Film Management Team

Our film management team at PRG is comprised of highly skilled professionals that have a passion for motion pictures and a natural ability to solve visual challenges. We at PRG are ready, willing, and able to provide creative solutions with our proprietary products and services to get your visions realized on the big screen.

  • Brian Edwards
  • Randy Hutson
  • Nate Murphy
  • Keith Romaine
  • Steve Basso
  • David Miranda
  • John Smith
  • Kerry Keenan

Brian Edwards

President, North America Television and Film Sales

As President, North America Television and Film Sales in the PRG Los Angeles office, Brian oversees all aspects of PRG’s Los Angeles division, including sales, event labor, and rental operations.

A veteran of nearly two decades in the motion picture and television lighting support industry, Brian comes to PRG from Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, NY, where he served for three years as Vice President of Operations. Before that, he was with Paramount Pictures for 10 years, as Executive Director of PPSI, Paramount’s lighting rental company in New York and Los Angeles.

Randy Hutson

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Entertainment West

Randy Hutson is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Entertainment West.

Randy came to PRG from Dallas-based Hutson Sound Design, where he provided sound design and engineering services to major corporate clients for 11 years.

An audio professional of long standing, Randy toured with James Taylor for 15 years, and his name appears as sound engineer on a number of Taylor’s CDs. He also has worked with a long list of other high-profile entertainers and events, including Prince, Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, the American Music Awards, Live Aid and Farm Aid.

Nate Murphy

Account Executive, Los Angeles

Nate has been with PRG for 16 years. As an Account Executive working out of the L.A. location, he provides all aspects of production solutions for events internationally. A few of his televised productions include: America’s Got Talent, The Tonight Show, La Voz, Iron Chef, and Survivor. Installations at broadcast studios ESPN, CNBC, and MLB are part of his body of work. Nate works with a growing list of theatrical clients such as The San Francisco Opera, The San Francisco Ballet, Washington National Opera, and the Old Globe Theatre. Corporate clientele includes Dreamforce, Cisco, Texas Pacific Group, and AEG.

Nate has a long history in the industry. Starting in the caverns of the lighting department of LSD (Light and Sound Design), he later moved on to touring. He has toured with many renowned acts such as Madonna, Shakira, Christina Aguilera, Tim McGraw, and and has done programming for The Eagles. Nate eventually went on designing various corporate industrials and concert touring events.

A Southern California native, Nate enjoys landscaping and astro photography while spending time outdoors. He lives in Burbank, CA with his wife, Kelly, and young daughter, Clara.

Keith Romaine

Account Executive

Steve Basso

Sales Executive

Steven serves as a Sales Executive at the PRG Paskal, Atlanta office.

A veteran of over two decades in the motion picture and television lighting industry, Steven came to PRG Paskal, for a second time, after nine years with Sony Pictures Studios location support unit Westside Production Services. At Westside, he worked as Executive Director and General Manager and was in charge of sales, rentals, operating budgets and all other aspects of the business. Combined, Steven has spent a total of 16 years working for PRG Paskal Lighting as everything from driver to warehouse manager and rental agent to operations manager.

Steven graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in film production. He is a proud veteran of the USMC.

David Miranda

V.P. of Operations

David Miranda graduated from The Rochester Institute of Technology in New York with a bachelor’s degree in Photographic Arts & Sciences and Film/Video Production. He relocated to California in 1988 and worked as a freelance set electrician and grip on commercials, feature films, and music videos before joining Paskal Lighting in the 1989. He has been employed with the company for over 25 years and during his tenure has served in multiple roles ultimately advancing to V.P. of Operations.

With his broad knowledge base, and expertise in motion picture lighting David plays a key role in staffing, training, implementation and enforcement of procedures, policies, and cost controls for all PRG Paskal Lighting locations. Additionally David has successfully negotiated multiple labor contracts to date with California based IATSE Local 80, and Teamster Local 399.

John Smith

Service Manager

John Smith graduated from The College of Technology in Dublin, Ireland in 1982 with a degree in Electrical Installation Theory & Practices and a minor in Engineering Principals. He worked as an Electrical Contractor until 1989 when he relocated to the United States. From 1990 to 1996, John was a licensed contractor who worked on commercial and residential properties. In 1996, he joined Paskal Lighting as the Building Service Manager and was responsible for the repairs and maintenance of equipment and the facility. In 1997, he took on the responsibilities of Fleet Manager and oversaw the servicing, maintenance, and repairs of all company vehicles, as well as compliance with D.O.T and C.H.P. and A.R.B. regulations.

In 1999, John designed and oversaw the manufacturing of a full line of ETL approved power distribution boxes built for the company. John currently oversees the Service Department, all Manufacturing and is also the purchaser of all new equipment, parts, and shop supplies. He is a highly skilled electrician, contractor and a certified forklift trainer.

Kerry Keenan

Project Manager

Kerry has extensive lighting experience including show technician, lighting designer and lighting programmer. Kerry has developed many entertainment solutions for corporate and special event clients over the years. Kerry brings nearly three decades of experience working in the lighting field from Fashion Shows, Trade Shows, Corporate Events, Music Concerts and most recently in Film and TV. He joined PRG originally in 2002 and worked in the Concert Touring division until the Atlanta office closed in 2005 and returned to PRG in 2010 when they opened the Corporate and Trade Show Division in Atlanta. During the time that PRG was not in Atlanta, Kerry was the Technical Director for the University of Georgia’s Department of Dance as well as continuing to work in the lighting field as an independent contractor.

Kerry’s career started in upstate New York where he worked for a theatrical supply company during the week and for bands on the weekends honing his craft. After college Kerry moved to Atlanta in 1991 for a 9-month contact with a LORT theater and now many years later he and his family still call Atlanta home.

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