MA Lighting’s South African distributor DWR Distribution ran the first of a series of grandMA Level 1 and 2 training events. The 3-day session took place at DWR’s HQ in Johannesburg and was attended by working LDs and programmers who had to supply their own console or laptop running grandMA OnPC.
The ‘musical’ version of the iconic TV cartoon show SpongeBob SquarePants is touring UK theatres, bringing a lively Technicolor show designed by David Gallo with equally funky, eye-catching lighting designed by Richard G. Jones – all controlled by a grandMA light console. The UK tour, produced by Firey Angel, was opened at Hackney Empire in [...]
A grandMA was the choice to run lighting for the prestigious 2009 Dubai International Poetry Festival, staged in the Rashid Hall and Hall 4 of the Dubai World Trade Centre. Instituted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the event featured 100-plus regional and [...]
The KKL in Luzern, designed by Jean Nouvel, is one of the most famous culture and concert centres in Switzerland. Across three stages in three halls, the centre presents a fine selection of cultural highlights. Approximately 400 events are staged there each year, visited by over 400.000 guests, offering a wide variety of entertainment from [...]
The UK tour of Strictly Come Dancing Live – the arena version of the hugely popular BBC TV series – has all its lighting controlled by a grandMA full-size console for the first time. The lighting design is by Mark Kenyon (also for the TV show) and the show was initially programmed by David Bishop [...]
Two grandMA full size consoles and four MA NSPs were specified by Lighting Designer Steve Nolan for the BBC’s “Let’s Dance For Comic Relief” live TV shows – the first time grandMA has been used on a fully live BBC entertainment show. The four shows were all shot in Studio 2 at Ealing Studios, West [...]