Peter West
Peter West

In Memoriam: Peter West, Lighting Designer

Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer Peter West passed away from cancer at his home in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY on August 18, 2017 at the age of 55. West was born in Heswall, England and grew up in Blacksburg, VA. He attended Community School in Roanoke, VA and graduated from Blacksburg High School. He graduated from Guilford College with a Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Speech and completed graduate training at the American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard.

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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.

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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.

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 Robert Juliat’s new 600W LED long-throw followspot, Oz, will be officially launched with its short-throw counterpart, Alice, at PLASA London 2017
Robert Juliat’s new 600W LED long-throw followspot, Oz, will be officially launched with its short-throw counterpart, Alice, at PLASA London 2017

Robert Juliat Launches Oz and Alice Followspots at PLASA 2017

Michael Eddy

Robert Juliat’s latest followspot releases will be officially launched at the PLASA 2017 show: Oz and Alice are 600W LED models offering a cool white source for long and short-throw applications respectively. They are designed to deliver a high output comparable with that of 1,200W discharge followspots, and offer the same high-quality functionality and characteristics as all Robert Juliat’s Compact followspots.

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(L-R) Autograph’s Technical Sales Manager, Chris Austin, Point Source Audio President James Lamb, and Duncan Bell, Director at Autograph finalize on their alliance
(L-R) Autograph’s Technical Sales Manager, Chris Austin, Point Source Audio President James Lamb, and Duncan Bell, Director at Autograph finalize on their alliance

Point Source Audio and Autograph Sales & Installations Announce Distribution Partnership

Michael Eddy

Point Source Audio (PSA) and Autograph Sales and Installations announced today a distribution agreement whereby Autograph Sales & Installations has been appointed the exclusive UK distributor for Point Source Audio’s SERIES8 and EMBRACE™ microphones as well as its CM-i series of patented in-ear headsets.

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