Gearhouse Broadcast drives USA expansion with new LA office

Gearhouse Broadcast drives USA expansion with new LA office

Move enables Gearhouse to better serve US content owners, creators and distributors

Gearhouse Broadcast USA, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has moved its Los Angeles operation to a larger 34,300 square foot facility in the Van Nuys neighborhood of the city in order to better support its ongoing expansion plans across North America.

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The facility move comes as part of a concerted focus on driving growth in the region, as illustrated by a series of recent investments. This includes last year’s acquisition of mobile production solutions specialist Proshow Broadcast, which has helped to position Gearhouse Broadcast as a leader in providing technologically advanced mobile units and cost-efficient production workflows. This has been supplemented by the introduction of three new mobile production units (Columbus, Skye and Iona) and several key hires.

As a result, Gearhouse’s US operation has flourished significantly, with the company recently completing its 1850th multi-camera, remote integration (REMI) production. This impressive number of ‘At Home’ productions includes a combination of Olympic sports, and college football games for the Pac-12 Networks and ESPN.

“With our business in North America expanding and gaining real momentum, the time is right to upgrade our LA base and expand our presence in the area,” said Michael Harabin, President of Gearhouse Broadcast USA. “This new facility will enable us to efficiently scale our LA operation and support our ever-increasing customer base with the mobile production units and facilities, rental gear, managed services and crew they need to capture and distribute high-quality content.”

About Gravity Media Group

Gravity Media is a leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors. We operate across three core brands - Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast and Input Media – and serve our clients internationally from our facilities in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.

Gearhouse Broadcast is a market leader in broadcast services and specialises in broadcast equipment rental, project solutions and systems integration. It offers huge experience and a proven track record in delivering major sporting and entertainment events. See www.gearhousebroadcast.com

Hyperactive Broadcast is a leading provider of dry hire cutting rooms, visual effects tools and production space for feature films and TV dramas. With a background in integrated Avid and EVS workflows, its engineers are trusted by the best names in the industry. See www.hyperactivebroadcast.com

Input Media is a premier sports production company, with blue-chip clients around the world. It employs a talented team of producers, directors and editors dedicated to producing creative and engaging programming and digital content for a wide variety of clients. See www.inputmedia.tv

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