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Austin’s Only Music, Film, Entertainment Production and Event Facility Located on South Congress Minutes From Downtown Austin. Opening in the Spring of 2013!

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The Soco Mission press kit

  1. 1. Austin’s Only Music, Film, Entertainment Production and Event Facility Located on South Congress Minutes From Downtown Austin. Opening in the Spring of 2013! Music Film Events State-of-the-art live music Soundstage with on-site post- Entertainment, corporate, andvenue and production facility production audio and video personal events facility withsupporting local independent capabilities, including the on-site parking capabilities bands, artists, festivals, and rare motion capture for events up to 1,000 peopleshowcases as well as serving technology, supporting and off-site parking andas an international host for the independent film through all shuttle capabilities for up to Austin music scene. stages of development and 5,000. distribution. LEED Certified Facility
  2. 2. The SoCo Mission Press Kit Production Space The SoCo Mission offers musicians, film makers, producers, and video crews a top- of-the-line production studio featuring the highest quality name brand equipment and staff. The space is designed to ensure superior sound and acoustics for both pre and post-production processing. The founders of The SoCo Mission combined their knowledge and experience in music, architecture, and recording with expertise from top industry professionals to design the layout and select the equipment for the 60,000 square feet of music and film production space. Among the many amenities artists will and event space including a 10,000 square foot find:covered amphitheater located on South Congress in Austin, Texas. • Soundstage with full rigging and staging capabilities. • 2,950 sq/ft recording studio with fullWhy Austin? tracking, mixing, and editing capabilities. • 3,500 sq/ft Feature Mix and ScreeningAustin is a city locally grounded in its rich Room including an 80 channel Avidhistory of film, music, entertainment, technology, Icon D-Control and 7.1 surroundand business and is now demonstrating appeal on these fronts. Consistentlyranked as one of the best places to live as well as • Top of the line recording equipmentone of the most resilient economies, Austin offers including the SSL Duality console.scenic beauty, history, and culture while servingas a hub for top companies like Google, • Multiple green rooms, dressing,Facebook, AMD, and Dell. wardrobe, and make-up areas in close proximity to production spaces.Austin is home to many internationally acclaimedfestivals such as the annual SXSW interactive,film, and music festival and Austin City Limits Bottom line, when it comes to providing(ACL). Starting in 2012 Austin is also now part of professional high-end production and post-the International Grand Prix circuit hosting production capabilities with comfort, class,regular Formula 1 races at the new raceway. and precision The SoCo Mission is Austin’sAustin is also an intellectual and political mecca, only choice.serving as the state’s capital and home to severaluniversities including the University of Texas, St. “The Soco Mission will add much neededEdward’s University, and Concordia University. infrastructure to the state of Texas and willThe SoCo Mission sits minutes from downtown help us in furthering the recruiting processAustin, giving patrons access to everything the of the film industry.”city has to offer. Visit to -Bob Hudgins, Director of the Texas Filmlearn more. Commission 2
  3. 3. The SoCo Mission Press Kit Amenities Private and Open Spaces Multiple outdoor and indoor spaces to accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 5,000. Parking and Shuttles Access to hundreds of on-site parking spaces for events up to 1,000 guests; provisions for RV’s, tour and charter buses; off-site parking and shuttle service for larger events. Minutes from Downtown Located minutes from downtown Austin, the state capital, South ParkFull Scale Event Facility Meadows, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and other top Austin sites with access to majorWith Complete Access To Austin arteries like 1-35 and Mopac. Performance CapabilitiesThe SoCo Mission is an extremely versatile event venue catering 9,000 sq/ft live performance hall withto anyone wanting a truly Austin experience with its uncommon stage, permanent in-house soundcommitment to live music. The owners of The SoCo Mission host featuring the latest in line array technology, and versatile lightingtheir own events throughout the year featuring national acts and rigging capabilities.while showcasing local artists at every performance including Support Areasprivate quarterly charity events. In addition, they consistentlyemploy Austins underworked talent from the film and music 2,500 sq/ft commercial kitchen; abundant restrooms; private Greenindustries to execute the multitude of private events that take Rooms, Dressing, Wardrobe, andplace at the facility through working with local meeting planners, Make-up areas for event andevent coordinators, wedding planners, corporations and wedding preparation.organizations. Multimedia CapabilitiesThe SoCo Mission offers complete interactive multimedia High-end professional audio, video,capabilities during the event as well as space for video and audio and data capabilities throughout the facility.production afterward. The SoCo Mission also offers ampleparking as well as shuttle service from Austin’s most popular Onsite Staffhotels. Combined with its beautifully manicured landscapes, Staff remain onsite before, during,modern design, and high-end décor, The SoCo Mission provides and after your event to work closely with your planners and team.a breathtaking backdrop for any event or photo shoot. The SoCoMission’s solid relationships with top local vendors also ensures Beautiful Gardensthat whatever your needs, they have a quality supplier to handle Roughly 7.5 acres of landscapedthem. grounds including a mix of exotic and native plants and a custom waterLearn more about this state-of-the-art facility as well as view feature.stunning photos by visiting LEED Certified Facility Energy efficient green building. 3
  4. 4. The SoCo Mission Press KitMeet the Founders The SoCo Mission was founded by two Texas natives, Conor Chamberlain and Jeff Wilkinson. Both men share a passion for Austin as well as music and film and founded The SoCo Mission to serve as an entertainment, cultural, and event hub for the city they call home. This powerful team lives and breathes the Austin scene, making them ideal hosts for locals who want to see another part of Austin, fans wanting to discover a new favorite artist, and visitors looking to host an event in one of the most internationally acclaimed cities.Conor ChamberlainAs CEO, Conor oversees the business development andmarketing of The SoCo Mission. A Texas native, Conoris passionate about preserving what makes Austinunique while meeting the needs of both local eventsand visitors. Conor saw the need for a qualitymultimedia event venue with close proximity todowntown within the heart of Austin. He founded TheSoCo Mission to celebrate what he loves about Austinwhile supporting quality, independent music and film.Heavily involved in Texas arts and business, Conorworks hard to ensure that the facility will never losesight of the gift that Austin artists are to the city. Jeff Wilkinson COO and cofounder Jeff Wilkinson founded The SoCo Mission out of a love for beautiful, functional spaces as well as a passion for Texas music and film. Another Texas native and 15 year Austin resident, Jeff knows what makes Texas great and likes to show it off as he helps host clients and events from all over. With a background in management, Jeff has overseen projects spanning sale to completion, which has earned him the skill sets to oversee The Soco Mission from a more global perspective. He supervises in- house staff in charge of day-to-day operations and function of the facility while managing execution of large-scale events and projects. 4
  5. 5. The SoCo Mission Press Kit Media Inquiries For The SoCo Mission Contact publicist Shennandoah Diaz Brass Knuckles Media