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Bloodstock Festival Visuals Streamlined with Avolites Consoles

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The Bloodstock rock and metal festival in the U.K featured Avolites Titan as the control solution for all stages. Pictured here, Jeremy Skoorka with Black Label Society used Avolites' Sapphire Touch.DERBYSHIRE, U.K. - Andy Whittaker of HSL credited Avolites' Titan consoles for keeping the lighting and visual effects flowing at the multi-stage Bloodstock Festival, and a number of visiting LDs chimed in with good things to say about the control setup. All stages featured Avolites desks with Titan at the rock and metal festival, which drew more than 15,000 metal heads to Derbyshire this month.

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InfoComm Live Hands-On Set for Sept. 4, 2015 in London

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LONDON  - InfoComm's Live Hands-On training program covering production essentials will be held on Friday, Sept. 4 2015 at Church House Conference Centre in Westminster, London, UK.

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Germany's rt1.tv Chooses Riedel's MediorNet and Artist for New OB Vans

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Germany's rt1.tv Chooses Riedel's MediorNet and Artist for New OB VansWUPPERTAL, Germany — For its new OB van and three DSNG vehicles, rt1.tv production GmbH has invested in Riedel Communications' MediorNet real-time media network and Artist digital matrix intercom system. Among Germany's leading media production companies in satellite-based live broadcasting, as well as film and video production, rt1.tv has integrated 13 MediorNet Compact Pro frames, one Artist 128 mainframe, and more than 30 panels into its mobile production and newsgathering units.

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Renzo Arbore and the Orchestra Italiana's 2015 Summer Tour Rig Includes Clay Paky Gear

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LD Paco Toscano lit Renzo Arbore and his Orchestra Italiano with Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 700s.SERIATE, Italy — LD Paco Toscano, who was part of the production team for Renzo Arbore's performances with his Orchestra Italiana in 2009, updated the lighting looks with a rig that included both Vari-Lite fixtures and Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 700s.

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Clay Paky Lighting Designer Sessions at Mediatech Africa 2015 Drew Capacity Crowds

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From left, Clay Paky's Giovanni Zucchinali, Durham Marenghi, Paula Constable and Clay Paky's Massimo BolandrinaJOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Clay Paky noted that the Lighting Designer sessions it sponsored at the biennial Mediatech Africa 2015, held in July, were well attended. Presented by multi award winning theatre and opera designer Paule Constable and large-scale arena spectacular lighting designer Durham Marenghi, both sessions were quickly over subscribed from the moment they were announced and two further sessions were scheduled to absorb the overflow. Pictured here, from left, are Clay Paky's Giovanni Zucchinali, Durham Marenghi, Paula Constable and Clay Paky's Massimo Bolandrina.

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Robbie Williams’s “Let Me Entertain You 2015 Tour” Takes d3 Around the World

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Robbie Williams tour visuals make use of d3 TechnologiesLONDON – Once again British singer/songwriter Robbie Williams circles the globe on his eleventh and latest world tour. Williams’s “Let Me Entertain You 2015 Tour,” which wrapped dates in Eastern Europe in August, continues with the Australian leg of the tour begins in October. The d3 creative software suite and servers were deployed for use all over the world.

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CORE Celebrates 4000th ColourPoint Sold

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UK -  Wireless LED specialist and manufacturer CORE Lighting celebrates the sale of its 4000th ColourPoint wireless LED uplighter as the demand continues for lightweight, long lasting, high output, shadowless wireless LED units that can be quickly deployed in numerous locations … at all types of corporate and private events.

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SolaSpot Pro 1500 Outshines the Competition for CCPWA

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CCP stocked up on HES SolaSpotsFREMANTLE, Australia - Concert and Corporate Productions are a major force in the Western Australian production industry. With service offerings spanning lighting, AV, LED screens, rigging, and staging, CCP’s gear and operators can be found at festivals, concerts, major conferences, theatre shows, symphony concerts and slick corporate gigs. CCP need lighting that can be everything to everyone, and have found their go-to fixture in the SolaSpot Pro 1500 from High End Systems, recently adding a dozen to their arsenal.

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Australia’s Splendour in the Grass Festival Lit with SGM Fixtures

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Australia’s Splendour in the Grass Festival Lit with SGM FixturesYELGUN, Australia – Wet and muddy conditions may have been less than ideal for concert-goers and crew attending the Splendour in the Grass Music & Arts Festival 2015, which took place July 24-26 in North Byron Parklands, but they proved a suitable testing ground for SGM’s range of IP65 LED ?xtures.

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TSL Lighting Adds Ayrton MagicBlade-R Fixtures via Ambersphere

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TSL Lighting Adds Ayrton MagicBlade-R Fixtures via AmbersphereLONDON - The latest lighting company knocking on the door of Ayrton’s exclusive UK distributor, Ambersphere Solutions Ltd, to purchase a number of Ayrton MagicBlade-Rs is TSL Lighting.  As a company with an exceptionally diverse market that encompasses everything from dry hire through corporate events and concert touring productions to the burgeoning market of ‘special’ events, TSL is continually looking to be one step ahead in offering the very latest in innovation and performance. 

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