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Now Available in Canada: ADJ’s Powerful and Versatile New LED Strobe / Blinder / Wash Fixture

SFM is pleased to announce that the Jolt 300 multi-functional LED-powered strobe ADJ fixture is now available in Canada. Featuring a distinctive arrangement that comprises a central strip of cool white LEDs which is surrounded on both sides by arrays of multi-colored RGB LEDs, the Jolt 300 provides lighting designers with a wealth of creative potential. Ideal for installation in nightclubs and concert venues, as well as for use on touring productions, festivals and one-off events, it allows both strikingly bright white strobe effects and vibrant color washes from the same compact fixture. The Jolt 300’s central white strobe [...]

2020-03-09T14:42:10-05:00March 9, 2020|

SFM requalifies in 2020 to maintain their status as a Best Managed company

Deloitte Canada has released the winners of the 50 Best Managed Companies for 2020 and SFM has once again been named for its second year in the program. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is Canada’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. SFM provides customized go-to-market solutions to global brands within the audiovisual (AV), live entertainment, and media production industries and maintains a portfolio of 70 brands, holding exclusive Canadian distribution rights for top-tier brands like QSC, Shure, and Pioneer DJ throughout its pro audio, pro visual, CI (custom installation) and MI [...]

2020-03-06T09:46:55-05:00March 5, 2020|

Hillman AV chooses QSC and Attero Tech and brings high technology to senior living at The Williston in Regina

The Williston Harbour Landing is a new and unique senior community located in Regina, Saskatchewan. Its amenities-rich design affords its residents, all aged 55 and up, with resort-style retirement living, rich in options and amenities. The overall IT and audio-visual infrastructure for The Williston was designed and installed by Hillman AV, a full-service audio-visual design and installation firm. The project required significant resources to accomplish specific goals, including the facility’s IT network, AV systems, surveillance system, and access system. The audio system required a high degree of flexibility, as the specific requirements for each [...]

2020-01-31T11:19:13-05:00January 31, 2020|

Avid VENUE | S6L Certification Courses Announced in Montreal

LS Media and SFM are proud to be sponsoring their first joint venture to offer Avid Certification courses that will take place the week of January 6, 2020 at SFM’s head office . Location: SFM Headquarters, 325 Bouchard Boulevard, Dorval, Québec, H9S 1A9 VE110S6L AVID VENUE FUNDAMENTALS   January 6, 2020 at 9:30 am Length: 1 day, 8 hours (Course and Exam) Prerequisite: Good understanding of digital audio consoles Participants: Maximum 12 Price: Sponsored by SFM and LS Media (Value of $495 CAD) VE400 ACSR VENUE | S6L System Support January 8-9, 2020 at 9:30 am [...]

2019-12-20T17:16:43-05:00December 20, 2019|

SFM Partners with LS Media to Distribute Avid Live Sound Products in Canada

SFM and LS Media are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Avid Live Sound products will be distributed and supported in Canada by SFM. Under this new arrangement, LS Media will continue to serve as the face of Avid Live Sound products in Canada, under contract with SFM. LS Media, an ALP (Avid Learning Partner) will remain active and continue to offer best-in-class Avid certifications, as well as training and system commissioning to the live production field. Hugo Larin, founder and director of LS Media will continue service to ensure continuity of Avid Live Sound product’s success [...]

2019-12-20T17:07:42-05:00December 20, 2019|

SFM diversifies DJ offerings to Canadian market as the new exclusive Canadian distributor of Serato Control Vinyl and Accessories

Expanding their portfolio of DJ brands, SFM solidifies their position as a lead DJ Canadian distributor.SFM is pleased to announce its appointment as the exclusive Canadian distributor of Serato control vinyl and accessories. With an established history as the official Canadian distributor for leading DJ brands such as Pioneer DJ, MWM and Odyssey, the welcomed addition of Serato further diversifies solutions for the Canadian DJ. “As the distributor of Serato control vinyl and accessories, our comprehensive dealer network will be able to offer an even broader range of DJ control solutions. If you are a DJ, [...]

2019-11-11T11:21:19-05:00November 11, 2019|

Obsidian Control Systems’ Powerful NX 4™ Now Shipping

Obsidian Control Systems’ is pleased to announce that the Powerful NX4 lighting controller is now available and shipping in Canada. Equipped with professional features and prepared to host Obsidian’s innovative DYLOS™ pixel composition engine, the NX 4 is the newest member of the innovative ONYX™ lighting control platform and is designed to handle even the largest show with ease. With a well-arranged combination of motorized and manual faders, along with an array of playback buttons, it offers 44 total playbacks in a compact yet extremely powerful package. Using the latest in industrial components, the NX 4 includes a high-brightness, 15.6", [...]

2019-11-07T08:01:58-05:00November 7, 2019|

SFM welcomes Karen Stover to the CI sales team in Ontario

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Stover as independent sales agent for SFM's CI division in Ontario. Karen will work with our dealers to bring solutions for their integration needs from our CI portfolio while SFM Pro Audio representatives will continue to be the point of contact for brands such as Shure and QSC. As Karen expands her portfolio with complimentary brands from SFM CI, her business with SHARP and her current Ontario and NCR accounts will continue as usual. Karen can be reached at 416-276-3400 or via email at karen.stover@sfm.ca. Karen will be focused on the [...]

2019-11-01T10:08:48-05:00November 1, 2019|

SFM Now Distributes Eliminator Lighting Products

SFM is pleased to announce its appointment as the exclusive Canadian distributor of Eliminator Lighting. Eliminator Lighting  is a well-established brand supplying affordable lighting and effects equipment to the DJ and club market that was acquired by ADJ Products LLC early this year. Over the course of fifteen years, Eliminator Lighting has developed an extensive product catalog that includes LED pars, moving heads to mirror balls and other event decorations. “This is an exciting development for SFM. Eliminator Lighting offers a great range of value DJ products that fit into our diverse network of customers that are looking to [...]

2019-10-18T10:57:50-05:00October 21, 2019|

Q-SYS Level Two: Get Hands On Training From The Experts

SFM has recently announced their Canadian training dates for QSC's Q-SYS Level Two course. The Q-SYS Level Two course is designed for advanced application engineers and trainers in the AV industry who specialize in a wide variety of installations.Building upon lessons learned in Q-SYS online Level One training, the Q-SYS Level Two in-classroom course gives trainees hands on-experience, deployment techniques, user control interface creation, advanced paging application and a brief introduction to networking and control.Each student will work on dedicated Q-SYS Core processors and control peripherals. The class conducts with a comprehensive troubleshooting exit exam drawn from real installation scenarios.Upcoming [...]

2019-10-09T08:58:27-05:00September 25, 2019|