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Martin Lighting a Winner at “Teen Choice Awards”

Martin Lighting a Winner at “Teen Choice Awards”

teen-choice-awards-7.jpg LD Tom Kenny uses LC Seriesâ„¢ LED panels, MAC 2000 Wash XBâ„¢ moving heads and Atomic 3000â„¢ strobes on top teen awards show

A big date on Hollywood calendars each year is the “Teen Choice Awards,” which honors the year's biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, television, fashion and more, as voted by teens.

This year's ceremony was held on August 8th at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and aired on the following day on the Fox Network. Lighting design veteran Tom Kenny created animated looks to match the show's youthful energy using Martin's LC Series LED panels for backdrop graphics, as well as Martin Atomic 3000 strobes and MAC 2000 Wash XB moving heads.

“All in all, the clarity and color of the LC panels impressed us all and their ease to erect was fabulous,” he stated. Martin's LC Series LED panels have proved exceptionally popular since their introduction three short years ago. Much attention has been paid to ensure that the semi-transparent, lightweight panels are easy to set up via the industry standard truss system. The panels are service friendly and require no cumbersome external power supply.

“I was very happy with the Atomic strobes and 2000 Wash XB's for the look [set designer and art director] Steve Bass and Kristen Merlino and I achieved,” Kenny added. Lighting vendor for the event was VER of Nashville.

The star-studded Awards show scored high in the ratings with "A" rated stars like Sandra Bullock, David Beckham, and the casts of “Glee” and “The Twilight Saga” coming out for the event, which featured live performances by Katy Perry, Jason Derulo, and Travie McCoy and Bruno.

Lighting Designer: Tom Kenny

Lighting Vendor: VER

Set Designer, Art Director: Steve Bass and Kristen Merlino

Gaffer: Bryan Klunder

Lighting Directors: Gus Dominguez and Dirk Optende

Producers: Bob Bain and Greg Sills with Brett Ostro and Mo Mahoney

Martin equipment:

35 x LC Seriesâ„¢ 2140

30 x MAC 2000 Wash XBâ„¢

24 x Atomic 3000â„¢

Martin Professional

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, Martin Professional is a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors. Martin lighting solutions are industry standard on top tours and events, grace prestigious theatres, energize nightclubs, and decorate major television studios around the globe. Other important areas of application are indoor and outdoor architecture and commercial applications where Martin products are increasingly being used to transform spaces through dynamic light. Martin also offers a range of advanced lighting controllers and media servers, as well as a complete line of smoke machines as a complement to intelligent lighting. The company operates the industry's most complete and capable distributor network with local partners in nearly 100 countries. For more information please visit

For more information contact your local Martin distributor or PR Coordinator Larry Beck at Martin Professional at:

Telephone: +1 719 686 0793

Fax: +45 87 40 00 10 (DK) / +1 954 858 1811 (US)

E-mail: [email protected]


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