Manny de la Portilla
Production Manager | Venue AV Services
Manny knows how to put on a show, using filmed and found footage, along with motion graphics to create powerful and engaging projections for live performances. Before arriving at glue, he produced stellar stage clips for a bevy of super famous recording artists and DJs, for a variety of venues around town. Manny joined the glue crew and quickly became known for his flawless event execution and his savvy account management skills. He’s a first-generation citizen, born from Cuban immigrants and was raised in Miami. When not in the office, he enjoys seeing hot, up-and-coming new bands, exploring the bustling Jersey City artists scene, and getting silly with his family.
- No1.He developed his skills as a live VJ/Projection Designer by building a 180 degree projection system in a Williamsburg black box.
- No2.Aside from being fluent in English and Spanish, he is also conversational in Portuguese and ASL.
- No3.One of his first jobs in the events industry included operating an 80-year-old manual elevator in a multi-venue event space in Queens!