Twickenham Film Studios has hired Stuart Bryce as Head of Picture.
He joins from Warner Bros. De Lane Lea where he worked for the last 2 years heading up Picture Technical Operations. Highlights during his time at Warner Bros included supporting across the post production on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the Mission Impossible franchise and many others. Before that he was with Technicolor for several years working on large studio features.
Director of TFS Technology Tomas Witkowski adds: ‘Stuart brings a wealth of knowledge and many years experience with him and we are extremely excited to welcome him to the Twickenham Film Studios team. Stuart’s appointment as Head of Picture is critical to solidifying our growth plans and his contribution will be paramount to our future success. He has a great knack for understanding creative needs whilst balancing technical requirements which will be increasingly important as we advance our business and strengthen our relationships’.
In his new role at TFS he will be leading and overseeing all picture post production operations on site, as well as implementing and developing the picture workflow management. He will also be in charge of staffing the team further, as well as training and managing the picture department. A key area will be to further grow the picture offering across dailies, colour grading, VFX, online, mastering and QC.
Stuart Bryce comments on his arrival as Twickenham Film Studios Head of Picture: ‘This is an incredibly exciting time for the industry and I am truly honoured to be joining such a dedicated and accomplished team of experienced artists and professionals at Twickenham Film Studios. My goal is to build upon this extremely talented pool and provide a comprehensive and constantly evolving suite of resources to meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Through technical and creative innovation and with a collaborative approach to filmmaking; TFS is perfectly positioned for the exciting challenges that the industry will face in 2021 and beyond’.
Cara Sheppard TFS Managing Director adds: ‘Having Stuart Bryce join us to lead one of our most important creative department’s, which is fundamental to the future of the studios. Our picture department will combine world-class talent including Colourists, Online Editors, VFX Artists, highly experienced Dailies and Technical Staff, Mastering and QC Operators. Having Stuart come on board to run and further grow the offering allows us to deliver exceptional post production work. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide a comprehensive range of services for the big screen and the small screen. This ability to cater for productions of all scales and sizes is so important to the team and ensuring our picture department works on high end feature and TV productions is part of the growth of the studios. Stuart is such a well regarded and liked industry face whose passion for all things picture is infectious – we are so thrilled to welcome him to the team to lead the picture department in this exciting next phase. With some very exciting projects in production we look forward to sharing our latest work from the picture team in the coming months.’