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The three-act melodrama Simon Boccanegra is characteristic of Giuseppe Verdi's determination and modernity. It was staged at the Bolshoi Theatre, which is fitted with a number of Claypaky lights, and broadcast live on a giant screen in front of the theatre itself. This Verdi opera rounded off the La Scala summer tour in Moscow.
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that the World Poker Tour® (WPT®) has renewed its relationship with Wazee Digital. Under the continued agreement, the WPT uses Wazee Digital's complete asset management and distribution service to deliver WPT TV shows to both domestic and international broadcasters.
Genelec, the leader in active monitoring technology for over 35 years, announces two new key hires bolstering the company’s U.S. sales force: John Whitcore has been named Territory Manager, and Steffenee Copley has been added as Western Region – Sales. The announcement was made by Will Eggleston, Genelec Inc. Marketing Manager, and further underscores Genelec’s national presence while reflecting the company’s ongoing commitment to providing both professional and music markets with high-quality, up-to-date monitoring solutions. Both Whitcore and Copley will report to Lisa Kaufmann, Genelec Inc. Managing Director, and work closely with Paul Stewart, Genelec Inc. Eastern Territory Sales Manager, on new and ongoing sales initiatives.
The new Disney concert celebrating over two decades of stunning Broadway shows received its European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London in October. This one-night-only Disney’s Broadway Hits event, featuring music from such award-winning scores as Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the rest of the Disney Theatrical catalog, marked the first time this show was seen in Europe.
Thomas Gerdon Turns to Elation Hybrid Movers and New Fuze™ Wash Lights for German Television’s “Verstehen Sie Spass”
Lighting Designer Thomas Gerdon of GERDON design has again used an Elation Professional lighting package to light the German television program “Verstehen Sie Spass,” this time for two fall season shows. Gerdon employed Elation’s Platinum FLX™ and Platinum HFX™ hybrid moving heads to light artist performances and was also one of the first LDs anywhere to use Elation’s new Fuze Wash Z120™ LED wash light.
The FLX, HFX and Fuze lights were used on an October 26th show (recorded for a December 2nd broadcast), as well as on a live show that took place on October 29th, which had the best viewer ratings of any “Verstehen Sie Spass” show in five years. Lighting supply for both shows was by TV lighting production company Cape Cross Studio and Film Lighting of Cologne.
Broadcast live on MSNBC, the fifth annual Global Citizen Festival (GCF) took over New York City’s Central Park in late-September for a star-studded concert that featured headliners Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Ellie Goulding, Metallica, Demi Lovato, Major Lazer and many others sharing their voices and music to help reduce world hunger, poverty and other pandemic social issues.
Firehouse Productions once again served as the concert sound provider for GCF and this year switched over to an L-Acoustics K1/K2 PA system for the stage on the Great Lawn, where the 60,000 concert-goers in attendance also got to see guest appearances by Usher, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, Yandel, Yusuf/Cat Stevens and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, creative director and curator of the festival, which is organized by the Global Poverty Project.
The rapidly rising Irish alt-rock band “Walking On Cars” staged its first headlining arena show in Dublin
Over 100 Electro-Voice loudspeaker cabinets were deployed, the largest documented deployment ever for X-Line Advance
Murt Whelan Sound uses the scalability and flexibility of X-Line Advance to cover large and small shows in any musical style
LYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, today announces that it has added up/down/cross and aspect ratio conversion, with scaler functionality to its popular yellobrik Frame Synchronizer, the PVD 1800.
Netherlands based Martin Garrix is among the hottest DJ / musician / music producers of the moment, currently playing events and festivals worldwide, sharing his unique sounds and building a vast international fanbase. He premiered a large part of his debut album this year during an incredible main stage set at ULTRA Miami … which was also the first show to feature a new production design by Michael Fullman, creative director of LA based design and interactive technology specialist, VT Pro Design.
Stevie Nicks has gone solo for the “24 Karat Gold Tour” playing more than two dozen arena dates in North America before the end of the year. Production designer Paul Guthrie of Toss Film & Design Inc. in Minneapolis chose 88 ClayPaky Mythos fixtures for the lighting rig. He previously deployed Mythos on tours for Miranda Lambert and Macklemore.
The International Ski Federation is announced the launch of its new official mobile application. Available on Android and iOS devices, the FIS app will offer fans an entirely new experience to follow FIS competitions and related content and news. Created in conjunction with international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media and its subsidiary OMNIGON – one of the world’s leading digital services firms in sports – the new FIS app provides a comprehensive and engaging experience for skiing and snowboarding fans.
For many in the Chicago area an annual trip to see Ilumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle has become a wintertime tradition. Now in its fourth year, the magical mile-long walk in the woods with its dramatic lighting and color-changing illumination is a whole new way to experience the Arboretum in winter.
With Showlight 2017 only 6 months away, plans and preparations are well underway for the next instalment of this industry-favourite lighting quadrennial which takes place from 20-23 May in Florence, Italy.
Elite Event Technology in Canberra provided a full turnkey design and technical production solution for Canberra’s 2016 FASHFEST extravaganza, staged at the National Convention Centre.The lighting rig for the main showspace was designed by Darren Russell who needed a flexible and versatile range of fixtures to help deliver the high expectations of everyone involved, so he based this around Robe moving lights – BMFLs, Pointes and LEDWashes – plus a selection of conventionals.
LiveU Deployed by ITN Productions and HLA for Ground-breaking 18-Location Live Global Advert for Virgin Holidays
Both UK television and online viewers were recently left amazed by an 18-location live advert for Virgin Holidays, created by its ad agency AMV BBDO, with LiveU technology central to its success. Aired during the September 10th edition of the X-Factor on ITV in the UK – and also via Facebook – the live advert immediately sent the world of social media into a spin. The Seize the Holiday campaign, of which this ad was the first, then continued for another six weeks.