Robert Juliat, innovative lighting company has, announced that DWR Distribution has joined the Robert Juliat distributor family. DWR assumed the responsibility for sales activity across South Africa on 1 June 2013. The company will also be promoting and supporting the full range of Robert Juliat lighting equipment.

“It is a privilege for us to be associated with Robert Juliat and the fantastic people who make up their team. This appointment allows us to offer one of the best brands in the entertainment industry to our clients,’ commented Duncan Riley from DWR Distribution.

The Robert Juliat followspots will officially be launched by DWR at Mediatech. This is the official technology trade fair for Africa and will be hosted in Johannesburg from 17 to 19 July 2013.

These followspots will also be used on a followspot training course titled The Art of Followspotting, during Mediatech, held every day from 10am to 1pm and from 3pm to 5pm. This seminar is intended to introduce the Philip Kruger Consulting/Women in Technical Production Follow Spotter Training Initiative to a wider audience and to introduce Follow Spotting as an art that can complement the lighting of any production. Presented by Gerda and Philip Kruger, it will cover the basics and demonstrate proper follow spot “pick-ups’.

“Nothing can beat the Robert Juliats. We look forward to supplying this product with back up and support,’ Riley concluded.