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Situated in Bromley-by-Bow, 3 Mills Studios is an iconic production destination in the heart of London ‘s most vibrant creative community.

3 Mills’ inspiring and versatile studio space has hosted many film, TV and stage productions including recently Legend (Working Title Films), Mr Holmes (See-Saw Films/BBC Films), Jekyll & Hyde (ITV) and The Royals (Lionsgate US) and the award-winning Cameron Mackintosh musical Miss Saigon. It has inspired some of the most successful independent filmmakers including Danny Boyle, Joe Cornish and Terence Davies, and countless television commercials and music videos have been filmed on site. Located just seven miles from Soho, four miles from the historic City of London, next to the London 2012 Olympic Park and within easy reach of rural locations in the South and South East, it is the ideal base for any production.

3 Mills Studios offers 9 filming stages (over 75,000 sq.ft of filming space) and 11 theatre rehearsal spaces as well as production offices, construction and prop stores, make up, costume and green rooms and a mix of production related tenants such as catering, camera hire and casting. Whatever you are looking to shoot, produce or rehearse 3 Mills has the facilities to fit the bill and help you create outstanding results. Take a look at the 3 Mills reel

Facilities: 9 stages (totalling almost 75,000 sq. ft.), 11 rehearsal spaces, 170 + production offices, Prop stores, Workshops, Make up & dressing rooms, Green rooms, Costume facilities, 62 seat screening room, Period buildings, exterior & location opportunities, Riverside cafe & bar, 24 hour security & CCTV, Parking, Excellent transport links.

Feature credits include: Isle of Dogs, Legend, Mr Holmes, The Inbetweeners 2, The Inbetweeners, Attack the Block, Berberian Sound Studio, Brick Lane, Eastern Promises, Fantastic Mr Fox, Frankenweenie, How To Lose Friends And Alienate People, iLL Manors, Made in Dagenham, Never Let Me Go, Rocknrolla, Sunshine, Trance.

TV credits include: Year of the Rabbit, The Royals, Jekyll & Hyde, Drifters, Masterchef, The Enfield Haunting, My Mat Fat Diary, The Midnight Beast, Mr Stink, Stand up to Cancer.

3 Mills also attract a wide range of clients from advertising and music: Nike, Adidas, EE, H&M, Mazda, Honda, Rimmel, Vice, Vodafone, Waitrose, Nissan, Nokia.

Primary Activity: Studio Facilities

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A Productions is a creative led, internationally recognised leader in animation production for TV and Film. With an impressive portfolio of award winning children’s content that covers 35 years, the studio has worked on many iconic children’s shows and with some of the leading global broadcasters.

Primary Activity: Animation Production

Other Activities: Animation, Animation and VFX, Animation Production, Animation Services, Motion Graphics

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Operating from their base in the heart of Soho, London, Aquarium Studios have offered post production services to the UK TV Drama, Feature film and Video games industries since 1997. 

To complement their triple-BAFTA-winning audio team, Aquarium are pleased to offer an in-house partnership with Dirty Looks, and now offer Baselight colour grading and online editing all withing their Wardour Street premises. With studios in Belgium and Ireland, Aquarium are ideally placed to provide post services on European co-productions.

Facilities include Voice Booths with source connect, Stereo, 5.1 Mixing Theatres, Foley recording, ADR stages, an ensemble recording space for up to 7 actors, as well as a number of bright and airy cutting rooms available for hire. Aquarium has Studios to suit all budgets and all project types, from Feature Films to Corporates, TV Drama to Computer Games.

Aquarium have been responsible for Audio Post on numerous film and drama projects including; Disobedience, Merlin, Whitechapel (S3), Ripper Street (S1), Atlantis.

With Three BAFTA’s and seven nominations, Aquarium is one of Soho’s most accomplished specialist audio post-production companies, who represent a wide range of Audio Talent including Mixers, ADR Recordists, & Sound Editors. This allows them to match the perfect individual or team to your project, ensuring you get specialists at every level.

Primary Activity: Audio Post Production

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Welcome to Auteur Film Productions UK Ltd; an indie film production company (originally Films First Productions) founded by Sean Mukherjee & Neil Mukherjee). Our company is relatively new where both Sean and I further our steps in film-making and creative story-making.

Neil Mukherjee: Script-writing, pre-production as well as being involved in directing and cinematography. Neil is also a trained actor and is represented by BMA Artists. 

Sean Mukherjee: Trained in Digital Filmmaking at SAE Institute, Oxford, the UK. Sean works at Auteur Film Productions UK as a Producer and Director of Photography and directed their first film ‘Dilemma’. Sean will also be continuing his studies at Richmond International American University in London in BA Hons Film and Photography from September 2021.

Since moving to Oxford from Greater London, Neil and Sean have been making films. With a keen interest to work with talents, freelance crew from all backgrounds and to work worldwide.

In their auteuristic films, they take an artistic look into films and have a great sense of ownership and responsibility in making great stories of interest and significance for a contemporary as well as for an inter-generational diverse audience.

Their first feature film project is entitled ‘Mountains of Glory (A Himalayan Tale)’ and will be a collaboration project between the UK, India and the US. The film will deal with issues relating to our natural habitat and the preservation of the wildlife of the Himalayas in the form of a fun and enjoyable fiction story about the wonderful and enigmatic grey ghosts of the mountains (snow leopards).

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The Work We Do:

Together we give a unique edge to film-making by blending youthful exuberance with retro artistry. We are keen to take on project requests from clients as freelance operatives and we seek to work with clients, professionals and artists who have a story to tell and share through their individual presence, artistic take and with collaborative teamwork.

Our productions require the support of cultural organisations, enthusiastic entrepreneurs and interested clients seeking to get film projects done, we also collaborate with film and TV charities who are keen to work with us in financing and supporting our films as key stakeholders with a positive approach towards film-making.

Primary Activity: Animation Production

Founded privately in 2009, BlueBolt is an award-winning independent visual effects company based in central London.

BlueBolt provides high-end CGI to the global film and television industry, specialising in compositing, computer graphics and digital matte painting for film and television productions.

Bluebolt’s  team has extensive experience on productions of all scales, priding themselves on delivering the very best quality and service from concept and pre-production, through shoot supervision to final delivery.

Some of BlueBolt’s credits include: Season One of Game of Thrones, The Little Drummer Girl, Skyfall, The Night Manager, Peaky Blinders and Mission Impossible – Fallout, winning BAFTA, AEAF and VES awards and two Emmy Nominations.

 

Primary Activity: VFX

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CAKE is one of the world’s leading independent entertainment companies specialising in the production, distribution, development, financing and brand development of kids’ and family properties.

CAKE Distribution Ltd distributes over 1600 half hours of animation and live-action content, working with renowned producers including Rovio Entertainment, Fresh TV, Channel X, Kickstart and Ragdoll Productions on the worldwide roll out of their brands.

CAKE Productions Ltd supports CAKE’s development and production activities on shared and originated projects. With over 13 properties in development, productions include Angry Birds: Summer Madness for Netflix; Mama K’s Team 4 with Triggerfish Animation for Netflix; Angelo Rules with TeamTO for France Televisions, Canal+ and Super RTL, Space Chickens in Space with Anima Estudios for Disney EMEA; Pablo with Paper Owl for CBeebies and Mush-Mush & The Mushables with La Cabane and Thuristar currently premiering internationally on Boomerang.

An award-winning company, CAKE is based in London.

Primary Activity: Animation Distribution

Other Activities: Animation Distribution, Animation Production, Content distribution, Production

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Carse & Waterman Productions was founded in June 2009 by Gary Carse & Daniel Waterman whilst they were studying animation at Staffordshire University. Since their very first project ‘Warriors Dance’, a music video for electronic punk band The Prodigy, Carse & Waterman has gone on to become one of the UK’s leading indie animation and VFX studios, renowned for unique high-quality visuals and innovative storytelling. 

As well as a range of business, advertising and animation awards, Carse & Waterman was chosen as one of Creative England’s top 50 Creative Studios in the country. They most recently were named one of the best companies in Staffordshire and received a Telly Award for their VFX on ITV show Keith and Paddy’s Picture Show.

In June 2018 Carse & Waterman began production on its first animated TV Series with industry veterans Richard Turner & Terry Stone titled Ghaunt the Grim Reaper as well as development work on the animated feature film The Claus Supremacy with the same producers. Carse & Waterman are also often providing visual effects for various Films and TV Series like Inside no9 and Famalam for BBC, Ant & Dec Saturday Night Takeaway, and Keith and Paddy Picture Show for ITV.

Carse & Waterman works closely with its local community in Stoke-on-Trent to support the growth of a  thriving and agile city, this includes using part of their 4 storey office as a community hub which includes a fully equipped classroom, 17 seater screening room and a collaborative work area and event space. Locally and Nationally they work with Access VFX, Into Film, Screen Skills, Ruff & Ruby, many festivals, universities, colleges, and schools to support the continued growth and sustainability of an inclusive and diverse animation and visual effects industry in the UK.

Primary Activity: Animation Production

Other Activities: Animation and VFX, Animation Production, Animation Services, Games or Interactive Design, Immersive (AR/VR), Motion Capture, Motion Graphics, PreViz, VFX

FROM CAPUTURE TO POST

Digital Orchard provide DITs, QTake operators, colourists, on and off set film and digital dailies labs, Super 8,16mm, 35mm and 65mm film scanning, full picture post, deliverables, archive and restoration.

Digital Orchard is an industry-leading film and digital service provider that offers a unique end-to-end workflow and colour-management solution, from capture to post. From our expert technicians on-set, right through to film processing, scanning, picture post and deliverables, we pride ourselves on having the right knowledge and attitude to ensure every production gets exactly the attention to detail it deserves. Our boutique, full-service operation allows us to go above and beyond, giving cinematographers, producers and editorial uninterrupted support, creative freedom and consistent quality.

The team at Digital Orchard has always believed in linking services to improve efficiency, quality and inter-team collaboration. We have been the trusted partner on numerous film and digital shoots, securely processing data and film stock with workflows starting in testing and taking productions right through to the deliverable master for editorial. Combining these services means a more secure workflow, consistent knowledge of the image and cost savings for the production.

Primary Activity: Post Production

Other Activities: Colour Grading, Dailies, Deliverables, Digital Intermediate, DIT services, Equipment Hire, Film Recording, Film Scanning, Freelance Crew Agency, IMF mastering, Online Editing, Post Production, Restoration, Telecine, Track laying

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Established in 1999, the close-knit team at Directors Cut provides a friendly environment for your post production needs. Over the last 10 years, the company has grown over 600% both in terms of facilities offered and turnover.

Directors Cut specialise in the post production of high-end television series’ and independent feature films for all the major UK broadcasters, as well as many worldwide broadcasters: Fox, PBS, Nat Geo, Discovery & NBC. They specialize in post production of high-end documentary series for clients including Wild Pictures, Spun Gold, Blast Films and The Garden Productions, alongside entertainment programmes for Gogglebox and Wide Eyed Entertainment, dramas for Kudos and Independent Feature Films and an on-going link with the arts and Melvyn Bragg.

Directors Cut credits are an amalgamation of animation, game shows, children’s TV, feature documentaries, talk shows, current affairs and observational series’.

Primary Activity: Post Production

Other Activities: Audio Post Production, Colour Grading, Offline Editing, Online Editing

Ealing Studios is an independent British Studio, developing, financing and producing feature films for international distribution.

Ealing Studios’ extensive facilities provide stages and services for independent and major international production in a convenient central London location; the Studio community incorporates a wide variety of companies providing services to the film, television and media business.

Home to the birth of British cinema, Ealing Studios has been at the forefront of media revolution since 1902. Many of Britain’s most ground-breaking dramas of the 20th century were shot here, for the big and small screen alike. The Studios have launched the careers of a multitude of award-winning directors, writers and actors.

Ealing has 5 stages ranging from 1,000 – 10,000 square feet, comprised of three classic 1930s sound stages and two smaller stages that are perfect for VFX, camera tests, pack shots and stills. The Studios are also equipped with workshops, prop stores, make-up and costume facilities that cater to all kinds of productions. Our flexible production offices have been home to countless TV shows, dramas and feature films.

At the heart of Ealing Studios’ thriving and vibrant community is 50,000 sq ft of serviced office space, home to a wide range of creative and innovative media businesses. Both interconnecting and open plan spaces are available, all offices are fully furnished, and enjoy plenty of natural light.

The Studios are equipped with a wide range of facilities including: Workshops, Prop Stores, Dressing Rooms, Wardrobe, Make-up, VFX, Post Production. 

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Primary Activity: Studio Facilities

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Elstree Studios, an independent production facility first established in 1926, is extremely well located close to Central London, the motorway network, international and local airports, providing seven stages encompassing over 60,000 sq ft, the George Lucas, comprising the two largest at 15,770 sq ft each.

Elstree Studios have hosted countless film productions. In recent years credits have extended to The King ‘s Speech, The World ‘s End, World War Z, Paddington, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows and Man Up. Historically Elstree provided a back-drop for Indiana Jones, Star Wars, The Shining, The Railway Children, Moby Dick, Dam Busters, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Superman and Labyrinth to name but a few.

18 minutes by rail to central London’s St Pancreas International, with Eurotunnel links directly into Paris and Europe thereafter, Elstree benefits from close proximity and easy access to hotels, restaurants, shops and taxi services.

With ample parking, Elstree provide all year round 24/7 manned security, together with a comprehensive CCTV camera network, specifically designed to give you total peace of mind during your stay.  The Stages are utilised for commercial and promo work alike and have proven ideal for tour rehearsals; clients including One Direction, Robbie Williams, Kylie, Take That, Madonna, and many other artists.

Fortunate to benefit from relationships with ITV, the BBC and other broadcasters Elstree continue to provide homes for The Chase, Pointless, The Voice, Strictly Come Dancing and Big Brother.

All the supporting ancillary accommodation and full in-house catering service providing high quality food available at competitive prices. Nothing is imposed upon you at Elstree, the clients selecting the facilities, the Studio ensuring the production runs smoothly. Should you require any assistance the management team are always there to help.

Primary Activity: Studio Facilities

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Primary Activity: Animation Production

LIPSYNC Post is an internationally recognised post-house, providing post-production services to the film and television industry for over 30 years. Since 2008, LIPSYNC Productions has invested over £180 million in over 210 feature film and TV projects. With regular festival appearances and over 200 major award nominations and wins, LIPSYNC has become one of the UK’s leading production partners.

Primary Activity: Post Production

Other Activities: ADR, Animation and VFX, Audio Post Production, Colour Grading, Digital Intermediate, Online Editing, Post Production, Track laying, VFX, Voiceover recording

Lupus Films is a London-based production company set up in 2002 by Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding to produce high quality films and TV series for children and families.

Lupus Films specialise in animation, using a wide range of techniques from traditional hand-drawn to 2D digital and CGI, and also produce live-action drama and factual entertainment. Lupus Films’ work has been broadcast in the UK on the BBC, Channel 4, Five, ITV, Disney, Cartoon Network and S4C and in over 150 territories worldwide. Their stories fly from the screen into games, merchandise, books, commercials, apps and more.

Lupus Films are best known for adapting well-loved picture books that feature some of Britain’s most loved children’s characters, including ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’, The Snowman (for ‘The Snowman and The Snowdog’), and ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’. We also take on original scripts and ideas, to create classic stories for the modern age. Lupus Films’ ambition is to tell stories we love, with people they admire. Crafting productions that are beautiful and distinctive, so they last the test of time. Lupus Films believe in creating stories that stay with us – the ones watched by every generation, year after year.

Lupus Films’ productions have won numerous Kidscreen Awards, a CAMEO Award for Best Book to Screen adaptation, and the Best Children’s Televisual Bulldog Award. They have also been nominated for the BAFTA Children’s Award for Animation, British Animation Awards, Broadcast Awards Best Children’s Programme, and the European Animation Awards.

Specialties: Television, Film & TV Production, Media Production, Film, Broadcast, Digital Media, Family Entertainment, Post Production, Producing, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Factual Entertainment, Drama, Preschool Entertainment, Feature Films, CGI, 2D, Live-action, and Commercials

Primary Activity: Animation Production

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Outpost VFX create stunning visual effects for film and episodic productions.

Headquartered in Bournemouth, UK, and with offices in Montréal, London and Los Angeles, Outpost VFX exists to bring vivid creative ideas to life by harnessing artistry, technology and innovation.

Best known for creating striking environments, seamless digital makeup and photoreal creatures, we deliver all kinds of visual effects for all kinds of productions globally.

Since 2013 Outpost VFX have passionately embraced new technologies and new techniques that have empowered them to work with global content creators like Netflix, Amazon, Universal, HBO and Apple on visually arresting productions. Recent marquee projects have included News of the World, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, and Watchmen.

Devoted to expressing ideas and encouraging change, Outpost VFX have developed a culture that is pioneering in its approach, based on five core values that guide everything they do: People, Innovation, Support, Creativity and Balance.

Primary Activity: VFX

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Salon are the UK’s longest established editing equipment hire company, offering a comprehensive range of the latest Avid, Adobe and Apple editing kit to productions globally.

Through years of working on many of the worlds most recognised projects Salon have built a strong reputation for providing some of the best support in the industry coupled with an approachable and friendly attitude and constant investment in new kit.

Whether it’s a single system, a shared storage network or a remote editing solution in the cloud, Salon offer it all, delivered, installed and supported anywhere you need it and at a price to suit your budget.
Complimenting the hire side of the business Salon also have a storage sales division, SalonProSales.com offering a variety of storage solutions for on-set or editorial back-up plus long term archiving options too.

Primary Activity: Equipment Hire

Other Activities: Archiving, Equipment Hire, Offline Editing, Online Editing

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Snafu Pictures are creative production experts with a distinctive approach to animation, visual effects and project development. Using expertise of narrative as well as design for film/tv, games and brands, we combine creative with technology to develop & produce compelling content.
What unifies our work is a passion for character and craft. What sets us apart is a design acuity, production nouse and a network of pioneering multi-disciplinary creative talents.

With a diverse slate of original productions and co-productions as well as supporting a range of clients from production companies to brands and studios, our work spans the entertainment industry.

As a studio, Snafu is interested in developing authored, character-driven projects; where craft both in visual execution and narrative storytelling is at a project’s core.

Project images: https://snafu-pictures.com/work/

Primary Activity: Animation Production

The Farm Group provides award-winning comprehensive post-production services from facilities throughout the UK in addition to partnerships at BBC sport and UKTV. Our capabilities encompass picture, sound, and location services for both unscripted and scripted content. The combination of our gifted creative teams and our powerful technology core provides collaborative workflows which positions The Farm Group as the go-to resource for the most challenging and ground-breaking productions.

Primary Activity: Post Production

Other Activities: ADR, Archiving, Audio Post Production, Colour Grading, Dailies, Deliverables, Digital Intermediate, IMF mastering, Offline Editing, Online Editing, Post Production, VFX, Voiceover recording

The Flying Colour Company is a niche high-end VFX and post production provider based in Soho, London, specialising in providing high-quality VFX services to high-end broadcast drama productions and independently produced or tent-pole studio feature films.

Independently owned and highly flexible, Flying Colour Company have years of experience working at the top level, and pride themselves on providing solutions and the highest quality service within an efficient and flexible model.

Specialties include: VFX, Flame, Post Production, Data conforming, and VFX plate extraction.

Primary Activity: VFX

Union VFX is a boutique visual effects facility founded in 2008 by Adam Gascoyne and Tim Caplan, providing a creative service for feature film and television productions.

Located in the heart of Soho, London, the studio is an environment where originality and innovation flourish. Union’s team of exceptional supervisors, producers and artists share a combined wealth of experience and passion for filmmaking, which has established Union’s reputation for imaginative solutions, quick turnarounds and stunning results. As the trusted collaborators of many leading filmmakers, our clients return to Union time and again.

Union VFX support clients throughout every stage of the creative process. Services include VFX design and previs, CG animation, digital makeup effects (gore), compositing and matte painting, with core specialties in CG environment work and invisible effects.

Primary Activity: VFX

Other Activities: VFX

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Vine FX is Bafta-nominated visual effects company based in Cambridge, offering a full range of visual effects services including creature design, digital matte painting, compositing, CG environments, FX, concept art and story-boarding. With a wealth of experience and knowledge in the design and management of visual effects”, Vine FX offer a bespoke service working collaboratively and creatively with clients to deliver work of the highest quality. Vine FX has a pragmatic and inventive approach, Vine FX can handle entire productions, working collaboratively with clients to ensure delivery is on time and on budget.

Primary Activity: VFX

Other Activities: Animation and VFX, Post Production, Production Services, VFX

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Wildseed Studios’ mission is to enable new and emerging creators to do great work, to take risks and be creatively brave and to help them to take what they do to premium platforms.

Wildseed focus on content for kids 6 to 11, and young adults, in both 2D animation and live action.

Previous and current animated productions include: Counterfeit Cat for Disney XD, the BAFTA winning Lottie Bearshout, Startoon with the Shaw Rocket Fund in Canada, Not the End Of The World, currently in production for Sky, Tales from the Serengeti for BBC3 and Slug Riot, (not)Hero and Chris P Duck for Frederator.

Wildseed Studios was founded by Managing Director Miles Bullough, and Creative Director Jesse Cleverly, and launched in April 2013.

Services include:

Development – Scripting design, Storyboard, Animatics, Setting up co-productions – 2D Animation production and post production, Live action development and production.

Contact: hello@wildseedstudios.com

Primary Activity: Animation Production

Other Activities: Animation Production, Production

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