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  • Paul Cook Powers Central London NYE Show With ChamSys Paul Cook Powers Central London NYE Show With ChamSys

    10 Jan , 2022

    LONDON – In 1999 the Greater London Authority wanted to do something special to mark the arrival of the new millennium, so they hit upon the idea of creating a 20-minute pyrotechnic extravaganza complete with a “River of Fire” on the Thames. Millennial fever has faded into history, as has Y2K and the River of Fire idea, but happily, what remains of that venture has emerged as an extraordinarily popular... LONDON – In 1999 the Greater London Authority wanted to do something special to mark the arrival of the new millennium, so they hit upon the idea of creating a 20-minute pyrotechnic extravaganza complete with a “River of Fire” on the Thames. Millennial fever has faded into history, as has Y2K and the River of Fire idea, but happily, what remains of that venture has emerged as an extraordinarily popular...

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  • Jon Towler Navigates Changes and Challenges On Outlander TV Series with ChamSys Jon Towler Navigates Changes and Challenges On Outlander TV Series with ChamSys

    12 Nov , 2021

    STOCKPORT, UK – The hit Starz TV series Outlander has captivated global audiences with its intensely visceral tale centered around time travel. And with the passage of time, of course, comes change, which is something that Jon Towler can appreciate as lighting programmer and console operator for the program.Towler, of Nineteen Sixtyone Ltd., began working on Outlander when it debuted in 2013 at the invitation of its HOD Gaffer Scott... STOCKPORT, UK – The hit Starz TV series Outlander has captivated global audiences with its intensely visceral tale centered around time travel. And with the passage of time, of course, comes change, which is something that Jon Towler can appreciate as lighting programmer and console operator for the program.Towler, of Nineteen Sixtyone Ltd., began working on Outlander when it debuted in 2013 at the invitation of its HOD Gaffer Scott...

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  • ChamSys And Crt Birsa Power Legacy Of Looks For Dubioza Kolektiv ChamSys And Crt Birsa Power Legacy Of Looks For Dubioza Kolektiv

    30 Jul , 2021

    KRAGUEVAC, SERBIA – The past lives in the present. Although the experiences that shaped earlier years may fade with time, their echoes can still be heard in the current moment, endowing it with a new sense of depth and meaning. Crt Birsa of Blackout Lighting Design knew this full well when he designed a compelling lightshow for Bosnian stars Dubioza Kolektiv at Arsenal Fest 2021. Birsa began lighting the genre-smashing band in... KRAGUEVAC, SERBIA – The past lives in the present. Although the experiences that shaped earlier years may fade with time, their echoes can still be heard in the current moment, endowing it with a new sense of depth and meaning. Crt Birsa of Blackout Lighting Design knew this full well when he designed a compelling lightshow for Bosnian stars Dubioza Kolektiv at Arsenal Fest 2021. Birsa began lighting the genre-smashing band in...

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  • ChamSys QuickQ 20 Helps Kyle Bell Adapt For Warrant and Firehouse Show ChamSys QuickQ 20 Helps Kyle Bell Adapt For Warrant and Firehouse Show

    16 Jul , 2021

    DALLAS, TX– Do you have to love a band’s music to do a great job lighting it?  There probably is no definitive answer to this question but having a strong affinity for a group’s sound certainly helps -- especially when you’re called in at the last minute to light back-to-back shows by two legends.  Just ask Kyle Bell. On June 24th, he suddenly found himself tasked with lighting shows by... DALLAS, TX– Do you have to love a band’s music to do a great job lighting it?  There probably is no definitive answer to this question but having a strong affinity for a group’s sound certainly helps -- especially when you’re called in at the last minute to light back-to-back shows by two legends.  Just ask Kyle Bell. On June 24th, he suddenly found himself tasked with lighting shows by...

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  • Michal Hyra Meets Challenges With ChamSys At 100th Anniversary Celebration Of Third Silesian Uprising Michal Hyra Meets Challenges With ChamSys At 100th Anniversary Celebration Of Third Silesian Uprising

    16 Jul , 2021

    BYTOM, POLAND – Michal Hyra could have been forgiven if he wondered what else could go wrong. Chosen to light the grand finale of the two-month long celebration of Tryptyk powstańczy - pamięć ziemi, which marked 100th anniversary of the Third Silesian Uprising, he found his rehearsal time for the on June 25th event severely curtailed by unrelenting rain on the 23rd and 24th.  Despite this issue, Hyra was able to... BYTOM, POLAND – Michal Hyra could have been forgiven if he wondered what else could go wrong. Chosen to light the grand finale of the two-month long celebration of Tryptyk powstańczy - pamięć ziemi, which marked 100th anniversary of the Third Silesian Uprising, he found his rehearsal time for the on June 25th event severely curtailed by unrelenting rain on the 23rd and 24th.  Despite this issue, Hyra was able to...

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