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PR Lighting Appoints Matrix as Danish Distributors

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Kenneth Bremer with PR LightingLOSNING, Denmark - The recently formed Matrix Group is now the exclusive Danish distributor of PR Lighting’s automated discharge and LED lighting portfolio. Matrix Group has a base in pro audio and has expanded this year into lighting distribution and sales, with PR Lighting becoming its latest acquisition. This will be PR Lighting’s introduction to the Danish market and Matrix CEO Kenneth Bremer anticipates a high demand, both from touring/rental companies as well as mid-range market installation contractors and TV production crews.

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Lightswitch Opens Hong Kong Office

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HONG KONG  – Lightswitch has opened a new location in Hong Kong. Under the leadership of Directors of Lighting Design Warren Kong and Alice Tang, Lightswitch Hong Kong will offer a range of lighting and multimedia design services for architecture, events, environments and museums. Says Lightswitch Principal Norm Schwab, "We can now better serve our U.S. clients who have projects in Asia by operating a full-service office that is capable of collaborating with our existing organization. We have designers, project managers and programmers in Hong Kong and are building a network of people throughout the region who can help us work efficiently and economically on projects in both America and Asia."

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International News

Robe Does It Gangnam Style for Psy Concerts

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Psy's setupSEOUL, Korea - Chart topping rapper Psy - Korea’s originator of the current “Gangnam Style” phenomena - performed two special concerts recently, both of lit with Robe moving lights in a design by Myeong Soo Kim.  With more than 500 million views on YouTube alone, the lighting design had to create the right vibe and live up to expectations. LiteFactory supplied the equipment.

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Product News

RED Lighting RED MX Console

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RED MX console from RED LightingRED Lighting’s compact RED MX console promises to serve as an intuitive, ergonomic, reliable and low-cost lighting control solution. Users get access to six DMX universes directly on the controller, 3072 configurable channels and a GUI designed for easy programming. Users can control up to 576 cue lists with a maximum of 999 cues each and 12 keys offer direct access to playback and programming functions. The console has a 7-inch TFT touch screen color display, LCD digital keys, four encoder wheels, and RED Lighting is developing a “wing” module that will work with the RED MX. Add a comment

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Richard Willis Joins Christie Lites Nashville

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NASHVILLE - Christie Lites named Richard Willis national account rep. Based in the Nashville office, Willis will work with Christie Lites' 12 warehouse locations across North America to serve client needs. He comes to Christie Lites from Bandit Lites, where he worked since the early 1990s, most recently as vice president. His career in the lighting industry began in the 1980s as a touring lighting tech, then as general manager, of Theatrelite New Zealand.

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Mountain Productions Launches New Website

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Mountain's websiteWILKES-BARRE, PA - Mountain Productions has launched its new website to give users a more complete and detailed online experience. Along with an aesthetic redesign, the website now includes more information on Mountain Productions’ fully customizable staging services and products, along with the company’s history and events over the past 30 years. With clients ranging from the entertainment industry to universities and high schools, Mountain Productions provides fully customizable staging for any event. Visit www.mountainproductions.com

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Train Travels with Vari-Lites and LMG

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TrainDALLAS -Train’s LD Brock Hogan was tasked with creating one of the band’s largest rigs to date for their California 37 tour, which just finished. He chose VL3500 Wash FX, VLX Wash, VLX3 Wash, and VL3000 Spot luminaires from LMG Touring. It was his fifth tour with the band, and one of his concerns was to make sure the lighting did not lose out to the ambient light from the video elements. The VLX3 Wash helped him cut through, even with the LED video wall in the background, he said.

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Obama Victory Celebration Lit by Martin MAC Vipers

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CHICAGO - Supporters gathered at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago on Tuesday evening, Nov. 6, to join Barack Obama and Joe Biden in celebrating their victory on election night. LD Bob Peterson used Martin Professional’s new MAC Viper Profile for top and backlight onto the main podium walkways used at the event.

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GoVision Provides Screens for CNN's Election Night

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CNN election viewing in ChicagoCHICAGO – CNN supplemented its wall-to-wall election night coverage by hosting viewing events in Chicago and Boston, the respective home bases of President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. The network hired Texas-based GoVision, a supplier of customized modular LED walls and turnkey mobile LED units, to provide and install its giant screens at both free public viewing events.

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White Light Appoints Lester Cobrin Head of Concert Touring

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Lester CobrinLONDON - Lester Cobrin has joined entertainment lighting specialist White Light as Head of Concert Touring. Cobrin brings to the role more than 20 years experience in the lighting and live production industry, having worked previously with Samuelson Concert Productions & Theatre Projects, LSD/PRG, Bandit Lites, and most recently XL Video.
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