King Faisal International Prize 2005

 April 10th   2005,  Prince Sultan Hall, Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh






HAV Productions recently provided for the 3rd  year running all the technical services for the recent King Faisal International Prize, held at the Prince Sultan Hall, Al Faisaliah Tower in Riyadh. HAV Productions provided the following equipment.


140 ETC Source four Jnr zooms,  4 LLT digital dimmers, 28 Martin Mac 600 wash luminaries, 28 Martin Mac 500 Profiles,  8 Martin Mac 300 wash luminaries, 16 six lamp bars, 16*2k profiles, 30 Arri 1k Fresnel, 25 Arri Bambinos, 14*1 ton Loadstar Motors, 30* 1ton pulley blocks, 7*30mtrs tri-lite truss runs, 1*60mtr & 2* 30mtr Slick Maxi Beam truss runs. All controlled from a Avolites Pearl 2000  

Television coverage

For this years event HAV Productions were again contracted to be the host broadcaster, utilizing the Al Faisaliah's state of the art in house TV production system consisting of  3 * Sony DXC30 cameras in studio configuration. HAV  supplemented this system with 2 x Canon IF J33A x11B  Lens hired in from Optex, and a specially purchased microwave Telex Camlink system to enable our cameraman to roam freely within the hall and beam broadcast quality pictures back to the control room the final mix was fed to a SNG truck located just outside the Prince Sultan Hall, and transmitted live by Future Television.


HAV commissioned local Saudi company Real&Rom to produce a series of animation to introduce each of the winners which were played live via a server system.

Video Projection

4 * XF40 7,700 lumens Sanyo projectors with short throw lenses, 5 * 3,500 lumens Sanyo projectors, 3 Beta Sp players 


Allan & Heath GL3300 Mixing Console, 18 * Tannoy T300 superdual speakers, BSS speaker management,   Sabine ADF 4000,  powered by Crest Audio amps,






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