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Custom Media Solutions Relies On New FOR-A Switcher For Live Event Production

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CYPRESS, CA – Custom Media Solutions has been depending on FOR-A video switchers to meet its production needs in recent years. The company recently selected a FOR-A HVS-390HS switcher for use with its wide-ranging video production applications, including live entertainment, conferences and corporate events. “We’ve been continuously pleased with our FOR-A equipment and the quality it brings to our productions,” owner Marc Shroyer explained. “Our switchers have helped us to provide our customers with top notch, cutting edge video productions at very competitive prices.”

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Backstage Rigging Accident Injures Student, 17

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TARPON SPRINGS, FL —  A 17-year-old student at East Lake High School here sustained a head injury April 14 while dismantling a set for a production of Peter Pan. The student had been reportedly hoisted more than 30 feet in the air in a rigging malfunction and his head struck an object on the way up. Firefighters rushed to the scene and helped the student as he made his way down from a catwalk. After onsite treatment at the school, the student was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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CSR Adds Matt Rowe as Operations Manager for Cleveland Convention Center

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Matt RoweColortone Staging and Rentals (CSR) announces the appointment of Matt Rowe as Operations Manager. Having recently received the preferred vendor contract at the Global Center for Health Innovation and the Cleveland Convention Center, CSR has over the last 12 months carefully grown its professional leadership staff to ensure site-specific success. Accordingly, Rowe will be assigned to the Convention Center.

As Operations Manager, Rowe’s responsibilities will include guiding general business operations, booking and training staff, leading team projects, and acting as a Quality Control Agent. About his appointment at CSR, Rowe said, “They are an energetic and highly motivated company with a vision for making every live event dynamic and memorable—no matter the size. I am excited for this opportunity to work as an operations manager for them.”

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GLP US Names Greville Kellett as West Coast Sales Manager

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Greville KellettGLP US Inc. has announced the appointment of Greville Kellett to the position of West Coast Sales Manager within the company. 

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Knight of Illumination Awards Announces Launch of 'KOI South Africa'

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lay Paky's Pio Nahum and DWR's Duncan Riley celebrate the launch of KOI SAEU - The Europe-based Knight of Illumination Awards, which celebrates outstanding achievements in lighting design, is expanding internationally with the launch of 'KOI South Africa' in 2015.


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Mojo Barriers Announces Malaysian Distributor

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SYDNEY – Mojo Barriers has partnered with event supply company EHQ to supply crowd barrier products throughout South East Asia. The first show of the Mojo/EHQ partnership was Future Music Festival 2014, where Mojo provided 200m of barrier sections to meet the whole event’s requirements.

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Quince Imaging Will Transform the Barclays Center with Projection Display

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NEW YORK – Quince Imaging will transform the entire basketball court of the Barclays Center into a three-dimensional projection display on April 18. The company has teamed up again with Think Media Inc. to merge Quince's 3D animations with traditional 2-D video content.

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4Wall Hosts Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review

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NEW YORK – For the 10th anniversary of the Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review in NY on March 15/16, 4Wall New York once again hosted an automated lighting seminar and a Manufacturers Showcase.  The annual event held at Lincoln Center was attended by 32 graduating lighting design students from 15 university programs across the country.

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Video of the Week: Life in Color-Miami

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Martin Exterior 400 Projectors Create Fireworks Simulation at Russia’s Belgorod Airport

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BELGOROD, Russia — To bring to life its complex fireworks design element, design firm Heliocity Heliocity installed 16 of Harman’s Martin Professional Exterior 400 Image Projectors at the newly built Belgorod Airport. “After analyzing several fixtures, we decided on Martin Professional’s Exterior 400 IP due to its durability and convenient programming capabilities,” commented Anton Karpun, Project Designer, STK Heliocity. “To create the fireworks scene we ordered a special set of gobos for firework imitation. The gobos paired with the Exterior 400’s extremely robust light allowed us to successfully create a beautiful scenography of dynamic color that can be easily activated with a single button.”

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