The 2013 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held September 27–28, 2013, at the Orleans Arena at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada. It was the 49th Mr. Olympia competition held. In the sport of professional bodybuilding, the Olympia event is the single most popular and important competition of the season. Other events at the exhibition included the 212 Olympia Showdown, Ms. Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Figure Olympia, Bikini Olympia, Women’s Physique Showdown, and Men’s Physique Showdown contests.
The Vladar Company was engaged to produce the live show, including special entertainment segments and pre-taped segments. We were also responsible for filming the entire event in partnership with Bodybuilding.com’s broadcast digital live stream of the event. The Vladar Company simultaneously documented eight athletes competing at the event for the feature film documentary Generation Iron.