Who We Are Today
CommuniLux is a custom scenic fabrication company based in Dallas, TX. Founded more than 25 years ago we have grown to over 30 full-time employees and 70,000 square feet of shop space. As part of InProduction, CommuniLux Productions together with the InScenic Team in Orlando, are called upon to produce scenic solutions for a highly creative, diverse client base in the corporate, retail, virtual event, theatrical, TV and Film and sports entertainment markets. Our team is responsive; we think out of the box; we understand show deadlines; we are ready to help you achieve your success!
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Bick Jones has been in the event rental industry for 35 years and worked in various operations in Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston, most recently joining the InProduction family as General Manager of the company’s scenic branch, CommuniLux. Bick has been involved in many large scale events around the U.S. including four Super Bowls, PGA championships, NHL All-Star events, NCAA Final Four events, music festivals, and private social events. Additionally, Bick has worked on a wide array of highly produced events for corporate clients including Toyota, JP Morgan Chase, and Exxon, to name a few. As General Manager of our scenic services, Bick brings his extensive management experience and background in “the” event industry to overseeing our scenic operations and developing our staff to ensure we continue to deliver the highest quality of service for years to come.
As a key member of the CommuniLux team with an extensive background in operations within technical entertainment, Dane focuses on the design, construction, and integration of custom automation effects, electrical systems, and integrated lighting.
Will Long is Senior Technical Director at CommuniLux. Armed with over 30 years of building and construction experience (the last 10 with CommuniLux), Will has a thorough understanding of what it takes to bring our clients’ vision to the “stage” on time and within budget. Whether it’s a virtual event or an event with socially distanced attendees, Will can take a client’s “dream design” and build it. With a strong background in CAD and client relations and management, Will helps clients turn their vision into reality. From the first RFQ to planning, managing the build, installation, and load out, he is involved every step of the way to ensure the project is a success. Some notable projects he has managed over the years include the following: Lowes NSM, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, mtvU Woodie Awards, and Twitter SXSW, as well as events for Netflix, Ford Fleet, Caterpillar, Yahoo, and many other Fortune 500 companies. What does Will love most about his job? The exciting new challenges it brings him every day!
As CommuniLux’s Operations Manager, Liz manages logistics as well as all rental and scenic inventory. She coordinates all rental needs from start to finish. In addition, she oversees our raw goods needed for the fabrication work we do. Elizabeth is an integral part of managing the materials CommuniLux needs to execute all of our incredible jobs.
Alex Windle has been with CommuniLux Productions since 2013. He originally joined the team as an Assistant Technical Director, and was promoted to Technical Director in 2016. Alex began his career in technical theater at age 13 in a local summer theater program, Upper Darby Summer Stage, and spent nine summers there learning the craft. He attended Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 2011 with a BFA in technical theater and design. As technical director, Alex works with our clients to bring their design concepts to life. Alex has a strong background in CAD and understands the details needed to create solutions that are exemplary. Some of his favorite projects have been Facebook CES 2020, CAMP A Family Experience Store, Google Cloud Next ’19, Starbucks Leadership Conference 2019, Twitter CES 2018, and the Mercedes-Benz National Dealer Meeting 2018. Recently Alex has created custom acrylic barriers for hotels, designed socially distanced barriers for golf tournaments and worked with a community arts center to provide scenic themed décor and furniture. In today’s virtual meeting space world, Alex is working with client’s to deliver high impact scenic design to help instill brand awareness.
Carpentry Shop Foreman
Danny is a 20-year veteran with CommuniLux. He is a key show-site veteran that clients have come to know and depend on. His skill and talent are what sets CL apart when on-site. Did you know? – Danny worked in the grocery industry prior to becoming a carpenter. He is a finance graduate from Texas A&M; and we know he understands budgets as well as deliver excellence in scenic work for our customers!!
Technical Director, Show Logistics
Eddie has been part of the CommuniLux family for 23 years. He is a familiar face at show sites and has worked with most of our outstanding client base for many years. He is multi-lingual and originally a welder by trade although he studied accounting in school many years ago. Did you know? Eddie has worked with key producers over so many years that when he greets them on show sites, he reminds them of where they worked from info in his phone contact list! Favorite city to work a show? San Francisco!
Roy is an 8-year team member. Prior to CommuniLux Roy worked for the late theatrical set designer Peter Wolf for 18 years. Roy is part of the CL show team and has traveled far and wide although his roots are in Harlingen, TX. Roy loves the challenging and interesting shows that come our way! Did you know? Roy helped design and install a bridge for Shamu at Sea World!
Jose is a 12-year veteran at CommuniLux Productions. He started in our logistics department and today oversees all our logistics and transportation. A journey along his career path! Prior to CommuniLux Jose spent 15 years in the equipment and event rental industry in the DFW area.
Fun fact: Because of his experience and leadership, Jose runs the CommuniLux Safety Program. His dedication makes all of us better!