Sound Image Productions Bay Area Announces Strategic Partnership with Light Action

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• Created: April 4, 2019

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Tom Thompson and George Edwards

HAYWARD, CA – Sound Image Productions (SIP) announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Light Action Productions of New Castle, DE. Sound Image Productions also named lighting veteran Tom Thompson as director of visual services. Thompson (left) is pictured with SIP’s GM, George Edwards (right).

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Sound Image Productions (SIP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Light Action Productions of New Castle, Delaware. The partnership will provide Light Action with a significant west-coast presence through SIP’s base of operations in Hayward California, while further bolstering Sound Image Production’s leadership position as the leading one-stop shop for concert and event production,

Sound Image Productions Bay Area opened in February 2017 as a full-service satellite of Escondido CA-based Sound Image. In just over two years, the Bay Area team has fostered an impressive roster of notable clients, including Superfly, Another Planet Entertainment, Viva Creative, Blue Note Festivals, Festival Napa Valley, to name just a few.

Based in New Castle Delaware, Light Action Productions is a leading full-service production company specializing in theatrical lighting, staging, audio, video, outdoor roofing systems, and design. The Light Actions team has been serving clients across the Northeast U.S. for more than 30 years.

As part of this agreement, Light Action has delivered a significant inventory of its concert lighting systems for deployment through SIP’s Hayward California offices to customers throughout Northern California, Nevada and beyond. In turn, SIP will further solidify its leadership position as a one-stop-shop for all things production, with an extensive inventory of industry-leading products, including state-of-the-art sound, lighting, video and staging solutions.

“As expectations for memorable productions continues to grow, being able to offer a broad mix of powerful technologies and a turn-key client experience is essential,” added George Edwards, General Manager at Sound Image Productions, San Francisco. “The partnership with Light Action, along with our existing partner’s Large Screen Video and Gallagher Staging, provides us with resources to deliver the region’s most memorable and impactful productions, regardless of size. And best of all, all our clients will have one point of contact throughout the entire experience.”

“We’re very excited to team up with Sound Image Productions and bring unique visual solutions to clients across the west,” said Scott Humphrey, Owner at Light Action. “Like our new partners, we work hard to ‘wow’ our clients by delivering a totally custom and visually unforgettable experience every time. Both companies understand the value of a ‘customer-first’ approach, I can’t wait to pool our resources and get to work.”

With this announcement, Sound Image Production’s is also pleased to welcome lighting veteran Tom Thompson as Director of Visual Services. Tom brings nearly three decades of experience to the role, including the previous 19 years as President and Co-founder of Prelite Studios LLC, where he developed an impressive roster of corporate clients, including Apple, Google, Facebook, and The Wynn Las Vegas, as well as international touring talents such as U2 and Prince, to name just a few.

Tom or George are currently available to discuss projects of all sizes and can be reached via email at or at on the office phone at 510-606-8800


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