Mr. Parnello will head up Branam's new Research and Development Group working with Branam Enterprises founder and CEO Joe Branam to create new and exciting flying effects utilizing Branam's high-speed motion control systems. Nick comes to Branam from Las Vegas where he was a lead rigger for the Cirque Du Soleil production of the Beatles – Love. Mr. Parnello also designed and created new proprietary flying and visual effects during his tenure there.
Mr. Parnello's work has been seen by millions in major motion pictures including Spiderman 1 and 2, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Hulk. His work has also been featured on television's 50th Anniversary Grammy Awards show, and seen on the rigging intense reality shows Big Brother and Fear Factor where he worked alongside Joe Branam, Norbert Phillips, Mike Li and Buddy Sosthand aka Buddy Love.