24 October 2014 - Business News

Clay Paky donates to Behind the Scenes at KOI Awards

Clay Paky donates to Behind the Scenes at KOI AwardsUK - Behind the Scenes - the new charity which supports entertainment technology professionals in times of need - received a kick-start to its fundraising efforts at the Knights of Illumination Awards thanks to a donation from Clay Paky. The company's Chief Executive Officer Pio Nahum presented a cheque to lighting designer Rick Fisher for Behind the Scenes UK, explaining to the audience that one of the last things approved by the late Pasquale Quadri was this generous contribution to the new charity. "As an industry, regardless of ... More >>

Keystone Productions makes important Pointes

Keystone Productions makes important PointesSouth Africa - Lighting designer Christopher Bolton recently used 24 x Robe Robin Pointes to provide effects for a special gala dinner and evening of entertainment staged for business systems specialists EOH at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Bolton was asked to light the event by technical service providers AVL Productions who were working for producers Jam Productions. He worked very closely with Verusca DiZio and Paul Hughes who designed the stage and set including the video elements, and also with Show ... More >>

Elation Cuepix cubes highlight Colbie Caillat tour

Elation Cuepix cubes highlight Colbie Caillat tourUSA - Grammy Award-winning singer Colbie Caillat toured the US through the summer beneath a highly original lighting design that featured high-power Elation Cuepix Panel LED matrix blinders fabricated into eye-catching scenic light cubes. Out on her Gypsy Heart tour, multi-platinum selling artist Colbie Caillat is fond of the Cuepix light cubes. "The artist has told us that the cubes were the highlight of the tour, fetching the most compliments and inquiries of any other element," says Paul Hoffman, owner of full-service lighting ... More >>

L-Acoustics on The Tyne for the Great North Run

L-Acoustics on The Tyne for the Great North RunUK - Great North Run is a popular half-marathon that has welcomed runners to Newcastle-upon-Tyne for over 30 years. In 2014, the run was the first in the world to welcome its millionth finisher and it celebrated the moment in style with an Opening Ceremony that spanned both quaysides of the river between the Tyne and Millenium bridges. With a show designed by the team that created the London Olympics opening ceremonies and included live music from Sting, Mark Knopfler, the Unthanks and Chase & Status as well as poetry, pyrotechnics, ... More >>

Siyan extends Robe inventory

Siyan extends Robe inventoryUK - High Wycombe-based lighting rental specialist Siyan has recently expanded its stock with the addition of Robe Pointes and more LEDBeam 100 moving lights, all of which were sent directly out on various jobs for the summer as soon as they were delivered by Robe UK. The Pointes were purchased for their brightness, versatility and excellent features, and the LEDBeam 100s for their tiny size and because, "They are simply one of the most popular fixtures of the moment," states Siyan's MD Nick Valdez. He adds that the frequency with which ... More >>

Audinate and Bose sponsor NYC networking roadshow

Audinate and Bose sponsor NYC networking roadshowUSA - Continuing a series kicked off at InfoComm MEA in October, Audinate and Bose Professional will hold their next session of the AV Networking Roadshow - focusing on Dante technology - at the Holiday Inn Midtown - Embassy Ballroom in New York City. The session, titled Introduction to AV Networking, is a one-day session on 19 November, from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The event is sponsored by Bose Professional and Audinate, with support from Attero Tech, Audio-Technica, and Digital Audio Labs. Intended for AV and IT professionals who ... More >>

Meyer Sound reinforces Louisville football stadium

Meyer Sound reinforces Louisville football stadiumUSA - To amplify the home-game atmosphere and bring the 55,000 fans closer to the on-field action, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium at University of Louisville has chosen the most powerful loudspeaker technology available today-Meyer Sound's Leo linear large-scale sound reinforcement system with the 1100-LFC low-frequency control element and SB-3F sound field synthesis loudspeakers. Selected for its sheer power and remarkable ability to project sonic clarity and impact over long distances, the system was chosen by recently retired, ... More >>

Chad Lawson reinvents Chopin with DPA Microphones

Chad Lawson reinvents Chopin with DPA MicrophonesUSA - Debuting on iTunes Classical at #1 even before its official release and raising in the ranks on the Billboard Classical charts, The Chopin Variations by celebrated pianist and composer Chad Lawson, violinist Judy Kang and cellist Rubin Kodheli, takes the familiar sounds of Chopin and recasts each composition in a new light. To accomplish this, Lawson used his Steinway piano to create a slightly muted, ethereal sound, captured entirely by DPA microphones. The positioning of d:dicate 4011A Cardioid Stereo Kit was critical to ... More >>

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