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7000 up for Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians

14/10/2019 - Business News

The number of delegates to ASP events has now passed the 7,000 mark reports organiser Lincoln Parkhouse. A UK administrated organisation for people working with stage pyrotechnics, the register of members is a public resource to enable venue managers, licensing and safety agencies and other interested parties to verify the status of an ASP member. It lists any relevant training and experience that the member has entered into the register.

MLA Comes Up Trumps Again with Season-Long MLA Compact Deployment

14/10/2019 - Production News

Norway – When the magnificent summer-long Foynhagen Festival in Norway last year adopted Martin Audio’s MLA Compact PA, the complaints it had experienced after experimenting with different systems over the previous four years, suddenly evaporated.

Nature One Festival dazzles with Hippotizer

14/10/2019 - Production News

Germany – More than 50,000 EDM fans descended on a former NATO missile base in August to experience the massive Nature One Festival, known for world-class DJs, multi-stage spectaculars and immersive visuals. Germany-based GERDON Design specified two Green Hippo Boreal+ media servers for the main floor, to power live IMAG feeds, Notch effects and pre-made content.

Instant Breakthrough for Optocore’s Revolutionary Festival Box

14/10/2019 - Equipment News

Optocore’s Festival Box looks set to revolutionise big event touring after rental companies around the globe were quick to respond to the launch of the much-anticipated new device this summer.

PR Lighting in action at Festival del Pescado y el Vino 2019

14/10/2019 - Production News

Argentina – One of the major annual events to mark the start of the new year in Argentina is the three-day Festival del Pescado y el Vino 2019 on the south coast of Gualeguaychú, 200km from Buenos Aires.

Elite Robe Treatment for 2019 NAIDOC Awards

14/10/2019 - Production News

Australia – Elite Event Technology from Canberra, one of Australia’s leading rental and production companies, supplied lighting equipment and crew for the 2019 NAIDOC Awards which celebrated the history, culture and outstanding achievements of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at community, national and international levels.

Light Fantastic Production Services in the spotlight with a host of movie premieres

14/10/2019 - Production News

UK – Throughout a busy summer, event production specialist Light Fantastic Production Services has been proudly supporting a number of major UK cinema releases. Blockbuster productions The Lion King, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, Yesterday, Good Omens & Once Upon a Time in Hollywood are just a few of the high profile titles which the LFPS team have added to their growing portfolio of premieres.

Stardust Group Immerses at Campus Serge Kampf Les Fontaines with Help from Chauvet Professional

14/10/2019 - Project News

France – Inspiration is ignited when past, present and future depart from their normal order and fuse together to form a swirling cauldron of creative ideas. Evidence of this can be seen every day at Campus Serge Kampf Les Fontaines, a XIXth Century château nestled in a wooded area 57km north of Paris. Here in this centuries old setting business leaders from throughout Europe gather surrounded by the most modern and advanced technical communications and analytic tools to invent new solutions to the issues of today and tomorrow.

Elation flexibility on display at new Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre in Moscow

14/10/2019 - Project News

Russia – Gymnastics holds a special place in the hearts of Russians. As arguably the most successful gymnastics country of all time, the sport is followed closely and is conducted at the highest level with facilities dotting the country at all stages.

AES Convention New York

14/10/2019 - Event News

USA – AES New York is soon to open its doors, with the convention not only presenting the latest in recording technology but also a host of practical workshops. One of the highlights is a hands-on Ambisonics production workshop where Sennheiser will collaborate with experts including Grammy Award winner and former AES President Andres Mayo to bring to life every stage of the Ambisonics production process.

Robe Finds its Voice in South Africa

11/10/2019 - Production News

South Africa – The 2019 season of The Voice South Africa saw technical supplier Multi-Media and production manager Chris de Lancey ask lighting designer Joshua Cutts of Visual Frontier onboard to help the team deliver another amazing-looking show, which Josh accomplished with some help from a large Robe moving light rig of nearly 150 fixtures!

Julien Clerc Tours with Hog 4

11/10/2019 - Production News

Acclaimed French singer-songwriter Julien Clerc’s latest tour sees lighting programmer Vincent Zanello at the helm with a High End Systems Hog 4 console. The 150-date tour is celebrating 50 years of uninterrupted success for Clerc, visiting a combination of arenas and festivals over the course of two years.

Polar 340 Wash FX

11/10/2019 - Equipment News

Don’t let the weather get in the way of creating an awesome light show! Why let rain keep you from putting together an awesome outdoor presentation? Like they say “The show must go on” and with Showtec Polar you can. A range of rugged IP-65 rated moving heads, designed around sturdy housings with great optics, strong LED engines and a wide array of features and effects. The Showtec Polar family presents a Beam with a razor sharp 1.7° angled beam, a Wash with eight separate controllable RGBW LED modules and a very versatile Hybrid fixture built around a powerful 300W LED engine. Fixtures engineered to deliver no matter what the conditions are. Just bring on the rain and Polar will bring the light.

José Lorenzo and ted Get Retro with Maverick for Electric Sunsets

11/10/2019 - Production News

UK – In early September, passengers boarded Marella Explorer for a four-day journey. As it plied the North Sea, the 866-foot vessel wasn’t so much taking those on board to a place, as it was a time on the immersive “Electric Sunsets: Cruise Back to the 90s” cruise, produced by ted (The Entertainment Department).