Access Bank South Africa launched at MGG’s studios

In 2020, Grobank entered a transaction with the Access Bank Group. Access Bank invested and acquired a controlling stake in Grobank and, in 2021, rebranded the business as Access Bank South Africa, intending to become the world’s most respected African bank.   The official launch of Access Bank South Africa, orchestrated by Blue Moon Corporate […]

Clear-Com Wireless Technologies Prove Perfect Fit for Old Navy Commercial Shoot

FreeSpeak II Wireless Intercom and Agent-IC Mobile App Support Hybrid On-site and Remote Production with an Efficient and Safe Comms Workflow   The Old Navy flagship store in midtown New York City was converted into a four-floor soundstage for a recent commercial shoot, and the production companies found a combination of Clear-Com® wireless intercom technologies to […]

Volt Lites is First in the US with Claypaky’s ReflectXion Moving Mirrors

July  – Burbank-based Volt Lites has marked another first with Claypaky lighting products becoming the first company in the US to acquire a complement of Claypaky’s ReflectXion Moving Mirrors.  Previously, Volt Lites was the first in the country with Claypaky Mini-B lighting fixures. ReflectXion is a next-generation, compact moving mirror that allows users to bend […]

Cape Town film supplier chooses grandMA3

  Film technical supplier, Cape Town-based Lumatronic Solutions, has invested in a grandMA3 light ‘workhorse’ from DWR Distribution. Lumatronic primarily focuses on control solutions when working alongside filmmakers and the time was right for Willie Botha, company owner, to upgrade to a more powerful control platform.   Willie remembers tinkering with audio and lighting, sometimes […]

Hearing is believing for Durban drummer Simon Beech

  Durban born drummer and architect, Simon Beech, has fond memories of jamming to the sounds of the 70s and 80s on his mom’s Tupperware!  He recently became a first-time investor in Ultimate Ears UE 11 Pro in-ear monitors, purchased from DWR Distribution.   “It’s a bit of a crazy story, but when I was […]

Astera Launches AX9 PowerPAR

Wireless LED lighting specialist Astera launches another new product – the AX9 PowerPAR. As the name implies, the AX9 is a high-intensity, rock-solid, all-purpose everyday LED lighting fixture with all the advantages of Astera, including battery operation, wireless control, and quality engineering. AX9 is the ‘big brother’ of Astera’s hugely successful AX5 TriplePAR which became […]

KLOTZ expands FiberLink range with opticalCON® QUAD connection cables

KLOTZ now offers preassembled FiberLink cables with opticalCON® QUAD connectors in single-mode and multimode. Ideal for demanding outdoor use under extreme conditions such as on stage, in rental or broadcast applications and at temperatures from -40°C to 85°C.   The high-performance KLOTZ FiberFlex ULTRA cable with four fibres and PUR outer jacket transmits 10 GB/s […]

Here’s to a man who never gives up!

  Covid-19 hasn’t been an easy ride for anyone in the live events industry, least of all for René Rossol of BS Sound & Lights (Bombsquad), who has managed to keep one foot in front of the other to soldier through.   “This pandemic has shaken up everything,” says René. “But it has also made […]

grandMA3 onPC rack-unit: The all-round lighting control solution for installations

The 19” grandMA3 onPC rack-unit is a perfect lighting control solution for fixed installations like theaters, shopping malls, TV/streaming studios or houses of worship, or for a reliable grandMA3 lighting control system backup solution. It can also be implemented as a stand-alone lighting control system for shows that run automatically, due to external triggers or […]

Claypaky Fixtures Light Up the Stage for the New “The Voice Dominicana” TV Series

  The Voice Dominicana,” a singing competition based in the Dominican Republic and part of the international TV series, has begun airing on the island’s Telesistema 11 with a large roster of Claypaky fixtures lighting the show. The series features a panel of four coaches who critique and guide the artists’ performances throughout the season.  […]