- SPECIAL PROJECTS: The Sport of Production Planning
Chris has a wealth of experience in the production of special events, in almost any environment.
He has worked in corporate events, trade shows, film, television, concerts, theatre, and sporting events, in a vast array of different venues including arenas, studios, convention centres, hotels, theatres, outdoor locations including streets, fields, beaches, stadiums, national parks and golf courses. His range of experience provides a large base of knowledge to draw on in any production situation, on any scale and the ability to adapt to these different environments and new people, especially in dealing with local crews and suppliers. Since 2006, Chris has worked as an Installation Supervisor and Project Manager for events including the NHL Entry Draft, NHL All-Star FANtasy and Jamboree, MLB All-Star FanFest and Sponsor Zone, LA Kings Hockey Fest, New York Mets 2K Sport FanFest, NFL Draft Fan Central and ESPN The Weekend @ MGM Studios Orlando. Chris has acted as Technical Director/Project Manager for the NHL Winter Classic since 2009 – 2011.
Before joining BaAM on a full time basis, he spent 5 years as a Technical Director responsible for award shows and dealer launches primarily for clients in the automobile industry. He has also worked as a Crew Lead for series television variety shows and specials. He was a head carpenter on the CBC Olympic Studio Salt Lake City in 2002 and worked in live concert production for 5 years prior to that. Chris is a graduate of the Sheridan College Theatre Production program and is a member of NABET.