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
- Zoe Borys
- John Smith
- Kerry Keenan
- Christopher Nadal
- Richard Pilla
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.
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.
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.
General Manager, PRG Paskal Atlanta
Steven serves as General Manager of the PRG Paskal, Atlanta office. Steven oversees all aspects of Paskal’s Atlanta division including sales, marketing and rental operations.
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.
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.
Senior Account Executive, Business Development
An industry veteran with over 20 years of trusted experience, Zoe is considered to be valuable partner to the Cinematic community that she has served throughout her career. She is known for bringing technology to the creative community empowering them to bring concept thru capture to the Big Screen. Zoe has surrounded herself with companies that provide innovation, technical and service expertise.
In Zoe’s newest capacity as Senior Account Executive for Business Development for Production Resource Group (PRG), her responsibilities will include developing opportunities for the wide spectrum of Entertainment solutions that PRG has to offer, specifically in the segments of Feature Film, Television and Commercial Productions. This includes Canada and markets east of the Mississippi.
Prior to joining PRG, Zoe held the position as General Manager for Fletcher Camera and Lenses. Under Zoe’s leadership, Fletcher became a National Recognized Camera Company with offices in Chicago, Michigan, and New Orleans. Credits include notable features such as Public Enemies, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, along with numerous television series and commercial production.
Previous to Fletcher, Zoe was an Marketing Account Executive for Panavision that included negotiating and servicing the technical camera needs of Cinematographers in markets of Chicago, Toronto and Florida. She also worked as an Production Account Executive for the Eastman Kodak Company, and a Studio Manager for Chapman Cranes and Dollies in Orlando, Florida.
Zoe is an Associate Member of the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers), an invitation only organization for those whom have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the craft of cinematography. Zoe is a ‘92 graduate of Nationally Recognized Liberal Arts, Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.
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 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.
Based in the Los Angeles office, Christopher Nadal joined Paskal Lighting in 1996 and has been employed with the company for 18+ years. During his tenure, he held the position of Warehouse Manager for several years, then was promoted to Rental Agent, and eventually Rental Manager.
Chris has worked as Rental Agent on many of PRG Paskal's local and out-of-state large scale feature film projects such as “Van Helsing” and “GI Joe” (Los Angeles), “Apocalypto” (Veracruz Mexico), “Life of Pie” (Taichung, Taipei), and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (New Orleans). Chris currently continues to serve as Rental Agent coordinating major feature film projects while overseeing the work of all rental agents for all PRG Paskal divisions, and has played an integral role in the design and implementation of rental procedures, warehouse department operation, as well as inventory and cost control for all divisions.
Richard began his career in the film industry as General Manager for Filmlites, Ltd., a small size lighting and grip equipment provider in Burbank, CA, in the spring of 1997. In 1998, he was asked to join a mid-sized company, TM Motion Picture Equipment Rentals, as Marketing Manager. In February of 1999, Richard was offered the position of Director of Sales at Hollywood Rental, Inc., a larger-scale lighting and grip equipment company. His duties there were to generate commercial, television and feature business. He served in that position until 2004 when he was offered the Director of Sales position with William F. White, a Canadian-based company opening a new location in Los Angeles. Richard returned to TM Equipment Rentals, and for the next three years served as Vice President of Sales. In July of 2007, Richard joined Paskal Lighting as Sales Manager and currently serves in that role. He is responsible for generating and overseeing business development and client support of production companies, producers, production managers, directors of photography, gaffers, and grips in the commercial, television and feature film industry on a nationwide level. When not at work, Richard enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and is an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes.