New Ovation E-930VW Variable White Ellipsoidal From CHAUVET Professional

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CHAUVET Professional has introduced its first variable white LED ellipsoidal fixture, the Ovation E-930VW. Featuring a groundbreaking and unique 6-color LED system, the new fixture can perfectly match ambient natural light at different times a day, making it ideal for broadcast applications that are exposed to sunlight.

With color temperature presets from 2800 K to 8000 K, the Ovation E-930VW produces a flat even field of light with a very high CRI (88-92) and CQS. Each color temperature produced by the fixture can be further adjusted +/- green to fine tune the light.

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Miss GLP’s Award Winning Light Show at LDI?

In home_page, Industry News, Lighting by Chris Hardin

GLP’s Light show for this years LDI was a huge attraction at the show, and was rewarded with the Best Product Display LDI Award.

If you didn’t get a chance to see the award-winning show at the GLP booth or just want to watch one more time you can watch it on GLP’s Facebook page

Or on their YouTube channel

If your interested in finding the very latest from GLP head over to Germanlightproducts.com

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Barbizon Lighting Company Names Tom Madden as President and CEO

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The Barbizon Lighting Company announced today that its Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Tom Madden as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 27, 2017.

“Tom recognizes and deeply values the Barbizon culture, something which initially drew him to the company and which he feels strongly about honoring and fostering” read a statement from the Board of Directors. Madden’s appointment comes after Barbizon Lighting Company’s previous President and CEO, Jonathan Resnick, unexpectedly passed away. “It’s among the many reasons Jonathan thought the world of Tom and we are sure he would agree with our carefully considered choice.”

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Chauvet Names John Castelino Vice President of Global Marketing

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John Castelino has been appointed Vice President of Global Marketing at Chauvet. In his new position, Castelino will be responsible for Chauvet’s entire brand portfolio which includes: CHAUVET Professional, CHAUVET DJ, ILUMINARC, TRUSST and ChamSys.

Castelino joins Chauvet after a distinguished career at Stanley Black & Decker, where he served as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing. During his time at Stanley Black & Decker, Castelino led some of the company’s largest brand portfolios such as DEWALT and Mac Tools.

“John’s experience, leadership and passion for brand building make him a valuable addition to our management team,” said Berenice Chauvet, shareholder and senior advisor to Chauvet. “We have built Chauvet into a leading and trusted name in the entertainment and architectural lighting industries. The insights and expertise that John brings to the table will help us take our company to the next level.”

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ADJ Heads to LDI 2017 With Two Innovative New Video and Lighting Product Ranges

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Since 1988 Live Design International (LDI) has welcomed lighting and video professionals from around the globe to its annual trade show and conference. ADJ will once again have a significant presence at the 2017 show, debuting two pioneering new product ranges as well as showcasing other exciting new recent additions to the company’s expansive portfolio of lighting, video and effects equipment.

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Proteus™ Bridge of Light for Reformation Anniversary in Worms, Germany

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LD Thomas Gerdon finds lighting solution in powerful IP65 Proteus Hybrid™
It has been 500 years since Martin Luther sparked the Reformation and the German city of Worms, which played a central role in the movement, has been marking the event throughout the year. From October 27th to November 1st, a spectacular “Ecumenical Bridge of Light” was cast between the city’s St. Peter’s Cathedral and the Luther Church using Elation Professional Proteus Hybrid™ moving heads.

Lighting designer Thomas Gerdon was contacted by the city to connect the lofty Catholic Cathedral with the Protestant Luther Church in a bridge of light intended to express the bond between Catholics and Protestants. “Even though they are separate religions, they are still connected by the Christian faith,” Gerdon says of the reason behind the project. “The bridge of light was meant to visualize this connection as a symbolic meeting of the two great faiths in partnership.”

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Chauvet Professional Ovation FD 165 Fresnel Light

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14146175001330-1by Mag Tynes

Welcome to New Beginnings Church in Orlando, Florida! We run a 9:00am and 11:00 am on Sundays and, before a single fader is touched, button pushed, or switch flipped, it is imperative to seek God in prayer, and ask Him to create His sound, His lighting, His video, and His worship! We must saturate everything in prayer, especially the technical! Everything we do, especially in a house of worship, is geared towards connecting people with Christ. This is why almost all audiovisual enhancements must be metaphorically invisible. Ultimately the AV equipment is there as a means to further enhance the worship experience, not to be worshiped for what it does. I am always looking for “low profile” gear that has a flat learning curve. Therefore, everyone on “the team” will feel comfortable operating the gear on their own, while maintaining the same standard of excellence. The Ovation FD 165 warm white Fresnel light by Chauvet Professional falls into that category of flat learning curve gear.

Specs for Techs

The Ovation FD-165ww features easy access dimming and zooming control, which can be accessed simply by double clicking on the respective knob. Having both 3 pin and 5 pin DMX input and output means flexibility! When plugging into a power source, there is an Edison (standard three prong wall plug) to Neutrik PowerCON connection (the blue and black round plug), and an output from the fixture with the same PowerCON connector, that works on a standard dimmer or via DMX.

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Elation Lighting & Video Enhances “The Thorn”

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Popular touring Passion Play made even more inspirational using state-of-the-art entertainment technology

The Thorn_4-sizedPassion Plays, traditional theatrical depictions of the life and death of Jesus, have been an Easter season staple for centuries and the modern-day touring production “The Thorn,” with a full Elation lighting and LED video package, is arguably one of the best.

“The Thorn,” which has been staged yearly since 1998, breaks from ritual and adopts a more dramatic form, fusing Cirque du Soleil-type aerials, martial arts and state-of-the-art entertainment technology with emotionally powerful performances. This year, the play raised the visual drama even further through use of a dynamic package of Elation Platinum Series and LED-based moving heads, LED Par and effect lights, and LED video displays with haze and special fog effects from Antari.

Illuminate Production Services (www.lightingips.com) of Sacramento provided nearly all of the lighting equipment, labor and production management for the five-week, five-state tour, which was out throughout March and was seen by nearly 75,000 people. Each year more than 60 professional and volunteer cast and crew join “The Thorn” to take the show on the road. In each city, the touring cast and crew is joined by hundreds of local actors and artists to bring the story to life.

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