G-Force International Entertainment Corporation was founded in 1980 by Zachary Taylor, Chairman. G-Force is known for its live entertainment shows and productions, live special events, and live special lighting displays. G-Force has designed and staged Landmark Lighting with ultra-high intensity light sources, giant image projection, audio systems, staging systems, and technical control systems for the entertainment and gaming industries. G-Force assembles groups of disciplined executives and technical staff that work as a cohesive production unit in an expeditious and cost effective manner, where quality is the standard. Taylor brings professional team management capability to keep projects on schedule, within budget, and built as designed, managing the talent and expertise of the executives and technical staff.
G-Force IEC contracted to design, construct and install the Beam of Luxor, a world-class landmark. This is the world's brightest light with 36 billion-candle power at the Luxor Hotel Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. As Chairman of G-Force IEC, Taylor built it into the world's leading High-Intensity Lighting design company. Additional clients and contracting include The Olympics, Disneyland, The Pan American Games, California State Lottery, and the U.S. Department of the Interior. G-Force has contracted for production services with major music groups in staging events at most U.S. stadiums, arenas and domes, including two Who Stadium Tours, and has contracted with other well-known artists such as Neil Diamond, The Moody Blues, and many more. Taylor was also Executive Producer of concerts for the Florida State Fairgrounds. Taylor has presented many artists including Rod Stewart, Jethro Tull, Fleetwood Mac, ZZ Top, Electric Light Orchestra, Johnny Winter, Marshall Tucker Band and Ike and Tina Turner Review and other noted acts.
Taylor arranged the original site procurement and consulted on the site plan and show plan for California Jam, the legendary and highly successful ABC Television music festival concert special, attended by hundreds of thousands of fans, and was the Executive producer of Florida Jam, both landmark events. G-force arranged and Taylor directed technical coordination for the three-screen rear production system used in the rock opera Tommy as performed by The Who, featuring Elton John, Phil Collins, Stevie Winwood, Billy Idol and Patti LaBelle. G-Force also contracted, staged and directed the special effects light show for the broadcast and tour. The event was staged at Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles as a live, international satellite broadcast.
G-Force produced and directed a 12-week film festival featuring The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who and many other noted rock bands. Taylor designed a quadraphonic audio playback system and light show, and produced and directed a concert-on-film tour for the feature film Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii. The show toured throughout the Southern United States.
Taylor was the Chairman and CEO of Fanfest, Inc. producing annual three day festivals at Fairplex, the Los Angeles County Fair Grounds, which featured a rodeo, midway food shows, 500 merchandise vendors and such country stars as Faith Hill, Doug McGraw, Dwight Yoakum, Travis Tritt, Martina McBride, Michael Montgomery, Toby Keith, Tracy Lawrence and Glenn Campbell with hundreds of Country Music bands playing before thousands of Country Music fans. Fanfest/ Starfest was voted Country Music Event Of The Year three years in a row.
Taylor was the President of Hot and Spicy Events, LLC, of Las Vegas, Nevada, a company that produced live Music and Food Festival events featuring over 500 cooks and dozens of bands over three days. It was staged at The Fremont Street Experience, across six city blocks. Taylor also produced and directed California State ICS Championships, Food and Music Festival at the Queen Mary Event Property featuring Eric Burdon, Starship, Sam Moore, Arthur Adams Blues Band, Poncho Sanchez and Johnny Lee. Taylor produced and directed these events working hand-in-hand with racing and automotive legend Carroll Shelby and the International Chili Society with over 75,000 attendees at each event.
Taylor participated with the film industry through the Digital Cinema Initiative in the development of standards and technology for Digital Cinema, which is now in deployment to theaters worldwide. Taylor participated in the Digital Cinema Initiative, a technology group assembled through the Entertainment Technology Center at USC, and funded by all the major studios in Hollywood. Taylor is a member of SMPTE, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.