SenovvA welcomes you to our proud history of exciting projects. Here you’ll find case studies from all of our major areas of expertise, including: production events, media system design, facility management, and content design and representation projects.
Follow through on this link to browse these case studies to truly see the technical, creative, and value added results we provide for our partners and clientele worldwide. And then, enter a conversation with us on how we can help you realize your event, media system, or media content vision.
SenovvA’s Dave Taylor & Frank McMinn provided LED & projection technology for the 89th Annual Academy Awards broadcast LIVE on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, February 26, 2017. The award ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and honored the best films of 2016.
The room is buzzing with energy. News reports are flashing across the screen. The networks are racing for the latest scoop. Confusion and chaos are threatening to spread in the aftermath of a crisis. Someone asks, “What are we going to do?” Now all eyes in the room are fixed on you. This is the Situation Room Experience at the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush Presidential Libraries. Watch Trailer
In early 2016, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum in Simi Valley, California, asked SenovvA to help design a cutting-edge, interactive learning environment called The Situation Room Experience. This 90-minute simulation challenges high school and university students to manage a fictional international foreign policy crisis, making key governmental decisions and reporting on events as they happen.
For the past three years, Samsung has turned to SenovvA to deliver their high-profile press conference and product launch showcase at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas on January 4, 2017. Watch Press Conference
SenovvA’s live entertainment producing experience was at full throttle for this event, which found the SenovvA team coordinating multiple subcontractors, custom-fabricated scenic elements, five different types of automation, nine trucks of gear, 100 people, and extremely high expectations from the client for a flawless event that would reflect well on the featured executives and new products.
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) held their annual fundraiser at the Pacific Design Center on October 6th, 2016 in West Hollywood, at Spectra by Wolfgang Puck. SenovvA has proudly been supporting this charity for over 10 years with professional, top-notch production staff and equipment at a reduced cost. SenovvA Project Manager Chris Veluz said, “The idea is to put more of the money into PPLA’s work and less into the production of the fundraiser. But the quality of the production still has to be world-class. That’s where we come in.”
Veteran Executive Producer Don Mischer of Don Mischer Productions selected SenovvA, to provide display expertise services for the Grand Opening Dedication Ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC on September 24, 2016. Frank McMinn, President, SenovvA asserted, “ Don has a long history producing programs of the highest profile… whether it’s a special event involving the President of the United States, The Emmy’s, The Oscars or the Super Bowl Halftime Show…. he and his team are the best in the business and we’re always ready to support them.”
SenovvA was a proud sponsor and thrilled to host SEGD’s Digital Foundations Bootcamp at their Los Angeles Headquarters. This was the annual “Xplorer” event that focused on digital workflow and practices in the experiential graphic design field. The audience was SEGD team members looking to gain insight and skills in the digital design processes, as EGD makes the transformation of adopting digital workflow and practices. Members of SEGD are responsible for the visual graphic design of everything from signage to experiential public spaces.
This years show was hosted by the dynamic duo of Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Watch the 2016 BET Awards performances.
SenovvA brought its experience and technology to the pivotal event for the mission-driven media company under the guidance of Producer, Bob Holmes. Univision is a welcome addition to a long list of SenovvA’s Network Upfront clients over the past 10 years.
SenovvA provided LED & projection for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards broadcast LIVE from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22, 2016 on ABC. Dave Taylor, Frank McMinn and Joe Sebenius led the SenovvA team in association with dick clark productions on this years show. Grammy Award-winning recording artist Ludacris and international recording artist Ciara hosted the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.
Billboard Music Awards 2016 Winners List
SenovvA teamed with Dick Clark Productions for the two-hour musical event THE PASSION, a contemporary retelling of Jesus Christ’s final hours on earth. The broadcast aired LIVE on FOX from New Orleans on March 20, 2016. Hosted and narrated by actor, writer, producer, director and New Orleans native Tyler Perry. The ambitious high-risk live production took place, rain or shine, throughout some of New Orleans most iconic locations.
The 88th Annual Academy Awards, now officially referred to as “The Oscars”, featured the expertise and technology of SenovvA, yet again. This year’s show was hosted by Chris Rock and broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, on February 28, 2016 on ABC. SenovvA’s highly skilled team included Frank McMinn, Dave Taylor, Eric Leverton, Joe Sebenius, Jim Agnor, Bill Starnes, Luke Frey and Scott Goegebuer. SenovvA Executive Producer, Dave Taylor celebrated 27 years as lead projectionist on the show, along with SenovvA President, Frank McMinn in his 23rd year.
In February 2016, SenovvA partnered with Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH, to transform the parking garage at Pelican Hill Resort into a unique user experience for the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster International Press Event. This unconventional space transformation, designed by OSK architect Fabian Roeder, took four days to install and was built by Chicago-based exhibit company, 3D Exhibits. SenovvA worked together with the builders to integrate audio, video, projection and lighting seamlessly within the newly designed space.
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SenovvA managed Samsung’s highly anticipated 2016 CES Press Conference at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The 45 minute, no holds barred product introductions were seen by 1200 members of the press in person and streamed live around the world on January 5, 2016. The event included sound, lighting, graphics, and scenic design coordinated and delivered by SenovvA to showcase the latest innovations from the technology giant. Watch Press Conference
SenovvA’s Frank McMinn & Dave Taylor provided projection on various scenes for the one-night production of “Grease: Live!” on January 31, 2016 on Fox. This live musical stars Julianne Hough as good girl “Sandy” and Aaron Tveit as bad boy “Danny”. The production will be based on the original 1971 musical “Grease” by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. “Grease: Live!” will also be streaming on demand on Fox.com starting Monday, February 1, 2016.
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Dave Taylor, Eric Leverton and Ian Strimple led the SenovvA team providing LED and projection for the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, broadcast on December 29, 2015 on CBS. Stephen Colbert of CBS’s “The Late Show” returned as this years host. Recipients honored at the annual national celebration of the arts were: singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress and Broadway star Cicely Tyson.
The Ellen Degenres Show returned to New York for the first time since 2007, kicking off Ellen’s 13th season for the fall premiere week. The show took place from the famed landmark Plaza at Rockefeller Center in New York City on September 8, 2015.
SenovvA’s team of experts provided two 30’x16’ 5mm high-resolution LED screens, flanking stage right and stage left of the set. A networked control system was created for the LED screens and their processing, which included fully redundant back-up processing. Multiple 80” monitors further provided the program feed to accommodate the large crowd.