System Solutions, part of the Gearhouse South Africa Group of Companies, has been awarded a US$ 400,000 contract by Reunion-based cinema company Cineco Ltd to supply cutting edge digital cinema equipment, control and content management systems for a brand-new cinema complex at the newly developed Bagatelle Mall in Moka on the Island of Mauritius.
Due to open on the 29th of September 2011, the 40 000m2 mall will be the island's first large scale, regional shopping centre. The complex will include Bagatellle - Mall of Mauritius. Upon completion, the "Bagatelle- Mall of Mauritius" will be the island's first regional shopping centre. Opening 29 September 2011. 6 fully digital, state-of-the art cinema theatres with curved screens and 3D capability - the largest of which will feature an 18 metre wide screen.Aug 26, 2011 Read More
Full-service daylight screen rental company LEDVision, one of the Gearhouse Group of Companies, is the first South African LED rental company to stock the recently launched DuoLED product from Lighthouse. The company now stocks 250 panels of the brand-new DuoLED 18 screen.Aug 26, 2011 Read More
In Johannesburg, Gearhouse' Training Manager, Garth Green, approached a ‘Crime Prevention Group’ operating out of Jeppe Police Station with a membership of around 60 people, to attend an Educational Day at Gearhouse Johannesburg branch. These young people come together with the purpose of educating others regarding crime. Also attending were three students from Athlone Boys High School.Aug 26, 2011 Read More
The Gearhouse Group delivered a slick technical package for Cape Town Fashion Week 2011, in keeping with the polished look of the fashion spectacular which took place between 13th and 16th July 2011 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Gearhouse SA supplied Lighting, Audio, AV, Power and Rigging and sister company Sets, Drapes, Screens (SDS) provided all set elements. The entire project was managed for Gearhouse by Theo Van As and Grant Orchard from the Cape Town branch.Aug 26, 2011 Read More
Gearhouse SA and others from the Gearhouse Group pooled their services to provide the technical elements for the Cheese Kids, Mandela Day Celebration which took place at Innesfree Park on Sunday 17th July 2011 (the day before Nelson Mandela Day).
"We are happy to throw our technical support behind an initiative like the CheeseKids' Mandela Day," said John McDermott, Branch Manager at Gearhouse JHB. "We respect the Cheesekids project and we have a great working relationship with Out The Box (Production Management for this event) who called on us to provide, Audio, AV, Staging, Rigging, Power and LED Screens for the After Party concert."Aug 26, 2011 Read More
Sean Rosig from Synchronised was the lighting designer for Dragonflies & Astronauts, a rock theatre production developed complete with storyline, sets and characters revolving around the greatest hits of The Parlotones. The stunning show was broadcast live from The Teatro at Montecasino in 3D. All lighting equipment, in this case a VARI*LITE rig controlled by grandMA, was proudly supplied by theatre supplier, Gearhouse Splitbeam.Aug 26, 2011 Read More
The international award winning Broadway musical, Dreamgirls, produced by Hazel Feldman of Showtime Management recently opened at the Teatro at Montecasino, Johannesburg. We asked Alistair Kilbee, Managing Director and workhorse from Gearhouse Splitbeam for comment on his involvement in this active, ever rotating and vibrant set. Congratulations to the entirely South African cast and technical crew who have done a tremendous job.Jun 28, 2011 Read More