Green Entertainment Design

A collection of eco-friendly topics and resources in the entertainment design industry.

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Green House

Located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake, the new Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Center For Performing Arts incorporates materials from an older building that was partially demolished—the outdated Palmer Auditorium built in 1959—and reused more than 65% of the materials in the construction of the new venue......

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Osram Sylvania Launches More Sustainable LED Solutions

Historically LED lighting has been more of a challenge than a realistic lighting concept...

Mountain Light Company Helps Make The Blues A Little Greener

KRCC, local NPR station in Colorado Springs, Colorado, selected Mountain Light Company to provide lighting services for their annual Blues Under The Bridge event...

Osram Achieves Quantum Leap In Brightness And Efficiency Of White LEDs

By improving all the technologies involved in the manufacture of LEDs, Osram development engineers have achieved new records for the brightness and efficiency of white LEDs in the laboratory...

Arcola Theatre Helps Latitude Festival Cut Power Consumption

London’s Arcola Theatre, renowned for having the world’s first fuel cell powered studio, has taken a new step in delivering low energy lighting and hydrogen fuel cell power for this year’s Latitude Festival in the UK...

Barco Projects At The Biggest Water Festival On Earth

Barco is proud to announce that its CLM R10+ compact DLP projector was selected for use at this year’s Expo Zaragoza 2008 ...

i-Pix Goes Green At Glastonbury

I-Pix working with Greenpeace, supplied their BB4 and Satellite fixtures to Greenpeace’s "Greenfields" site at the 2008 Glastonbury Festival...

Shure Goes Green With New Packaging

Shure Inc. announces that it has redesigned the packaging for a number of products...

Green Hippo Dances With Colin Dunne

Dancer Colin Dunne’s latest solo work, Out of Time, features a Green Hippo Hippotizer. Performed at the Glór Theatre in Ennis, Ireland in February ...

Rose Brand Goes Green With NeoFlex

New diffused RGB and color jacket mini NeoFlex have been added to the NeoFlex product line at Rose Brand. With the addition of diffused RGB and color jacket mini NeoFlex, Rose Brand has a “green” alternate neon lighting solution. Rose Brand is the exclusive US distributor of NeoFlex lighting. ...

XL Video Is Green With ISO14001 Status

XL Video UK has been awarded the prestigious ISO14001 status, recognizing its environmental management system...

Christmas In Minnesota Is A Little Greener This Year

This year, greeting those seeking some extra holiday spirit at the governor’s mansion in Minnesota is a Christmas tree standing over 20 feet and illuminated by three Chauvet Colorado™ 3 units installed by Norcostco . The units allow the color of the tree to remain in a constant state of flux, leading passers-by to wonder, “How do they do that?”...

Green School: Pitzer College

Pitzer College in Claremont, CA, launched a new initiative to “go greener” with the opening of a brand new “green” residential hall (Gold LEED-certified sustainable dorms) that included a grand opening celebration featuring lighting design by alumnus/trustee Marc Broidy and senior theatre major Vanessa “Nessa” Rundle. Robert Redford, Pitzer College president Laura Skandera Trombley, and Ed Begley, Jr. were among those who attended the evening's activities....

Stageline Group Is Building Green For The Future

Construction of Stageline Group’s new plant is well underway in L’Assomption, Quebec, Canada. Representing an investment of $5 million, this expansion project features the latest environmental technologies applied to industrial buildings. The first phase of the project will feature a 35,000-square-foot building, regrouping under one roof the production line of the largest stage models and mobile marketing units, maintenance, and preparation of rental units and administrative space including the headquarter of MSR (Mobile Stage Rentals), the rental entity of the Stageline Group....

Age Of Architainment

As long as people have been living and working in buildings, they have been lighting them. Imagine cavemen burning sticks outside the walls of their caves 2,000 years ago to scare off beasts and conjure spirits. Now fast forward to the year 1969, when the concept of illumination as applied to architecture was solidified by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), who set raising the profile of architectural lighting design as one of their first objectives....

Redrawing The Blueprint

When Theatre Crafts was launched in 1967, the word “venue” had one meaning: theatre. Forty years later, “venue” encompasses retail centers, themed entertainment projects, houses of worship — pretty much anything with a touch of the theatrical....

Color Kinetics Revitalizes World's Tallest Tower With Intelligent LED Lighting

Signifying another milestone in the adoption of LED sources for large-scale landmark projects, Color Kinetics Inc.’s LED lighting technology is dynamically transforming the world's tallest freestanding tower, the CN Tower in Toronto. The installation was unveiled to the public in a lighting ceremony at sunset on June 28....

Getting Green

I simply don't get it. Bono is hailed as a humanitarian for helping to fight hunger and AIDS in Africa by starting the ONE Foundation, but when I bring two canvas bags with me to Whole Foods instead of using their checkout bags, all my friends call me a tree-hugger. I hadn't truly realized just how un-hip it was to feel guilty about participating in the destruction of the world around you until I started getting ragged on by my so-called friends....

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