entertainment • presentation • installation

7 December 2016

Penn Elcom LED saves energy for All Saints

Penn Elcom LED saves energy for All SaintsUK - Penn Elcom supplied a fully retro-fittable LED lighting package to CGA Integration which was installed into two church halls operated by All Saints Church in Ascot, Berkshire, resulting in an approximately 50% reduction in running costs. The Church's Rector, The Reverend Dr Darrell Hannah is an enthusiastic supporter of sustainable energy and moved a private members motion in 2014 urging the Church of England's National Investing Bodies to divest from fossil fuel companies and explore cleaner and more carbon conscious energy ... More >>

Chauvet shines at the CrossRoads in Casa Grande

Chauvet shines at the CrossRoads in Casa GrandeUSA - Every year on the Sunday before Christmas, the CrossRoads church in Casa Grande, AZ, gives away presents to 1,000 area children. These aren't toy store remainder-type gifts either, but rather items like Xboxes, iPads and other things that 21st century kids really want. The event typifies the attitude of this dynamic and rapidly growing church: our message may be timeless, but it must be delivered in a way that is relevant to people today. This philosophy was on full display late this fall at a worship rally that the church held at ... More >>

Blackout rigging team in A League of Their Own

Blackout rigging team in A League of Their OwnUK - Drapes and rigging expert Blackout, working for CPL Productions, returned to supply Sky One's sports comedy panel show A League of Their Own, in October. Growing with the show over the last seven years, a team of six Blackout riggers led by project manager Alex Duke, was entrusted to supply, install and operate a range of drapes and rigging equipment to transform a sound stage in the well-loved TV set playing host to the likes of James Cordon, Jack Whitehall, Andrew Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp. During the week-long install, black ... More >>

Jaco Beukes rocks the S21 at Aardklop Festival

Jaco Beukes rocks the S21 at Aardklop FestivalSouth Africa - Aardklop National Arts Festival 2016, held at Potchefestroom, saw freelancer Jaco Beukes from SJ Audio trying out the DiGiCo S21 on a show for the first time. Jaco was based in the Sanlam Auditorium where he was the main sound engineer for the venue and helped guest engineers for artists like Karen Zoid and Elvis Blue. The S21 was based in this venue for the entire festival. "This was my first gig on the S21 but I'm a big DiGiCo fan so it was awesome," said Jaco. "Other than the label, it's great that the console fires up ... More >>

DWR establishes freelancers' charity

DWR establishes freelancers' charitySouth Africa - DWR is setting up a charity organization aimed at freelancers. When freelancers fall ill, injure themselves or sometimes even pass away, it puts their family under immense pressure. This charity will hopefully help a few people, on a merit basis, with basic assistance. This can either be in the form of helping to pay for school fees for a few months, maybe cover the rent, or providing grocery hampers. Each case will be submitted to the charity where a board will decide who we can assist and how. Says DWR, "At the end of ... More >>

Displays on trend at London Fashion Week

Displays on trend at London Fashion WeekUK - Panasonic high brightness displays took centre stage at London Fashion Week as they were used by breakthrough fashion designer Paula Knorr at her Spring/Summer '17 collection debut show. The Council gave the London Royal College of Art MA graduate the space and financial support to enable her to set up an installation at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Pall Mall, where four 55" Panasonic LCD displays, two TH-55LF8s and two TH-55LF80s, were used to show the video vignettes. Supported by the British Fashion Council German-born ... More >>

G20 concert makes public debut with Community

G20 concert makes public debut with CommunityChina - A spectacular concert, directed by famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou, was performed for world leaders on 4 September in China for the G20 Summit. Enduring Memories of Hangzhou later made its public debut in October, attracting huge audiences to the West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The upgraded show maintains 80% of the original programme content and benefits from a new audio system which has been installed to delight audiences from all over the world. This cultural fusion performance of East and West, featuring ... More >>

OneBigStar delivers 60-minute makeover

OneBigStar delivers 60-minute makeoverUK - When newly opened Design Museum in Kensington, London played host to the Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year Award on Wednesday 30 November, technical production expert OneBigStar was on-hand to deliver lighting and sound for the prestigious event. Interesting elements of the project included a tight window for loading in equipment and it being the first commercial event for the brand-new venue. With just one hour to install all the equipment required [the venue closed to the public at 6pm and the award guests ... More >>

VER London supplies Disney Broadway Hits

VER London supplies Disney Broadway HitsUK - Stars of stage and screen join the BBC Concert Orchestra at London's Royal Albert Hall for the European premiere of Disney's Broadway Hits - a celebration of the spellbinding songs behind some of the world's best loved musicals. As the chosen rental partner for the Disney production, VER London supplied equipment, crew, logistics and peace of mind to allow the US creative team to hit the ground running at the venue, fully serviced via the local VER operation, fully backed by a global leading provider of quality equipment and ... More >>

Yes Events invests further in Elation

Yes Events invests further in ElationUK - Yes Events has been investing in Elation Professional products for years to service a huge variety of applications. Recently, the UK-based company chose to further strengthen its stock with several of Elation's newest offerings - the Fuze Wash Z350, Fuze Wash Z120, Platinum HFX and Satura Spot CMY Pro. Fuze Series fixtures' non-pixel lens face and ability to wash without multi-shadows are striking a chord with LDs looking for that classic wash look from an LED light. "We chose to invest into the Fuze series as they really are a ... More >>

Radius RSX12M stage monitor now shipping

Radius RSX12M stage monitor now shippingUSA - EAW has announced the availability of the Radius RSX12M stage monitor. The RSX12M adds to the Radius line of loudspeakers, which was introduced mid-2016. "The RSX12M brings even more value to the Radius family," explains Adam Shulman, director of marketing and application engineering. "The addition of a dedicated floor monitor model takes the family even further in terms of delivering an integrated, complete solution. Now customers can deploy a comprehensive system comprised entirely of Radius components, including mains, fills, ... More >>

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