Joining Cyberland are three Vari-Lite companies: Brilliant Stages, Concert Production Lighting, and Theatre Projects. Middlesex, England-based Brilliant Stages (www.brilliantstages.com) specializes in stage and set fabrication. Concert Production Lighting at www.cplworldwide.com provides lighting and production services to the international concert touring market and has offices in Dallas and Middlesex. London-based Theatre Projects, at www.theatreprojects.com, has a large stock of lighting, rigging, and associated equipment for corporate, theatrical, and musical events. The three sites have similar categories, with the latest news and info on services, the company, and who to contact.
Hamburg, MI-based Littlite/CAE Inc., manufacturer of small worklamps and accessories used by the professional audio and lighting industries, is now a presence on the Web at www.caeinc.com. The site links to the Leprecon home page and the Littlite home page.
A.C. Lighting now has a site at www.aclighting.com, which has product info, technical bulletins, and a programmers forum, among other areas. Riviera Beach, FL-based Ventex Technology, Inc., designers and manufacturers of electronic transformers, is located at www.ventextech.com. Features of the site include a question-and-answer section, product info, a list of Ventex distributors, and a links page.
Bronx, NY-based City Theatrical, recently selected by New York's Industrial Technology and Assistance Corp. to participate in a pilot program that targets rapidly expanding manufacturers in the state, has a website residing at www.citytheatrical.com. The site has a quiz, product info, a dry ice FAQ section, a dealer locator directory, reviews, and more.
Clay Paky's site is available in five languages and includes areas on The Company, The Products, Sales Network, Fairs/Exhibitions, Press, Events/Tours, and Open Space. Type in www.claypaky.it to find out more. Group One Ltd., the US distributors of audio and lighting products, is at www.g1ltd.com. The site gives info on its manufacturers, such as Clay Paky, Elektralite, and Pulsar, and links to their home pages. MA Lighting Technology GmbH, whose products are now being distributed in the US by Group One, has a new homepage address: www.malighting.com. The site is divided into areas on the company, products, news and service, distribution, and more.
Pyrotek, based in Markham, Ontario, in Canada, specializes in pyrotechnic, fireworks, and laser effects. Projects include the touring Mortal Kombat and the new musical Ragtime. Its site, which includes fireworks graphics and moving flames, is at www.pyrotekfx.com.
Another laser company is Laservision, based in Dural, Australia. The company creates laser displays for corporate theatre and special events industries. For further info, go to www.laservision.com.au. UV/FX Scenic Productions is also on the web at www.earthlink.net/~UVFX.
Lots of entertainment industry associations and organizations have Web homes, among them the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) at www.aicp.com, The League of American Theatres and Producers at www.broadway.org, and The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) at www.emmys.org. And finally there's Festivals.com (at, surprise, www.festivals.com), which features articles on a wide variety of events taking place around the world.