I’m out in Texas for two weeks with XL Video working on a car launch for invited guests. Details to follow… Taking the opportunity to explore new ground and take in a very cultured city with 2,500 ...

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James is currently in New York City with XL Video on the film set for an big, upcoming movie. XL Video have been supplying a big section of FX11 LED screen as a lighting effect to the production on the request of the DoP. The advantages of the screen as a lighting effect include the flexibility of colour, intensity and the even location of light over a large area. ...

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It’s the first time in Dubai for James and Basic Monkey, accompanying Leftfield for their set at the Sandance Festival, Palm Jumeirah. There aren’t many festivals in such unique locations as this one; at the tip of the man-made peninsula, shaped like a palm tree. The stage is set on the beach with the main hotel in the background and the Dubai skyline in ...

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Basic Monkey is proud to be managing Seal’s video requirements for his tour of Australia this April. The tour will visit Melbourne (2 dates), Adelaide, Gold Coast and Sydney over two weeks. After a successful European tour in 2011, Theo Cox created a new visual and stage design for the show which includes 7x vertically moving LED ‘pods’ with a ...

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Tonight’s show was in the smart, new, purpose built theatre at Crokus City on the outskirts on Moscow. The traffic in Moscow is of epic proportions, with even the artist himself falling foul of the jams. With a full house of energetic fans, the show was one of the best yet. James ...

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Of all the train trips I thought I’d take in my life, St. Petersburg to Moscow wasn’t one of them. The view from the window on the trip was such a vastly varied one. Leaving St. Petersburg with it’s many stonework buildings, the view quickly turning into builders’ yards and sheds ending up with vast forests and fields with a scattering of ...

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Basic Monkey is back in St. Petersburg after a year of absence, this time indoors at the city’s arena with Seal. After a lively night in the hotel, serenaded by Markus, Ben and Holly from the band and a night of little sleep due to the 24 hour daylight, we loaded into the ice arena to interface with local suppliers. The show went smoothly as ever and a last ...

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Tonight was the last in the ‘LED arches’ series of launch events for Thomson Reuters’ Eikon product at the Tokyo International Forum. After the success of the London and New York launch events, James was asked to attend the Tokyo launch to ensure that it shared the same result. Using the same show programmed for New York on Jands’ Vista ...

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After a hugely successful and hectic week in Paris, I’ve arrived in Tokyo for my last involvement with the Thomson Reuters Eikon launch campaign this year. Sunday was a long day, starting at the Halle Freyssinet to pack up video city, followed by two trains and a bus to get to Charles de Gaulle ...

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Today was the “Go Live” launch of Thompson Reuters’ Eikon Product in The Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal, New York. After a year of planning and preparation the event went with true style and noticeably impressed the clients and potential clients present. The core feature of the event was the innovative video concept by Jack Morton ...

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