About Us

Pushing Pixels Since 2007

Founded in 2007 by Danny Whetstone, a 20+ year industry veteran, DWP LIVE is known for excellent customer support, devoted expert staff, and consistent quality. DWP LIVE’s expert team of programmers, projectionists, and technicians has helped produce shows all over the globe.

In 2012, the versatility of DWP LIVE was highlighted in venue, application, and audience with two high profile events: Beyoncé’s “I Was Here” music video projected inside the United Nations General Assembly Hall for World Humanitarian Day and the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show featuring Madonna. DWP LIVE helped execute projection mapping pieces in 2015 for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals launch, the World Meeting of Families with Pope Francis in Philadelphia, Adele Live in New York City at Radio City Music Hall, and much, much more. DWP LIVE celebrated its first permanent install in New York City at Radio City Music Hall for the Rockette’s New York Summer Spectacular and Christmas revues in 2016.

Also in 2016, DWP LIVE spread its wings and square footage moving into a 33,000 square foot, custom renovated building in Nashville. Now with all facilities under one roof, our expert team is focused on heightened excellence and continued growth.

Through our advocate clients and amazing team, we know that we can ACHIEVE great things. We strive daily to live this acronym: Accountability-Communication-Harmony-Efficiency-Integrity-Versatility-Excellence.

 

Client Testimonial

“Reliable equipment, knowledgeable staff, and service beyond expectations – that’s why I choose DWP!”

- Jason George Director, PSAV®

“I love all your gear. It is always a blessing to have guys, like your staff, that prepare & label everything how we ask. This is much appreciated especially when I’m prepping for a show.”

- Chad Yeary, Thrasos Media

“Working with DWP is one of the best decisions we’ve made. They care about our shows and do whatever it takes to make them even better than we envisioned. DWP has solved every problem we’ve thrown at them.”

- Pete Young, The Lampo Group, Dave Ramsey’s Company

“As a boutique firm, Snap! relies on partners as extensions of our team. Danny and his team were honest, realistic and transparent all the way. Our client was delighted with the event and working with DWP was a big part of the success.”

- Terri Sue Wensinger, Snap! Event Productions

“DWP has been instrumental in helping us fill creative needs event after event. Danny and team not only provide great gear, they offer a level of service that makes them our one and only call.”

- Troy Bartholomew, Willow Creek Community Church

“DWP is a key partner for staging events across the globe. The equipment is always the latest spec, and proven onsite to be fast and reliable. I will continue to use DWP as a resource for future events.”

- Branden Roth, iGAD Productions

Our Team

Danny Whetstone

Founder + President

Danny Whetstone

Founder + President

With over 20 years of video production and projection mapping experience, Danny provides strategic direction for DWP LIVE and ensures that we stay at the forefront of event production technology. From his early days as a lighting technician at the 1996 Olympics to video projection at the 2012 Super Bowl XLVI halftime show, Danny has earned his stripes on some of the biggest events in the world.

Danny helped innovate video production for artists such as Hank Williams, Jr., Bon Jovi, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He was video director on Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku Lovers 2005 tour, which was the first tour ever to use projection mapping. In 2007, he engineered the first full HD camera system for a touring band on Keith Urban’s, Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy World Tour.

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Rick Boot

General Partner

Rick Boot

General Partner

As head of our L.A. office, Rick develops new business and oversees project management for our national and international clientele. He maintains a strong focus on building relationships with installation, production and rental clients—a cornerstone of our business from the beginning.

Rick’s more than 25 plus-year career in production that began in the theater, took him around the globe designing audio for musical theater productions. Musical theatre led to engineering and systems design for corporate theatre, special events and permanent installations. That experience led to his partnership with Danny and the start of DWP Live.

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Mark Lively

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Lively

Chief Executive Officer

With over 30 years’ experience developing trade show and event marketing communication strategies, Mark serves as the CEO of DWP Live. His expertise in leadership, event communication strategy, brand positioning, and a passion for building relationships serve him well as he leads operations and growth of the business.

Previously, Mark has held executive positions with event design, production, and marketing communication agencies, and his consultative approach and discovery process has allowed him the opportunity to develop and produce major programs with some of the most successful brands in the world.

Loree Seilkop

Controller

Liz Pinkston

Office Manager

Justin King

Operations Manager

Matthew Rampulla

Rental Manager

Jason George

Project Manager

Nekia Wright

Executive Assistant

Edward Lunsford

Projectionist + Media Server Technician

Corinne Wolowicz

EIC / Shop QC

Justin Wright

Warehouse / Show Technician

Melinda Nouth

QC Technician

John Gleason

Warehouse Assistant

Derian Wilson

Warehouse Assistant

Careers

When you come to work with DWP LIVE you’re more than an employee, you’re a member of our family and an ambassador of our brand. And, you’re in good company. DWP LIVE works with an extensive team of talented programmers, engineers, producers, projectionists, technicians, and support staff.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please connect with us on social media and check out our blog — this will help you get a better sense of DWP LIVE’s culture and core values and whether they align with your own. See our open positions below. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Warehouse Assistant

This full-­time position receives, stores and distributes materials and equipment within the warehouse, ensuring accuracy and efficiency of all job functions.

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Phone

1-844-DWP-LIVE
615-355-8687

Nashville

885 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210

Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Rick Boot
rick@dwplive.com

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