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Martin MAC Rig Lights Middle East Superstar Contest

Lighting designer and director of photography Samer Kaddoura used a rig with 97 Martin Professional automated fixtures to light Superstar, a Pop Idol-style reality entertainment contest broadcast by Beirut-based Future Television International. The event gripped the Arab world and culminated in the crowning of the “Arab Superstar” for 2003. The contest lasted 21 weeks, with thousands of contestants from Arab countries reduced to 12 finalists by viewers who voted by telephone, text

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