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Articles Tagged Live Event Production

  • Monday, November 11, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/11/13 03:23 PM,
    High End Systems has released a new version of the HOG 4 software with more than a dozen new major features that add further value for existing Hog 4 users as well as new purchasers going forward. Some of the top features are: Media Picker A new window called the “Media Picker” has been added to the Hog 4 OS which allows users to view and select slotted function values (gobos, colors, media, etc) for the current fixture selection via… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionLightingProduction Software

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/29/13 11:42 AM,
    Renowned French music festival, Le Cornouaille, hosted several world-known artists including Steve Hackett (Genesis Revisited), Dan Ar Braz, Murray Head, Salif Keita, and Goran Bregovik among others. The festival, held in the French region of Brittany, featured 3 main stages each supported by several of Harman’s Martin lighting consoles and luminaires. French rental company SIWA provided the gear. Lighting of the main stage, “Espace Gradlon,” was controlled with a brand new Martin M6 console operated by François Guillet of Lumières… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConsoles

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/24/13 12:28 PM,
    Riedel Communications announced that Firehouse Productions used a substantial deployment of Riedel’s Artist digital matrix intercom systems to provide flexible broadcast-quality communications throughout the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), in Brooklyn, N.Y. “The VMAs are a very fast and dynamic show,” said Mark Dittmar, vice president of design and engineering at Firehouse Productions. “Seven separate shows are put together to create the entire experience, and each of these shows has its own communication needs, as well as the need to… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionConcertStage

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/23/13 11:38 AM,
    Clear-Com is pleased to announce that its HelixNet Partyline was a proven intercom solution at this summer’s John Deere Annual Event in Columbus, OH. Even after being pushed beyond its limits, HelixNet rose to the challenge and enabled Kelly Epperson and his production team to deliver a successful and cost-effective show for John Deere. Epperson, audio system designer and A1 for the event, was hired by the production company, See Our Solutions in St. Louis, MO, to specify the audio… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionConcertSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

  • Monday, October 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:20 AM,
    Barco Lighting Systems (dba as High End Systems - HES; Austin, Texas USA) and Stage Audio Works are proud to announce a new partnership that will enable Stage Audio Works to serve as exclusive distributor of High End Systems’ products throughout South Africa and the surrounding countries. Effective immediately, this agreement enables Stage Audio Works to make HES’ products available to their extensive network of local distributors and resellers. They will also have direct access to product knowledge, support as… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessManufacturer

  • Thursday, October 10, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/10/13 01:56 PM,
    Everything about the British indie rock quartet ALT-J says “unique”—from their cryptic name (when typed on an Apple Mac OS X keyboard, it produces their trademark delta Δ symbol), to their seamless layering of multi musical genres.  It was ALT-J’s distinctive sound that got New York City lighting designer Jeremy Lechterman (JL Designs) “hell bent on finding the opportunity to design for them.” ALT-J was opening for another of Lechterman’s clients, Grouplove, on a tour last fall, so he pitched… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/26/13 06:26 AM,
    As part of a complete renovation, more than 40 LED Chauvet fixtures replaced the outdated, conventional lighting system at the Hollywood Improv. To give the 2,200-square-foot venue a new look, Rutherford Designs installed new audio equipment, electric video screens and an efficient LED lighting system. Richard Rutherford, vice president of Rutherford Designs, specified the installation of 26 CHAUVET DJ SlimPAR Pro RGBA and 10 CHAUVET DJ SlimPAR Pro VW wash lights, 3 CHAUVET DJ COLORband PiX pixel-mapping fixtures and 4… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/24/13 01:49 PM,
    The San Diego Opera is expanding its production communication coverage area with the help of Clear-Com’s wireless intercom system. As part of a system upgrade, the opera has installed six Tempest®2400 Digital Wireless Intercoms with the new Seamless Roaming capability. The four-channel wireless systems not only support more wireless BeltStation users and deliver the most intercom options, but they also provide the crew and management department with interference-free communications across multiple productions spaces. One of the leading opera companies in… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionConcertStage

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    PSW Staff 09/24/13 12:51 PM,
    Having used GLP’s impression X4 LED heads in the design of Fleetwood Mac’s current touring set, production designer Paul ‘Arlo’ Guthrie has turned to 16 of the small impression X4S for the current theatre (and festival) shows by veteran rock singer, Chris Isaak. These are mounted on five vertical pipes — four on the center bar and three each on the others. With economy at the forefront of his thinking, Guthrie sensed that the new X4S fixtures could not only… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsConcertStage

  • Friday, September 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/20/13 11:48 AM,
    DELEC, intercom and commentary systems experts within the SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP, has introduced the oratis compact intercom unit. The DELEC oratis compact series currently includes two different sized matrix frames. The smaller MF1212 provides connectivity for 12 subscriber units plus 12 additional four-wire connections. The larger MF1624 version provides an audio matrix with ports for 16 subscriber units and 24 four-wire connections. “These two variants cover a large number of small-scale intercom applications. The units are suitable not only for… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductProductionConcertStage





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