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Robe for Innibos 2015 Festival

The main stage for the 2015 Innibos arts festival – one of the largest Afrikaans events in South Africa drawing over 107,000 people over five days  –  staged at Hoërskool Bergvlam in Nelspruit, was lit for the eighth year by Pretoria, based LD Johan Ferriera. This year he chose to work with nearly 150 Robe […]

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HSL Lights Opera Holland Park Season

Lighting rental specialist HSL supplied stage lighting, sub-rigging and trussing, architectural and site-wide practical and decorative illumination, electrics, power distribution, and full public address announcement PA – for the 2015 Opera Holland Park festival season in west London. The 3 month performance run included five cutting edge opera productions staged in the tensile structure erected […]

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Fineline Helps Love Save The Day

Bristol’s fabulous ‘Love Saves The Day’ Festival moved to the new, expanded location of Eastville Park this year dramatically increasing its capacity from the previous city centre site, a move that allowed 27,000 music and fans to enjoy a superlative line-up and weekend of music and entertainment graced with the blazing sunshine beneath blue skies. […]

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Projection Studio Helps Maldives Celebrate 50

Working for local technical production and solutions company POP JOY headed by Asad Haneef, London-based large format projection specialist The Projection Studio (TPS) was asked to assist in providing spectacular pitch video projections at the Galolhu National Football Stadium in Malé, for the Maldives 50th Independence celebrations. TPS was asked to get involved in the […]

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La Voz Espana Makes A Pointe with BMFLs

The third edition of La Voz Espana, the Spanish version of the popular TV singing contest was won by an ecstatic Antonio José, coached by singer songwriter Antonio Orozco. The series generated a massive amount of excitement and record viewing figures …and was lit for the first time by TV LD Iñaki Irastorza … who […]

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XL Video Supports The Harmonium Project at the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival

To create a spectacular opening for the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, 59 Productions, with the Edinburgh International Festival, created The Harmonium Project. The free outdoor event drew in crowds of approximately 19,500 people and combined the music of John Adams’ choral work Harmonium, made […]

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350 BMFL Blades for Vibrant SG50 Singapore National Day Celebrations

Singapore marked the country’s 50th Anniversary – SG50 – with huge pride, as flamboyant celebrations erupted all across the island, culminating in a special National Day Parade (NDP) in the Padang, right in the heart of the city. The NDP show was attended by the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan, several […]

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XL Video Screens for the Folk in Cambridge

Each summer the great and the good of folk music visit the picturesque university city for the Cambridge Folk Festival. This year, the site at Cherry Hinton Hall saw the 51st Festival, with main stage headline performances including Joan Baez, The Proclaimers, Frank Turner, Joan Armatrading, and Passenger. With three days of sunny weather, the […]

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CPL Helps Create Bright Summer Festival Vibes

Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) provided technical production – sound and lighting – for production company Bright who produced a very successful micro festival event for a specialist energy company. Staged on the Mojo Active site at Cribb’s Causeway, Bristol, UK, the CPL team of six led by Mike Radford supplied equipment to the one day […]

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Those About to Rock … Salute Robe BMFLs on AC/DC

Arguably one of the greatest rock bands of all time – with their instantly recognisable hard driving guitar power chords, screeching acerbic lyrics about life on the edge and renowned for some of the most awesome hi-energy live performances in the history of the genre … rock gods AC/DC are once again taking the world […]

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dbn lights 10×10 event at Manchester International Festival

Manchester based lighting and visual specialists dbn, working for two of their regular clients – the Warehouse Project (WHP) and the biennial Manchester International festival (MIF) – supplied lighting and visuals to ‘10×10′ Day & Night’, two special nights energised with 12 hours of non-stop pumping music, great DJs and live music plus the very […]

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XL Video Supports Icarus Wilson-Wright Projection at Tate Turbine Festival

On 25 July 2015, the Tate Modern in London hosted a very special one day event in their iconic Turbine Hall. As part of the Turbine Festival 2015, video designer, Icarus Wilson-Wright, was asked to transform the Turbine Hall with a new look for the event. To support this, he asked d3 Technologies, XL Video, […]