For Immediate Release:

EventMagic acquires Custom Scenic Studios

Release No.: 01-03
Release Date: April 3, 2003

EventMagic announces the acquisition of Custom Scenic Studios

SAN FRANCISCO CA- Event Magic, the Bay Area's leading event service company announced today, their acquisition of Custom Scenic Studios, a veteran provider since 1993 of quality special event sets & painted thematic backdrops . 

Now a fully integrated unit of Event Magic, Custom Scenic Studios maintains a 12,000 square foot facility in Oakland and is a leader in artistic set design services for lavish parties and corporate events.

Event Magic's expanding creative arsenal now extends into a variety of theme settings and props for large scale productions. A sampling of our capabilities to create truly immersive atmospheres is available at

In an effort to expand Event Magic's growing presence in the Bay Area,  CEO Eddie Cantrell appointed Guy Harrington to assist with the integration of Custom Scenic into Event Magic's expanding array of event & production services. Harrington brings with him years of seasoned experience as an Art Director on films and via other roles in the film and events business.

The staff of Event Magic includes many seasoned and skilled event service professionals who are among the Bay Area's brightest and boldest talents. The staff of Event Magic have worked with a slew of partners in the entertainment and hospitality fields from BGP to the BBC. Comprised of talented pros with years of valuable experience working in staffing & stage managing, lighting & electrical, web design & video production, Event Magic has the ability to tackle a variety of event tasks. With our current expansion plans now underway, many more clients will be able to better utilize Event Magic's menu of production skills & services. 

Event Magic, has quickly expanded since establishment in 1998, to proudly offer a variety of affordable services to the Bay Area's unique film and arts community, event planners and various corporate and non-profit clients. Event Magic have worked countless occasions within the event presentation field, facilitating events with top name entertainers such as Dr. John, Fugazi, Elvis Costello, Chuck Prophet, Green Day and many more. 

In addition to talent booking and tactical event support, Event Magic also offers additional services that vary from  video editing to valets and beyond. We lend our PR & logistical support skills to events that attract thousands of attendees annually. Whether an event is at the Cow Palace, a packed nightclub, a sold out film festival, or a small art gallery or private residence, Event Magic is a regular behind the scenes presence at a variety of popular local happenings. 


If you are in need of assistance or more info, please call one of our Event Coordinators at 415-286-6568.

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