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 effects. G-Force has designed and staged Landmark Lighting with ultra-high intensity light sources, giant image projection, staging systems, and hi-tech facilities for the entertainment and gaming industries.
G-Force I.E.C. 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 I.E.C. 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 I.E.C., 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 and California State Lottery.
G-Force has contracted 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 and 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. Taylor did the original site plan and site procurement for California Jam, the legendary and highly successful ABC Television music festival concert series, attended by hundreds of thousands of fans, and was the Executive producer of Florida Jam, both landmark events of their time.
G-force I.E.C. designed and Taylor directed special production and 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. The event was staged at Universal Amphitheater as a live, international satellite broadcast.
G-Force produced and promoted a 12-week film festival featuring The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who and other noted rock bands. Taylor designed and directed construction of a quadraphonic audio play back system and accompanying light show, and produced 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 four day festivals Fanfest and Starfest at Fairplex, the Los Angeles County Fair Grounds, which featured a rodeo, midway, food shows, merchandise pavilions 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 tens of thousands of Country Music fans.
Taylor was the President of Hot and Spicy Events, LLC, of Las Vegas, Nevada, a company that produced live music and food festival events at Freemont Street Experience, across six city blocks, for Carroll Shelby and the International Chili Society with over 75,000 attendees at each event.
Taylor participated with the film industry 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 the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.