Award Winning 5 Sixteen Productions specializes in event production, design and planning, creating artistic visions that transform unmatched levels of sensational experiences.
Led by Emmy Award Winning Lighting Designer/DP Sean “Sid’ Post & Renowned Event Producer Alison Catherine White who bring over 25 years of stimulating innovation to 5 Sixteen Productions.
Their passion for designing spectacular productions and unforgettable events that engage audiences through our creative talents has hailed 5 Sixteen with a tremendous reputation. With continuously exceeding the expected with innovative designs, impeccable event detail and ingenious trends that elevates the ordinary to extraordinary. Together Sean and Alison delveloped 5 Sixteen Productions built from expertise, dedication and creative talents that has been recognized within the industries.
Sean "Sid" Post
Sean “Sid” Post has been designing production and lighting in multiple facets of the entertainment industry, earning him 6 Emmy Awards and 14 nominations. Sean’s work expands beyond production and lighting design as a creative director, director of photography and producer with his work being seen around the world.
Having studied at Columbia College, he started his career in theater and then moved his talents to television. Sean became the Assistant Lighting Director at the famous Harpo Studios for The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1994 and then becoming Lighting Director in 2004. He has designed lighting for over 3,700 episodes of The Oprah Winfrey Show earning six National Emmys for Lighting Direction and Production Design and a BDA Award. He was also the Production & Lighting Designer for OWN Network designing shows that Oprah Winfrey is hosting, such as Oprah’s Next Chapter, Oprah Prime, O at the Movies, Super Soul Sundays, Life Class and Master Class. His design also includes shows on multiple other Harpo shows such as The Dr. Laura Berman Show, The Nate Berkus Show, The Gayle King Show and The Rosie Show.
Since starting 5 Sixteen Productions, Sean has designed and facilitated projects for the following networks: ABC Disney, NBC, Comedy Central, Chicago Bears Network and ABC Family. These shows include: FabLife, The High Court, and Emmy winning shows, Naturally Danny Seo and “Steve” the new Steve Harvey Talk Show. Along with multiple televised specials: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Super Bowl LI Opening Night, Roger Ebert’s Memorial at The Chicago Theatre, WVON’s 50th Anniversary, and the 2 time Emmy winning show “A Piece Of The Game”. Working on projects around the world has made Sean “Sid” Post a household name in the entertainment business.
Alison Catherine White
Alison Catherine White is a crossover event producer with her expertise and worldly knowledge in numerous facets of events. Her love of music, the entertainment business and producing events led her to New York City working for Madison Square Garden Entertainment at their world famous venues. Her first event with Madison Square Garden, only three weeks after she began her job, was the first ever Oprah Winfrey Show at Madison Square Garden and one of the most unforgettable events to date for Alison. Her journey with Madison Square Garden Entertainment brought her to Chicago, with the legendary Chicago Theatre. She had the honor of working daily with famous artists and special events from around the world, working on events such as The Conan O’Brien Show, The Ellen Show, America’s Got Talent, PGA Ryder Cup Gala, Scripps Network TV Upfront, Starz Network, OWN Network, Apple’s Consumer Products, Disney, Macy’s, NASCAR, NFL, NBA, Film & Commercial Shoots, Fortune 500 Company Galas, Political Events, Concerts, Artist Receptions, Fashion Shows, Graduations & Weddings. Alison has also provided her artistic visions with Disney working within Disney Consumer Products on spectacular events world-wide, creating a sense of magic to all.
Alison has also taken the stage as she was crowned Miss Delaware in 1997 at the age of seventeen. She represented her state in the Miss America Pageant at the famed Atlantic City Convention Center, where she won the Bert Parks Talent Award and placed in the Top 15. She is currently the youngest Miss Delaware in over 75 years to have won the Bert Parks Talent Award at Miss America. Classically trained in Opera since the age of twelve, Alison has had the honor of being invited to perform with many prestigious orchestras across the country like The Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Boston Pops, The Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Hartford Symphony Orchestra, The City Lights Orchestra and Salisbury Symphony Orchestra and has been seen and heard on National Public Radio classical stations, TNT Network and ABC Network. United States Senator William Roth personally asked Alison to perform in a solo concert for States Day which was held at The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Performing at other major events such as The Commonwealth Awards of Distinguished Service honoring Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, the Republican State and National Political Conventions, the Sprint Series Cup NASACAR Race at Dover Downs, His Eminence Cardinal Francis George’s Christmas Concert, as well as performing the National Anthem at various arenas and stadiums including Camden Yards at a Baltimore Orioles baseball game, Madison Square Garden for the Big East College Basketball Tournament and Allstate Arena for the WNBA Chicago Sky.
With her creativity, passion for events, attention to detail, experiences and love for her work, if you imagine it she can make it happen.