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  • Monday, September 23, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/23/13 08:25 AM,
    An essential French military complex for more than 400 years, the famous Fort Saint Jean has recently undertaken a massive renovation to return the legendary monument to its former glory. Located at the entrance of the Vieux Port of Marseille, Fort Saint Jean dates back to the 17th century and maintained a strong military role for the country. Now integrated into the museograhic entity of MuCEM, a museum of Europe and the Mediterranean, the structure and landscape offers visitors numerous… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingInstallation

  • Friday, September 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/20/13 09:46 AM,
    Don’t be surprised if you start “spotting” more LED spot fixtures on stages and at concerts . . . namely, the Satura Spot LED Pro from Elation Professional. This 300-watt RGBW moving head from Elation breaks new barriers as an LED spot, because its color-mixing engine produces an output in all colors that’s as bright and powerful as a traditional 575-watt discharge fixture. Not only does the Satura Spot LED Pro consume half as much energy as comparably bright traditional… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/17/13 08:03 AM,
    ADJ has introduced one of its most sophisticated moving head fixtures to date: the Vizi Beam Hybrid 2R.  A visually striking, razor-sharp beam effect with a tight 4° beam angle, the lightweight, energy-efficient Vizi Beam Hybrid 2R is designed for small clubs, installers, churches and exhibit builders who want to add the visual excitement of intense-beam effects to their lighting designs. Going beyond sharp, brilliant beams, this versatile fixture offers a host of other professional features and effects, including a… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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    Brad Schiller 09/10/13 12:50 PM,
    The automated lighting programmer must have many skills beyond knowledge of simple programming syntax. The position requires that one evaluate each situation to determine the right method of operation. Some productions hire a programmer to handle all aspects of the lighting, while others hire a programmer to bring a lighting designer’s (LD’s) vision to life. Real-world experience with many productions is the only way an automated lighting programmer can become successful. Knowledge, speed, accuracy, people skills, and so on are… View this story
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  • Monday, September 09, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/09/13 09:37 AM,
    Looking to create a new stage ambience for country legend Toby Keith, long-time LD Seth Jackson has become the first production designer to use GLP’s new impression X4S LED wash light. He has specified 83 of the compact ‘S’ fixtures, which introduce a new level of functionality, incorporating RGBW homogenous color mixing, a 7 to 50 degree zoom range and high output level within a smaller footprint than the original X4. Supplied by Bandit Lites, they dominate the set for… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingStagingConcertStage

  • Friday, August 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/30/13 11:40 AM,
    Elation Professional is making it easy for lighting professionals to get “on board” with the next step in LED technology.  The company has introduced the Cuepix Series, a collection of blinders and strip lights powered by advanced Chip On Board or COB LED technology, known for its higher-density output and superior all-around performance. The Cuepix Series will debut with four models, the Cuepix Panel – 25 x 30-watt COB LED Tri Color RGB matrix blinder; the Cuepix Strip WW –… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 12:35 PM,
    This summer’s premier North American ’90s group tour—Under The Sun – is a five-band show that plays in just about every type of venue “under the sun” during its marathon 36-city sweep. Traveling on tour buses with limited space and having to quickly set up gear to illuminate stages of all shapes and sizes presented some tricky challenges for Ian Staer. Circuit Six’ Staer is the lighting designer for Smash Mouth, headliner of the show, which also features decade icons… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/20/13 09:32 AM,
    Harman’s Martin Professional MAC III Quadray is an all-new, multi-beam effect offering a whole new dimension to the lighting designer toolbox. The MAC III Quadray is tour-tested, having been deployed on Paul McCartney’s latest tour ‘Out There!’ with lighting design by Roy Bennett, among others. The MAC III Quadray allows designers to create a wide variety of looks that would otherwise be difficult to program solely via a lighting console. The MAC III Quadray allows for projection of up to… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/08/13 04:17 PM,
    The new compact Design Wash LED Zoom from Elation Professional is a moving head fixture capabile of creating stunning color washes via RGBW blending, allowing use of a DMX controller to dial up just the right hue for any live show, production, church, nightclub or stage wash application. The unit is powered by 108 high-output 3-watt Osram Ostar LEDs (40 red, 28 green, 30 blue, 10 white), which put out up to 400 foot candles at 20 feet /3,900 total… View this story
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  • Friday, August 02, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/02/13 10:15 AM,
    The newly reopened state-of-the-art IMPROV Theater in Tempe has undergone extensive renovations and updates, including a redesign in lighting and upgrade to LED fixtures. Richard Rutherford, vice president of Rutherford Design production company based in California, specified 36 Chauvet Professional COLORado wash luminaires to light the large stage, also chosen for their flicker-free capabilities. The stage in Tempe is much bigger than in a regular IMPROV venue,” Rutherford said. “There are 350 seats on lower level, and 150 more on… View this story
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