MPS’s Marc Stephens joins PLASA board

Feb 7, 2013

Stephens will represent rental facilities across the nation

MPS Vice-President Marc Stephens has been elected to the North American Regional Board of Directors for PLASA, an international membership of professionals who supply technology and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries.

The group acts as the “worldwide voice” for the production industry, providing business resources, technical support and commercial benefits for its members.

PLASA activities include advocacy for industry-wide skills qualifications and safety practices, as well as ongoing monitoring of regulatory agencies that affect production professionals around the globe.

The organization also  publishes LIGHTING & SOUND, a monthly magazine focused on entertainment technology, along with quarterly-issued PROTOCOL magazine that delves deep into the details and standards of the business of entertainment technology.

Stephens was one of five officers elected to the North American board, where he will represent production rental facilities.

He’s also an officer for the Texas Motion Picture Alliance, of which MPS Studios is a founding member and current sponsor.

“It’s an honor to be chosen, as the saying goes, and I’m excited about this opportunity to represent MPS’s  colleagues in rental facilities across the nation,” said Stephens.

“Our clients are some of the very best in the business, so we believe it’s important for MPS step up to leadership roles whenever possible,” he continued. “This type of behind-the-scenes industry involvement helps us continue to grow as professionals, which puts us in the very best position possible to continue to provide world-class solutions for our clients.”

About MPS Studios

For nearly 40 years, MPS Studios has provided the equipment and support services to production companies making movies, commercials, and television. A staff of highly specialized, factory trained, and industry-savvy technicians provide world-class service to clients around the corner and around the globe. The company offers cameras, lighting/grip/electric, sound stages, and complete post services through deliverables. Contact MPS Camera & Lighting Austin or MPS Studios Dallas location to have a rental package or post service customized for your next project.