The latest series of ‘Take Me Out Mzanzi’ – aired on M-Net’s Mzanzi Magic network in South Africa market – was recorded over 6 weeks at Sasani Studios in Johannesburg, featuring a lighting scheme designed by Rob Grobler, with equipment supplied by rental specialist Gearhouse South Africa.
Innibos – an action-packed high profile arts and music festival staged in and around Mbombela (Nelspruit) in South Africa during the winter presenting Afrikaans music, theatre, literature and visual arts – again featured Robe moving lights on the Main and the Rock performance stages in 2016.
Leading South African rental company MGG supplied over 200 Robe moving lights for a recent indaba at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg for a high profile financial industry client.
Leading South African lighting, sound and video rental company MGG, based in Johannesburg recently designed and supplied full technical production – rigging, trussing, lighting, sound, video – including a large Robe moving light rig and stunning 360 degree projection for the annual conference of a large investment bank.
Robe’s latest LED moving lights are being used in great style to light the current series of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ in South Africa, which is being recorded at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)’s Renaissance Centre venue in downtown Johannesburg.
Robe CitySkape 48 and CitySource 96 and Anolis Inground 12 RGB LED fixtures have been specified and installed to illuminate an eye-catching collection of art and sculptural works by Volker-Johannes Trieb in an area including a huge garden, a gallery, an event location and the renovated old Railway Station in Sutthausen near Osnabrück, Germany.
Robe’s new Colombian distributor Codiscos SA recently staged hands-on technical demonstrations followed by a rock concert in the city of Medellin, all designed to illustrate first hand the capabilities of Robe’s latest technologies to potential clients.
Johannesburg, South Africa based rental company AV Unlimited supplied full technical production to show producers VWV for the finale of the recent Red Bull Beat battle competition.
The 18th annual South African music Awards (SAMAs) was staged at Sun City Superbowl and lit by leading LD Joshua Cutts of Visual Frontier, who included over 200 Robe moving lights in his design.
Robe enjoyed a busy PALME Middle East exhibition staged over three days at the Dubai International Conference and Exhibition Centre, UAE.
Robe lighting has completed a very successful 10 day Roadshow in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which was co-ordinated by their Middle East Regional Sales Manager, Elie Battah, and visited more than 15 major lighting industry players and companies in the region.
Lighting designer Robert Grobler from TechRig was asked to create a visual environment for a four day event celebrating 25 years of M-Net, South Africa’s first pay-TV channel.
Robe moving lights - including ROBIN 600 LEDWashes and ROBIN 600E Beams - were the core fixtures of the Main Stage lighting design by Johan Ferreira for the 2011 Innibos Lowveld National Arts Festival, staged in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Leading South African lighting designer, Denis Hutchinson joined creative forces with Robert Grobler from rental company Techrig to produce a masterpiece of imagination and style for the Gala Dinner event at food and beverage brand specialist Clover’s Annual Conference. This was staged in the Royal Ballroom venue at the Sun City resort, in the Pilansberg Mountains, South Africa.
Idols is one of the most enduringly popular global TV talent shows ... and Robe moving lights have joined the thrills, excitement and action on several Idols' around the world, with the latest being the current series of Idols South Africa. This is recorded at the Mosaiek Teatro in Fairlands, Johannesburg live in front of 3,500 people, and broadcast on M-Net, M-Net HD and Mzansi Magic on Sunday and Tuesday evenings.
Robe ROBIN 600 LEDWashes were central to the lighting rig designed by Aaron Brown of TES Productions for a special visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the University of Arkansas' Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.
A brand new sporting awards event - the Sport Awards Gauteng 2011 - was staged at Emperor's Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa - an initiative by the local Gauteng government to reward and acknowledge those in the province who excel at various sports. It was broadcast live on the Supersport 4 satellite TV channel.
Robe ROBIN LEDWash 600s took centre stage for the 2010/11 Prince of Poets festival, competition and TV series, staged at the 2100 capacity Al Raha Theatre in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The Robe ROBIN International Roadshow in Denmark was hosted by Robe's distributor Light Partner in the Nordisk Film Studios, Copenhagen, in a very well prepared and promoted event.
Robe's Benelux distributors Controllux hosted a 2 day event in Rotterdam at their fabulous new office and showroom facilities in Holland's thriving commercial hub - as part of the two segment Benelux ROBIN International Roadshow event, which also visited Antwerp.
Robe's ROBIN International Roadshow rocked up in Singapore with sales director Harry von den Stemmen and technical sales manager Ales Grivac joining forces with a very enthusiastic Louis Teo of Lighting & Sound Distribution (LSD), Robe's distributor for Singapore.
The Austrian leg of the ROBIN Roadshow consisted of 3 events, organised by Austrian distributor Signal Sound & Light and presented by 3 Signal staff and Robe's Key Account Manager for Europe, Ingo Dombrowski.
Robe lighting gets 2010 off to a proactive start with 11 new product launches on stand C35 in Hall 11.1 at Prolight+Sound Frankfurt 2010
Lighting designer Tim Dunn used nearly 300 Robe fixtures in his colourful and vibrant design for Miss World 2009, which was staged at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was the largest number of Robe fixtures to date that Dunn has used on a single event - and the results were truly stunning!
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