Industry News

  • Robe at Prolight+Sound

    13 March 2012 Czech Republic moving light manufacturer Robe launches five innovative new LED based products at the 2012 Prolight+Sound exhibition in Frankfurt. These are all in Robe’s eco-conscious ROBIN ...[Read more...]
  • The Theatre Lighting Archive

    01 March 2012 South Africa is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new website, The Theatre Lighting Archive,  which celebrates the pioneers of theatre lighting design in ...[Read more...]
  • Watershed tour with Titan Mobile

    27 February 2012   Michael Lewis from Untapped Sound was the Lighting Designer (amongst other roles!) for Watershed’s recent tour, Laying New Tracks. He travelled with an Avolites ...[Read more...]
  • dB Audio love their Robins

    21 February 2012 Old Mutual Jazz Encounter dB Audio took delivery of 12 Robin 300LED fixtures in October 2011.   David Benade, Managing Member at dB Audio comments, “In our ...[Read more...]
  • VWV invests in Robe MMXs

    21 February 2012   Courtesy Louise Stickland Johannesburg-based VWV, One of South Africa’s leading production companies – responsible for the spectacular closing ceremony of the 2010 Soccer World Cup ...[Read more...]
  • Gareth joins DWR

    20 February 2012 A warm welcome extends to Gareth Chambers (33) who joins DWR Distribution to assist with technical support.   Gareth worked at AV Tech for nine ...[Read more...]
  • Well done!

    20 February 2012 Easy Moeketsi and Basinki Sekori   Sometimes you have to brag and this is one of those occasions! DWR Distribution have an outstanding team who ...[Read more...]
  • Crown Gospel Awards

    09 February 2012   There was a mixture of excitement and nerves when Black Coffee were awarded technical supplier  for the Fourth SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards held ...[Read more...]
  • Journey through the Shadows

    09 February 2012   Thank you for the stunning photos Chashish Photography   Their latest album may be titled “Journey Through The Shadows”  but The Parlotones have stepped ...[Read more...]
  • Sound Headquarters

    31 January 2012 Married couple, Alvin and Anrika Bruinders who head up Sound Headquarters.   Johannesburg based rental hire company, Sound Headquarters Africa, headed by Alvin Bruinders, in ...[Read more...]
  • VLXs on Skouspel

    30 January 2012   Visual Frontier was hired to provide the lighting and AV solution for Skouspel 2011, held from 7 – 9 October and 14 – 16 ...[Read more...]
  • Welcome Nick Barnes

    24 January 2012   Jubilation was followed by regret as it was announced that DWR Distribution would have their very first staff vacancy in Durban but that ...[Read more...]
  • Dreamsets for Miss SA

    23 January 2012  For the second consecutive year, Dreamsets have provided the full technical for Miss South Africa and Miss Teen held at Sun City’s Superbowl during December 2011. Lighting Designer ...[Read more...]
  • MMX and Bryan Adams

    14 December 2011   Courtesy Louise Stickland   The latest Bryan Adams tour is the first major one in the UK tour to feature Robe lighting’s new ROBIN MMX ...[Read more...]
  • Varstrap

    12 December 2011     The first season of the brand new television musical competition, Varstrap, aired on KykNet (DSTV), has just come to an end. Set in ...[Read more...]
  • Merry Christmas

    09 December 2011Thank you to everyone in the industry for your valued support during 2011!   Like you, we are counting down the days to the holidays!! May ...[Read more...]
  • Robins for Multi-Media

    06 December 2011 Multi-Media used their 12 new Robin 300 LEDs for two prominent events, Herbalife Southern Africa Extravaganza and the PICA Awards. Herbalife Southern Africa Extravaganza   ...[Read more...]
  • Anolis Protea Court

    05 December 2011     With special thanks to Louise Stickland for article and photos Protea Court is the newly opened extension to South Africa’s most desirable and glamorous ...[Read more...]
  • MMxs for Noot vir Noot

    24 November 2011   Continually reinventing themselves, it has been remarkable to see the musical quiz South African television show, Noot vir Noot (“Note for Note”), as popular ...[Read more...]
  • Pan Tilt at Motorshow

    23 November 2011Rental Company, Pan Tilt, give their feedback on the brands / stands they worked on at the Johannesburg International Motor Show.     PAN TILT   ALFA ...[Read more...]