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June ’22


For The Record: New Blend Feature on Spotify 💿

Music and summer go hand in hand, so it’s perfect timing for Spotify to release their new ‘blend’ feature, which allows you to discover and listen to music with more friends, more family, and even some of your fav artists! The campaign #shotatthunder supports inclusivity in recognition of Pride Month and beyond. You can learn about the latest feature here.

Totally Summer, Totally Target 😎🎯

Beaches, bonfires, barbeques, and bobbing in the pool… bring on summertime! Returning client Target’s ‘Totally Summer’ S’22 campaign basks in the sun, and so do our stages, thanks to the brilliant behind-the-scenes team. Can we join in?

#TB RuPaul S11 💄🍭👠

This month we celebrate our LGBTQ+ community with nothing short of pride. #TB to providing center stages for the amazing contestants on twenty-four time Primetime Emmy Award winning RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 Promo. Go Wig or Go Home!


Absen Forum 🖥

Thunder was home to this year’s Absen Virtual Production Forum focused on all things virtual production, LED stage solutions, XR walls, and their cutting-edge tech. The event was #shotatthunder with our superb in-house team running the show and broadcasting from our very own Thunder XR stage.

David Marquez Production Stream 🤼

This month, Thunder’s mobile team headed to the Irvine Improv and Oxnard Levity Live to broadcast the United Wrestling Network’s Championship Wrestling from Hollywood matches presented by CarShield. Thunder provided the mobile broadcast unit and engineering services to Marquez Productions for the live broadcast.


Heavenly x Thunder Gaming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament 🕹

Join us Friday, June 24th at the Thunder Esports Arena in Long Beach for an evening of SSBU, food, drinks, and dance! 🥳 In collaboration with gaming content creator Heavenly, enjoy live DJ, kick back spots, and VIP Area for special guests and tournament participants. Cosplay welcome! The event will be streamed live on Twitch from Heavenly’s channel.

  • Date: June 24th
  • Time: 2pm – 11pm
  • Tournament Admission: $100
  • General Admission: $10
  • Total Prize Pool: $3500 (64 player bracket)
  • 1v1
  • 64 Player Bracket


Don’t miss out, sign up here.

LA County Fair 🎡🎟🎢

ICYMI, Thunder joined the @lacountyfair this summer May 5th – 30th hosting the ✨Esports Gaming World✨ as part of the Fair’s 100 year anniversary! 🎉 #LACountyFair2022

PRIDE 🏳️‍🌈

This month (and every month) Thunder Studios stands by our LGBTQ+ community. It is our policy to facilitate an inclusive work culture and we are proud to provide the tools and support that allow all people to live authentically on screen and off. iR team member Lindsay Kelley shares an important message.


iR Concludes Successful Grand Prix Sponsorship 🏎

The multi-weekend event around Pau’s historic race circuit showcased a custom created Metaverse giving viewers a true front row seat to a future of sustainable mobility and clean energy.

“Infinite Reality looks forward to expanding our footprint in Europe and exploring opportunities to support sustainable businesses, government initiatives, and educational events with innovative and truly immersive Metaverse experiences.” said Infinite Reality CEO John Acunto.


A *Taste* of What We’ve Been Up To

Catered meals on set that taste (and look) like summer. Thunder Cateringalso has a craft service bar for snack cravings and a cafe with barista for your custom caffeine fix. Crew eats best when #thundercaters.


2022 Sample Menu

P.S. We serve #MRBEASTBURGER!🍔 🍟

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