Target partnered with John Murray productions for their official launch of Made To Matter: a collection of more than 120 store products from 16 brands recognized for their commitment to manufacturing their products responsibly. In efforts to achieve Target's mission for a zero-waste event, attendees explored the products among custom-built recyclable scenery which included wooden furniture and saw-horse tables, CNC routed tree displays, and a structural faux wall made from cardboard boxes. At the end of the event attendees packed up over 350 boxes full of products from the featured brands which were then donated to needy families throughout the San Francisco area via Glide, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Earlier this year, Cupertino High School was named the winner of Dell's nationwide Super Prom contest, and John Murray Productions, Inc. was proud to partner with Cupertino's socially conscious Class of 2010 whose $100k cash prize was used to create the prom of their dreams. The school beat out 77 others across the nation with the class project "Kenya Dream?" that senior's showcased with a a 60-second online video. All prom ticket proceeds were then donated to upgrade the facilities at a middle school in Kenya. JMP partnered with lighting designers at Got Light? and sound designers at SpiderRanch productions to create the environment for the SuperProm, which was indeed super including a full concert stage production, 30' tunnel reveal, and lighting effects.
The Annual Academy of Friends Oscar night gala was held this year at Ft. Mason, with the theme "Behind the Seams." John Murray Productions, Inc. provides production support and donates soft goods for the Bay Areas largest aids fund raiser. We also created an oversized zipper for the VIP lounge. The event is the largest Oscar party outside of Los Angeles with proceeds going to AIDS research, and John Murray Productions, Inc. is proud to be a part of this annual event since 1996.