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On 22nd June 2020, over 9000 buildings, monuments, cultural sites and spaces plus other objects were illuminated in “Emergency Red” by over 8300 participating companies – primarily in Germany – for #NightofLight2020 in what was arguably the largest ever collective lighting ‘direct action’ campaign to date. #NightofLight2020 was initiated and

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The Tauron Arena in Krakow, Poland, is a favorite venue among artists, promoters, working crews and music fans on the normally busy year round European arena touring circuit, but like most venues, it lies shuttered and empty while the live entertainment industry is ‘on hold’ as we fight the pandemic!

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The South African entertainment industry unified en mass for their August 5th #LightSARed ‘Code Red’ activation … to shout out the critical state of the live entertainment industry and its support infrastructure, which has had no work, no cash flow – and no meaningful government support – for 5 months

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Like a ghost ship at bay, the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury stood eerily silent when Rob Sangwell and his team from Fineline Lighting visited in early July. Outlined against a gray sky, its stark metal frame shorn of all the coverings, lighting fixtures and PA gear that are so familiar

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Teams from SLLFX, JK Entertainments and Pf photo graphics joined forces to light The Hub at St. Mary’s in Lichfield red. The event was part of a day of action from the UK live entertainment industry to highlight the challenges the sector faces at a time when events are essentially

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As event professionals took to the streets of every major city across the UK on August 11th, in support of the PLASA-led #WeMakeEvents campaign, TechLED Ltd once again bathed Production Park, including the Studio and Rockwell cafe in the companion #LightItInRed campaign’s signature colour, emergency red. TechLED’s MD, Gordon Addison,

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Sight is as much a part of the DJ experience as sound. This is true at live events, so it should also apply to live streamed performances. At least that’s the opinion of Brent Schmidt. Like many DJs who have been sidelined by the COVID-19 lockdown, Schmidt has taken to

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Eventlive-Group, a leading AV equipment and service supplier in Biarritz, France, has added a complement of Claypaky Mini-B fixtures to its extensive lighting inventory. “Clients come to us for our technical skills as well as our creative mindset,” says Hugo Malatray, Light Designer with Eventlive-Group. The company recently invested in

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Green Hippo, the specialist creator of tools for the real time manipulation of video for the AV industries, has welcomed DataVisual to its global sales network as exclusive distributor for Canada. A family-owned company, Ottawa-based DataVisual will add Green Hippo’s Hippotizer Media Server product range to its comprehensive AV systems

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