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Danish lighting designer Johnny Thinggaard Lydiksen counts himself lucky to have had a busy autumn, engaged in working on several different television productions, all of them using Robe moving lights. This has included music show “Here’s Your Hit” for DR2, a flagship channel of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, and two major TV Awards shows, one for radio station P3 Guld (Gold) at the Aalborg Musikkens Hus and the high-profile Crown Prince Couples Awards staged at the Værket Randers.
The 2021 Dakar Rally convoy are taking Saturday off to rest up their jaded bodies and minds after the first week of off-road racing's most fearsome challenge conjured up loads of thrilling action across the sand dunes.
The second staging of the iconic rally raid race in Saudi Arabia has seen the usual suspects shine, while rookie teenage sensation Seth Quintero excelled in the desert.
Rookie Seth Quintero boosted his bid for overall victory in his 2021 Dakar Rally category by winning the shortened Stage Six on Friday as Carlos Sainz and Ayrat Mardeev also tasted victory in their respective categories.
Clear-Com®'s EMEA Sales Director, Nicki Fisher, has gladly accepted an invitation to be the new Chair of the Board for Rise, a non-profit organization that supports women in the media and entertainment technology sector. She will also hold a dual role within Rise as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Ambassador in UK-based Schools. Rise is an advocacy membership group that aims to support women of all backgrounds working in the global broadcast technology sector. Its mission is to ensure a diverse, gender-balanced workforce across engineering, technical operations, sales, marketing and business roles.
Stéphane Peterhansel finished third on Stage Five behind 2009 champion Giniel De Villiers to extend his 2021 Dakar Rally car lead over Nasser Al-Attiyah as Russian Andrey Karginov opened up his account with a truck stage win.
Eastern Michigan University Engages Football Fans and Enhances Experiential Education with Hitachi HDTV Cameras
At Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the Department of Athletics is relentlessly committed to providing great experiences for both fans and student-athletes while building champions in the classroom, in the community, and in competition. When the university upgraded its football venue with a massive new scoreboard in 2019, it purchased four Z‑HD5000 HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to enhance fan engagement while meeting the challenge of shooting high-quality video on the stadium’s distinctive playing surface.
Essential elements of the show broadcast on Christmas Day – 25th of December 2020 – were recorded at the vast Halle 6 of Dusseldorf Messe, complete with a stunning production lighting designed by award-winning LD, Tim Routledge. Due to coronavirus restrictions and the relatively short lead-time in which these segments of the show had to be produced, neither Tim nor acclaimed camera director Paul Dugdale – also based in the UK – could physically be there in person. So, to ensure that the lighting design was installed and ran smoothly, Tim brought German LD Michael Kuehbandner onboard as lighting director to oversee the project in Dusseldorf.
Although the use of remote interviews in broadcast news production was rising steadily pre-pandemic, the format has now become standard amidst travel limitations and social distancing restrictions. Simultaneously, the events of 2020 have driven up demand for interviews with subject experts, often in locations where broadcasters do not have a bureau or reporter presence. Given these circumstances, Seattle area freelance lighting cameraman, and Full Nelson Video, Inc. owner, Geoff Nelson, has seen demand for high quality remote interview projects increase dramatically. To produce high-quality live interviews with remote subjects for incorporation into major news broadcasts on networks like CBS, CNBC, Warner Media, and NBC, Nelson has established a plug-and-play workflow built on technology that he can easily fit into a small production case, including an AJA U-TAP SDI video capture device.
Global music superstar David Guetta, France’s most iconic DJ and music producer playing a unique set live at one of the world’s most visually, architecturally, and historically impressive site-specific locations, Musee du Louvre in central Paris … Celebrating the monumentally symbolic roll-over from 2020 to 2021 in this breath-taking environment with style, cool, poise and some superlative dance beats, 116 x Robe iPointe moving lights on the rig helped make it THE New Year’s Eve livestream to remember from the year THAT WAS.
CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, has joined forces with Greenlight Television, highly experienced producers of sports and documentaries to demonstrate the value of remote production models for sports and live events. Greenlight produced and live-streamed the USA-based muscle car racing championship, the Trans Am Series, for fans worldwide — embracing IP and bonded cellular systems from CP Communications — to reduce local costs and limit infrastructure while keeping a small crew safe and healthy.
Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young headlined the first-ever socially distanced concert at Coolray Field on Nov. 14 with a lighting package provided by long-time vendor, Bandit Lites. Young, whose new single “Famous Friends” with Kane Brown released last month, was joined by special guests Cassadee Pope, Kameron Marlowe, and Payton Smith for the live show. The stadium setting allowed concert goers to have 6’ spaced, pod style seating on the field, in suites and in the stands with face coverings required at all times when guests were not in their designated seats.
Blackmagic Design today announced that livestreams for Playing for Change, an international foundation created to connect people through music, have been powered with the ATEM Mini Pro and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. The organization brings together a diverse mix of musicians from all musical genres performing in their local environment. Concerts are broadcast via the Playing for Change YouTube channel, which has more than two million subscribers.
Two-time Dakar champion Nasser Al-Attiyah cut Stéphane Peterhansel’s lead to under five minutes as he sealed a third consectutive stage win. Meanwhile in the bike class, Sam Sunderland was the best placed of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing riders and truck leader Dmitry Sotnikov ended the day with an advantage of more than 25 minutes.
Projects Department Ltd (PDL) specified and installed two Zero 88 FLX lighting control consoles, four SCD Servers and a ZerOS Wing for YouTube’s Space London facility in the lively Kings Cross area of the UK’s capital. Projects Department, led by Peter Daffern, is an independent company specialising in a wide range of technical services for assorted entertainment lighting industry sectors including broadcast, and is well known for its adaptable and lateral thinking approach. The three main studios at Space London are available for YouTube’s top creators and influencers – those with 10,000+ subscribers to their channels – to use for content creation and other related endeavours, offering a vibrant community, an imaginative workspace and well-equipped environment to encourage the production of more high-quality material.
Euro Media Group, Europe’s leading provider of broadcast facilities
and services, active in 8 European countries, announced today a management change in
Italy. After 18 years, co-founder and CEO Mario Rasini leaves the leadership of EMG Italy. In
his place, Claudio Cavallotti is appointed. He will be supported by COO Stefano Nicoletti who
joined EMG Italy in September 2020. Claudio Cavalotti’s mission will consist in strengthening EMG Italy’s
position further by drawing on the wealth of talent and expertise that exist across all four