Featured Business July 2022

Featured Business for July 2022: AMP EQUIPMENT

Based in Tulsa, AMP EQUIPMENT and its subsidiaries have been the leader in Oklahoma film equipment rental for decades. Can you tell us how and why you started your business? AMP EQUIPMENT was created in 2011, from the merger of Oklahoma’s two most experienced film equipment rental providers, Bulldog Film & Video and New Millennium Productions. AMP is an acronym, which stands for “Advertising and Motion Picture” Equipment, which is at the heart of the… Continue Reading Featured Business for July 2022: AMP EQUIPMENT

Featured Business for June 2022

Featured Business for June 2022: Last Looks Pro

Based in the Oklahoma City suburb of Bethany, a film friendly certified community, Last Looks Pro specializes in providing professional makeup and hair products that industry artists are using across the world. Can you tell us how and why you started your business? Co-founder of Last Looks Pro, Sharon Tabb, has been a makeup department head on many Oklahoma-based films and has worked with many other makeup and hair department professionals throughout her career. In… Continue Reading Featured Business for June 2022: Last Looks Pro

Featured Business May 2022

Featured Business for May 2022: Tull Rigging

Tull Rigging is a labor and tech provider for live events, concerts, televised events, commercials, conventions, corporate events and upscale private parties in Oklahoma. Can you tell us about how and why you started your business? Our family is multiple generations rooted in the music industry. Opportunities became available through networking with people that I had built relationships with and I wanted to be in this industry for the rest of my life. What services… Continue Reading Featured Business for May 2022: Tull Rigging

Featured Business April 2022

Featured Business for April 2022: Spotlight Cinema Supply

Spotlight Cinema Supply is an Oklahoma-based rental company that caters to the film, television and commercial industry. They have an ever-expanding inventory of equipment, including production supplies, walkies, location supplies and, most recently, grip and lighting. Can you tell us how and why you started your business? After moving to Oklahoma in 2020, co-founder Kevin Tighe quickly noticed the local need for more high-quality production equipment as the abundance of gear and vendors to which… Continue Reading Featured Business for April 2022: Spotlight Cinema Supply

Featured Business Feb 2022

Featured Business for February 2022: Rush Fest Music Festival

Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Rush Fest Music Festival specializes in discovering and showcasing amazing local music, videography, photography and entrepreneurial talent. Can you tell us how and why you started your business? I love music! I grew up listening to my father play and perform blues music live. Once I got into the music scene myself, I met a lot of amazing local artists. We all came together and decided to put on this huge… Continue Reading Featured Business for February 2022: Rush Fest Music Festival

NGP Film Equipment Rental

Featured Business for January 2022: NGP Film Equipment Rental

Nathan Gardocki Productions (NGP) is a full-service film equipment rental house, with an extensive inventory of industry-standard gear for all departments (camera, sound, grip, electric, lighting, production, locations, and more). Can you tell us how and why you started your business? NGP started as a hobby. Founders Nathan and Angela Gardocki began purchasing film equipment to film their own projects. As the industry grew in Oklahoma, they identified a local demand for a broader range… Continue Reading Featured Business for January 2022: NGP Film Equipment Rental

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Featured Business for December 2021: Guitar House of Tulsa

Based in Tulsa, Guitar House of Tulsa is nationally known for its museum collection and vintage instrument selection. Can you tell us about how and why you started your business? Guitar House of Tulsa was established in 1964. I (Drew Winn) have been in the retail musical instrument business since 1996 and had established myself in the vintage guitar business when I took over the brand in 2015. The acquisition of GHOT was accidental at… Continue Reading Featured Business for December 2021: Guitar House of Tulsa

Featured Business Nov 2021

Featured Business for November 2021: Boiling Point Media

Based in Oklahoma City, Boiling Point Media specializes in post-production services with an emphasis on visual effects and animation. Can you tell us how and why you started your business? Boiling Point Media, LLC, was established in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 2008 as a traditional media and production company. Over the years, the production side grew and film production was developed in 2012 with Ryan Bellgardt’s first feature length film, “Army of Frankensteins”. From there,… Continue Reading Featured Business for November 2021: Boiling Point Media

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Featured Business for October 2021: Journey House Travel, Inc.

Founded in 1938 and operating continuously since, Journey House Travel – an American Express Representative, is a full-service travel management company dedicated to serving the needs of clients by offering the best in service and value in travel-related services. Can you tell us about how and why you started your business? Journey House Travel was founded in 1938, and was later acquired by Riley and Mary Fitzhugh. Riley had over 35 years of tenure with… Continue Reading Featured Business for October 2021: Journey House Travel, Inc.

Featured Business Sept 2021

Featured Business for September 2021: Ares Recording Studio

Ares Multimedia Recording Studio, better known as Ares Recording, is an audio facility owned by recording engineer Ricardo Sasaki who specializes in audio for music and advertising with a multicultural background and approach to find uniqueness in every project he takes on. Can you tell us about how and why you started your business? I started at a very young age as a musician. After completing my studies in the conservatory of music (Bolivia), and… Continue Reading Featured Business for September 2021: Ares Recording Studio

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