Jaffrey, NH based Atlas PyroVision Productions announces they have been awarded the Gold Jupiter Award for their recent display during the 2012 International Fireworks Competition held in Montreal. The award was presented to the team during the awards ceremony on August 3rd. The international competition included companies representing: Japan, Switzerland, Canada, Greece, France, Portugal, Italy and the USA. The following countries were awarded the prestigious Jupiter Award for best overall performances, Gold, Atlas PyroVision Productions, United States, Silver, Grupo Luso Pirotecnia , Portugal and Bronze,
Vaccalluzzo S.R.L., Italy.
Atlas CEO and Artistic Director, Stephen Pelkey co-produced the 32 minute pyro-musical, Pyro Fantasia with Matthew Shea, VP and Technical Director for the July 31st performance. Other members of the award winning Atlas
team included: Chris Bergeron, Mike Achenbach, Shawn Allison, Trish Harren, Gary Brazil and Kayla Clark. Pelkey states, “The entire Atlas team has worked tirelessly for over 9 months to create and produce this 7,400 cue, 9,000 device program to capture the essence of our theme, Pyro Fantasia. We are very excited to be part of the most prestigious pyrotechnic competition in the world.” Matthew Shea added, “This is the most technically complex display Atlas has ever produced.”
Atlas PyroVision continues with their 2012 schedule including the annual Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks to be held on Saturday, August 18th at the Jaffrey Airport.