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Christie Projectors Help Quebec City Celebrate Its 400th Anniversary

400Christie projectors are playing a key role in festivities marking the 400th anniversary of the city of Quebec, the birthplace of French civilization in North America and a UNESCO World Heritage site. From June 20 to August 24 Christie will participate in The Image Mill (Le Moulin à Images) – a sound and image spectacular created by Robert Lepage and Ex Machina. The Image Mill will recount the history of the city with what is believed to be the world’s largest video projection. more

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SOS: Coemar Infinity Wash XL Lights Hold On A Little Bit Longer For Jonas Brothers’ Burning Up Tour

JonasThat’s just the way the inferno rolls – at ampitheaters and music/arts centers across the U.S., that is, as Hollywood Records’ pop-rock sensation The Jonas Brothers grab the mics and follow the lights. more

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Vista Systems’ Spyder Delivers Winning Performance For Stimulated, Inc. At “2008 MTV Movie Awards”

mtvStimulated, Inc., experts at streamlining the multiformat process, have once again turned to Vista Systems’ Spyder for a high-profile TV project: the “2008 MTV Movie Awards? which aired live on the cablenet, June 1st. Mike Myers hosted the popular annual awards show from Universal City’s Gibson Amphitheatre.

Burbank-based Stimulated, Inc. specializes in original screen content for TV award shows, major TV music and event specials, concert tours and game shows. It first tapped Vista Spyder video processing technology for Al Gore’s “Live Earth? for which they created the Giants Stadium screen content. The company subsequently used Spyder on the game shows “1 vs. 100,? “Moment of Truth,? and “Duel? and on “Ellen’s Really Big Show,? a TBS special hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. more

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grandMA Goes To the Movies with Key Role In “Night At The Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian”

Fans of the family comedy “Night at the Museum” are eagerly anticipating next spring’s release of the sequel, “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” which is now in production with a grandMA and grandMA Light on hand. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America. more

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Scharff Weisberg Lights Up World Financial Center Winter Garden Summer Concert Series

WintergardenScharff Weisberg has supplied a complement of moving lights and lighting-control equipment to lighting designer Lance Darcy for the free summer concert series at the World Financial Center Winter Garden in Lower Manhattan.

The World Financial Center is a complex of four office towers housing the world headquarters of American Express, Merrill Lynch, Dow Jones, and Deloitte. Its spectacular Winter Garden atrium is the venue for many events including the summer concert series, which opened with Berlin-based Ulrich Schnauss and was followed by the Winter Garden’s first dance party DJ’d by Kode9 and performances by the Brazilian Connection Quintet and other artists. more

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Stage Research Introduces PowerPointManager And Video101Manager For Concerts, Corporate, Broadway And Off-

ManagerStage Research, first in stage-show lighting-and-sound-works, has just introduced PowerPointManager and Video101Manager. To be used with the incredible SFX for cost-effective playback, these two new energetic applications each perform robustly to provide high-grade content delivery with newfound ease and flexibility. SFX, the industry’s leading live music-and-sound playback software, will now trigger slides or video to add zest to any live presentation, or as stand-alone elements themselves. more

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Electrosonic Provides Fast-And-Easy Viewing For Hollywood Casino At Penn National

PennAt Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course (HCPN) in Grantville, PA, gamblers and onlookers alike can call all the stakes with Electrosonic’s complete video routing (VR) and digital RF distribution designs, along with more than 600 custom-mounted displays, at the helm. The innovative broadcast/viewing configuration ushers comprehensive convenience into this world of entertainment, information and game-play fun. more

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UVLD Lights Monumental Chris Burden Sculpture At Rockefeller Center

BurdenUnlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) is helping Chris Burden turn heads at Rockefeller Center by illuminating the artist’s latest installation, a 65-foot skyscraper constructed from nickel-finished stainless steel Erector Set-style pieces. The sculpture, called “What My Dad Gave Me,? is on view in the Channel Gardens, where the real Rockefeller Center Tower forms the backdrop, from June 10-July 19. It is presented by the Public Art Fund and hosted by Tishman Speyer, co-owners of Rockefeller Center. more

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Coemar CycLite LEDs Take Tim McGraw Everywhere

TimTo help get the mega-selling Live Your Voice tour into full gear, John Broderick, production/lighting designer for Curb chart-topper Tim McGraw, relies upon Coemar’s ever-dependable CycLite LED lights.

Broderick, media/stage show/event 30-year veteran, says that for this Premier Global-contracted tour, showing McGraw to the audience in the best way possible meant taking the visual off-center, making it asymmetrical and causing everything to go to a vanishing point so as to force perspective stage left. more

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The grandMA Hits The Road Again With Bon Jovi

Bon JoviOnce again Bon Jovi has taken grandMA on the road. The band’s 2006 Have A Nice Day tour, which was the first to carry an HD video system with it for the duration of the tour, employed a grandMA for lighting and video control. Now, Bon Jovi’s Lost Highway world tour is concluding with a pair of grandMAs in tow. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor of the grandMA. more

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