Live production experts creating the standard for virtual event production

A full service interactive event production and management team

The team at Uru Connects is powering the new paradigm of online event production. Eliminate the constraints of physical event production and create a space for unbound innovation. We provide the expertise to deliver your audience a flawlessly produced experience.

Wherever you are, wherever your audience is
URU Connects brings you together

Full Service Live Stream Production

Whether you're looking to create a high-energy game show, a cutting-edge performance, an engaging panel discussion, or a seamless annual meeting, Uru has the talent and technical expertise to exceed your expectations. We can take your idea from napkin sketch to reality. We can manage all the details or interface with your existing team to make your streaming production a success.

Remote Talent Coordination

When your talent no longer has to share a physical stage, location is no longer a barrier. We bring people together from all over the world! That presents challenges in scheduling, coordination, and technical access that Uru is happy to manage for your production. Your talent will feel supported, comfortable, and can focus on their presentation and performance.

Production Design & Graphics

Let us take your show to the next level with custom graphics packages, backgrounds, animation, and video production. Come with your brand book, style guide, or a rough description and we’ll create the details that will make your event stand out from the crowd. Want to create pre-recorded segments or use existing presentations or video in your production? We can create assets for you or seamlessly integrate your content into the show.

Communication & Technical support

The capabilities of a fully-connected studio, from wherever in the world you are right now. The team at Uru can manage all your remote real-time communication needs and has your back with dedicated technical support leading up to and during your event. Feel confident that your show will run smoothly and communication will be seamless without having to leave your home turf.

Meet the Team

CHRIS RUSSO
technical producer

Chris is a live event professional with 25 years of experience in the Live Sound and Concert Touring industry. As the Director of Touring at Firehouse Productions, Chris managed relationships with such artists as Nine Inch Nails, Peter Gabriel, Coldplay, Radiohead, and many more. Chris has served many roles in some of the largest and most spectacular live broadcast events such as the Tony Awards, MTV VMA, Oscars, and many more.

KERSTIN HOVLAND
production designer

Kerstin has over 15 years of experience in the event, installation, activation, and virtual reality scene. She is a partner at the design firm Electronic Countermeasures, which specializes in creative direction, design, and technological integration for live events with clients ranging from large corporations to international rock stars such as Beck, Paul McCartney, Foo Fighters, Disney, Fiat Chrysler, The NBA, Warner Media, and Apple.

MICKEY DURIVAGE
director of events

Mickey is a live event professional with 20 years’ experience in the live event business. Known as an expert in audio, he is involved in many productions, live shows, events, tours. Currently in residence as a Stage Manager for the nationally syndicated daytime talk show The View. His passion for music and entertainment has led to opportunities as diverse as Stage Managing Hall & Oates to DJing nightly on tour with Mary J. Blige to being Ryan Seacrest’s audio handler every NYE.

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CHRIS RUSSO
technical producer

Chris is a live event professional with 25 years of experience in the Live Sound and Concert Touring industry. As the Director of Touring at Firehouse Productions, Chris managed relationships with such artists as Nine Inch Nails, Peter Gabriel, Coldplay, Radiohead, and many more. Chris has served many roles in some of the largest and most spectacular live broadcast events such as the Tony Awards, MTV VMA, Oscars, and many more.

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MICKEY DURIVAGE
director of events

Mickey is a live event professional with 20 years’ experience in the live event business. Known as an expert in audio, he is involved in many productions, live shows, events, tours. Currently in residence as a Stage Manager for the nationally syndicated daytime talk show The View. His passion for music and entertainment has led to opportunities as diverse as Stage Managing Hall & Oates to DJing nightly on tour with Mary J. Blige to being Ryan Seacrest’s audio handler every NYE.

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KERSTIN HOVLAND
production designer

Kerstin has over 15 years of experience in the event, installation, activation, and virtual reality scene. She is a partner at the design firm Electronic Countermeasures, which specializes in creative direction, design, and technological integration for live events with clients ranging from large corporations to international rock stars such as Beck, Paul McCartney, Foo Fighters, Disney, Fiat Chrysler, The NBA, Warner Media, and Apple.

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