PRG has extensive experience in working with independent filmmakers in the process of getting their visions on film. We realize that you might not have the same budget as a summer blockbuster, yet you still need to realize your vision. We have a wide range of technology solutions, at different price points, to bring to a project. We specialize in matching creative solutions to the myriad of challenges that filmmakers have to face on a daily basis. Bring our experienced team of technicians and account executives your ideas, and budget limitations, and we will work with you to find the appropriate solution. At PRG, we have a deep inventory of lighting, video, rigging, automation, and audio solutions for whatever your film requires. We have the depth of experience that will take any idea, no matter how difficult to realize, from the page to the screen.
- Grip & Gaffer Trucks
- PRG Nocturne
- PRG Paskal
- Visual Effects
We are industry leaders in all forms of automation and motion control; having extensive experience incorporating a full range of automation options into scenic elements. From proprietary automation control systems to purposed-designed winches, we can solve the simplest to the most complex of motion challenges. Our decades of experience, attention to detail and our extensive knowledge of the practical demands of automation in a wide range of production environments, allows PRG to provide motion control that is executed with precision, accuracy and repeatability in the safest and most effective manner possible. Designers, production managers, and producers trust PRG to provide precise control of scenic effects for Broadway and touring shows, Las Vegas spectaculars, corporate and trade shows, concert tours, theme park attractions, and events around the world
Grip & Gaffer Trucks
Having worked for years in the film and television industries, PRG and PRG Paskal has a lot of experience working in support of Grips and Gaffers. We field fully stocked and prepped Grip/Gaffer trucks with a wide range of tools, products, and expendable products that they need to fully do their jobs on film or studio locations. While working on location, Grips and Gaffers don’t have the luxury of going to their shop to pick up a necessary tool or film equipment. These trucks are their shops while working on location and we have poured our years of experience into making them the best support facilities that we can so they can properly do their jobs and not have to worry that something is missing or not on hand.
Lighting Equipment to Fit Every Lighting Design Requirement
PRG lighting solutions are among the industry’s most advanced, offering unequaled feature sets with no compromises in performance. All of our proprietary lighting solutions were developed for superior energy efficiency, maximized output, and with a keen understanding of individual user’s needs. PRG builds products that you cannot find elsewhere to solve a wide-range of lighting challenges.
PRG also offers the industry’s best-known brands in lighting solutions from conventional lights to automated luminaires to solid-state lighting.
A Great Tool for Brainstorming, Planning, or Pitching Creative Shows or Events
In many of our facilities, PRG provides dedicated studio space for clients to pre-visualize their lighting, scenic automation, and video in a virtual 3D environment in advance of selecting equipment or producing scenic elements. The primary reasons clients use pre-visualization are to visualize different looks or integrated movement in a virtual environment, to determine the best methods for reaching their design goals, to allow producers to pitch creative ideas to their clients, and to rough-in cue structure for the show in advance of arrival at the show venue.
PRG Nocturne is the industry leader in live video production. We provide the technical expertise and state-of-the-art equipment for multi-camera shoots of live music events for arenas and outdoor stadiums. We also design, develop, and build our own LED video modules and processing so we retain control over the whole product as well as work with industry-leading partners to develop control and camera systems that are rugged enough for the touring music industry. We set the standard for the industry with our 9mm V-9 and V-9 Lite LED video modules and have expanded the range with V-18 and V-28 right on through to the recent addition of the highly transparent V-Thru LED modules. PRG Nocturne has been designing and building their own V-Stream processing, which allows video engineers to re-calibrate their LED video screens once they are assembled at the venue making for a completely color-calibrated LED video screen.
We can provide a wide range of custom LED and/or projection in various configurations and resolutions to meet the creative artist's demands. Video displays are positioned strategically to support and enhance the live show's audience experience. Tour after tour, many of the world's most famous musical artists rely on us for our expertise and road tested solutions. Our talented and experienced crews, directors, and engineers work together with artist clients to deliver award-winning results at live shows both domestically and internationally. PRG Nocturne has received top awards multiple times, year after year, by the music and live touring industry.
PRG Nocturne invented Image Magnification (IMAG) for Journey over 30 years ago and has continually set the standard for live video production in the concert touring industry. We have been a part of most major concert tours over the past three decades since we have a well-trained and highly skilled pool of video technicians, engineers, and directors working today and the best maintained equipment in the industry to back them up.
PRG Paskal has been proudly servicing the motion picture industry for over 22 years, boasting one of largest inventories of state-of-the-art lighting and grip equipment. In addition we have a fully stocked Expendable store ready to fulfill any Expendable needs you may have. Our fleet of Production vehicles are ready to accommodate any size production large or small.
With PRG's video and projection experts, filmmakers can layer in video projection for shooting live, in-camera effects without the need for a chromakey screen and post production visual effects processing. By using the PRG Mbox Designer media server, combined with large format, high resolution video projectors, a sky or scenery can be projected onto a screen or cyc behind the talent to create a real-feeling environment. Bring your creative challenges to PRG and we will work with you to find the right technical solution paired with our trained video technicians and account executives.
Safe and Reliable Rigging Solutions Meticulously Designed with an Eye on Every Detail
Our dependable rigging solutions employ unprecedented innovations that reduce setup and dismantle times, as well as offer flexible creativity in event design. All of the PRG rigging team and PRG rigging products address the need for structural safety, compact storage and ease of transport. We continually not only meet industry standards but well exceed them in both workmanship and the selection of components.
We have also pushed the creative possibilities with the development of PRG’s purpose-built truss and rigging products. Our award-winning innovation of PRG BAT Truss offers unprecedented creative flexibility, structural safety, and cost-saving reductions in both time and storage needs. Our well-respected rigging team includes ETCP qualified personnel and we pride ourselves on our safety program. PRG’s rigging is trusted by clients across market segments and is used across the production disciplines of lighting, video, audio and scenic.
PRG offers a range of video solutions for filmmakers including the latest projectors with a range of outputs, LED video screens from high through low resolution imaging, and media servers and consoles for controlling and manipulating the images. We back all of this technology up with the best trained technicians and account executives to work with you to get that just right image for your production.
Here are just a few of our video solutions that filmmakers can draw upon:
Ultra wide screens up to 360°
LED video screens
High definition playback and recording abilities
Video projectors up to 40K HD resolutions
Seamless bezel video tiles and monitors
Standard definition and high definition camera packages
Multiple screen switching systems
Whether you need 3D video mapping, edge blending, or pixel mapping for your film, PRG can work with you to find and deliver that just right solution to your creative challenges. and high-quality video production and editing. From educational session projectors, confidence monitors, digital signage and exhibit monitors to playback systems in general sessions, high-end large format video projection with blending and 3-D mapping. PRG will work with your team to design the best possible video solution to fit your venue and presentation requirements.
PRG offers a full range of production solutions and technology that address the VFX needs of cinematographers, directors and visual effects teams. Our experienced staff and technicians understand the challenges of creating different looks and effects as well as the cost considerations when providing solutions. We can collaborate with your creative team to find the right approach, paired with the right gear options to achieve meticulously executed in-camera effects. Whether you need an ever-changing skyscape background; an alien ship's searchlights; pulsing dimensional portals or that extra touch to a life & death game show set PRG has the solution.
We work with filmmakers from setting up VFX tests to the actual shoot, ensuring that the solution lets you capture exactly what you have storyboarded. Our extensive knowledge and gear offers access to the very latest technology with no creative compromising or constraints. Our projection, lighting, video and LED solutions are among the best in the industry and we bring a wealth of experience to addressing production challenges, whether simple of complex. PRG lets you return to in-camera VFX shooting to enhance the on set creative environment.