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Production Park invests in visual design services and support for emerging technical trends
UK – Production Park has announced the acquisition of consulting firm, AspectUnlimited and the integration of their media design workflow consultancy into the Production Park group of companies. The acquisition will merge AspectUnlimited’s specialties in previsualisation, technical and production workflow consulting for 3d media servers and lighting systems, with the electronics and automation skill sets of Brilliant Automation to create a new renamed group brand – Brilliant Technologies.
Lee Brooks, managing director of Production Park, remarks: “Future productions will require an ever increasing technical integration of scenic, automation and visual technologies. Shannon and the team will be key to developing our capabilities in these areas.”
Director of AspectUnlimited, Shannon Harvey will take on a new role as the director of technology for the Production Park group of companies including Brilliant Stages, Litestructures, and LS Live. Shannon will be advising on technical consulting and integration projects within the group and developing new products and services in support of greater integration of lighting and media design for productions and projects.
Shannon Harvey says: “I am excited to be involved in the future of the live events industry; Production Park represents an exciting opportunity to bring new ideas and innovations to productions and projects. The atmosphere and energy of the place is amazing and it is a privilege to be at the forefront.”
Current plans involve the development of world class previsualisation suites at Production Park and the further development of a high technology rental catalogue to support video and automation integration. Shannon will continue to have an active role as the Course Leader for Backstage Academy’s Live Visual Design & Production course splitting his time between the two roles.
Aspect Unlimited has worked extensively in corporate AV supporting large scale video mapping and complex 3d video workflows with brands including; Jaguar, BAE Systems, Louis Vuitton, Johnny Walker, The Singleton, Nike, V&A Museum, Leeds Castle, UAE Pavilion at Expo 2015, Panasonic and d3.
Production Park is the home for the live events industry near Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Home to LS Live, Europe’s largest rehearsal facility, Litestructures, Brilliant Stages and Perry Scenic Creative, a globally renowned group of scenic design and bespoke structure fabrication specialists. It is also home to Backstage Academy, an industry focused centre of educational excellence focused on employability in the Live Events industries.
In picture: Shannon Harvey with Lee Brooks.
28th November 2016
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