Gravity Media Group has announced the acquisition of mobile production solutions company Proshow Broadcast, giving it a presence in the US market.
Proshow Broadcast will continue to operate under its existing name and branding until it is integrated with Gravity Media’s Gearhouse Broadcast USA operations. Tim Lewis, who founded Proshow in 2012, joins the Gearhouse Broadcast USA team in a senior role within product research and design.
Proshow operates seven HD production trucks that provide outside broadcast or REMI (REMote Integration) centralised productions.
Recent projects for Proshow Broadcast include providing mobile facilities at the Oscars, SAG Awards, Latin Grammys, Canada Sevens Rugby, MLB Baseball, and over 350 events annually.
John Newton, CEO of Gravity Media, said: “Proshow Broadcast has achieved significant growth since it started in 2012, has an impressive customer base and is respected for the quality of service it delivers. We see it as a natural fit within our business in the region and look forward to working with Tim and the rest of the team to continue to grow Gearhouse Broadcast USA.”
Tim Lewis, CEO of Proshow Broadcast, added: “Joining Gravity Media is a proud moment for myself and the rest of our fantastic team and highlights how quickly and successfully we have built up our business. Proshow Broadcast’s visionary approach to developing solutions for our customers provides a strong foundation to further develop our products and services with the worldwide reach and presence of Gravity Media."