As previously announced, Robe Lighting s.r.o. has now acquired lighting and digital media control brand Avolites.
DIN Spec Validates MVR as the Standard for Streamlining Data Information & 3D Model Exchange in the Entertainment Industry.
As of November 1st, Robe North America (RNA) is the exclusive distributor for Avolites in the United States of America.
Belgrade, Serbia-based company Light and Sound Design D.O.O. (LSD) is Robe’s new exclusive distributor for Serbia and Kosovo and will also be a project partner for business in the neighbouring Balkan countries of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro.
Marketa Fantova joins the team at ROBE lighting s.r.o. as International education programme coordinator and designer, where her role will be co-ordinating ROBE’s existing NRG programme on an international level.
Robe has appointed a new Egyptian distributor – Impact Egypt Solutions – which is headed by Jean William, a prolific and talented lighting and show designer in his own right. The company is based in the bustling metropolis of Cairo and is one of the oldest and best respected entertainment technology enterprises in the country.
Roznov p.R., Czech Republic. Robe Lighting, the world’s leading entertainment lighting manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Avolites, leaders in the design and manufacture of lighting and video control products. The agreement was reached in the UK yesterday.
David Scherz, founder and CEO of Basel, Switzerland based ASL Electronic AG died suddenly and unexpectedly on 22nd May 2023 due to health-related issues.
Terry Di Isernia will take on a new role in the Robe France subsidiary, co-ordinating customer and commercial relations for the whole of French North Africa – Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia – in addition to continuing as a salesperson for southern France.
Robe Lighting, Inc. is deeply saddened to announce that John Bilyk, a well-known and colorful figure in the Canadian and American stage lighting communities, died on the evening of December 11, 2022. He was 70 years old. John passed away at home peacefully, after a nearly year-long battle with brain cancer, and he is survived by his wife, Tracey.
Robe lighting starts 2023 with the announcement of two important new roles boosting its international management team, both looking ahead and eyeing the company’s expansion over the next several years!
Michel Arntz joins Robe’s international sales team as key Account Manager for Europe.
Two key individuals who have been integral to Robe lighting s.r.o’s international sales team for many years … will be taking on new roles in the company!
Roznov, Czech Republic. Robe Lighting, the world’s leading entertainment lighting manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Artistic Licence, leaders in the design & manufacture of lighting control products and originator of Art-Net. The official announcement was made in the UK yesterday.
Robe UK has joined the ‘albert’ Initiative … a UK-based BAFTA (British Academy Film & Television Arts) owned and industry run organisation which is dedicated to raising awareness and empowering professionals and companies working in film, television, commercial and other screen-based media productions to operate as sustainably as possible.
Leading LED and architectural lighting brand Anolis – a Robe business – launches a crisp new brand identity including stylish visuals and optimised website ahead of the release of its exciting new Calumma range of products.
Robe lighting s.r.o. launches the full-form product video for its new T11 luminaire, the latest in its hugely popular and successful “T” series, fine-tuned to deliver outstanding performance and full flexibility!
Vectorworks, Inc., MA Lighting and Robe Lighting Announce Important Updates to DIN SPEC 15800:2021
Robe’s Italian distributor, RM Multimedia, has restructured and is expanding following the untimely death of the much loved and missed Marco Bartolini in February of this year.
Moving light manufacturer Robe Lighting s.r.o. launches its new T2 Profile™ luminaire … offering an array of innovative technologies and the sought-after colour finesse of Robe’s hugely successful Multi-Spectral LED (MSL™) light engines.
Robe lighting launches its latest new moving light innovation – the LEDBeam 350™.
The Robe Family is heartbroken to announce the death of Marco Bartolini, a hugely popular and well-known industry face in Italy and internationally, who passed away on 10th February 2021 following a short battle with cancer.
Capturing the spirit and positive vibes of 2021 – a year full of great hopes and expectations – moving and LED lighting manufacturer Robe reveals a brand-new website, at www.robe.cz with a fresh contemporary look that is action-packed with useful information and resources for all.
Robe proudly sponsored the ‘Best Designer’ category of this year’s The Stage Debut Awards which was won by set and costume designer Rose Revitt for the raw, edgy, visceral visual environment she created for “Dr Korczak’s Example” at Leeds Playhouse which was staged in January / February.
PlatformZA is an ambitious new just-launched digital pay-per-view media channel which was germinated during the first Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa.
DAER Nightclub in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has won a 2020 Mondo (Americas) Award in the nightclub category for its stylish and innovative lighting design by Stephen Lieberman of SJ Lighting.
Having a sense of humour has proved a vital survival tool in some of the worst possible scenarios! Whist absolutely not downplaying the seriousness of a global pandemic, Jacky Fregonese of French lighting and visual rental and production company Loctambule, based near Strasbourg, has put smiles on faces with a series of very amusing product and business tutorials … that have gained a large fan following on social media.
At the end of 2019, after three years constantly on the road, Danish lighting, video and set designer Peter Fisker wanted to spend a bit more time at home!
Our industry is full of talented and creative people who, most of the time, careering through life and business at breakneck speeds, don’t have a moment to spare for indulging their ‘other’ passions in life!
DIN Spec validates GDTF as an open standard for the entertainment industry worldwide.
Tallinn, Estonia-based technical production and rental company Strikken has been doing its bit to support the nation’s fight against coronavirus by voluntarily assisting the Synlab Eesti OU laboratory in collecting and transporting Covid-19 test samples gathered from all around the country.
With more than a third of the world’s population on lockdown as countries implement measures to slow the spread of Covid-19, priorities are being thrown into sharp focus.
Feed Our Crew is an NGO initiative (non-government organization) in South Africa co-founded by Johannesburg-based Tamsyn Strydom (project manager from production and rental company MGG), Kagiso Moima Wa Masimini (KG) who owns Blackmotion Production and Marcia Alves from We Are Boundless.
Robe UK strengthens its team with the addition of Theresa Gibson as Head of Marketing.
In 2019 ROBE celebrated its 25th anniversary and introduced a brand-new fixture – the ESPRITE® - under the banner of "Return to the Future!".
The Coronavirus pandemic has already seen many examples of those in the entertainment technology and production industry putting their skills and resources to good use – from morale raising actions to physical contributions and manufacturing items to aid the massive efforts worldwide to contain the spread of infection.
Robe Lighting heeds the request of the team at Lightswitch and creates a patented and revolutionary 6:1 Hot-Spot Lens System for the new ESPRITE® LED profile luminaire.
Blond Productions, based in Midrand, Johannesburg, one of South Africa’s leading rental companies specialising in the television and film sector, like everyone right now is grappling to survive under a national lockdown in which productions and businesses have shut down completely due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Czech moving light and LED manufacturer Robe lighting s.r.o announces that it will no longer be participating in the rescheduled Prolight+Sound expo in Frankfurt, Germany, due to take place May 26 – 29th 2020.
Curtis Lewis joins the Robe UK sales team, boosting the numbers as sales go from strength to strength across the country!
Moving light and LED manufacturer Robe lighting s.r.o. announces that as of July 1st, 2019, Basel-based ASL Electronic AG / SA is its new distributor partner in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein.
Robe is proud to announce the recent appointment of Jordan Tinniswood to the international exhibition team.
Robe North America is delighted to announce the appointment of Charlie Hulme as Business Development Manager.
Bob Schacherl, co-CEO of Robe North America, has announced that he will be stepping down from his post on June 30th, 2019.
Robe is very proud to be the main sponsor of “Blackout” - a direct, uncompromising and fully visceral immersive visual and sonic installation created by Guildford School of Acting (GSA) lighting tutor Mig Burgess … to raise awareness of mental illness.
Robe celebrated 25 years with style and flair at Prolight+Sound Frankfurt 2019 with its largest and most dynamic booth to date – also one of the biggest in the exhibition – which provided a dramatic backdrop for the show-stopping finale of the “Lost Worlds” trilogy of live shows, complete with seven dancers, a specially compiled soundtrack and over 300 of the newest Robe moving light fixtures.
Demonstrating the creativity and enthusiasm of the next generation, for the third year running, a number of NRG (Next Robe Generation) crew members made a significant contribution to the production of the highest profile evening event of the industry calendar – the TPI Awards 2019.
Grant Smith joins the fabulous Robe UK team as sales manager for the north east of England, a territory covering from Manchester to the East coast and from the Scottish borders down to the midlands, a large and diverse area in which he can work his magic!
Robe was again thrilled to be a major part of delivering a stunning production design for the 2019 Total Production International (TPi) Awards, produced by TPi Magazine, part of Mondiale Media... and staged at the Evolution venue in Battersea, central London.
Robe Lighting will present a selection of its latest moving light and LED technologies, both from Robe and sister architectural brand Anolis, on a brand new specially designed stand - Booth N 229, HALL 7 - at the 2019 ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) expo at Amsterdam’s RAI next week (5th – 8th February).
At the recent PLASA entertainment technology trade show in London, Robe once more offered high energy, high profile roles to half a dozen NRG crew members. For three non-stop, high octane days, students and young technicians from every corner of the British Isles supported the international Robe sales team in the jungle adventure that was the Robe stand.
Lighting designer and creative technology expert Marty Postma is coming off the road and joining Robe North America’s sales force … as regional sales manager for the Northeast.
We are delighted that the MegaPointe has been named as one of Live Design’s 2017-18 Lighting Products of the Year – in the Luminaire (Discharge Source) category – as selected by a panel of high-profile lighting designers and programmers.
After 10 years of globe-trotting around the world amazing festival goers with a unique and brilliantly crafted production, Arcadia Spectacular finally made a long-awaited debut appearance in London earlier this month. It was on the UK’s early May Bank Holiday weekend that it celebrated its 10th Anniversary and presented its own special brand of immersive production magic in the capital city.
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