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June 2019

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  • Televisual Bulldog Awards - the winners
    The votes have been counted and the results are in. See the winners of this year's Televisual Bulldog Awards
  • The Art of Noise
    Special 15 page report on audio post for movies, TV & commercials
  • Making the Cut
    Top editors behind Spectre, Inception, A Very English Scandal and Bros: After The Screaming Stops on sculpting the story
  • Live Action
    From concerts to cup finals: how broadcasters are using live events to stand out from the streamers
  • Machine Learning
    Televisual’s Technology Survey uncovers the industry’s favourite kit
  • Breathing Space
    Studios dash to make room for an influx of movies and drama
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Facilities 50 2018 Back to Reports & survey Listing

41 Nineteentwenty
36-38 Mortimer Street, London, W1W 7RG; Bristol
md Jon Hurst
genres ads, promos, film, tv
credits Marines Spider, Kopparburg, The Greatest Showman
services vfx (2d, 3d, animation), editing, grading ( HDR, 2k, 4k) 3d, VR
turnover £2.4m
Producer 31st Turnover 41st Peer 22nd
Vfx house Nineteentwenty says it has been “another funny year with lots of uncertainty. It’s getting more unpredictable.” The company says that it’s looking to growth in the immediate future and “would like to expand next year by adding more artists.”

42 West Digital
59-65 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 8EG t 020 8743 5100
mds Darren Cock, Peter Zacaroli facility manager Paul Wilkes
genres TV, corporate, film
credits Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys, A Place in the Sun, Shell: Make the Future Live
services audio (stereo, 5.1), grading (HDR,2k,4k), vfx (2d, 3d), editing, cam hire
turnover £2.3m
Producer - Turnover 42nd Peer 14th
West Digital says the focus on OTT/SVOD content has had a “positive impact in terms of the emphasis on quality of content, workflow and finish - audience expectations are high in terms of production values and experience.”

43= Storm HD
11-13 Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9DP t 020 7520 5000 
mds Tim Wheeler, Paul Ingvarsson facility manager Gail Roberts
genres TV, corp, film
credits  An American In Paris, Attenborough’s Wonder of Eggs, David Jason’s Secret Service
services audio (5.1, Foley, ADR), grading (2K, 4k, HDR) vfx (2d, animation), editing
turnover £1.2m
Producer 18th Turnover 50th Peer 22nd
A tough start to 2018, says Storm HD, but “thankfully work has exploded again going into the second half of 2018.”

43= TVC Soho
34 Great Pulteney St, London, W1F 9NP; St Annes Court; D’Arblay St
md Marc Collins facility manager Simon Ward
genres TV, film
credits Jamie Johnson series 3 (BBC), Home Alone (Discovery), Winter Road Rescue (C5)
services audio (5.1, Foley, ADR, Atmos), grading (2K, 4K, HDR), vfx (2d, 3d), editing, telecine (4k), film restoration, 3d
turnover £2.2m
Producer 32nd Turnover 43rd Peer -
TVC Soho reports continued turnover and profit growth on last year and more UHD 4k work.

45 Lola
Palladium House, 1-4 Argyll Street, London W1F 7TW
t 020 7907 7878
md Rob Harvey fac mgr Rebecca Kelly
genres TV, film
credits Little Women (BBC1), Troy: Fall of a City (BBC/ Netflix), Ratburger (Sky1)
services vfx (2d, 3d, animation), 3D, VR
turnover £2.5m
Producer - Turnover 39th Peer -
Lola is another post house riding the high end TV wave and comments that there “seems to be a marked increase in demand for vfx in TV drama with more original programming from the likes of Amazon, Netflix, HBO, Sky Atlantic etc.”

46 Jam VFX
22 Newman Street, London W1T 1PH t 020 3819 8999
mds Jordan Andreopoulos/Mark Robinson
genres TV, ads
credits End of the F**king World, Range Rover Fireflies, Syfy idents services grading (4k), vfx (2d, 3d, animation), editing turnover £1.95m
Producer 29th Turnover 44th Peer -
Jam VFX says it’s been a “good year,” despite “unknowns concerning Brexit and the economy and more competition with smaller studios sprouting up.” The company says one upside this year has been “a number of opportunities to take on a variety of projects including the long form vfx for Netflix series End of the F**king World.”

47 Cinelab
Slough, SL1 4LR
md Adrian Bull fac mgr Andy Hudson
genres TV, ads, promos, film
credits Succession HBO, Mission Impossible 6:Fallout, John Lewis Bohemian Rhapsody
services audio (stereo, 5.1), grading (2K, 4K, HDR), editing, telecine (4K) film restoration
turnover £1.9m
Producer - Turnover 45th Peer -
Cinelab reports “much more demand for 4K and HDR services. 4K for delivery of features shot on film are probably now in the majority.”

48 Nice Biscuits
20 Eastcastle St, London W1W 8DB
md Russell Shaw fac mgr Lesley Queen
genres ads, TV, film, corp
credits Bohemian Rhapsody, The Bi Life launch for E! UK, Sainsburys TU Carolynne
services audio (stereo), grading (4K, HDR), vfx (2d, 3d, animation), editing, cam hire, VR
turnover £1.8m
Producer - Turnover 47th Peer -
Nice Biscuits says there’s a “notable reduction” in ad work from big agencies and it’s replacing it with “direct to client, international and film work.”

49= Bravo
37 Marshall Street, London, W1F 7EZ
mds Tracey Bravo / Jonathan Bravo fac mgr Alex Paxton
genres TV, corp, promos, ads
credits Bentley worldwide motor show films, Goto ads and Astana Airways Expo
services grading (4K, HDR), vfx (2d, 3d, animation) editing
turnover £600k
Producer 20th Turnover 56th Peer -
Bravo says it’s had a “good start to the year and this has continued on even with the threat of Brexit hanging over us.”

49= Doghouse
11 Belgrave Road, Clifton, Bristol
md Sarah Miller genres TV, film, ads, corp, promos
credits Andy’s Safari Adventures, Antiques Roadshow, Reindeer Family & Me
services audio (5.1, Foley, ADR), grading (4K, HDR), vfx (2d, 3d, animation), editing, film restoration, cam hire, 3D, VR
turnover £1.5m
Producer - Turnover 48th Peer -
Doghouse says “Bristol has seen a big increase in indie production setting up which has made 2018 more varied and exciting than other years.”

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