When the famous Rock in Rio Festival returned to Lisbon (Portugal) this summer, and crowds of up to 350,000 swarmed to the Parque da Bela Vista, they zeroed in on the main Palco Mundo stage, the façade of which was lit by 120 GLP impression X4 LED heads.
‘Wall of Dedication’ is a collection of personal accounts from passionate people across the globe who are involved in the lighting industry.
In his role as Thinker in Residence at Deakin University Motion.Lab, Garry Stewart created Multiverse, a new type of audience experience where visually stunning 3D graphics share the stage with three dancers from Australian dance theatre.
With his reputation for piloting the lighting at two of Europe’s leading electronic music festivals – the German extravaganzas Mayday and Nature One – Thomas Gerdon is in high demand.
The company’s founder and chairman passed away on Sunday.
West London based lighting and visual rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment supplied over 550 moving lights plus hundreds of other lighting fixtures, rigging and trussing – including for the video elements – to the North and South open air stages at Creamfields.
In the spirit of the current Ice Bucket Challenge craze that has swept the world, SGM has handed down a challenge to its closest competitors to submit their automated lighting fixtures to the ultimate ‘soak test’ – all in aid of charity.
Avolites’ compact console slugs a grand slam controlling lights at SE Systems-manned major league baseball stadium concert series
Over 100 Robe moving lights made a serious impact as part of Tom Kenny’s lighting design for the 2014 Teen Choice Awards (TCA). The show, produced by Bob Bain, Greg Sils and Paul Flattery was staged at the Shrine Auditorium, adjacent to the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles, California.
For Science Night the University of Bonn illuminated the institution’s main building as well as the university’s Academic Art Museum.
Korean TV network broadcaster, MBC has moved into the new Digital Media City in the Sangam district of Seoul.
David Guetta rocked the house in grand style for his headline slot in The Hangar on Friday night of the 2014 Global Gathering event – a UK EDM festival – staged at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford-On-Avon complete with a stunning new visual design created by lighting designer, Jonathan “Leggy” Armstrong, and video director, Ben Brett, with over 100 Robe moving lights on the rig.
The lighting designer for Space Moscow, Vitally Perepelin, has deployed over 70 Harman Martin Professional lighting fixtures, fog machines, and lighting consoles.
The busy summer of festivals shows no sign of slowing down just yet. The Secret Garden Party festival, a boutique weekender held in
The Main Stage design at this year’s Dutch EDM event DanceValley was designed by 250K with lighting by Andre Beekmans from The Art of Light featuring nearly 230 Robe moving lights.
Lighting for the recent Royal Court Theatre (RCT) production of Tim Crouch’s ‘Adler & Gibb’ was designed by award winning and leading theatre lighting designer Natasha Chivers, who included two of Robe’s MMX Blade fixtures in her lighting scheme, used extensively throughout the drama.
Hedon, a well-known live music venue in Zwolle, the Netherlands, has recently had a full Robe moving light rig installed into its brand new building which features an 850 capacity main hall plus an equality active small room that can accommodate 200 people.
Lighting Designers can enter their own unique imagination into the wysiwyg Lighting Design Video Challenge by CAST Software – a challenge open to all current wysiwyg R33 users and members and those who become so before the 26 September 2014 deadline.
Osram is set to strengthen its position in entertainment lighting having agreed to acquire Clay Paky, a maker of lighting for shows and events.
Event production company Endless Entertainment used a bevy of Elation equipment to light the general session room, hotel ballrooms and other rooms for parties, interactive events, contests and after-hours events.
San Antonio’s (Texas, USA) new Tobin Center for the Performing Arts will open in September with a complement of grandMA2 consoles dedicated to both the H-E-B Performance Hall and the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater.