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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

J3 Consulting Handles Screen Management for CinemaCon 2022’s Awards Show by Michael Eddy

J3 Consulting, LLC lent its screen management expertise to the Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony at the tenth annual CinemaCon at Caesars Palace Colosseum in Las Vegas. J3 CEO John Mims…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:27PM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Main Light Expands its Inventory with Ayrton’s Khamsin Profile Luminaires by Michael Eddy

Main Light, LLC, a preeminent dry hire rental partner, has recently added Ayrton’s Khamsin Profile luminaires to their extensive rental offerings. These new units are already in stock at M…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:50PM

Out of Order, Guy Jacobson’s Upcoming Comedy Film, Shot with Camera Package from PRG by Michael Eddy

Community building, relationships, and a desire to bring more joy into the world were the fuel for writer/director Guy Jacobson while writing, financing, and filming the upcoming courtroom c…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:43PM

TKTS® Times Square Turns 49 This Saturday, June 25 by Michael Eddy

Since the iconic TKTS by TDF Booth in Times Square reopened on September 14, 2021, they have resumed their role as the go-to destination for same-day evening (and next day matinee) discount …

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:42PM

The Shubert Foundation Gives Record $37.6 Million to 609 Arts Organizations Nationwide by Michael Eddy

The Shubert Foundation announced a record $37.6 million in unrestricted grants to not-for-profit theaters, dance companies, academic theater training programs, and related service agencies. …

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:27PM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

ETC Names New Midwest Regional Sales Managers for Entertainment and Architectural Markets by Michael Eddy

ETC announces two new Regional Sales Managers taking lead in the Midwest. Bryan Yeager has been named the Midwest Entertainment Regional Manager and Katie O’Connell has been named the Midw…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:10AM

Pixelhue Introduces the X400 Media Server by Michael Eddy

Pixelhue is a company born of the desire to innovate, creating new technology and video processing solutions for the Pro AV industry, while never sacrificing the stability and ease of use. I…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:30AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

PRG Sends GLP into Battle for the “Great Fight Night” at Cologne’s Lanxess Arena by Michael Eddy

Two of the most successful German Twitch streamers, Trymacs and MckyTV, met recently—not for an Esports event, but for a real boxing match. Believing in the motto ‘the more, the merrier…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:44PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

PTZOptics Brings MIDI Control to PTZ Cameras by Michael Eddy

PTZOptics, manufacturers of affordable broadcast-quality robotic cameras, and the MIDI Association, the international stewards of MIDI technology, recently announced a new frontier for MIDI …

SOURCE: PLSN at 05:33PM

ADJ: COB Cannon LP200ST LED Wash Fixture with RGBAL Color Mixing by Michael Eddy

ADJ is expanding both its popular COB Cannon Series of LED wash fixtures as well as its new range of lighting products incorporating lime LED chips with the introduction of the COB Cannon LP…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:50PM

Le Mark: Sausage and T-Bar Camera Markers by Dirty Rigger by Michael Eddy

Le Mark Group has long been known for providing kit that makes sense in the backstage world. Now, the flooring, tapes and labels specialist has expanded its offering with a new line of Briti…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:38PM

The Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association (TSDCA) Announces their Seventh Annual Meeting by Michael Eddy

The Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association (TSDCA) announced their seventh annual membership meeting, being held in person for the first time in three years. On June 25 – 27,…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:30PM

Prolights: EclNanoPanel TWC Compact-Sized, Battery-Operated Soft Light by Michael Eddy

Prolights has debuted the EclNanoPanel TWC, the smallest member of the EclPanel range, containing all the features of the larger format soft lights in a compact-sized, battery-operated lumin…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:44PM

IPS Taps LynTec to Support the Massive Lighting Install at FirstBank Amphitheater by Michael Eddy

LynTec, a leading manufacturer of innovative electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, is providing simple, web-enabled, on/off power cont…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:23PM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

In Memoriam: Television Scenic Designer Victor Paganuzzi, 90 by Michael Eddy

PLSN has learned of the death of longtime television Scenic Designer Victor Paganuzzi, who died on June 16, 2022 at age 90. He was the designer of the distinctive set of CBS Sunday Morning …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:18PM

Long Reach Long Riders Reach $1M Raised by Michael Eddy

Just as their 19th annual ride is starting, the Long Reach Long Riders are thrilled to announce the achievement of a major milestone. Thanks to literally thousands of individual and corporat…

SOURCE: PLSN at 06:15PM
Friday, June 17, 2022

ROE Visual Honored at the 20th Annual Parnelli Awards by Michael Eddy

Presented by FOH and PLSN, the 20th Annual Parnelli Awards returned to the 2022 NAMM show on June 3rd for a special evening. Among those honored at the awards was ROE Visual which won the In…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:54PM
Thursday, June 16, 2022

LightParts Welcomes Back Briana Decker by Michael Eddy

LightParts Inc, the parts and repair source for entertainment lighting, is pleased to welcome Briana Decker back to the team. Decker’s role at LightParts is Repair Coordinator and Sales. R…

SOURCE: PLSN at 05:03PM

Technology that Powers Vivid Sydney Reveals Soul of the City by Michael Eddy

After a three-year hiatus, the results of the hard work from the TDC Crew of project managers, creative technologists, designers, and engineers working behind-the-scenes at Vivid Sydney are …

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:48PM

ROE Visual Concludes Memorable Participation at InfoComm 2022 by Michael Eddy

Wrapping up another fruitful trade show of the season, The ROE Visual team has returned from Las Vegas following the long-awaited InfoComm show. ROE Visual showcased an array of its latest L…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:39AM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Available Light Phoenix, The Western Expansion Continues by Michael Eddy

Available Light (AvLt) announces that its new Phoenix studio continues its western expansion beyond Los Angeles, first announced in April 2022. Available Light is an internationally recogni…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:41PM

Vectorworks Seminars | What GDTF and MVR Can Do for You? by Michael Eddy

With GDTF and MVR, the promise of a simplified entertainment industry is no longer a dream — it’s a reality. Vectorworks, one of the companies behind General Device Type Format (GDTF), …

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:47AM

Verge Aero Pulls Off Dynamic Drone Show at Experiential Marketing Summit by Michael Eddy

The Verge Aero drone team pulled off the seemingly impossible at this year’s Experiential Marketing Summit (EMS) at the MGM Grand Las Vegas – flying a drone show high above the ballroom …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:52AM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Luminex: GigaCore 30i AV Network Switch by Michael Eddy

Luminex, manufacturer of data distribution equipment for professional lighting, audio, and video applications, continuously brings innovation to the live event technology and AV industry. To…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:54PM

Claypaky Tambora Linear: a Versatile New Hybrid LED Bar by Michael Eddy

Following on from its successful range of LED bars introduced last year, Claypaky has now expanded the Tambora family further and introduces Tambora Linear, an advanced line of static LED pi…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:56PM

Analog Way Partners with Softpix to Add SPX Graphics Integration to Picturall Media Server Line by Michael Eddy

Analog Way has announced a partnership agreement with Softpix Ltd, the provider of graphics software and creative services to the live TV/web production and broadcast industries. The agreeme…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:47PM

New Jersey Nightclub barCode Invests In 100 ADJ IP65-Rated Moving Head Fixtures by Michael Eddy

Sports bar and restaurant throughout the week and full-on nightclub at the weekends, barCode is a well-established staple of the nightlife scene in Elizabeth, NJ. As part of a recent expansi…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:30PM

3G Productions LLC Grows Lighting Inventory with Large Elation Lighting Package by Michael Eddy

Full-service production company 3G Productions LLC (3G) has bolstered its growing inventory of entertainment lighting with a large investment in Elation lighting fixtures. The purchase—som…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:09PM
Monday, June 13, 2022

On the Floor of InfoComm 2022 by Michael Eddy

This year’s late spring medley of Covid-delayed in-person trade exhibitions continues. First it was the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 24-27, then Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, Germany April…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:02PM

Winning Designers’ First Impressions Videos at the 75th Annual Tony Awards by Michael Eddy

Here are the First Impressions videos of seven of the 75th Annual Tony Award-winning Lighting, Costume, Scenic and Sound Designers for 2021-22’s Broadway plays and musicals. Best Lighting …

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:22PM

In Memoriam: John Simpson, Founder of White Light, 79 by Michael Eddy

White Light founder and former chairman, John Simpson recently died at 79. The UK technical solutions company, which last year celebrated 50 years in business, announced his passing on June …

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:09PM