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  • Nov 6, 2014
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    Clay Paky Sharpy Fixtures And grandMA2 Consoles Help Stand Up To Cancer Blockbuster Special

    When the fourth biennial "Stand Up to Cancer" special aired in the US and Canada on September 5 it raised more than $109 million for its groundbreaking collaborative research efforts.  Some 60 Clay Paky Sharpy fixtures were deployed for the event with a complement of grandMA2 consoles controlling lighting and media.  A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of both brands in North America.  
  • Nov 5, 2014
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    New Metropolitan West Space Debuts With Versace Event And WorldStage Installation

    One of the most glittering events during New York's Fashion Week was the Anthony Vaccarello x Versus Versace Spring/Summer 2015 runway show and after-party at the new Metropolitan West venue. Signaling the notoriety of the event, Naomi Campbell, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Bella Thorne, Rachel Zoe and Victoria Justice all made appearances. Metropolitan West is a new event facility designed and built by the Metropolitan Pavilion organization and is the sister facility of Metropolitan Chelsea. Both facilities utilize WorldStage as the exclusive provider of audio, video/staging and lighting services.   
  • Nov 4, 2014
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    Masque Sound On National Tour Of Six-Time Tony Award®-Winning Musical, Kinky Boots

    Kinky Boots, winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, sings and dances its way across the United States for its year-long national tour with the help of Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company. Tony Award®-winning Sound Designer John Shivers, along with his long-time associate and collaborator, David Patridge, relied on Masque Sound to provide the custom audio equipment package for the tour.
  • Oct 30, 2014
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    Clay Paky Sharpys And B-EYEs And grandMA2 Consoles At Nights By Absolut

    Clay Paky Sharpy and B-EYE K20 fixtures and grandMA2 consoles helped light up the New York City sky when "Nights by Absolut" launched on September 12 with a high-volume, high-energy twist on the club scene.  Clay Paky and MA are both exclusively distributed in North America by A.C.T Lighting, Inc.  
  • Oct 29, 2014
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    Inside The NFL Makes Season Debut In New Studio With Lighting From WorldStage

    The start of football season marked several changes for the iconic “Inside the NFL” program, which airs on Showtime and The NFL Network.  Chief among them was a move to CBS Studio 42 and implementation of a new lighting package by lighting designers Christopher Landy and Abigail Wells of Vibrant Design LLC with equipment supplied by WorldStage.
  • Oct 27, 2014
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    Creative Concept To Arena: BlackTrax At Ninth Annual Projection Master Classes At LDI 2014

    Renowned motion tracking solution BlackTrax will participate in the highly anticipated Projection Master Classes at LDI 2014 in Vegas, NV from 19 – 20 November 2014.
  • Oct 23, 2014
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    Staging Concepts Launches WeatherTec Stage Platform

    Staging Concepts, industry leader in portable staging equipment, launches its newest product: The WeatherTec Platform. On the forefront of all-weather staging equipment, the WeatherTec Platform is designed to last and endure harsh outdoor conditions. Its 0% water absorption composite core and multiple aluminum skin construction protects the panel from rain and humidity.
  • Oct 23, 2014
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    Clay Paky Sharpy And grandMA2 Consoles At The Miss America Pageant

    Fifty-three contestants walked the walk on stage at Boardwalk Hall when the 88th "Miss America Pageant" returned to Atlantic City in September.  Two dozen Clay Paky Sharpy Wash fixtures and a complement of grandMA2 consoles controlling lighting and media were on hand from Atomic Lighting in Lititz, Pennsylvania for the gala telecast on ABC Television.  A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of both brands in North America.  
  • Oct 17, 2014
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    4Wall Provides LD Alex Kay With High Class Lighting For MGK No Class Tour

    Machine Gun Kelly is taking the stage this fall with a diverse lighting package including fixtures from Elation, GLP, and Chauvet.
  • Oct 15, 2014
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    Lightware Router Joins Jubilee! Burlesque Extravaganza At Bally’s Las Vegas

    The longest-running production in Las Vegas, the "Jubilee!" burlesque extravaganza resident at Bally's now features, behind the scenes, a Lightware MX-FR33R digital crosspoint router with redundant power supplies, built-in control panel and CPU2 provided by Chaos Visual Productions.  Lightware USA is the US distributor for Budapest-based Lightware Visual Engineering products.
  • Oct 14, 2014
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    Videowalls on New 'Entertainment Tonight' Set Use Vista Systems' Spyder for Image Processing

    There's a Spyder on the new "Entertainment Tonight" set, and everyone has welcomed its arrival. Vista Systems' Spyder X20 image processor is key to manipulating the content on two videowalls, which form part of a new look for the syndicated CBS show that made its broadcast debut in 1981.
  • Oct 14, 2014
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    Harman’s Martin Professional Shipping RUSH DC 1 Aqua™ LED Fixture

    AARHUS, Denmark — Underscoring its commitment to providing cost-effective lighting for the installation market, HARMAN’s Martin Professional today announced the RUSH DC 1 Aqua™ LED light for nightclub and DJ effects is now shipping. The ultra-compact yet powerful DC 1 Aqua combines Martin’s advanced LED technology with a host of additional innovative features to project vibrant aquatic decoration effects.
  • Oct 6, 2014
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    Winners Of Wysiwyg Lighting Design Video Challenge 2014 Annouced

        CAST Software announces the 10-judge panel’s decision for the top three places of the wysiwyg Lighting Design Video Challenge 2014. The Challenge highlights and promotes the outstanding work of budding and experienced lighting designers who used R33 wysiwyg for preparing their short video submission.  The Challenge specified the number of automated lights and capped the amount of equipment to focus the submissions on creative lighting design.     For the jury stage, judges included lighting designers from Spain, France and Canada who rated the videos based on innovation, creativity, visual appeal, content, communication and relevance.  The judging panel announced the following four winners, which emerged from very tough competition. 
  • Oct 1, 2014
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    Harman’s Martin Lights Up The Ubisoft Event At 2014 E3 Conference

    NEW YORK, New York  — E3, the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games, provides groundbreaking new technologies to over tens of thousands of professionals. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in June, this event has representatives from over 100 countries. This year, HARMAN’s Martin Professional helped bring the Ubisoft event to life providing premier lighting for the introduction of this year’s newest games, including Assassins Creed French Revolution.
  • Sep 23, 2014
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    WorldStage Goes Underground For Dive Art Installation For Summer Streets 2014

    The New York City Department of Transportation’s Summer Streets 2014 arts festival once again turned Manhattan’s Park Avenue pedestrian tunnel into an immersive art experience with help from WorldStage, which provided audio and lighting support for Norwegian artist’s Jana Winderen’s sound installation, “Dive.”  Last year WorldStage teamed with NYCDOT and artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer on “Voice Tunnel,” the first time in history that an artist transformed the utilitarian space on Park Avenue between 33rd and 40th Street.
  • Sep 22, 2014
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    PM Center Thailand Invests In W-DMX™

    Major rental company PM Center in Thailand invests in stock of W-DMX™ wireless DMX products by Wireless Solution Sweden and puts them to work on the famous PATTAYA sign in Pattaya, Thailand.
  • Sep 22, 2014
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    Staging Concepts Launches Bravado™ Acoustical Shell System

    Staging Concepts, industry leader in portable staging equipment, introduces its newest product offering: Bravado™ Acoustical Shell System, a portable and lightweight acoustics system designed to blend and reflect sound energy towards audiences in performing arts venues. The state-of-the-art system consists of mobile towers and ceiling panels that align to form a resounding, attractive performance space that will enhance the audience experience.  
  • Sep 22, 2014
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    Pete's Big TVs Helps Rock Fashion World's Largest Charity Event

    BROOKLYN, NY - "Fashion Rocks Live," a star-studded, two-hour celebration of music and fashion was broadcast live Sept. 9 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Pete's Big TVs provided more than 2,000 LED tiles to wrap the geometric-looking set, designed by Anne Brahic and constructed by Atomic Design. “This is the most LED we’ve ever provided for one show,” said Guy Benjamin, VP of Pete’s Big TVs.
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