DNA STUDIOS ACQUIRES LEGACY SPORTS PRODUCTIONS
DNA Studios, based in Houston, Texas, opens in 2007 with 1 TV truck
DNA completes 3,000 sq. ft. studio in 2016
DNA launches HD28 in 2016
DNA launches HD20 in 2017
DNA acquires Legacy Sports Productions in May 2018
Jim Barton (Left) and Sam Schrade (Right)
### MAY 21, 2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ###
DNA Studios, LLC has acquired the assets of Texas-based Legacy Sports Productions (LSP). The acquisition adds to the DNA Studios, LLC production capabilities, which provides mobile production facilities, packaging and studio services.
The acquisition and combined entity will deliver close to 300 games and events in 2018 including college football, college basketball, Major League Lacrosse, Major League Rugby, and continuing to produce games for ESPN, CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports regionals, The MLB Network, ATT Sports Southwest, Eleven Sports, and many more.
Sam Schrade will continue as the CEO of DNA Studios. Jim Barton will become VP of Sales and will focus on a “coast-to-coast” strategy. The acquisition will make DNA Studios the largest provider of tv trucks based in Texas with 7 available units varying from trailers to 53 foot expandos.
“Combining the assets of DNA and Legacy is a perfect and natural fit,” said DNA Studios, LLC CEO Sam Schrade. “Since both organizations produce live sports and entertainment programming, we saw a synergy that made both teams stronger. Our equipment complement really has the client in mind and we look forward to serving our existing and new clients."
Legacy Sports Productions has provided streaming and broadcast operations for 20 years.
“We are very excited about this acquisition with DNA Studios,” said Barton. This transaction will provide networks and regionals an instant benefit to the constant and ever-changing landscape of sports programming. We look forward to being the largest Texas-based truck company.
“This agreement will greatly boost the production capabilities of DNA Studios. We will have positioned ourselves to have traditional trucks as well as two REMI studios in our 3,000 square foot building in Houston that has connectivity to most of the major networks,” said Schrade.
DNA Studios’ management team and employees have extensive industry experience and have provided excellent quality and service since DNA opened in 2007.
DNA Studios is a million dollar privately held corporation and has been nominated several times for the Houston area’s Small Business of the Year. They are members of the Sports Video Group trade organization and are also members of the Greater Houston Partnership and Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce.
Sam Schrade is the founder and sole owner of the company. He has been the recipient of several awards including the 2017 Young Professional of the Year Award for the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce. He has 27 years in the broadcast industry and is known for creative and innovative solutions.
Jim Barton brings a vast amount of experience and relationships in the industry. He has an extensive background in sales and financial industries.
DNA Studios' facilities include:
3,000 Square foot live TV studio with HD cameras, phone and IFB lines, 16 foot green screen, connectivity to networks and much more
DNA HD28 – Straight truck with 6 cams, 55x lens, 2 M/E Switcher, 3Play replay, x32 Ch Digital audio, Xpression and much more
DNA HD27 – Straight truck with 6 cams,55x lens, 2 M/E Switcher, 3Play replay, 32 Ch Digital audio, Duet, and much more
DNA HD20 – Straight truck with 5 cams, 45x lens, 2 M/E Switcher, 3Play replay, x32 Ch Digital audio, Xpression and much more
DNA HD18 – Sprinter Van with 5 cams, 40x lens, 2 M/E Switcher, 3Play replay, 20 Ch audio, AJT box and much more
DNA JT – Jumbotron Video Screen Truck with 20 foot screen with SDI, DVI, VGA and composite inputs.
DNA FP6 – Flypack with 4 cams, 40x lens, 2 M/E Switcher, replay, x32 Ch Digital audio and much more
DNA HDX1 – 53’ expando truck with 8 cams, 70x lens, 4 M/E Kalypso Switcher, 2X EVS Replay, 40 Ch Digital audio, Duet, VIZRt and much more*
For more information please contact Sam Schrade