Robe MegaPointes for Voice of A Million 2018

New Robe MegaPointes and LEDBeam 150s, purchased by SJ from Birmingham UK based rental and technical specialist DMX Productions, were used to spectacular effect in lighting the 2018 Voice in a Million (VIAM) extravaganza which was staged at London’s SSE Wembley Arena. VIAM amasses some of the largest children’s choirs in the world. The organisation […]

SRae Productions and Green Hippo add light to Imagine Dragons’ Thunder

Hippotizer Boreals control LED pods on North American leg of the Evolve World Tour. With total album sales topping 12 million and more than 35 million singles sold, Imagine Dragons continue to soar – and the Las Vegas band’s epic live gigs no doubt play a significant part in its swift ascension into ‘arena filler’ […]

Claypaky celebrates new era with Orbital

 Europe–British Electronic Dance Music (EDM) pioneers, Orbital, reunited last year to the delight of music fans world-wide after five years apart following separate projects. Brothers Philand Paul Hartnollare currently touring their mind-bending reunion show across Europe. Lit and stage designed by the band’s long-term lighting designer Jonny Gaskell, the show features an array of lighting […]

Save Stage Lighting Now!

Josef Valchar, CEO of Robe Lighting s.r.o is petitioning the Czech government and Czech Euro MPs to request that they exempt all stage lighting equipment (EN 60598-2-17, IEC 60598-2-17:2017)from proposed legislation that will prohibit its manufacture and sale immediately across Europe in 2020. “I cannot stress the importance of this enough.” stated Josef. “Every manufacturer, […]

Doughty looks forward to another successful PLASA Focus Leeds

    A new Lightweight Lighting Stand will take centre stage on the Doughty stand at this year’s PLASA Focus Leeds. The prototype product which has been designed with the events and conference market in mind comprises a flat, round plate and slim tube, slotted at each end to allow cables to run unseen inside […]

Visual Productions proud to be partnering with DWR Distribution

When it comes to high-tech control solutions for LED, architectural and lighting equipment, Visual Productions BV, established in 1999, are leaders in their field. The Netherlands based company have recently appointed DWR Distribution to distribute their products in South Africa and across her borders. “With an ability to ‘speak’ just about any language, from Art-Net […]

MGG Goes Mega in South Africa!

It’s always exciting to be at the forefront of the game when it comes to new technologies, and MGG, one of South Africa’s leading rental and production specialists, is the first to invest in Robe’s new MegaPointe moving light bringing high quality spot, wash, beam and effects capabilities … all in one unit! MGG’s owner […]

Robert Juliat new products LED the way at Prolight + Sound 2018

  Robert Juliat had one of its busiest shows in recent years at Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt last week. The central area of Hall 3.0 was constantly busy throughout the four days. “It’s impossible to say which product made the most impact as customers were keen to try out the new followspots, the SpotMe system and […]

Collective Works shines their light on the next generation of designers

  -Article with kind courtesy of Nicole Barnes, Pro-Systems Prominent South African lighting design duo, Joshua Cutts and Christopher Bolton of Collective Works, delivered their first ever three-day training workshop titled: Designing with Light: A Way of Thinking in February. Pro-Systems Africa News caught up with Cutts and Bolton at the DWR Distribution offices in […]

Green Hippo Operator Certification Training

  The Green Hippo Operator Certification course will be presented by Suzy Stenning from Green Hippo at DWR Distribution. The intense three-day course will be held from 14 to 16 May. A range of topics will be covered from Hardware Introduction and Configuration, Media Manager, Output Manager & Viewports, Mixes / MixMaster, VideoMapper / Pixel […]