PRG Congratulates 67th Annual Emmy Awards Nominees

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2015 /CNW/ -- Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) congratulates all the nominees for the 67th Annual Emmy® Awards for their outstanding achievements in the television production industry. PRG is pleased to support all of our clients in the television industry and especially wants to extend warm wishes and thanks to those clients who trust and rely on PRG's creative solutions and innovative products.

Our colleagues were especially well represented in the lighting categories, where PRG provided lighting solutions, key personnel, and products, including the PRG V676 Lighting Control Console, for seven of this year's nominated television productions. We are proud to have supported several nominees in both the Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series and in Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special categories.

"It is a real statement when you see that out of the 11 Emmy nominated shows in the two variety categories for lighting 7 of them were controlled by a PRG V676 console," says Lighting Director Matthew Cotter. He is nominated this year as Lighting Director for two productions, ABC's Dancing With The Stars, Episode 1911A and Dancing With The Stars: 10th Anniversary Special.

"It's always an honor to be recognized and nominated for our work; it's a pleasure to see how many of the nominated projects are friends and colleagues using PRG's V676 console," Cotter continues. "The V676 is always my first choice of console. I very much appreciate the support of the PRG team throughout the year. They give us the tools to make our jobs possible."

Leading PRG's expert support of our clients in the dynamic and demanding television production industry is Brian Edwards, PRG CEO for Television. "Every day we have the privilege of working with the most talented television professionals in the world. That they have selected PRG is a trust we take very seriously. That is reflected in our innovative products, which we have designed and manufactured with their invaluable input to be solutions that realize their creative goals. We are very proud of our reputation in the television industry and we will never take that for granted, which is why we appreciate and congratulate all of our clients on these well deserved Emmy nominations."

Along with our lighting colleagues recognized throughout this year's Emmy nominations, PRG also warmly congratulates the nominated Production Design team of Peter Pan Live! • NBC • Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television, Storyline Entertainment. The team includes Derek McLane, Production Designer, Aimee B. Dombo, Art Director, and Mike Pilipski, Set Decorator. PRG worked very closely with them on realizing their production design for this unique live television event. Our PRG scenic craftsmen and artists, based in our shop in New Windsor, NY, enjoyed and embraced the opportunity to bring McLane's imaginative vision of the Lost Boys home and Neverland itself to life.

The 67th Emmy Awards telecast airs live coast-to-coast on Sunday, September 20 (8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT) on FOX from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

2015 Emmy Award nominees using PRG products and services for nominated productions include:

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series

American Idol • Finale • FOX • FremantleMedia and 19 Entertainment
Kieran Healy, Lighting Designer
Harry Sangmeister, Lighting Director
Harrison Lippman, Lighting Director
George Harvey, Lighting Director

Dancing With The Stars • Episode 1911A • ABC • BBC Worldwide Productions
Simon Miles, Lighting Designer
Suzanne Sotelo, Lighting Director
Matthew Cotter, Lighting Director

So You Think You Can Dance • Season 11 Finale • FOX • dick clark productions and 19 Entertainment
Robert Barnhart, Lighting Designer
Matt Firestone, Lighting Director
Pete Radice, Lighting Director
Patrick Boozer, Lighting Director

Also the PRG Mbox media server was used by Emmy nominee in this category, John Bradley, Media Server Operator on The Voice • Episode 818A • NBC • United Artists Media Group, Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special

Dancing With The Stars: 10th Anniversary Special • ABC • BBC Worldwide Productions
Simon Miles, Lighting Designer
Suzanne Sotelo, Lighting Director
Matthew Cotter, Lighting Director

57th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC
Robert Dickinson, Lighting Designer
Andy O'Reilly, Lighting Director
Jon Kusner, Lighting Director
Patrick Boozer, Lighting Director
Harrison Lippman, Lighting Director

The Oscars • ABC • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Robert Dickinson, Lighting Designer
Robert Barnhart, Lighting Director
Andy O'Reilly, Lighting Director
Jon Kusner, Lighting Director

Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry • NBC • NFL Network
Robert Barnhart, Lighting Designer
Dave Grill, Lighting Director
Pete Radice, Lighting Director
Jason Rudolph, Lighting Director

For more information about PRG, please go to: www.prg.com.

*Emmy and the Emmy Statuette are the Trademark Property of ATAS/NATAS.

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150812/257886

SOURCE Production Resource Group, L.L.C.

For further information: Michael S. Eddy, +1 203-798-9900, meddy@prg.com, http://www.prg.com

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