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Robert Juliat Lancelot Spots Part of One Direction’s Global Tour

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One Direction photo by Calvin AurandLONDON – For One Direction’s global tour which visited South America before heading to some of the largest-capacity stadiums and arenas in the U.K. and Europe, Paul Normandale provided a lighting design that includes Robert Juliat fixtures.

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Miley Cyrus Bangerz World Tour Rig Includes Clay Paky Sharpys

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Miley Cyrus World Tour Rig Includes Clay Paky Sharpys. Photo by Sarah Rushton ReadAMSTERDAM — LD Rob Sinclair included Clay Paky fixtures in the tour rig for Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz world tour. The rig includes Clay Paky Sharpy and Sharpy Wash 330 colored beams.

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German Cruise Ship Equipped with Robe Fixtures

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Mein Schiff 3 (My Ship), built at the STX Finland shipyard in Turku, Finland for German based TUI Cruises, features Robe moving lights within its entertainment venuesTURKU, Finland — Mein Schiff 3 (My Ship), a cruise ship recently built at the STX Finland shipyard here for Germany based TUI Cruises, features Robe moving lights within its entertainment venues, including the main theatre and nightclub venues. Chris Moylan of Berlin based Optikalusion designed the lighting systems.

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WWI-Themed Musical Moves the Audience with Story Line, and Rigging

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When Studio 100, producers of the WWI-themed 14-18 Spektakel musical, were looking to move a 2,000-seat audience tribune up and down a 150 meter-long performance space throughout the show, they turned to Hans Willems of Wicreations. The show was staged at the Nekkerhal in Mechelen, Belgium.MECHELEN, Belgium — When Studio 100, producers of the WWI-themed 14-18 Spektakel musical, were looking to move a 2,000-seat audience tribune up and down a 150 meter-long performance space throughout the show, they turned to Hans Willems of Wicreations. The show was staged at the Nekkerhal here.

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Robbie Williams Tour Gets Kinesys Support

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Robbie Williams Tour Gets Kinesys Support. Photo by Ric Lipson - Farrell Music.LONDON — For Robbie Williams’ Swings Both Ways tour, which features visual and set elements designed by show directors Lee Lodge and Willie Williams and LD Mark Cunniffe, automation is being handled by a Kinesys Vector system controlled by Gareth Williams (no relation to the headliner).

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German-Turkish Cultural Olympiad Lighting Rig Includes Clay Paky Fixtures

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Photo by Photo-Hartmann.deMUNICH, Germany – For the fourth German-Turkish Cultural Olympiad, an event that aspires to strengthen mutual cultural awareness, education and understanding, show lighting designer and operator Chris Schatz (Klinkertorstudios) used an MA system to manage 60 Clay Paky Sharpys and 20 Alpha Spot HPE 1500s. Add a comment

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Lighting Rig at Royal Opera House includes Martin Fixtures

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Lighting Rig at Royal Opera House in London includes Martin Fixtures. Pictured here, Don Giovanni. Production Image © ROH / Bill CooperLONDON — The Royal Opera House (ROH) in London’s Covent Garden, home to The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, stages more than 400 productions each season. The venue’s production team relies on a lighting rig with close to a thousand fixtures, including a variety of fixtures from Harman’s Martin Professional. Add a comment

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Hippotizer Graces The Red Carpet At Godzilla London Premiere

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LONDON – Digital Insanity used Hippotizers to map eight huge LED screens with the letters G.O.D.Z.I.L.L.A. at the film's London premiere. The letters were masked onto the front, creating an impressive light box effect, and were programmed with lighting chases and movie footage.

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LD Jamie Thompson's Tour Rig for Bastille Includes GLP Gear

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LONDON - LD Jamie Thompson turned to GLP’s LED Impression series to help create dramatic stage impact for this year’s world tour by Bastille. The production concept highlighted the triangle symbol which replaces the ‘A” in Bastille — and the impressions are used to line the upstage triangle and mid-stage diagonals. They are also rigged overhead for use as mid-air effects and to wash the stage.

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Gearhouse Group Supports Johannesburg Show Featuring DJ Armin van Buuren

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JOHANNESBURG - Responsible for creating a one-night-only EDM spectacular, the Gearhouse Group supplied all the technical production for DJ Armin van Buuren's Armin Only Intense World Tour stop in Johannesburg. A total of 460 DuoLED 18” panels were configured into a 21 meter wide screen backdrop, with LED accents on the side stages and front stage cladding.

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