Welcome to M & M

M&M Production Management was founded in 2006 by Ola Melzig and Joan Lyman. The company offers freelance services in production management and marketing communications.

Ola Melzig started as a stagehand, working on locals shows in Stockholm 1989, taking the long way and advancing to forklift driver, runner, production assistant, lighting tech, backline tech and even catering assistant. He learned every step of productions in detail, and this knowledge has been a great asset to him in what he’s doing today. Over the last 20 years he has production managed high profile shows such as the Eurovision Song Contest, The Commonwealth Games and The Nobel Prize Awards, and is one of the most renowned and respected Production Managers/ Technical Directors in the industry, known for putting the needs of the production above his own. In February 2017, he was awarded Production Manager of the year at the annual TPI Awards in London. He most recently served as Executive Producer of The American Song Contest. Read his full bio in Wikipedia.

Joan Lyman has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin and has been working with all facets of marketing communications for over 25 years, with a focus on Entertainment Technology. She has served as Production Assistant for the Eurovision Song Contest seven times, where she also handled marketing for the Technical Partners of the production as well as managed the daily blog, the Eurovision Diary. She is currently available for freelance PR, social media, voiceovers, and photography.