DMG Lumière’s Nils de Montgrand & Rosco’s Stan Miller sign the official deal at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam
DMG Lumière’s Nils de Montgrand & Rosco’s Stan Miller sign the official deal at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam

Rosco Acquires LED Specialist Company DMG Lumiere

Michael Eddy

Rosco announces its acquisition of the film, television, and broadcast LED specialist company DMG Lumière. Since its start in Lyon, France in 2014, DMG Lumière has experienced great success, quick growth, and its products have been recognized as innovative set lighting tools by filmmakers around the globe.

Add a comment
Read more
The MegaPointe from Robe
The MegaPointe from Robe

Robe Showcases MegaPointe at PLASA 2017

Michael Eddy

Robe’s focus for the 2017 PLASA exhibition will be on its just launched MegaPointe all new multi-purpose moving light designed to take the original concept of the all-in-one fixture to a whole new level. MegaPointe utilizes an exclusive 470W short-arc lightsource,They will have their products, showcased with a massive lighting design, in Stand D40.

Add a comment
Read more
R. J. Reynolds Arts Hall of Fame
R. J. Reynolds Arts Hall of Fame

Binkley, Brantley, Jones & Wilson Named to R.J. Reynolds Arts Hall of Fame

Michael Eddy

Years before it become a magnet school that focused on the arts, Winston-Salem, NC’s Reynolds High School was nurturing talented students who went on to noteworthy careers in music, writing, art, and theater. On Saturday night, September 16, 13 of them will be honored by being named to the first class of the R.J. Reynolds Arts Hall of Fame. Among the honorees are lighting designer, Howell Binkley; critic, Ben Brantley; composer/sound designer, Lindsay Jones; and director, Michael Wilson.

Add a comment
Read more
Sir Peter Hall
Sir Peter Hall

Broadway and West End Dim Lights Fri. Sept. 15 in Memory of Sir Peter Hall

Kathy Eddy

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award® winning creator, producer and theatrical innovator Peter Hall, who passed away on Monday, September 11th at age 86. Theaters on Broadway and across the West End will be dimming their lights in his honor on Friday, September 15th. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed at exactly 7:45pm (EST) for one minute, and dimmed on the West End in London for one minute at 7:00pm (BST).

Add a comment
Read more
Sir Peter Hall
Sir Peter Hall

In Memoriam: Sir Peter Hall, Director

Michael Eddy

Sir Peter Hall, the internationally celebrated theatrical visionary, director and producer, died on September 11, at the age of 86, surrounded by his family. Founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, Mr. Hall remained there until 1968. Later, he was named Director of the National Theatre and oversaw the move from the Old Vic to its current home on the South Bank.  He created the Peter Hall Company in 1988 and in 2003 became the founding director of the Rose Theatre Kingston. He also worked extensively in the opera world with productions at The Royal Opera, the Metropolitan Opera and Bayreuth. Additionally, he was Artistic Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera from 1984 to 1990. 

{youtube}v=YH4-U64W10I{/youtube}

Add a comment
Read more