venues for touring groups in the region, and the flood forced the student and traveling groups that normally used the venue to move into nearby facilities. But this week, with the grand opening of the new Hancher Auditorium, the University of Iowa and the people of Iowa City once ... More >>

ATK deploys EAW Anna for ESPY Awards

ATK deploys EAW Anna for ESPY AwardsUSA - ATK Audiotek Corp. recently provided an EAW Adaptive sound reinforcement system for ESPN's 24th Annual ESPY Awards, held at the Microsoft Theatre (formerly the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live), in Los Angeles. Valencia, California-based ATK Audiotek has provided sound reinforcement systems and support for the ESPY awards since the premier athletic award show debuted in 1993. This was their first time out with the Anna system. "Because on-the-air coverage requires more theatre visibility than is typical, we were interested in using a more ... More >>

Bandit adds GLP X4 Atoms to inventory

Bandit adds GLP X4 Atoms to inventoryUSA - Bandit Lites recently added more gear to its ever-growing inventory, with the newest addition being the GLP X4 Atom. The GLP X4 Atom boasts a compact body, bright output and a motorized 9:1 ratio zoom for a 3.5 to 34 beam angle. Its interlocking system allows the fixture to be built into various configurations, meaning it can be used for all of Bandit's various lighting applications including corporate events, touring and special events. One such example is the Atoms use at events for Blackberry Farms, a luxury resort in the ... More >>

ColourSound Experiment at Creamfields 2016

ColourSound Experiment at Creamfields 2016UK - Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting, rigging and Kinesys automation to two high profile arenas at the 2016 Creamfields dance music extravaganza staged in Daresbury, Cheshire, UK. The festival was memorable for many reasons including the new Steel Yard venue -an awesome 50m wide by 100m long space offering up to 26m of headroom with a capacity of around 9,000, designed and built especially for Creamfields by Acorn Structures. "We were very excited to be asked by the event's technical producers LarMac LIVE to supply lighting ... More >>

Tightrope signage at La Crosse Regional Airport

Tightrope signage at La Crosse Regional AirportUSA - To keep time-pressured travellers fully informed, the La Crosse Regional Airport in Wisconsin recently deployed a Carousel digital signage network from Tightrope Media Systems consisting of more than 50 custom displays strategically situated throughout the passenger terminal, including check-in and baggage claim areas. The network is an integral part of a $14.2m infrastructure upgrade; importantly, Carousel Digital Signage Software also drives airport revenue generation through advertising initiatives. The varied digital signage ... More >>

WIcreations celebrates festival summer

WIcreations celebrates festival summerEurope - Belgian engineering, animation and rigging specialists WIcreations has enjoyed a busy summer supplying a selection of their standard rental products like WI Towers and WI Touring Track to a diverse variety of music festivals and live events. Here is a small selection of some of the highlights and the ways in which WI can provide solutions for a myriad of scenarios which require lighting, sound and video to be in specific places, or lifted and moved precisely at exactly the right time. Dominator 2016 is organised by hard style ... More >>

WL walks the line for Million Dollar Quartet

WL walks the line for Million Dollar QuartetUK - Following its success in the West End, Las Vegas, Canada and on Broadway, the smash-hit Million Dollar Quartet is returning to the UK for a new touring production. This energetic musical tells the story of the afternoon in which Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins recorded some of the best known rock 'n' roll songs of all time. White Light has been approached to provide the lighting equipment . Million Dollar Quartet takes place on 4 December 1956 and is set in Memphis, Tennessee. It features ... More >>

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