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Vienna State Opera Installs 70 SolaWash 1000 High CRI


SolaWash 1000 has been in use since September 2020 in the premiere production of "Madama Butterfly" and the resumption of "Elektra", among others. The Vienna State Opera has replaced its 20-year-old Amptown Washlights with 70...

High End Systems Announces Hog Factor USA 2020 Finalists


High End Systems has announced the finalist teams for the 2020 Hog Factor USA Collegiate Lighting Programming Competition. First held in North America in 2015, Hog Factor has become the premier lighting programming...

Lux Lighting Deploys HES for Birds of Prey Film


High End Systems lighting and control played a behind-the-scenes role in the recently released superhero film, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). But for Gaffer Mike Bauman and Programmer Scott Barnes...

Iconic Manchester Theatre Upgrades with High End Systems


Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre – the largest theatre in the round in the country – has recently upgraded its lighting rig to incorporate SolaFrame fixtures from High End Systems. The spectacular glass-walled space, seats up to...

SolaPix Perform with Rapper Wale on The Daily Show


The Daily Show with Trevor Noah doesn’t ordinarily bring in special lighting. “We have a substantial rig here,” Programmer Ryan Phillips says, “but when we find something enticing, that looks fun...". LD George Gountas and Phillips specified two...

The Tonight Show Tapes in Texas with TurboRay


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is already enjoying TurboRay fixtures this season in its New York City studio, under Lighting Director Fred Bock. So when the show trekked to Texas for a taping in Austin, 24 of the special effect LED...

Greensky Bluegrass Rings In 2020 With HES SolaPix


Lighting Director Marc Tiskewicz works with the Pabst Theater Group and the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, where Greensky Bluegrass played three epic shows, including a New Year’s Eve concert featuring a stunningly effective...

High End Systems Launches Hog Factor USA 2020


High End Systems has announced that the 2020 Hog Factor USA competition is open, with teams now able to register to participate in Phase One. First held in 2015, High End Systems’ Hog Factor Collegiate Lighting Programming...

TurboRay Dazzles and Shines at McCallum Theatre


Struck by the TurboRay’s face and features in the promotional industry media, Production/Lighting Director Keith Smith called High End Systems’ Terry Heisler for a demo. “I had to have some,” Smith declared. The McCallum Theatre for the...