2017-06-30

Easter HoW Production Reaps Benefits of Elation Fuze and FLX Flexibility

Lighting Designer and Vice President at Premier Entertainment Group, Stephen Krietemeyer, designed the lighting for a special Easter church service at Glory to Him Church in Ozark, Alabama, and turned to Elation Professional Platinum FLX™ hybrid moving heads and Fuze Wash Z350™ LED wash light moving heads to fulfill the vision.
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2017-06-30

Elation Expands Popular LED Wash Fuze Series with Fuze PAR Z175

When Elation Professional launched the Fuze series at last year’s PLASA show, the company filled a niche in the market for dynamic LED wash luminaires with a line of modern PAR lights that project a high-quality flat field of light yet emulate the classic lens look of a traditional Fresnel. Now Elation is expanding the series with the addition of the new Fuze PAR Z175™, a full-color LED PAR light designed for use in all types of stage wash applications from theatre, TV studio and HoW environments to touring and special events.
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2017-06-26

Colour Sounds Enjoys Wildlife

UK lighting and video rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment is enjoying another majorly busy festival season, supplying over 50 events up and down the country over the course of the summer.
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2017-06-06

Robe for Burhan G Tour

Popular Danish R&B and pop singer Burhan G is on the road with a brand new set and lighting design by Theis Wemuth of Aarhus based creative visual practice, Create This, with Robe Spiiders, BMFLs and Pointes right at the core of the aesthetic.
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2017-06-02

Robe Helps Put the Sizzle into Singapore

Award winning Lighting designer Yo Shao Ann was delighted to be using Robe’s brand new Viva CMY LED spots, Spiider wash beams and CycBar 15 battens on the recent production of “Tropicana the Musical” in Singapore. The much talked about show was produced by Tan Kheng Hua for Spare Room Productions and directed by Beatrice Chia-Richmond.
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2017-06-01

Inspirational Lighting for Mahatma

Award winning Argentinian lighting designer Ariel del Mastro was asked to add his own touches of lighting inspiration to latest thrilling stage show created by renowned  choreographer / producer Flavio Mendoza, “Mahatma”, which played the summer season at the Luxor Theatre in Villa Carlos Paz, Cordoba and has now transferred to the Teatro Broadway in Buenos Aires.
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2017-05-22

A Little Night Music for Robe at RADA

Award winning lighting designer Paul Pyant returned to London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) to light a production of the Steven Sondheim classic, A Little Night Music directed by Edward Kemp and staged at RADA’s Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre in central London.
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2017-05-17

PRG Launches New Technology Solutions as Concert Firsts on U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Production Resource Group LLC, (PRG), a major provider of entertainment and event technology solutions, announced that a new product innovation along with the application of an industry-first technology solution – SPACEFRAME™ and a 4K Broadcast Camera System – have been integrated into the design, production and operations for the U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017. Both solutions demonstrate PRG's dedication to innovating products that anticipate the needs of tour managers, designers and artists seeking to push boundaries and deliver a more immersive concert experience onsite or virtually.
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2017-04-13

Osram Is the Official Lighting Partner for the Eurovision Song Contest for the Third Time in a Row

As the official lighting partner for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), Osram had already given excellent support to the mega show business event in 2015 in Vienna and in 2016 in Stockholm. As a powerful company for state-of-the-art digital lighting technology Osram will continue the successful collaboration this year in Kyiv (resp. Kiev). 
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2017-04-11

NAB 2017: Zylight Adds Rayzr 7 to Expanding Distribution Network of Pro Lighting Manufacturers

Zylight, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer and distributor of innovative LED lighting solutions, announced it is the distributor of Rayzr 7 – the new series of seven-inch LED Fresnels. Rayzr 7 is the latest in a select group of broadcast, film, and stage lighting manufacturers that Zylight distributes across North and South America. 
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2017-03-29

Philips Lighting Delivers Magical In-Air Lighting Effects on Australian Production of Wicked

Philips Lighting announced that its LED stage lighting added to the drama and detail of an award-winning production of the hit Broadway musical Wicked at the historic Theatre Royal in Hobart, Tasmania – Australia’s island state.
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2017-03-02

Yajiang Upgrades Stager Line with Lumileds' LUXEON C Color LEDs

While Chinese stage lighting provider Yajiang Photoelectric set out to upgrade its Stager line of lighting equipment, the company sought LED technology capable of delivering vibrant, saturated colors with a high color gamut, as well as fully tunable whites over a wide range of color temperatures. For its high efficiency, high flux density fixtures, the company also sought LEDs that deliver the highest flux densities from a small LED form factor.
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2015-07-15

Grammy and Academy Awards Illuminated with Philips Vari-Lite

When working in the world of live television production, the lighting rig stands at the forefront called upon to provide a wide variety of creative looks. Nowhere is this more important than on two of television’s most-watched events, the Grammy and Academy Awards, where both productions showcase a number of artists with individual lighting needs. As a veteran of both productions, lighting director and programmer Andy O’Reilly knows exactly what it takes to bring all these performances to life, and this year, he and his team got to do so with the assistance of VL4000 Spot luminaires from Philips Vari-Lite.
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2015-06-03

OLED Lights Shares the Spotlight with Brazilian Superstar

Dietmar Thomas, Manager Brand & Integrated Communications OLED, from Philips Lumiblade interviews lighting designer Christopher M. Baude about his latest OLED lighting installation in Brazil.
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2014-12-10

New OSRAM Ostar Stage LED For Even Brighter Stage Lighting

Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced a new LED for stage lighting. Compared with previous members of the product family, the new Osram Ostar Stage offers more than twice the lumen output with a component surface that is only 30 percent larger. The new version contains two square-millimeter high-current chips per color that can handle a maximum of 4.5 amps (A) per chip. This will enable moving heads for stage and exhibition lighting to be more powerful and more compact at the same time.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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