PRG Provides Full Production Services For Pride.33's Mixed Martial Arts Spectacular

Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

LAS VEGAS, NV--Combining sport and pageantry, Pride.33: The Second Coming, staged on February 24 at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center, was a much-anticipated return engagement for this Japan-based brand of mixed martial arts competition. PRG provided a full package of production services, including audio, lighting and rigging, scenic, video and supervisory labor for the event, which also was televised live on pay-per-view in the US and Japan.

Image placeholder title

PRG provided support for the Pride.33 Mixed Martial Arts performance.
"PRG offers an unmatched range of services and equipment, so we are a one-stop shop for productions of virtually any kind, size or complexity," says Joe Schenk, Sr., president of PRG's west coast operations. "Clients come to us, let us know what they want and we make sure they get it, with no hassles."

PRG built the three-level, 80-foot-wide stage with custom-fabricated scenery where fighters made their first appearance at one end of the arena as well as a raised ramp connecting the stage to the fight ring. PRG provided three 18,000 lumen video projectors for image magnification (IMAG) projecting onto a Kabuki curtain at the front of the stage and rear projection screens at both ends of the arena. In addition, PRG supplied all of the switching equipment to interface with the television cameras. They worked closely with the Thomas & Mack Center crew to display the images onto the house JumboTron system. PRG also supplied lighting and audio equipment.
Kilpatrick served as PRG's primary liaison with the Japan-based client, Dream Stage Entertainment. He and his PRG team met with the event's producers and designers; provided the production with a single, coordinated proposal; pulled together necessary services and equipment from appropriate PRG locations; and supervised the production from load-in through load-out.

About Production Resource Group_ Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) is the world's leading supplier of entertainment technology solutions, including video, lighting, audio, scenery, and automation systems. PRG serves a wide range of markets, including theatre, concert tours, trade shows, corporate and special events, television and film, and themed environments. PRG provides its services worldwide through more than 19 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information visit www.prg.com.

Related

PRG and VLPS Complete Merger

Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) and VLPS Lighting Services International, Inc. (VLPS) announced July 11th the completion of their merger. The merger, which was announced on June 11, 2004, has been approved by VLPS stockholders, and the regulatory review period has expired. A newly-formed subsidiary of PRG will be merged with and into VLPS, with VLPS becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of PRG. The combined company will operate as PRG Lighting, PRG Audio, PRG Scenic Technologies and Showpay, and will maintain its headquarters in New Windsor, NY. Terms of the transaction call for VLPS stockholders to receive approximately $8.32 per share in cash at closing, and up to approximately $0.50 per share payable from an escrow account established to pay for any indemnification claims. This totals up to around $20M for the purchase of VLPS by PRG. VLPS' sales in 2003 were $63.5 million.

Rental & Staging Professionals 2003 Product & Service Guide

On the heels of last years highly successful Rental & Staging Services Guide & Product Directory, Rental & Staging Systems magazine is preparing another special edition of the Directory for its staging company readers who want to leverage the cross-rental and sub-rental resources that make their companies strategic partners, not competitors. The second annual Rental & Staging Professionals 2003 Product & Service Guide, to be published in September, and posted on-line at www.rentalandstaging.com, will also be a valuable resource for producers, meeting planners, and corporate end-users of rental and staging services, and our further contribution to the creation of the industrys first resource database.

Image placeholder title

MB Productions Provides Video Support For 2007 NBA Draft

This years NBA Draft was an fantastic event as always, as fans and players came together on June 28th at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. MB Productions was on hand to provide video support for the event, which is all completely live.

Rental & Staging Services Guide & Product Directory

Rental & Staging Systems magazine is once again preparing a special edition of the Rental & Staging Services Guide & Product Directory. The third annual Rental & Staging Services Guide & Product Directory, to be published in Septembertogether with a new on-line databasewill be a valuable resource to match new equipment buyers with equipment manufacturers, and to match show producers, meeting planners, and end-users with rental and staging service providers. It is the industrys only comprehensive resource database that covers both the corporate meeting/corporate staging and entertainment staging industries.