Local Productions LLC is proudly owned and operated by Nick Finlen. As an entrepreneur, Nick saw the need for a higher standard of service in the DJ and audiovisual industries, with an emphasis on ensuring clients and guests of events realize a remarkable experience. Hence, Local Productions was born.
Under the coordination of the Nick, Local Productions assembled a talented team of Professional DJs/MCs, lighting designers, audiovisual technicians, and stagehands. Local Productions works tirelessly to produce each event, and deliver well beyond even the unspoken desires of each client.
Nick started DJ'ing for schools, weddings, and private events at the age of 14. In the years that passed Nick learned audiovisual skills through volunteering at The Coastal Repertory Theater and working events at various Bay Area venues. At 21 Nick began working at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay as a member of their onsite audiovisual team. For the next 3 years he worked as both a technician and event operator for hundreds of shows, mostly for fortune 500 companies. At the Ritz Nick gained skills in the areas of live sound, video mixing, projection, stage lighting, effect/dance lighting, string & décor lighting, and project & event management. Nick also learned the Ritz Carlton style and brand of customer service, where no is not an option.
Nick started learning the art of customer service well before working at the Ritz Carlton. At 16 he started working at Half Moon Bay Golf links in the outside services department, gaining experience at every position and being promoted to a supervisor at the age of 17 at a time when he was a Junior at Junipero Serra High School. He worked his first large scale event at HMB Golf links during 2008 Samsung World Championship LPGA golf tournament, where he managed the driving range and practice facilities. In 2009 Nick worked at Bel Air Country for a semester while in Los Angeles. There he assisted celebrities and political figures on a daily basis that expected a very high level of service. Nick would often get members cars washed or repaired, or run personal errands for them while they golfed or dined. In 2015 Nick graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management.
It is his goal that Local Productions embodies the experience and knowledge that he has gained, and that every staff member provides the type of service that amazes and leaves the client in awe. Nick has always made it a priority to exceed your expectations in every aspect of your event, and go far above and beyond of what the rest of the competition does.,
Serving in: Half Moon Bay, El Granada, San Mateo, Moss Beach, Redwood City, Belmont, Montara, Burlingame, San Carlos, Millbrae, Pacifica, Atherton, San Francisco, Portola Valley, San Bruno, Menlo Park, Stanford, Palo Alto, South San Francisco, La Honda, Los Altos, Daly City, Brisbane, Pescadero, Mountain View, Cupertino, Fremont, Hayward, Newark, Sunnyvale, Union City, San Leandro, Alameda, San Lorenzo, Alviso, Oakland, Saratoga, Boulder Creek, Santa Clara, San Jose