PRG UK continues to be a recognised global technical services supplier within the corporate market, by providing lighting, video and rigging for Bentley Motors’ ‘The Future of Extraordinary Journeys’ EXP 100GT live event, held at the company’s Headquarters in Crewe on the 10th of July. PRG’s corporate Account Director Steve Greetham and Senior Account Manager Cameron Bannister, oversaw all of the technical aspects of the live show while working with production company UNIT 9 to deliver the best solution to service the requirements of the client.
The staging and LED video screen including Revolution Blade video strips installed for the event. Photo credit: Andrey Buzin
The lighting rig supplied consisted of 32 x GLP Impression X4 Bar20s, 8 x Solaris Flares LED Strobes, 4 x Martin Viper Air FX moving heads, 12 x PRG Icon Beam moving heads, 14 x Clay Paky AxcorSpot 300 moving heads, 24 x Mac Aura LED Wash moving heads. A softbox circle of Lite Tile tune-able LED mesh with a diameter of 6.5m was included, along with 2 x VL4000 Beamwash moving heads, 8 x GLP Impression X4 moving heads, 12 x Clay Paky Mythos moving heads, 25 x SGM P-5 Washes and 80 metres of custom RGB LED tape for scenic integration.
The back wall curved video screen installed at Bentley’s HQ in Crewe. Photo credit: Andrey Buzin
In terms of the video products provided, the set up featured 368m of Revolution Blade video strips along with 4 x Epson 15K laser with snorkel wide-angle lens projector units. A total of 264 x Black Onyx 2.8mm LED tiles which made up the overall curved video wall, spanning over an area of 22m x 3m. Additional rigging was provided, featuring 250m of 30cm of trussing used to build both 1 x flown and 2 x ground support trussing systems. A total of 4 x Wahlberg DMX controlled winches and associated flown track were supplied to support 4 x Black Oynx 2.8mm LED totem amounting to 10 sq./m.
The lighting shown along with the curved Black Onyx video wall at Bentley in Crewe. Photo credit: Andrey Buzin
Taking into account PRG’s vast specialised capabilities and experience in delivering technical solutions for high profile corporate events, the team knew that rigorous planning and preparation was essential before the equipment and crew arrived on-site. After the build, a crew of skilled in-house and freelance technicians were able to deliver a set of faultless shows over two weeks.
Louise Burns - Head of Strategic Marketing Projects at Bentley Motors commented: “I want to thank you all for your persistence and hard work making the launch of EXP 100GT such a huge success, especially in such a short time.”
PRG is a leading international full-service provider of technical expertise and equipment for corporate and special events, music touring and festivals, theatre and the arts, exhibitions, brand activations, and film and television productions. To find out more about what we could do for your next event, get in touch at prg.com/uk.