Powering up the Final Four

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist. If you’re going to balloon your production by nearly double, you’re going to need more power.Fortunately for Turner Sports and CBS Sports, Filmwerks International was able to work its way back into the Final Four fray this year, supplying the broadcast compound with generators that could max out at …

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Fresh Off Epic PGA Championship Effort

Coming off a gargantuan presence at this month’s PGA Championship, Filmwerks is set for a very busy fall season. The vendor will provide power, temperature control, and a variety of services for ESPN’s College Gameday remote studio show, the NFL Network’s NFL Kickoff game coverage and Thursday Night Football package, and ESPN’s High School Football Kickoff — not to mention …

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Filmwerks Powers Grand Canyon

For Filmwerks project manager David Fioravanti, it was an event unlike anything he had ever worked in his career. When aerialist Nik Wallenda dramatically crossed a 2.5-inch cable stretched above the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon, NBC-owned Peacock Productions and Discovery Channel captured it all for television and Fioravanti’s company helped make …

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Filmwerks Acquistion Powers New Growth

For the past week, Mike Satrazemis and Chad Corbin have been on the road, hitting three major sports events as they check their equipment that is facilitating broadcast of these events.  Satrazemis, co-owner of Rocky Point-based Filmwerks International, and Corbin, the company’s general manager, started in New Orleans, site of WWE’s Wrestlemania. From there they …

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Enclosed NFL Network Remote Studio on Broadway

Out on the frigid production compounds and studio sets spread throughout New York City and northern New Jersey for Super Bowl week, the most prized possession is simply heat.  Filmwerks built NFL Network’s on-site studio set on Super Bowl Blvd. in Midtown Manhattan. North Carolina-based power, climate control, and production-facility specialist Filmwerks has been the …

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