Saturday, November 1st, 2014


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Robe Kicks off NBC’s Sunday Night Football with Carrie Underwood

A back-wall of 72 x Robe CycFX 8s and Pointes helped create awesome effects for Carrie Underwood’s all-action high profile Introduction for NBC’s 2014 Sunday Night Football. Los Angeles based Lighting Designer Benoit Richard was responsible for lighting Underwood’s energetic rendition of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night”, a re-working of Joan Jett’s classic “I […]


CPL Launches New Range of Projector Rigging Solutions

UK based video, AV and technical production provider Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) has launched a new range of specialist projector rigging solutions. Four innovative products are currently available – Rental Frames, Truss Mounts, Flying Mounts and a Portrait Adaptor – all designed to work together. These have been developed by and for riggers and technicians […]

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XL Video and Il Divo Affair Continues

XL Video, the UK’s leading live music video production specialist, is supplying LED screens, and IMAG projection system and camera / PPU for the continuing Il Divo “A Musical Affair” tour, now on its final leg through the UK and Europe. The tour’s video elements are being co-ordinated on the road by Stuart Merser of […]

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Robe CitySource 96s For Ljubljana Castle

Beautiful Ljubljana Castle dates back to the 12th century and is one of the landmark attractions of the Slovenian capital. It has recently taken delivery of Robe CitySource 96 LED flood fixtures which are being used to illuminate external elements of the Courtyard for summer evenings and various events. A colourful history has seen the […]

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Robe Celebrates 20 Years in Style

Robe Lighting celebrated its 20th anniversary in style at a special gala dinner event staged in their Robe Arena booth one evening during the 2014 PLASA Expo in London’s ExCeL Centre. The dinner featured a keynote speech by CEO Josef Valchar, a great after-dinner speech by Patrick Woodroffe, followed by live entertainment from comedian / […]

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dbn Co-operates In Gala Event

Manchester, UK based lighting specialist dbn was once again involved in the ambitious production at the heart of the Co-Operative Retail Trading Group (CRTG)’s annual Supporters Awards and gala dinner event, staged at the city’s Manchester Central venue. Project managed by Pete Robinson, dbn supplied rigging, lighting equipment and design. The company has been involved […]

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Painting With Light Announces Restructure

Belgian based creative lighting and visual design practice Painting With Light announces a restructure, with Luc Peumans becoming the majority shareholder and CEO with immediate effect, taking over all the company’s day-to-day management. Luc founded Genk based Painting With Light in 1999. He comments “To move forward on the same trajectory for the next 15 […]

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CORE Lighting PinPoints PLASA 2014

Wireless battery powered lighting manufacturers CORE Lighting report an excellent PLASA 2014 exhibition at London’s ExCeL Centre, which they seized as an opportunity to launch the new little PinPoint fixture. CORE’s extremely cute and highly dynamic little PinPoint – made in the UK as with all their product range – attracted huge attention! Already in […]

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Courteeners’ Concrete Love for Robe

UK indie rockers The Courteeners UK headlined the NME / Radio One stages for this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals, complete with a rig of Robe moving lights specified by their lighting designer, Dan Hill. The band’s new studio album “Concrete Love” was also released a few days prior to playing the two high profile […]

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Robe Enjoys Biggest, Busiest and Best PLASA exhibition!

Robe Lighting enjoyed its biggest, busiest and best PLASA expo to date over four days at London’s ExCeL Centre and also won its fourth PLASA Innovation Award for its new Bright Multi-Functional Luminaire (BMFL) high powered signature product. “PLASA 2014 was awesome in every way!’ declared the Czech moving light manufacturer’s CEO Josef Valchar. “We […]

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Massive Robe Rig for 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival

Tom Kenny specified over 500 Robe moving lights for the immensely popular 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival, staged in the 15,000 capacity Ballroom of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for two consecutive days. With a glittering line up of stars – Coldplay, Taylor Swift, Usher, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris, Bastille and […]