Rouge Watchtower Lit with Robe

Robe products are known for their ruggedness and reliability, making them ideal for all types of exterior installations and the toughest of operating conditions … which is why LEDForce 18 PARs and Anolis ArcSource Outdoor 4MCs were specified – together with other lights –  to illuminate the Pesapuu (Nest Tree) Watchtower in Rõuge, Estonia. The […]

Claypaky is on the ‘A Team’ for Ed Sheeran world tour

Worldwide – The Claypaky Scenius Unico and Claypaky Mythos2 have been selected by award-winning lighting and production designer Mark Cunniffe and lighting director Matt Jones as the workhorse fixtures for multi-award-winning artist Ed Sheeran in his current record-breaking worldwide new album tour. Cunniffe has been working with Ed since the artist began touring in 2011, […]

DWR Manufacturing Department Design and Build Motorised Hoists locally

Mechanical stage equipment, manufactured by Rob Young and his team at DWR Distribution, is about to be shipped off to a theatre outside South Africa. The order consists of three Pile Wind Hoists, pulley sets and 8metre long stage bars which can haul up to 400kg and four Point Hoists with pulley sets which in […]

Core Productions on the move

  Just over two years ago, Bernard Gramann became the sole owner and founder of Core Productions, a Cape Town rental based company. In this time, his equipment retinue has grown to include Robin 300 LEDWash fixtures, Robin Mini Pointes, Spikies, the MVS Hazer, base plates, a Beavis and Huey Distro, Prolyte trussing and a […]

Tripping the Spiiders Web

Tel Aviv based Light Architects Cochavi & Klein are known for their style and propensity for invention … and they are also really impressed with Robe’s Spiider LED wash beams! The leading designers seized the opportunity of the ‘Picnic Passover with Black Coffee’, a pumping electronic music event presented by The Tripping in Tel Aviv’s […]

Before Innibos this year, a look back in history!

  This year’s Innibos Festival will be hosted from 5 to 8 July in Nelspruit, South Africa. Sandra Jacobs, media and marketing manager of Innibos, gives insight to the early days when, through hard work and passion, ideas turned into reality. It’s amazing how the festival has grown and if you like a bit of […]

Ricky Martin Spanish tour underlines advantages of DiGiCo consoles

For Ricky Martin’s monitor engineer, Steve May, DiGiCo consoles hold two big advantages: their I/O capacity – which means he never worries about running out of inputs or outputs – and the ability to switch seamlessly between consoles in the range. Both have made life easier as he and Front of House engineer Chris ‘Privet’ […]

Green Hippo Teams with DWR Distribution to Deliver South African Training Days

RSA’s AV professionals attend a successful series of Hippotizer training, hosted by Green Hippo’s exclusive distributor. Phil Blue, Sales Manager at Green Hippo, joined with DWR Distribution, a leading player in the installation sector, to deliver a week-long training programme to Green Hippo’s South African distributor’s client base. Sessions were led by Phil with logistical […]

Robe Spikie Wins Live Design Award

Robe’s Spikie has been named as one of the 2016-17 Live Design ‘Products of the Year’, which were selected by a panel of industry experts and aficionados, including designers, programmers and engineers active in the essential production disciplines of lighting, sound and video. Robe’s Craig Burross (National Business Development Manager) went to New York to […]

Green Hippo Demo at NEC Solutions Showcase Is All Sweetness and Light.

  Hippotizer Media S ervers pull in the trade crowds at NEC’s two-day event with a dazzling ‘virtual sweet shop’ multiscreen presentation. London, UK, 12 June 2017 – Victoria House in London’s Holborn was home to the 2017 NEC Solutions Showcase and Green Hippo’s UK team played a key role in delivering one of NEC’s […]