Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

Jacob Dinesen Counts the Mega Ways with Robe

13/06/2018

Jacob Dinesen Counts the Mega Ways with Robe posted: 13/06/2018

Young Danish singer, guitarist and chart-topping rising star Jacob Dinesen played two spectacular arena shows to kick off his 2018 summer tour, one in his home region of Aabenraa and one in Copenhagen ... with Robe MegaPointes and Spiiders prominent on the rig!

Lighting for these two shows was a completely new design, also programmed and operated by LD Niller Bjerrgaard.

Niller had only just joined the Dinesen production team for these shows after being recommended by FOH sound engineer Mad Mikkelsen - the two also work for high profile DK heavy metal heroes Volbeat. In fact four of the crew are involved on the production of both artists, and although Dinesen's material is somewhat lighter the vibe is solidly and most definitely rock!

Niller took on the Dinesen project with a skeleton design already in place created by Jacob Beckman. He discussed this with the band and their production manager Jonathan Koch, added in some of his own ideas and the resulting rig and brief was to create a big expressive rock rig, which was perfect for Niller's current visual mind-set!

I wanted the style and feel of the show to be a bit raw and improvisational, so I constructed the lightshow using a combination of cue lists and live busking pages which enabled me to combine the two MOs, explained Niller.

Some of the 30 x MegaPointes and 20 x Spiiders at the centre of the rig were actually already specified by Jacob Beckman, however when Niller took over the project, he added some extra fixtures and was very happy to work with both of these Robe products for the first time!

The initial idea had been to have PAR cans on the ladders, but this was changed to the Spiiders, which was the right move says Niller. They also moved some of the trussing around to give it a more rocky and attitudinal look and added more LED products.

The MegaPointes and Spiiders were purchased new for the tour by rental company Vigso.

Niller commented., Right now MegaPointes and Spiiders are the most popular fixtures appearing on the specs and riders in Denmark, so it was a great opportunity for me to get to know them a little better!

The MegaPointes were positioned on the four roof trusses - three of which were straight with the back one curved to accommodate a wide backdrop and add structural dynamics to the picture. Eight of the Spiiders were on the trusses with another 12 on six upstage vertical ladders which flanked a portrait LED screen in the centre.

Also on the ladders were Elidy LED panels, used sparingly for maximum impact, adding a touch of tungsten. He also had a few other moving lights, some LED strobe / flood fixtures for blinding and bumping and a bunch of 2-lite Moles.

Niller was well Impressed with both MegaPointes and Spiiders. I have used many, many fixtures in my work and this is the first time I have really had the chance to discover what these can do, he stated.

He thinks the Spiider is a great wash light and loves the flower effects which he optimised in these Dinesen shows. There are so many possibilities, he says. He has used a competitor brand of wash beam frequently in the past but, on the upcoming Volbeat summer tour, that's now been changed to 36 x Spiiders, 32 x MegaPointes and 12 x BMFLs which will be used with a remote follow spotting system.

He appreciates the brightness of the MegaPointe even with a saturated colour or a gobo in the light path they are still literally mega' bright he enthused, adding that the movement is stable and super-smooth for the slower and more subtle shifts and tempo changes as well as all the high speed effects.

Niller operated these shows in Aabenraa Arena and Copenhagen Forum using his own ChamSys MQ500 Stadium console.

He first used Robe products around seven years ago, and has used BMFLs quite a lot. He feels that the launch of the BMFL series in 2014 was a turning point.

On these two Jacob Dinesen shows, he worked alongside lighting crew chief Martin Jepsen and Niels Stenger from Vigso.

For the Jacob Dinesen summer tour, the lighting rig is reduced in size to enable them to get on and offstage quickly at all the festivals, so they are taking the six ladders ... plus all the associated fixtures and running it in specials package' style.
LINK: https://www.live-production.tv/news/shows/jacob-dinesen-counts-mega-wa...
See more stories from liveproduction

Most recent headlines

24/03/2019

welcome to the team jackson goldstone

pros Mar 24, 2019 We are stoked to welcome freeride mountain biker Jackson Goldston to the GoPro Team! Actually we are stoked to welcome the future of fr...

24/03/2019

Sunwolves chief believes axing will be a huge blow to Asian rugby

The axing of Japan's Sunwolves from Super Rugby will damage efforts to promote the sport in Asia, the team's chief executive said Saturday. The Sunwolv...

24/03/2019

A new law could soon see South Africans jailed for lying on their CV

The National Qualifications Amendment Bill is not here to play, ladies and gentlemen. The adjustment to the existing legislation comes with some pretty stern up...

24/03/2019

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas look to end season on a high

Sri Lanka won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat in the third and final Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Sri Lankan captain Las...

24/03/2019

Turns out Ed Sheeran is now a big Springboks and Proteas fan [photos]

That's the stuff! Ed Sheeran performed for the first time during the South African leg of his Divide tour on Saturday night and brought the house down with ...

24/03/2019

Blackmagic Design gana tres premios iF Design

Blackmagic Design gana tres premios iF Design Los productos reconocidos entre m s de 6.000 proyectos de 55 pa ses fueron el modelo Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cam...

24/03/2019

La ltima hora del Plan Nacional, en el 5G Forum Mlaga

La ltima hora del Plan Nacional, en el 5G Forum M laga Antonio Fern ndez-Paniagua, del Ministerio de Econom a y Empresa,acudir a M laga para explicar la lti...

24/03/2019

Rethink Technology Research expected to reach SVOD traditional television in just three years

Rethink Technology Research expected to reach SVOD traditional television in jus...

24/03/2019

The new set of virtual reality Movistar + employs Fujinon HD lenses

The new set of virtual reality Movistar employs Fujinon HD lenses El estudio dotado con tecnolog a de Vizrt, c maras de Sony (con pticas Fujinon) y una Camb...

24/03/2019

PlayBox Neo multimedia show cloud at any scale with the launch at NAB 2019 Cloud2TV

PlayBox Neo multimedia show cloud at any scale with the launch at NAB 2019 Cloud...

24/03/2019

PMD-750: the new wireless microphone system Marantz for DSLR cameras

PMD-750: the new wireless microphone system Marantz for DSLR cameras El nuevo sistema PMD-750 est compuesto por un transmisor de petaca, un micr fono lavalier...

24/03/2019

The Film Academy explores the role of the new television series

The Film Academy explores the role of the new television series Profesionales del cine y las series debaten en la instituci n sobre los formatos y el nuevo con...

24/03/2019

Crystal Vision will show at NAB a flexible IP platform and the Elimination of delay in SDI

Crystal Vision will show at NAB a flexible IP platform and the Elimination of de...

24/03/2019

NextRadioTV implements a comprehensive solution of routing Riedel MediorNet

NextRadioTV implements a comprehensive solution of routing Riedel MediorNet El sistema MediorNet de 204 nodos ha sido instalado en las nuevas instalaciones de ...

24/03/2019

The Spanish, great film nominated in the Platinum Awards

The Spanish, great film nominated in the Platinum Awards Campeones', la ltima pel cula de Javier Fesser, cuenta con 5 nominaciones, entre ellas Mejor Pel...

24/03/2019

Atresmedia film presents The summer we live

Atresmedia film presents The summer we live Dirigida por Carlos Sedes, la pel cula comenzar su rodaje en el mes de agosto y tendr como escenario principal Je...

24/03/2019

Maurizio Carlotti retires after more than forty years of successful professional career

Maurizio Carlotti retires after more than forty years of successful professional...

24/03/2019

WTT 2019 tennis streaming world tournament will be held with the JVC Mobile Studio

WTT 2019 tennis streaming world tournament will be held with the JVC Mobile Stud...

24/03/2019

Lotto and Lotto Plus results for Saturday, 23 March 2019

Are you ready for the Lotto and Lotto Plus draw on Saturday, 23 March? It's yet another chance to find out whether or not you're South Africa's late...

24/03/2019

Free daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 24 March, 2019

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Steve McQueen, Bob Mackie, Patti Labelle, David Suzuki, Annabella Sciorra, Peyton Manning, Alyson Hannigan, Sharon Corr, Robert Ca...

24/03/2019

How Thuli Madonsela allegedly helped Jacob Zuma's rise to the top

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been the thorn in Jacob Zuma's side for quite some time now. During her time in office, she compiled the damning...

24/03/2019

lake elsinore laps with supercross adam cianciarulo

pros Mar 23, 2019 Adam Cianciarulo is having a season for the books. He's currently leading the Supercross Lites 250 Western Region and is showing zero...

23/03/2019

Reckeen MVP-100 @ NAB2019

Reckeen MVP-100 @ NAB2019 posted: 23/03/2019 Reckeen MVP-100 is an advanced video processor for universal use, that can mimic multi-camera live production...

23/03/2019

Robe SuperSpikies for Triggerfinger Shows

Robe SuperSpikies for Triggerfinger Shows posted: 22/03/2019 Belgian rock band Triggerfinger played four highly energised, sold-out shows at the beautiful...

23/03/2019

Bridge Technologies to Highlight Breadth and Depth of Solutions That Will Ease Industry Transition to IP

Bridge Technologies to Highlight Breadth and Depth of Solutions That Will Ease I...

23/03/2019

Net Insight, Red Bee Media, Telestream join SRT open source video streaming project

Net Insight, Red Bee Media, Telestream join SRT open source video streaming proj...

23/03/2019

Powerball and Powerball Plus results Friday, 22 March 2019

It's Friday night and that can only mean one thing; cash dollar bills (not really) are ready to be won in the Powerball draw. Powerball and Powerball Plus ...

23/03/2019

Super Rugby highlights: Hurricanes 34-28 Stormers [video]

The Hurricanes earned a hard-fought 34-28 win over the visiting Stormers in Wellington if you missed it don't worry we have the Super Rugby highlights you n...

23/03/2019

Sunday movie: Ant-Man And The Wasp - what you need to know

If all goes well on the load shedding front, you'd be able to watch Ant-Man And The Wasp on Sunday, on M-Net Channel 101 at 20:05. If you haven't seen ...

23/03/2019

Sunday movie: Deadpool 2 - what you need to know

M-Net's Sunday movie Deadpool 2 is the 11th installment in the X-Film franchise, and also serves as a direct sequel to the first Deadpool movie. If you en...

23/03/2019

Loyola University Chicago Head Coach Porter Moser to Join Saturday and Sunday's NCAA Tournament Coverage as Guest Studio Analyst

Loyola University Chicago Head Coach Porter Moser to Join Saturday and Sunday...

23/03/2019

PSL: Walusimbi blasts at Chiefs after unhappy stint

Former Kaizer Chiefs defender, Godfrey Walusimbi has shed some light on how his stint at Naturena became an all-too-brief one. The Ugandan international arrive...

23/03/2019

IPL 2019: Rabada reckons the Delhi Capitals squad is ready to come of age

Proteas seamer Kagiso Rabada feels that the Delhi Capitals, formerly the Delhi Daredevils, have the quality in their squad to challenge for the IPL title in 201...

23/03/2019

Crossing the Uncanny Valley

We've all seen the efforts by digital artists to create lifelike human faces. It is arguably the most difficult task in computer graphics, and many have mad...

23/03/2019

Nvidia GTC 2019 by the Book

Kicking off the first day of Nvidia's 10 th annual GTC conference, CEO Jensen Huang focused on three chapters of innovation in his keynote: computer grap...

23/03/2019

Master the Modes: HERO7 Black Scene Analysis + Advanced Metadata

tools of the trade Mar 22, 2019 We're about to get super meta here. But not in the self-referential, that's so meta way that became nomenclature ...

23/03/2019

FROM THE DIRECTOR OF QUICKSAND COMES HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, A NEW NORWEGIAN ORIGINAL SERIES FROM NETFLIX

Oslo -- March 22, 2019 -- Netflix today announced Home for Christmas, a brand ne...

23/03/2019

ANNA CATHCART, JANEL PARRISH AND JOHN CORBETT RETURN TO TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE

Anna Cathcart (The Descendants, Odd Squad), Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars: ...

23/03/2019

Nokia comments on market rumors related to its annual report on Form 20-F

Nokia Corporation Stock Exchange Release March 22, 2019 at 16:45 (CET +1) Nokia comments on market rumors related to its annual report on Form 20-F Espoo - ...

23/03/2019

ESPN Connects Abu Dhabi and Bristol via IP for Expanded Special Olympics Production

ESPN Connects Abu Dhabi and Bristol via IP for Expanded Special Olympics Product...

23/03/2019

SVG Venue Summit at Little Caesars Arena: Full Program Announced, Call for Speakers Now Open

SVG Venue Summit at Little Caesars Arena: Full Program Announced, Call for Speak...

23/03/2019

First FA Foray into Esports Broadcasting Finds eLions Champions Ready for FIFA eNations Cup

First FA Foray into Esports Broadcasting Finds eLions Champions Ready for FIFA e...

23/03/2019

Sports Graphics Forum: Successful On-Air Packages Call for Open Communication Between Creator and Client

Sports Graphics Forum: Successful On-Air Packages Call for Open Communication Be...

23/03/2019

BT Sport, Sunset+Vine To Produce Amazon's Premier League Football Coverage

BT Sport, Sunset+Vine To Produce Amazon's Premier League Football Coverage By Will Strauss, Contributing Editor Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:05 pm Print ...

23/03/2019

SVG Sports Graphics Forum: How Fox and drive studio Created the 2018 FIFA World Cup Experience

SVG Sports Graphics Forum: How Fox and drive studio Created the 2018 FIFA World ...

23/03/2019

Meet Sumit - Our new Operations Support Engineer

We have yet another exciting announcement and addition to the team in the form of Sumit Arora, Our New Operations Support Engineer. Sumit, moved to Norway with...

23/03/2019

Television Network Affiliate Groups to Hold Meetings at 2019 NAB Show

Television Network Affiliate Groups to Hold Meetings at 2019 NAB Show WASHINGTON, D.C. - The affiliate boards of directors of ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX Television ...

23/03/2019

Avid and FotoKem Renew Multi-year Enterprise Agreement

Avid recently announced that FotoKem, a leader in digital and film post production for over five decades, has renewed its multi-year enterprise agreement with A...

23/03/2019

Scale Logic Offers Media Management Workshops at NAB

Scale Logic, Inc. is going back to school at NAB, with two days of media management workshops on the show floor with some of the industry's most prominent t...