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Rome’s Cinecitta World Features “Enigma,” Show is Lit with Robe Fixtures

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Rome’s Cinecitta World Features Enigma, Show is Lit with Robe Fixtures. Photo by Benedetto Del AricciaROME — Italy’s rich heritage of film-making is marked by films from lauded directors including Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Franco Zeffirelli and many more. Rome’s new Cinecitta World visitor attraction is a theme park dedicated to Italian cinema Lighting for the 25 minute Enigma show — produced by FilmMaster and staged in a 1,200 capacity venue right in the center of the complex — has been designed by LD Giovanni Pinna, who specified a Robe moving light rig. Add a comment

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Australian Dance-Theatre Production in London Lit with Philips Selecon Fixtures

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Philips SeleconLONDON - An Australian dance-theatre production, Intimacy, by Michelle Ryan and Torque Show, recently traversed the globe to take up residence at the Southbank Centre in London. Part of the 'Unlimited' disability arts festival, the piece was lit with eight Philips Selecon LED PLprofile1 luminaires, chosen for their crucial colorizing flexibility by lighting designer John Ford. Ford, of lighting design consultancy Relume, specified the Selecon luminaires when it came to lighting the piece during its previous run at the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne.

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MTV EMA Awards Rig in Scotland Includes Ayrton MagicBlade-R Fixtures

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GLASGOW, U.K. – For the 2014 MTV EMA Awards, held at the 13,000-capacty SSE Hydro Arena Nov. 9, lighting designer Stuart Pring worked with Panalux gaffer Mark Gardiner on a series of uniquely crafted looks using a rig including Ayrton MagicBlade-R fixtures. Add a comment

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Interactive Lighting Displays Accompanied G20 Summit

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Brisbane G20 SummitBRISBANE, Australia - The 2014 G20 Summit brought the world's top finance ministers and bankers to Brisbane Nov. 15-16.  it also included the G20 Cultural Celebrations, a three-week program of free events sponsored by Queensland (Brisbane is the Australian state's capital). 32 Hundred Lighting came up with an app that let citizens all over the world color the buildings of Brisbane.

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Imogen Heap Performs with Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 Fixtures

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Imogen Heap Performs with Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 FixturesLONDON — For Camden Roundhouse’s Reverb festival, singer-songwriter Imogen Heap curated four days of events, which culminated in a headline show from Heap herself. Befitting the experimental theme of the festival, 12 Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 fixtures were pixel-mapped for one of the first times in the U.K., as part of lighting and control designer Tupac Martir’s show design. Add a comment

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TGAIS Event in London Backed by CPL-Provided AV Gear

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TGAIS Event in London Backed by CPL-Provided AV GearLONDON – For the 2014 Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS), a two-day event held at the Savoy Hotel in London in October, Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) provided a key assist, working alongside roduction company Live Communications, on behalf of event organizer dmg::events. Add a comment

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Level 42 Show at Royal Albert Hall Backed by Avolites Tiger Touch II

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LD Yenz Nyholm used an Avolites Tiger Touch II with Tiger Touch Fader Wing to create a retro look for English pop/rock band Level 42's gig at Royal Albert Hall. LONDON — LD Yenz Nyholm used an Avolites Tiger Touch II with Tiger Touch Fader Wing to create a retro look for English pop/rock band Level 42's gig at Royal Albert Hall. Nyholm's Tiger Touch II, running Titan v8, was used to control a varied design of rock gig, West End theatre, and big band with a distinctly 1980s feel.

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Neg Earth Lighting Crew Supports Robbie Williams’ Tour Looks with Martin Gear

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Pictured here are, from left, Mike Maslen, Alessandro Schilaci, Davide Palumbi and Peter (Kiss) Horne.LONDON — Two weeks into Robbie Williams’ Swings Both Ways Tour, some of the lighting crew members from Neg Earth talked about their jobs, their lives and their experience of touring and working behind the scenes on a major production with Martin Professional. Pictured here are, from left, Mike Maslen, Alessandro Schilaci, Davide Palumbi and Peter “Kiss” Horne. Add a comment

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Volvo Museum in Sweden Gets Lighting Solution with LDR Gear

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Volvo Museum in Sweden Gets Lighting Solution with LDR GearGOTHENBURG, Sweden - The Volvo Museum, which has expanded to an area totaling more than 86,000 square feet, now welcomes 100,000+ tourists every year from all over the world. A key focal point is a new 21,000+ square foot pavilion highlighting Volvo's sponsorship of ocean yacht racing and and prestigious golf competitions. Mediatec obtained an assortment of fixtures made by Luci della Ribalta (LDR) and sourced via LDR's distributor for Sweden, Bellalite, to achieve the design objectives.

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RC4 Wireless Makes Interesting Magic for "Curious Incident"

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night uses RC4 Wireless technology in its London and New York City productionsLONDON - The National Theatre’s hit show The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has moved into a new theatre in London and has a new production in New York City. And in both cases, gear from RC4 Wireless helps the show achieve its technical magic.

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