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Robe was a proud sponsor of the 2016 Signal Festival of Light, staged over four days in and around the beautiful and magical city of Prague in the Czech Republic. Twenty-three original and innovative pieces of light art drew estimated crowds of up to 400,000 into the city to enjoy the event which started in 2013, and is now recognised as one of the biggest as well as one of Europe’s foremost festivals of light.
Shaping Sound, the contemporary dance company founded by Emmy-nominated choreographers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance, and dance visionary Kyle Robinson, wrapped up its six week fall tour with a lighting package designed by Seth Jackson and provided by Bandit Lites, and while Robinson was the only one of the four to hit the road with the production titled Dance Reimagined, the show itself continued to wow audiences with its visionary prowess
Running from August to October each year, the Ruhrtriennale international festival brings music, dance, theatre, performance and other arts together in the former industrial buildings of Germany’s Ruhr region. The festival’s focal point is the Jahrhunderthalle, a former boiler house for the vast Krupp steelworks in Bochum. Its acoustics provide many challenges for audio engineers, but this year a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 console helped to tame the sound for the opera Alceste.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and egta, the Brussels based association of television and radio sales houses are underlining the impact and reach of the television industry on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of World Television Day (21 November).
Sony has announced today that it will once again work with the Centro Televisivo Vaticano (CTV – Vatican Television Centre) and other technology partners to support the live worldwide production and broadcast in 4K HDR of the Ceremony of the Closing of the Holy Door by his Holiness Pope Francis. This will bring the “Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy” opened on December 8th, 2015 to a close. Thanks to the use of these technologies coupled with the latest generation TV sets, Sony will bring stunning, fully immersive viewing experiences into homes worldwide engaging viewers at an emotional level never seen before.
Christien Methot served as lighting designer for the World Humanitarian Day Concert at the United Nations in August and used a number of Elation Professional and ADJ dynamic lighting fixtures to light the event. The concert, held August 19 at General Assembly Hall at the United Nations in New York City, starred American actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr., winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the hit musical Hamilton.
Staged across the Italian city that bears its name, the Ravenna Festival ranks high among Europe’s most prestigious events. Adding another edge to its character, the 2016 event relied heavily on the use of RAVENNA IP networking for its audio operation.
ScreenSingapore, together with the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA), today announced the first of its slate of film dignitaries who will be speaking at the Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Conference, themed “New Independent: Producing for a Globalised Film Economy”. The second edition of the SAFF Project Market also released its shortlist, with 15 projects representing seven Southeast Asian nations.
With a requirement for subtle audio reinforcement to complement the spectacular venue’s natural acoustic, Wolkenturm’s Head of Sound Andreas Dröscher turned to TiMax for the panoramic realism created by its source-oriented reinforcement (SOR) spatial amplification techniques.
Outside broadcast technicians, camera riggers, tracking specialists and support crew working on location in Rio de Janeiro with Camera Corps have contributed to the Task Brasil Trust. A substantial sterling sum was raised by the team and matched in kind by Camera Corps and its parent company, Vitec Group PLC.
The Colosseum in Rome – world famous heritage site and one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions - was originally constructed in 70 – 80 AD and is the largest amphitheatre ever built. This summer it was reopened after three years of extensive refurbishments – the first in its history.
The combined strength and stamina of the hundreds of people involved in each complex tower construction was a sight to behold in the electric atmosphere at a packed Tarraco Arena Plaza. Spain’s human-tower building championship is a highly anticipated fixture on the national sporting calendar with Castellers de Vilafranca targeting an eight title.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) has partnered with New World Symphony, an orchestral academy based in Miami Beach, to help transition the live production of its world-renowned outdoor WALLCAST™ concert experiences and other productions to native 4K UHD resolution.
CBC’s Studio 42 at Maison Radio-Canada in Montréal is to Canadian television what a legendary room like Studio 8H in Rockefeller Center is to US broadcasting history. Coincidentally first opened 42 years ago, the flagship studio has been used for countless awards ceremonies, talk shows, concerts and other live-event programs over its four-plus decades.
Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is not only composer Richard Wagner’s most celebrated work – it is also one of the cornerstone works of classical music. Comprising four epic ‘music dramas’ (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung) with a total running time of 16 hours, Der Ring… is certainly not for the faint-hearted, although it is possible to encounter Wagner fans who have seen the entire cycle not just once or twice – but as many as eight or ten times.