Schlagworte: Theater

Newest ADJ Moving Head given PLSN Gold Star Product Award

The ADJ Group stands for excellent products and solutions for big stages and successful clubs. The moving head Vizi CMY300, the newest flagship of the Californian company has now been distinguished as the best new club light with the PLSN Gold Star Product Award. Additional functions with extended LED lifespan National sales manager Alfred Gonzales,…

Smart Motion: Adam Hall Presents First 19” LED Rack Light With Motion Sensor

Whether on a theatre stage, at concerts, or taping, every production demands amplifiers, mixer and processers in the background. Constant illumination of the equipment and electronics can lead to unwanted light sources. Adam Hall has developed the world’s first 19” multicolor LED rack light with smart motion technology to address this issue. Patented smart motion…

Waterproof: Lake Stage Bregenz relies on SGM Lighting

It is one of the world‘s most unusual stages: the floating lake stage in the Austrian city of Bregenz. The event location lies directly on the shore of Lake Constance, and the stage itself floats on the water. The Bregenz Festival has been rising to the challenge of the extraordinary location since 1946 and realizes…

Five Wireless Levels with Beyerdynamic

Event organizers are often faced with the challenge that they have to rely on various audio systems – according to location and equipment. Those often exceed the financial framework and take up a lot of storage space. Beyerdynamic has taken on this problem and offers a solution for flexible equipment in form of the wireless…

ShowTex: Innovative Stagecraft and Light Design

Gigantic shows and innovative fair booths often cannot do without flame retardant fabrics and motion control systems. The Belgian company ShowTex has both the technology and the experience to provide customers with a wide range of solutions to meet the most challenges in the set up and design of stages and fair booths. In the follwing interview Bo Bettens, Marketing Manager at Showtex, reveals where the company's roots lie and how the industry has changed in recent years.

Disney: Screening Room Sound with the Alcons CR1 System

Before Disney trailers and films appear in German cinemas, the soundtracks are tested and given the final seal of approval in Disney Germany’s in-house cinema. In order to provide cinephiles with the best possible audio experience, Disney Germany needed a top-quality sound system of their own, so they turned to Alcons Audio to equip their screening room.
Disney Abnahmestudio mit zur Überprüfung der Sounds

Berliner Stage Theater vertraut auf Q-Sys von QSC

Stage TheaterAt the Stage Theater at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, dreams learn how to break down barriers. “Behind the Horizon” (Hinter dem Horizont), the hit muscial from Udo Lindenberg no longer enthuses with its emotional story alone, but also with excellent sound. In the process of switching from a Dolby Surround 7.1 system to Dolby Atmos, after nearly 17 years in operation the old system platform was replaced with Q-Sys from QSC.

ETC Lighting Technology Bathes City of Angels in LED Light

City of Angels

Howard Harrison, lighting director of the musical City of Angels, was faced with a challenge: the lighting had to do justice to black and white ‘film scenes’ - and also vividly colourful ‘real life’ scenes. He opted to use ETC’s colour-change capable Source Four LED Series 2 spots.

Musiktheater Linz: Technical Masterpiece

Bühnentechnik im Musiktheater LinzThe Musiktheater Linz caused a real buzz at Prolight + Sound 2014 Theatre and Film Colloquium. Why? Its revolving stage, operational for a year now, makes it one of the most modern and technologically best-equipped theatres in the world. For everyone who wasn’t able to make the presentation at Messe Frankfurt, here’s another chance to find out about this technological masterpiece.
The project was carried out by Austrian steel engineering specialists Waagner-Biro. “Our stage technology department has proved beyond doubt that it can deliver the biggest technical challenges to plan,” said Rudolf Estermann.

Sennheiser Innovation: Cinema is for Everyone!


In order to develop innovative new products, Sennheiser has been conducting audiological research for more than 40 years. The audio specialists, based in Wedemark, Germany, introduce their latest products every year at Prolight + Sound. One product that is guaranteed to be making an appearance in Messe Frankfurt in 2015 is Sennheiser’s very latest piece of cutting-edge technology: CinemaConnect. Audio experts Sennheiser see this novel live-streaming system as an opportunity to make culture accessible to everyone. Exactly how it will work was demonstrated just recently in Hamburg’s Abaton cinema.
The way CinemaConnect works is simplicity itself: cinemagoers connect to a specially set up WiFi network via a free smartphone app. Live-streaming gives them real-time access to additional soundtracks for visual descriptions or assistive listening, making it possible to experience the film via headphones.

Projection Foils from Gerriets


Since cloud covered mountains, iced landscapes or overgrown sheer rock walls, needed for film, TV and stage productions, are not always readily available outside your front door, nor do they grow on stage, you need alternatives. Professionals can create deceivingly real scenery- detailed all the way to the tip of the conifer. Therefore, the company Gerriets chose to specialize in the production of foils, textiles and scenery for theatre, film, TV, exhibition stands and open air venues.