Twickenham Film Studios has unveiled its Picture department following on from its recent launch of its new Dailies department.

The new TFS Picture department is being lead by TFS Head of Picture Stuart Bryce and supported by Tomasz Witkowski, Director of Technology & Engineering, Jack Watts, TFS Head of Technology & Standards working closely with MD Cara Sheppard.

The new Picture department includes four new 4K, Grading and VFX review theatres complete with Baselight and Daylight solutions for Grading and Dailies, as well as support for DolbyAtmos audio.

The team can facilitate Dailies, VFX pulls, DI Colour Grading, high end finishing and online, QC, mastering and final deliverables.

The Picture team has worked on the likes of: The Crown (Netflix), McMafia (BBC), Mission Impossible 7 (Paramount), House Of The Dragon (HBO), Call My Agent (Bron Studios), The Fantastic Beasts trilogy (Warner Bros), The Man From U.N.C.L.E (Warner Bros), Black Mirror (Netflix), His Dark Materials (BBC / HBO) and Bridgerton (Netflix).

Cara Sheppard TFS Managing Director says: “I’m incredibly proud to not only have a multi-awarded Sound Team alongside the UK’s most technically advanced Sound Theatres – but we now have a Picture department to match here at TFS. This means we can truly offer a creative campus unlike any other, guaranteeing a full-service end-to-end solution for all our clients across the big screen and small screen. Brought to life by the most passionate team of talent supported by the most cutting-edge kit. This makes for an unbeatable experience. We look forward to supporting lots of existing long-standing clients, as well as key new clients, across all their needs from script to screen”.

TFS Head of Technology & Standards Jack Watts adds: “Our new TFS Picture department boasts the latest in design and technology that caters to finishing, content manufacturing and review which will satisfy customer needs across the various avenues of distribution and exhibition, from the theatrical experience, through the latest 4K DCI compliant technology and immersive solutions, to both home entertainment and OTT delivery. In todays “always-on” world, we have implemented the support for multiple concurrent 4K HDR real-time streams all driven by an underlying media standards architecture encompassing industry best practices to ensure a sustainable and reliable client experience”.

Ex Warner Bros De Lane Lea Stuart Bryce, TFS Head of Picture comments: “The launch of the TFS Picture department is the culmination of decades of technical and creative experience from a team who have worked on some of the highest profile productions in the world. I am honoured to be part of such an exceptional team of talented professionals whose combined skills allow TFS to provide a complete dailies-to-delivery post-production experience. From our workflow and dailies teams working alongside the filmmakers before and during production, the amazing Colourists and Editors helping bring the creative vision to life, to our incredible technical team who bring everything together with a QC, mastering and deliverables offering to satisfy the constantly-evolving industry standards – the TFS Picture department offers robust bespoke workflows to suit any production.”

Jon Creamer

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