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AVID FOR GEARHOUSE

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South African based Technical supplier to live events, Gearhouse South Africa, recently purchased 2 Avid VENUE S6L-32D systems to add to their existing Avid Audio inventory in their Johannesburg operation. 

 “Gearhouse South Africa bought Avid Profiles back in 2010 and they have proven to be a hugely popular console specified on almost every touring rider coming to South Africa, since then” says Audio Departmental Head, Llewellyn Reinecke. “We used Avid on the World Cup 2010 and on numerous annual local festivals with international artists.

Jun 22, 2017 Read More

TAKING THEATRE TO THE PEOPLE

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Over the last two years Splitbeam has built a strong relationship with ASSITEJ South Africa, an NPO focused on promoting theatre for children and young audiences, benefiting not only the theatre practitioners and community arts groups that they support, but also thousands of young people for whom they make theatre accessible every year.

May 3, 2017 Read More

SPOTLIGHT: ZONA DE WAAL

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Zona de Waal, started her work experience in the events security industry, working as a freelance Events Safety consultant for 6 years with Alliance Safety Management. Having previously run her own security company which provided all the CPO’s (Close Protection Officers) and Venue protection for Sun City’s events; she already had the events industry in her blood.

May 3, 2017 Read More

SPLITBEAM PROVIDES LIGHTING FOR THE LESS GOOD IDEA: SEASON 1

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Splitbeam was involved in providing equipment for the launch season of collaborative work for The Centre for The Less Good Idea: Season 1, between 1 - 5 March 2017 at Arts on Main in the Maboneng Precinct. The event was the brainchild of renowned visual artist, William Kentridge, providing artists with a space in which to explore experimental, collaborative and cross-disciplinary art projects in a non-pressured environment.

May 3, 2017 Read More

AVOIDING A WASHOUT AT ULTRAFEST

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Keeping equipment dry in rainy conditions provided the biggest challenge for Gearhouse’s technical teams working on Ultra Fest South Africa. James Ling reports for Pro Audio MEA.

May 3, 2017 Read More

SPLITBEAM GROWING UP

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In the 7 years of Splitbeam’s existence, under the expert guidance of Managing Director Alistair Kilbee, the company has grown from a single discipline lighting rental company to a full-service professional equipment rental company supplying Lighting, Audio, Audio Visual, Power and Rigging equipment as well as staffing services to large-scale international and local theatrical productions.    

May 3, 2017 Read More

DRIVING IN TOP GEAR

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As part of Gearhouse ongoing efforts to comply with one of their key client’s safety requirements, the company’s drivers took part in the TOPGEAR Driving Academy programme with the aim of educating themselves with the necessary skills and hands-on training to cope with any compromising road/ driving situations.

May 3, 2017 Read More

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