Bruno Mars at MGMs Park Theater at Monte Carlo for two New Years Eve shows Bruno Mars at MGM's Park Theater at Monte Carlo for two New Year's Eve shows

5@5: Products Of The Year, Oscars, Green Giants, Bruno Mars, And More

The 5@5 is released every Thursday at 5pm as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

Live Design Announces 2016-17 Products Of The Year

Live Design has named its 2016-17 Products of the Year, chosen by panels of prestigious designers and programmers in the disciplines of lighting, sound, and video. 

Setting The Art Deco Scene For The Oscars 2017

This year's Academy Awards once again featured scenic design by Emmy and Tony Award-winning Derek McLane, with lighting design by Bob Dickinson and Travis Hagenbuch of Full Flood. Check out lighting plots here.

Green Giants: Sustainable Design In Theatre

Designers practice sustainable methods in order to protect the planet, one theatre production at a time. Read Part One and Part Two.

The Experiential: Creative Toolkit

At the heart of Bob Bonniol's kit is the new Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD. "I still have the old model as well, but the new one is killer," he says.

Christie Lites Opens Coventry UK Office

Christie Lites is ‘crossing the pond’ with the opening of Christie Lites Coventry in the UK. This new office is Christie’s first expansion outside of North America.

BONUS! Bruno Mars Welcomes New Year With SharBar

Bruno Mars kicked off his two-year residency at MGM's Park Theater at Monte Carlo with New Year's Eve shows for holidaymakers, December 30 and 31. Lighting designer and programmer Cory FitzGerald deployed 87 Claypaky SharBars provided by VER.

Stay tuned for next week's round-up of current industry news and content.

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