ESM Productions is a premier, full-service event production company that specializes in the creative design, planning and execution of high-profile events and broadcast productions. We supply the innovative expertise, resources and state-of-the-art technology to meet a wide variety of production needs and challenges.
EVENT DESIGN & MANAGEMENT
ESM’s professional and dedicated staff provide production management, creative design, labor relations, tour management, budget development, talent acquisition - all of the details that result in a customized, professional and innovative production.
No matter what size the audience is, we help you to convey your message to employees or stakeholders through a dynamic and engaging run of show and content. In addition, we manage all technology, logistics, and production elements, providing a turn-key meeting service.
BROADCAST & LIVE STREAM
ESM is a pioneer in global broadcasts and live streams with large concurrent audiences to television and online hosts.
VIDEO & ANIMATION
We specialize in graphic design, animation, and video editing, ESM’s creative, script-to-screen experts develop custom and elaborate pieces.
Our creative services add to the guest experience and integrate brand standards into your project. We unite the creative and technical elements with a level of expertise that is unmatched by any other company.
We design and develop responsive websites with visually striking layouts and functionality that adapt to any format, including mobile.
ESM develops interactive media helping you to extend your reach to larger audiences and new markets. We assess the best approach for your custom message and then implement the plan.
We create unique experiences and environments to assist brands with consumer engagement and interaction, including design, site selection, and fabrication.
ESM’s in-house Talent Acquisition Team is responsible for booking talent for large-scale festivals, corporate and private events. ESM has produced events with over 1,000 major performing artists.
WE HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO BRING YOUR VISION TO REALITY
At ESM, we believe in utilizing the skills of each of our talented and diverse team members. We work as a cohesive group, fostering an atmosphere of support and togetherness that contributes to our many successful events.
Jenny WooChair & Executive Vice President
As Chair and Executive Vice President, Jenny’s job duties include payroll coordinating, crew and talent travel and hospitality, office administration, and human resources. Jenny oversees ESM Productions’ internal payroll department that processes thousands of union and non-union employees yearly across 20 states. Jenny also oversees production costs and has been responsible for six figure savings across many budgets.
Something you might not know about me is… I enjoy exercising and I’m a Temple University Alumna.
Craig MirkinVice President, Production
Craig Mirkin has held production technology roles in the entertainment industry for over 30 years and has been a part of ESM from the beginning. Before joining ESM fulltime in 2018, Craig was responsible for the technical planning and execution of over 120 ESM broadcast events.
In addition, Craig has extensive experience with visual effects technology and management as a contributor to over 100 films and commercials while at Industrial Light & Magic and Digital Domain.
Nishika SenProduction Specialist & Executive Coordinator
As a Production Specialist & Executive Coordinator, Nishika works alongside the Executive Producer on a variety of large-scale events. She works directly with clients and talent teams on both pre-show and on-site logistics.
She has independently led nationwide projects, such as the ‘Road to Made in America Festival’ activations, featuring performances by Jay Park and Clairo, the five-city Yo Gotti ’Only the Streets Know’ tour, and several TIDAL X SPRINT brand partnership activations, featuring artists such as Nicki Minaj.
Chris McDowellCreative Director
Our Creative Director, Chris, is an Emmy® award-winning producer who develops video content, animations, graphics, web designs and code. He is a producer and leading developer of numerous lifestyle television programs for a diverse national and international audience and clientele list. Chris is an imaginative, creative, and resourceful motion graphic designer with extensive 2D and 3D experience.
Ginger RausseoProduction Coordinator
Ginger came to ESM after spending several years in news broadcast for the Hispanic community of Philadelphia, Delaware and New Jersey as a commercial director, editor and producer as well as production coordinator. She is a graduate of Temple University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Production. She is an asset to the ESM team by coordinating events outside the U.S.A since she fully speaks three languages Spanish, English and Portuguese. Ginger’s duties at ESM include managing production crews and vendor relations.
Lauren Castro HannonProduction Coordinator
Lauren Castro Hannon is a multi-media producer with over 15 years of experience in film, television, corporate and event production. Whether it is a Fortune 500 company or a grassroots music festival, Lauren is a seasoned veteran at scaling any production, conceptualizing & implementing workflows, cultivating strong relationships with talent & vendors and always delivering on-time and under budget. Her grace under pressure and sense of humor are key to maintaining both professionalism and bringing a truly unique sense of self to any project.
Caitlin StizzaProduction Accountant
Caitlin Stizza, ESM's Production Accountant, has been working in the music and production industry for several years. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Music Business from Nashville's Belmont University, she coordinated and produced touring VIP meet-and-greet events. She most recently honed her production accountant skills as South By Southwest's Production Account Manager after being promoted from Head of Production Assistant.
Meghan SheridanFinance Assistant
Meghan is a Philadelphia University alumni with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Management and Merchandising. She brings a well rounded background of knowledge and capabilities that allows her to take on multiple rolls within the company. Meghan works in the office as a Finance Assistant, as well as problem solving and overseeing labor & payroll while on production sites.