#LightSAred shines bright and gains government attention

  On 05 August, South Africa and her government acknowledged the technical production and live events industry following a massive mobilisation under the banner of #LightSAred.   The industry galvanized its collective resources to light 505 buildings and sites across South Africa, including Table Mountain in Cape Town, to draw attention to the plight of […]

Upload your Photos and Videos!! Calling on All!

Calling on ALL #LightSAred would like to encourage the Live Events Industry to submit videos and photos which can be used in our campaign. Some of the content you send to us will be included for a live stream on 5th August, while we hope to share others on our Facebook and social media pages. Let […]

#LightSAred Pre-launch broadcast

Join the #LightSAred team on Monday 3 August at 15:00 for a pre-launch broadcast – LIVE on www.lightSAred.org.za and our social media platforms. Sharif Baker will be joined by Kevan Jones and Kagiso Moima Wa Masimini in a live broadcast, hosted on the Lightsared website and all our social media platforms at 15:00 on Monday […]

Business owners, please complete the survey!

  We are asking for a seat at the negotiation table but what will we say when we get there? This is an urgent appeal to all companies in the events industry! In order to present stats to the South African Government, please COMPLETE THE SURVEY and forward it to all event company owners you know. […]

Survey for Freelancers, Performers, Temporary Workers and Independent Contractors

South Africa Events Industry, please take note.  We Need Reliable Statistics for Government to listen!!! The technical production and live events industry in South Africa has been one of the hardest hit under the current Disaster Management Act, enacted by the government on 15 March 2020. Stakeholders in the industry, such as SACIA, TPSA and […]

CODE RED – The Festival, Club and Entertainment Scene is dying!

    On 5 August 2020, the South African technical production and live events industry, under the #LightSAred movement, will light various parts of South Africa red, in order to highlight the crippling implications the lockdown has had on the industry after 5 months of no work or income. Join us on 05 August as […]

DAER Nightclub wins Mondo Award

  DAER Nightclub in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has won a 2020 Mondo (Americas) Award in the nightclub category for its stylish and innovative lighting design by Stephen Lieberman of SJ Lighting. The venue includes a massive 44,000 square foot indoor / outdoor space located at the famous Guitar Hotel at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel […]

#LightSAred Live broadcast & launch

  #LightSAred will kick off with a live interactive broadcast via the SACIA Youtube and SACIA social media platforms on Monday, 20 July at 15:30 to present the LIVE industry. For too long we have been the forgotten industry, but the fire has begun. Join friends and colleagues in the LIVE entertainment industry as we […]

#LightSAred Campaign

  The #LightSAred campaign will see the South African technical production and live events industry standing together to make their voices heard on 5th August.   The industry, comprising of freelancers, venues, theatres, companies and businesses have been unable to work since the blanket ban on all events, due to the Coronavirus, implemented in South […]

grandMA3 onPC command wing XT: Most versatile lighting control  

    MA Lighting launches a new member of its grandMA3 onPC solutions range: the grandMA3 onPC command wing XT. It is the grandMA3 onPC console solution. With the grandMA3 onPC software pre-installed on a built-in MA motherboard, the grandMA3 onPC command wing XT offers 4,096 parameters – just add one to four touchscreen monitors, […]