A fresh and provocative season of television dating show Take Me Out aired on South African television screens in July, courtesy of Vuzu Amp and local production company, Rapid Blue.
A long-term relationship between Rapid Blue and technical supplier Gearhouse Group has resulted in top notch delivery standards on previous collaborations on Strictly Come Dancing, SA’s Got Talent, X-Factor and Crazy Games, amongst others, so it was evident that Gearhouse was more than capable to take on the project. In the process, the team outdid themselves, lifting the bar on quality and technical delivery on all levels.Aug 29, 2017 Read More
U2 …. can rent the new Carbon ultra-lightweight, curvable large format LED screen.
A new edition to LEDVision (Pty) Ltd’s growing family of ROE LED products is the new Carbon Series, which is ultra-light weight and incorporates the latest in ROE carbon fibre technology. The innovative industrial design and superb visual effect offered by this product, not only provides for stable performance and ease of maintenance but also saves on manpower through its magnetic assistance feature when it comes to setting up the panels.Aug 29, 2017 Read More
A new lease on Lighting for an iconic piece
Tim Mitchell on lighting King Kong at the Fugard Theatre, 2017
Gearhouse Splitbeam specialises in long term equipment rental for theatrical productions in South Africa. The company is providing lighting fixtures for the much-anticipated restaging of one South Africa’s most significant, influential and iconic pieces, the “all African jazz opera”, King Kong, at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town in July.Aug 29, 2017 Read More
“Women need to recognise and embrace their particular strengths as individuals and use those to contribute to the workspace, without feeling that they need to adopt the traits of their male colleagues to make their mark.” Robyn
“It is not easy. We know there is a lot of lifting, long hours and hard work but if being in the live production industry is your dream, then hang in there. Nothing comes easy in life..” AnathiAug 29, 2017 Read More
System Solutions, a Gearhouse company, put together a visually impressive stand at Mediatech 2017, displaying the professional AV integrator and distributor’s impressive new array of LED screens for the commercial market. Representing the company at this year’s event was Dion LeRoux, who spoke with Pro-Systems about his perceptions and experience at the show.Aug 29, 2017 Read More
Krone 4 – The biggest sing-along in Africa
Krone 4 was brought to South African audiences by Sony/Select Musiek, and Gearhouse Group was once again on board to provide the technical requirements for this massively popular event in 2017 which featured popular local singers like Snotkop, Juanita, Refentse, Andriette, Ricus Nel, Brendan Peyper, Kurt Darren, Manie Jackson, Adam Tas, Nicholis Louw, Ray Dylan, Elizma Theron, Liezel Pieters and Ons Lieflinge.Aug 29, 2017 Read More
Set to succeed – Sets Drapes Screens on 3 months in Kwa Zulu Natal.
Sets Drapes Screens (SDS) Durban has got off to a good start since it officially opened its doors in April 2017 under the leadership of Branch Manager, Pieter Brink and General Manager, Karien Eigner. The company provides high-quality set manufacture and installation as well as specialised screen and drape rental services for live events. SDS is also a key member of the 9-strong, internationally recognised, Gearhouse Group of Companies.Aug 29, 2017 Read More