Robe moving lights were in action across multiple stages at the 2023 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, including in three key ‘creative’ areas of the massive site at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset in the UK.
The Robe UK team report a busy, successful, and very positive ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians) expo staged at Alexandra Palace in London, UK.
Robe lighting embraced the 2022 LDI expo in Las Vegas with a fantastic booth design, an invigorating live show, and a jaw-dropping line up of new and innovative products that stunned-and-amazed those in attendance.
Robe is delighted to be back at LDI 2022 in Las Vegas, action-packed with a range of exciting new products and innovative lighting technologies on Booth 1943 that will stun and amaze visitors!
Robe celebrated two PLASA Innovation Awards, stunned audiences with its eye-catching “All Environments” live performance show - the only one at the 2022 PLASA expo; launched its new iFORTE® high powered IP rated LED moving light in style; introduced its brand new TX1 PosiProfile which was presented live for the first time; showcased several other inventive and cool iSeries products; … AND enjoyed the buzz and vitality of a production industry that’s back to full speed.
Robe’s new IP65 rated iSpiider LED wash moving lights passed some serious jungle tests on the latest edition of “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Germany” (Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier rau) … which was recorded at Blyde River Canyon in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
South Africa based television lighting specialist Blond Productions supplies technical production for a slew of popular reality TV shows which have included several iterations of Big Brother over the years. There was much anticipation this year when the South African version – Big Brother Mzansi – returned for the first time since 2016 produced by Red Pepper and broadcast on Mzansi Magic.
Leading German rental and “prime dry hire service” specialist NicLen, headquartered in Dortmund, has made a massive investment in Robe moving lights – with a three-figure quantity of FORTES and iSpiiders delivered by Robe Germany which is now available from current rental stock for all clients.
Robe France enjoyed the buzz and excitement generated by the 2021 JTSE (Journées Techniques du Spectacle et de l'Evénement) expo staged over two days at Les Docks de Paris in the lively Saint-Denis area, close to the city of Paris.
The fourth GlasGLOW event opened hearts and minds as people engaged with the fun and imaginative light art presented by this stunning Itison illuminated trail concept in Glasgow Botanical Gardens in the city’s West End. Two kilometres of lighting, set pieces and narrative magic energised the dark winter evenings, and lighting designer Grant Anderson chose Robe iPointes and iSpiiders to help ramp up the drama for central installation and finale.
Our technical team at Robe, together with a Robe dedicated GDTF (General Device Type Format) in house library maintainer, has been working on ensuring that when new products are released, correct GDTF file is made available for controlling, visualization or planning. Read on for more details.
Robe’s waterproof iSpiiders wash beam LED moving lights provided a perfect solution for the recent production of “Stuttgart. Ein Traum” (Stuttgart. A Dream) a lively, funny and innovative new work that is a collage of street, puppet, physical and ensemble theatre performance referencing the city’s history and culture, created in a collaboration between Stuttgart Staatsgalerie, the Schauspielbühnen Theatre.
In a post-pandemic world, Robe looks forward with a range of new products designed for maximum performance, versatility and operational life - providing unequalled value for money and consequent return on investment, all key aspects for the entertainment and production industry.
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