Industry News

  • State Theatre goes LED

    27 February 2013 Aubrey Ndaba, Muthiyane Trading; Dave Whitehouse, DWR Distribution; Simon King, State Theatre; Duncan Riley, DWR Distribution; Mpho Serunye and Lordwick Muthavhatsindi of Muthiyane Trading ...[Read more...]
  • Money Drop Nigeria

    27 February 2013   Courtesy Louise Stickland   “The Money Drop” (Nigeria) is a new version of Endemol’s high-tension TV games show and the first such series ...[Read more...]
  • Mediatech welcomes Peter Kirkup

    26 February 2013 Peter Kirkup VP of Entertainment LumenRadio AB   “It’s great to see you’re planning for Mediatech already! I’m currently on a Round The World trip hitting up a few trade shows ...[Read more...]
  • Mediatech welcomes Sarah Rushton-Read

    26 February 2013 Sarah Rushton-Read Public Relations and Content Producers The Fifth Estate Ltd   With more than twenty-five years experience within almost every aspect of the entertainment technology industry, The Fifth Estate’s founder ...[Read more...]
  • Mediatech welcomes Elaine Peake

    22 February 2013   Elaine Peake Head of Sales Le Maitre Ltd   The build-up to Mediatech Africa has begun! The exhibition will be held from 17 – 19 July at ...[Read more...]
  • Joyous Celebration

    21 February 2013   For nearly two decades, South Africa’s longest Gospel movement, Joyous Celebration, has spread the word through powerful musical worship.   On the ...[Read more...]
  • Robe lights TPi Awards

    20 February 2013 – Courtesy Louise Stickland   Robe lighting supplied over 350 fixtures that were used to light the 2013 Total Production International (TPi) Awards, staged ...[Read more...]
  • Robe MMX WashBeam Wins

    19 February 2013   – Courtesy Louise Stickland Robe’s innovative new ROBIN MMX WashBeam moving light won a prestigious ‘Etoile du SIEL’ (Star of SIEL) Award for Technical Innovation at the 2013 SIEL ...[Read more...]
  • Netcare night of the stars

    14 February 2013   Photos courtesy Johnson Chen and Alex Visser Remember the days when nurses wore stiff, white starched dresses, sharp little hats, stockings and lace ...[Read more...]
  • SIS at Electra expo

    11 February 2013   Electra Mining Africa, held every second year at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, attracted over 35 000 visitors last year. Special Industrial Supplies ...[Read more...]
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

    06 February 2013 by Sherryn Riley   For someone not a fan, I was still excited when my better half, Duncan, walked into the office kitchen and said, ...[Read more...]
  • Lighting for HeronBridge College

    01 February 2013   HeronBridge College, a private school in a leafy suburb north of Johannesburg, has a new and very attractive auditorium. It has been equipped with ...[Read more...]
  • New kit for SABC

    30 January 2013 Dave Whitehouse (DWR Distribution) and Kagiso Moima (Blackmotion)   The South African Broadcasting Corporation in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, has upgraded their studio kit to include ...[Read more...]
  • Sapphire Raving Review

    28 January 2013 Theo Papenfus (Stage Effects) and Ni-Lou Breytenbach (Lightship Productions)     Ni-Lou Breytenbach from Lightship Productions was the first in South Africa, along with Theo Papenfus (Stage Effects) ...[Read more...]
  • Philips Selecon for The Mayflower

    21 January 2013   By Sarah Rushton-Read   UK – The busy lighting team at number one receiving theatre, The Mayflower, Southampton, has chosen to replace much of ...[Read more...]
  • Gearhouse at Vegas

    14 January 2013   By Louise Stickland   Lighting and set designer Tim Dunn from Gearhouse South Africa specified Robe ROBIN 600 LEDWash and PureWhite moving lights to ...[Read more...]
  • Happy Birthday ICC

    04 December 2012   Opened in 1997 by Nelson Mandela, the Multi –Award winning Durban ICC celebrated its 15th birthday anniversary with a Grand Banquet.   With 33000m2 ...[Read more...]
  • Pedal to the metal

    22 November 2012   The overall winners, the Green team. 2nd in place the Blues and 3rds, the Yellows. Phumi Mncube receives the “Crash and Burn” award.    DWR Distribution put the pedal to ...[Read more...]
  • MMXs up the beanstalk

    19 November 2012     Joburg Theatre has acquired 20 Robe MMX Spots just in time for Jack and The Beanstalk, an entertaining pantomime which runs from October 30th ...[Read more...]
  • AFI Fashion Week

    12 November 2012   Courtesy Sarah Rushton-Read   Philips Selecon’s SPX Zoomspot Profiles have made a splash on the catwalk for Africa Fashion International (AFI) Fashion Week.   Johannesburg based Dream ...[Read more...]