ABOUT US

Production World has grown to become one of Alberta’s most diversified, Tier-1, live event, production companies over the past 25 years. Thanks to our diversity, capacity and resources, we have become the go-to for live virtual and hybrid events. To date, events hosted in our studios have connected people worldwide through everything from Canada-wide online conferences to special Olympic events. Gala and fundraising events hosted in our studios have raised over $1 million dollars. If you can imagine it, Production World can help you produce it. Scroll down to meet the team.

OUR FRIENDS

Production World is proud of the many relationships we have forged over the years with suppliers, partners and clients.
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Jon Beckett/Kelly Kimo

Founders

Jon and Kelly have worked together for almost 30 years. From humble beginnings as a small production company in smaller venues, they built Production World into a Tier 1 production company in Edmonton providing live event production services to concerts, festivals, award shows, conferences, virtual events and much more.

Chris Duncan

Executive Director-Producer

A broadcast news veteran, Chris has been a driving force behind the virtual events being produced in both studios. His leadership has helped propel Production World to become the go-to for complex and robust live, virtual events.

Denton Fraser

Senior Sound Specialist

Denton brings years of experience to the team as a Senior Audio and Live Sound Specialist and Production Manager. Given the challenges inherent in live and online production, he has ensured the quality of production is consummate.

Pali Blaho

Senior Video/Virtual Technician

Our Senior Video and Virtual Program Specialist has helped the team master the application of online platforms. Pali continues to look at how Production World can innovate and improve.

Glenn Davidson

Senior Video Director

Glenn has been splitting his time between audio-visual duties at the River Cree and piloting the video switcher at PW. As a video director, he works closely with Chris Duncan on every show. It’s always interesting to hear the dialogue between them as they manage cues on some very complex broadcasts.

Alex Walden

Senior Lighting Designer/Operator

Alex is PW’s lead lighting designer and operator. A soft-spoken individual, Alex continues to develop the lighting capabilities and options in THE STUDIO.

Scott Parnwell

Senior Sound Operator

A veteran in broadcast audio (and other skills), Scott was seconded by the NHL for the 2020 Playoffs and Stanley Cup as a sound technician. At Production World, Scott sits in the Zoom hot seat, managing participants online and also doubles as a camera operator in the studio.

Jeff Carmichael

Senior Sound/Monitor Mix Operator

Jeff is one of the region’s finest live monitor mix operators. He also heads up audio set-ups in THE STUDIO and has earned much respect from big name artists and event planners.

Chad Carmichael

Senior Sound Operator/Backline Manager

Chad has been with PW for years, along with his brother Jeff. The two of them rule the backline and stage logistics.

Kesara Kimo

Senior Editor

PW’s lead editor is also a singer-songwriter and accomplished photographer. Given her last name, (daughter of founder, Kelly Kimo), there is no shortage of talent in this wonderfully creative individual.

Tim Antoniuk

IT and Special Projects

Tim splits his time between the River Cree and Production World. He brings a high level of IT experience to the table.

Ken Greene

ProWorld Commercial Manager

In addition to heading up Production World’s Commercial Division, Ken is the resident guitar maker. At any given time, one will find a work in progress at PW.

Shaun Gurthrie

Senior Commercial Sales

Shaun wrangles business development for the Commercial Division. His background in Consumer Electronics and Professional Electronics is unmatched.

Matt Poles

Senior Commercial Designer/Technician

Rounding out the Commercial Division, Matt designs, installs and maintains the major audio-visual systems installed by the team all over the province.

Carmon Arlett

Senior Builder/Installer

When Production World needs something built or installed, this magician, a veteran of the Mayfield Theatre, wields his tools with decades of experience.

Tracey Kimo

Senior Admiinistrator

The better half of Production World’s Co-founder, Kelly Kimo, not only looks after the books in conjunction with Jim Limtz, she also makes sure every birthday in the company is remembered and celebrated.

Jim Lantz

Senior Accountant

PW’s lovable bean counter has managed the accounting for the company for many years.

Christian

Custodial/Warehouse Assistant

This young man helps out in many areas as a custodial assistant and warehouse assistant. If it’s big and needs to be moved, everyone just gets out of the way when Christian gets his hands on it.