/Pro Visual

Soubois Restaurant, Magical Underground Forest

Located in Montreal's downtown core, Soubois restaurant provides patrons with a truly unique setting; one that recreates the outdoors, indoors, using a combination of custom-created interior design elements and a state of the art LED lighting system designed and installed by Moog Audio. In English, Soubois (sou-bois) translates as undergrowth, and the restaurant lives up to its name beautifully, with décor that creates what can only be described as an magical underground forest, and features pillars disguised as the stylized trunks of giant trees supporting a lattice work forest canopy, lush plants hanging around the space and placed on tables, and rustic, yet modern, wooden [...]

2016-11-08T08:27:42+00:00 November 8, 2016|

Vancouver Post Alliance’s “Behind the Soundtrack” Event – A Great Success!

SFM was honoured to take part in "Behind the Soundtrack", an unprecedented event supporting the postproduction industry in British Columbia. The event, organized by the Vancouver Post Alliance (VPA), was hosted by Hal Beckett, moderator and director of the VPA. The format was an all-day seminar at CBC Studio 1, a premier orchestral recording studio in Vancouver on April 30, 2016. The discussion panel included music supervisors, music editors, composers, sound editors and mixers and producers, allowing the audience to get an exclusive look into how a music soundtrack is planned, produced and scored for film and television projects. As [...]

2017-03-10T13:40:18+00:00 October 12, 2016|

Soundbox Productions Adds Elation ACL Series™ to Inventory

Soundbox Productions of Hamilton, Ontario has added Elation Professional ACL Series™ effect lights to its growing inventory of Elation products. Soundbox acquired ACL Bar™ LED battens in August which join a purchase of ACL 360 Matrix™ LED moving head panels from earlier in the year. “The ACL fixtures are a great piece to accompany any lighting design,” said Colin Moore, Lighting Department Head & Project Manager at Soundbox Productions. “Initially we purchased them to service our touring department but as they have been back at our shop off the road we have been including them in a lot of festivals and [...]

2016-10-28T10:10:29+00:00 September 22, 2016|

Elation EMOTION™ Digital Lighting for Season Finale of CBS’s “Survivor”

Lighting designer Victor Fable has been incorporating digital lighting and graphics effects from Elation Professional’s EMOTION™ digital light on television shows lately and recently turned to the new generation luminaire for the 2016 season finale of the popular competitive reality television series “Survivor.” The season finale of “Survivor: Kaôh Rōng,” the 32nd season of the Emmy award-winning show, aired live on May 17th from CBS Radford Studios in Los Angeles. Fable, who says he has been fortunate to be part of the “Survivor” finales for many seasons, programmed some of the early finale shows before taking over as lighting designer [...]

2016-10-28T10:10:48+00:00 August 8, 2016|

Dealer Spotlight: Colin Moore and Soundbox Productions

When you're enjoying live entertainment, your primary focus is meant to be on the performers on stage and their movements. What we often do not consider is the constant hard work and planning that takes place behind the scenes to direct the spectator's eye toward the performers. At every live show, there are entire lighting crews that work tirelessly to complement the stage performance with professional lighting. Colin Moore, Head of Lighting and Touring at Soundbox Productions has made a career in the entertainment industry by finding solutions and integrating creative and efficient lighting into all of his projects while [...]

2016-10-28T10:10:49+00:00 August 5, 2016|

Elation Launches DTW Series™ Variable-White Par and Bar LED Lights

The first products in Elation Professional’s new DTW Series™ of variable white LED lights is coming soon. An excellent choice when variable white light is required in broadcast, theatrical and conventional lighting situations, DTW Series fixtures are color temperature adjustable and can emulate the “Dim to Warm” look of conventional tungsten / halogen fixtures. Optimized to give the finest in variable white light, available now are the DTW Par 300™, DTW Par Z19 IP™ and DTW Bar 1000™. All three fixtures feature full color temperature range control from 2,700K - 6,500K plus independent Dim-to-Warm channel control from 1,800K –to 3,200K [...]

2016-10-28T10:11:02+00:00 July 19, 2016|

ADJ Launches Two New Battery-Powered LED Pars

Combining the flexibility of battery-power with the color mixing potential of RGB+UV LEDs, ADJ is pleased to announce the addition of two new par fixtures to the Mega Go Series. Perfect for mobile entertainers, production companies and other lighting users allowing quicker set-up and tear down time; the ADJ Mega Go Par64 Plus and Mega QPLUS Go offer a new level of creative freedom, UV-infused color washes absolutely anywhere they are required. The new Mega Go Par64 Plus packs in 172 10mm, 0.07W LEDs (split across 56 Red, 60 Green and 56 Blue), which allows the fixture to generate potent [...]

2016-10-28T10:11:03+00:00 July 18, 2016|

Elation 6-Color SixBar 1000™ LED Batten Available in IP65 Version

Elation Professional’s SixBar 1000 LED batten is now available in a fully weatherproof IP65 version that gives the versatile color-changing luminaire application in all types of outdoor events and weather including dust-blown environments. The SixBar 1000 IP™ features a revolutionary 6-color LED multi-chip that provides a creative color boost to the lighting designer toolbox. Useful as a wash light, uplight, wall/cyc wash, accent lighting, direct view pixel strip and more, its high-power single lens RGBWA+UV LEDs offer an expanded palette of colors, including stunning ambers, true whites and even an ultraviolet effect. And it’s all protected by a rugged die-cast [...]

2016-10-28T10:11:05+00:00 July 13, 2016|

Here Come the Mummies Eerily Good with Elation Lighting

One look at Here Come the Mummies and it’s easy to see why they are considered one of the most unique bands around. Combining identities that are always ‘under wraps’ with a reputation for unrelenting live performances, the 8-piece funk band from Nashville is touring the U.S. beneath a lighting rig of Elation Professional effect lights. Lighting Designer/Director and programmer Thom Roberts has been working with the band for the past three years and is out on their current "LoveFest" tour, which runs until the end of October. The band has been playing dates across the U.S. since February, mostly [...]

2016-10-28T10:11:06+00:00 July 13, 2016|

Jean-Michel Berezoutzky Joins SFM as Coordinator of the Technical Application Group

SFM continues to expand its support for integrators, consultants, production/rental companies & engineers in Canada SFM is pleased to announce that Jean-Michel Berezoutzky has joined the company as the Coordinator of SFM's Technical Application Group (TAG). The TAG is an integral part of the company's service offering, acting as a direct link to customers and providing training, technical support and design assistance for installations and concepts involving SFM's products. The TAG is present at all levels of the sale and acts as a unique resource for industry professionals such as integrators, consultants, production/rental companies and engineers. With nearly 25 years [...]

2017-03-10T12:09:27+00:00 July 8, 2016|