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Elemental Technologies, an Amazon Web Services company, today announced that it has secured 16 sponsors to date for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run, taking place on Tuesday, April 25 in Las Vegas in conjunction with the 2017 NAB Show. The growing list of sponsors marks a 100 percent increase in total sponsors from the 2016 event and now includes several major media brands. With six weeks left until the event, time is limited for prospective sponsors to join their media and entertainment industry peers in supporting the 4K 4Charity Fun Run.
The mainstay of the Showlight quadrennial is, of course, its Speaker Programme where illustrious professionals are gleaned from lighting disciplines across the world to educate and entertain, and generally have a very good time networking with other lighting enthusiasts from across the industry. We are delighted to announce that the Speaker Programme has now been finalised and a full list of speakers can be viewed on line at www.showlight.org/speaker-schedule. This will also be useful to those delegates/Day Ticket holders who can only spare a day or two when choosing which days to attend.
The Gasteig cultural center, home to the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, recently upgraded its aging mixing console to a complete mixing solution by HARMAN Professional Solutions, including a Studer Vista X mixing console, Studer I/O systems, Lexicon Processors and AMX control systems. The Gasteig hosts hosts more than 2,500 productions each year, and in order to meet such a demanding production schedule, the facility needed a cutting-edge mixing solution that would streamline workflows and enable guest audio engineers to achieve great sounding mixes with ease. The new HARMAN mixing solution offers excellent speed, flexibility and ease of use, and enables Gasteig to deliver excellent sound quality for a wide range of concerts and productions.
It’s become an anticipated event: each year, “All Things Considered” hosts a well-known musical group in-studio, which plays live-to-air from the popular morning news program’s home studios in NPR’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.
China Central Television (CCTV) began their Chinese New Year broadcasting the “2017 Spring Festival Gala” live on January 27th using Ross Video’s Furio RC. The CCTV Spring Festival Gala is an integral part of Chinese New Year celebrations, carrying a special meaning for many in China. The broadcast has a yearly viewership of over 700 million viewers, making it one of the premier television events of China.
Audio specialist Sennheiser has partnered with Pink Floyd to demonstrate its AMBEO 3D audio technology in action as part of the sound expert’s work for The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, which opens to the public at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on May 13.
After three years of construction, the Royal College of Music (KMH) in Stockholm was opened officially by the Swedish royal couple. Stage Tec equipment has been integrated into the new, modern glass building: an AURUS platinum, two CRESCENDO platinum, three NEXUS monitor controllers, and a large NEXUS audio network with three routers and ten Base Devices.
So as to enable the TV-viewers to take part in the diverse program and join in the hilarity, five wireless camera systems were deployed in addition to the standard cameras. “Up close angles at the Red Carpet, attractive views of the stage happenings, impressions from the various ballrooms and the ranks, flexible live shots from the Opera House and the view from the Hausmann Tower - all this describes the concept of wireless camera transmissions” says Patrick Nussbaum, CEO of HDwireless.
Immersive Chinese theatre work Encore Dunhuang debuted at the first Silk Road Dunhuang International Cultural Expo and was directed by Wang Chaoge, co-director of the stunning opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
An orchestral arrangement of David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy has completed a series of sold-out concerts in Gothenburg Concert Hall and Stockholm’s Berwald Hall, with Allen & Heath’s dLive S Class and ME mixing systems managing FOH and monitors.
Over 400 Robe moving lights boosted the magic and spectacle of the 45th Singapore Chingay Parade to celebrate Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rooster. Javier Tan’s colourful high-impact lighting design matched the glamour, glitz and exuberance of the high profile public event, featuring an ebullient cast of 8000, creatively directed by Fan Dong Kai and staged at the F1 Pit Building in the city centre.
Swedish PA company, Parashoot, flew out its new Allen & Heath compact dLive system for the world’s northernmost festival, held in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, located on a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.
Continuing to garner accolades for its mobile production excellence, TNDV: Television has once again been honored with multiple Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards by the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
For the past 17 years, LD Paul Miller has directed the lighting of the “New Year’s Eve Celebration From Times Square.” Over the last four years, Christie Lites has been right there beside him, supplying the latest in lighting equipment and 24/7 support. It’s a live, six-hour gig for the production team, which must wrangle with winter weather, the ticking of the clock to the midnight hour, and the knowledge that billions worldwide are watching.
For the long-awaited inauguration of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall located on the harbour-side in Hamburg, a massive light and video setup was installed. It all culminated with a spectacular show in the evening of January 11. As a crucial part of this show, no less than 500 pcs. of P-5 and P-2 wash lights from SGM were applied.