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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

LDI 2022 Visitors Surge to Preview GLP’s Next-Generation Products by Michael Eddy

Top LD Nate Files meshes together a mesmerizing JDC Line/impression X5 lightshow At the recent LDI 2022, GLP focused on giving some ‘real-world’ exposure to the JDC Line – now gaining …

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R90 Lighting Covers Seattle and Beyond with Elation LED Lighting by Michael Eddy

Bustling lighting rental house covers projects from intimate corporate to large-scale festivals   One of Seattle’s largest lighting rental houses, R90 Lighting, often turns to Elation Pro…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:28AM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Entertainment Unions Urge Congress to Restore Tax Fairness for the Industry’s Workers by Michael Eddy

Americans will soon start gathering their receipts and documents to prepare their taxes, and entertainment workers anticipate owing unnecessarily burdensome amounts in taxes because they are…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:18PM

Piedra Iluminación and CHAUVET Professional Immerse at Falabella Chile Inmobiliario by Michael Eddy

The recently opened Falabella Chile Inmobiliario at the Open Plaza Kennedy shopping center, has a simple, but very ambitious, goal: to offer customers a unique culinary experience in surrou…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:17PM

ETC Releases Hog OS v3.19.0 Update by Michael Eddy

ETC has released the OS v3.19.0 update for the Hog 4 family of lighting control software. Hog 4 OS v3.19.0 provides bug fixes as well as several enhancements, including support for computers…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:03PM

Robe Keeps up with Israel’s ‘Ninja Warriors’ by Michael Eddy

The fifth season of Ninja Warrior Israel, the hugely popular endurance sport competition TV series, was recorded on the waterfront of the highly atmospheric Haifa port industrial setting, ov…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:01PM

Ayrton Launches Zonda 3 Wash and FX Luminaires by Michael Eddy

Following on from the success of Zonda 9 in April, Ayrton is excited to launch Zonda 3 Wash and Zonda 3 FX, the latest addition to the Zonda family and part of Ayrton’s Multi Sources 3 Ser…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:29PM

Moving on Up: Solotech Cracks the Top 5 on Systems Contractor News’ Top 50 List by Michael Eddy

The world continues to be shaped in one way or another by the pandemic-fueled fluctuations in all aspects of business and life. Through those ups and downs, Solotech maintained a steady upw…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:00PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Carla L. Jackson Appointed Assistant Dean/General Manager at David Geffen School of Drama by Michael Eddy

Carla L. Jackson has been appointed Assistant Dean/General Manager at David Geffen School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre, joining the leadership team of James Bundy, Dean/Artistic Director;…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:11PM

Denis O’Brien Joins Main Light West as Account Executive by Michael Eddy

Main Light, a preeminent dry hire company, has hired Denis O’Brien as an Account Executive who will work from Main Light West in Las Vegas, NV.

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:43PM

Elation KL Fresnel™ Gets Retro for Tom Kenny-Designed Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Special by Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer Tom Kenny recently used Elation Professional’s KL Fresnel 8™ LED wash light to support the retro set of a special CMT Crossroads performance by Robert Plant & Aliso…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:52AM
Friday, December 2, 2022

Matthieu Larivée and Lüz Studio Call on CHAUVET Professional for Reba McEntire Tour by Michael Eddy

“Absolutely Magical!” These words, or some variant of them have been used time and time again by music critics to describe Reba McEntire’s performance on her current arena tour. But th…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:30PM

Robe Rocks LDI 2022 with ‘All Environments’ Live Show and Innovative New Technologies by Michael Eddy

Robe lighting embraced LDI 2022 in Las Vegas with a fantastic booth design, an invigorating live show, and a jaw-dropping line up of new and innovative products that stunned-and-amazed those…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:48PM

Magma Fog 1500 IP™ High-Output Fogger from Magmatic Atmospheric Effects Now Shipping by Michael Eddy

Magmatic atmospheric effects is proud to offer the first dedicated fog generator in its Magma series of dependable haze and fog machines. Now in stock and shipping is the Magma Fog 1500 IP…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:45AM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

CHAUVET Professional and 4Wall Help Mike Cristella Create Evocative Vibe at US Open Pool Championship by Michael Eddy

Precision, patience, and control, not to mention a fair amount of courage, are essential qualities to have when holding a cue stick. They also come in pretty handy, for anyone lighting a poo…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:12PM

Indie Rockers Joywave and iDKHOW Hit The Road With ADJ Vision Series VS3 LED Video Panels by Michael Eddy

Indie rock bands Joywave and I Don’t Know How but They Found Me (iDKHOW for short) recently completed a 23-date co-headlining tour of the USA backed by an LED video wall system comprised o…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:06PM

OSA International Increases Lighting Rental Inventory with New Ayrton Eurus and Additional Ayrton Diablo Fixtures by Michael Eddy

OSA International, Inc., which delivers world-class entertainment technology, event production and systems integration from its base in Las Vegas, has added large complements of Ayrton Eurus…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:19PM

‘Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience’ – Cameo Supports Immersive LIVE Adventure in London by Michael Eddy

In Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience, teams of eight people experience an adrenaline-fueled adventure in search of a powerful artifact in an approximately 30,000 m2 live action course in Lond…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:39AM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Steve Lieberman and CHAUVET Professional Fixtures Defy Expectations at Beyond Wonderland Monterrey by Michael Eddy

“Art must take reality by surprise.” So wrote the late, great French novelist and play write Françoise Sagan. Steve Lieberman would have no argument with that. The owner of SJ Lighting,…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:18PM

Proteus Excalibur™ Impact for Böhse Onkelz by Michael Eddy

This past summer, Waldstadion in Frankfurt was the scene of two sold-out shows by one of Germany’s favorite rock bands over the years, Böhse Onkelz. Renowned lighting designer and longtim…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:43PM

PROLIGHTS Debuts LED Soft Tube by Michael Eddy

PROLIGHTS released its latest product in the soft light range, the EclSoft Tube100, a multipurpose, IP65 wireless linear pixel tube designed for indoor and outdoor environments. The EclSoft …

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:24PM

Systems Innovation and Media Powerhouse Join Forces for an International Growth Initiative by Michael Eddy

Systems Innovation and Media Powerhouse have joined forces for the ultimate international strategic growth initiative. By growing in each respective portfolio and acquiring significant amoun…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:06PM

Jason Cataldi Appointed CEO of ChoiceLIVE by Michael Eddy

ChoiceLIVE (formerly Upstage Video), a premier provider of AV and production services for live events, is pleased to announce the confirmation of Jason Cataldi as CEO. Cataldi will guide the…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:56PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

ADJ Returns To LDI With Hydro Series and Debuts Three New Products by Michael Eddy

LDI – the annual gathering of the international entertainment lighting community – recently took place in Las Vegas (November 14-20) with an exhibit hall and attendance close to pre-pand…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:54PM

Main Light Becomes One of the First in the US to Acquire Ayrton Zonda 9 FX Fixtures by Michael Eddy

Main Light increased its rental inventory of Ayrton lighting fixtures with the purchase of a large complement of versatile new Zonda 9 FX fixtures. The company currently has offices in Delaw…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:11PM

3500 Kelvin Relies on Brompton Processing Technology for Dynamic LED Stage Experiences by Michael Eddy

Artists and technologists at Phoenix, AZ-based creative agency 3500 Kelvin help elevate film production and live and virtual event experiences with compelling, immersive content for LED disp…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:33PM

Oracle CloudWorld 2022 Kicks Off with Graphite LED Technology by Michael Eddy

Creating Show-Stopping Visuals with Technical Support from LMG and BrainHub Running in late October, Oracle CloudWorld 2022 has come to a successful conclusion for attendees in Las Vegas. Su…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:16AM

Brand New Amare Project Invests in Robe T Series by Michael Eddy

The brand-new Amare building is an arts, culture, and educational hub on the Spui in Den Haag, the Netherlands which opened last year at the heart of this lively capital city, after six year…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:06AM
Monday, November 28, 2022

Lights, Cameras, Fashion as PRG Supports Tom Ford During Fashion Week by Michael Eddy

PRG supplied lighting and camera solutions for the Tom Ford show during New York Spring/Summer 23 Fashion Week presented at a former trading floor on Vesey Street. Due to the highly reflecti…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:45AM

Obsidian Control Systems Continues Boom in Popularity at LDI 2022 by Michael Eddy

With lighting control professionals crowding the Obsidian Control Systems booth at LDI in Las Vegas, the show was a testament to Obsidian’s position as perhaps the fastest growing lighting…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:07AM

Vari-Lite Gets Favorable Response to New Products at LDI by Michael Eddy

The Vari-Lite team says they are “overwhelmed” at the response to the new products showcased at LDI 2022, including the company's Vari-Lite VL3600 Profile IP, VL1600 Profile and Neo X15 …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:06AM

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