The Sim Group Hollywood has opened its showcase building where Sim Digital, Bling and Chainsaw debut a unique cameras through post offering that is the first available in the Los Angeles market. With construction completed, the West Coast headquarters, located on the historic Eastman Kodak campus in Hollywood, is fully operational.
Spotlight, director Tom McCarthy’s powerful, new drama, tells the true story of the Boston Globe’s investigation of child molestation by Catholic priests and the subsequent cover-up by the local archdiocese. The film, released by Open Road Films, was edited by Tom McArdle in his fifth collaboration with McCarthy, dating back to 2003 and The Station Agent, the director’s feature debut. McArdle and his crew spent 10 months cutting Spotlight at PostFactoryNY’s facility, with eight months devoted to picture editing, and two to sound, music and visual effects.
The Sim Group has entered into a long-term lease for a 65,000 square foot space at the historic Eastman Kodak building off Las Palmas in Hollywood. The company will undertake a multi-million dollar build-out of the facility, currently known as Hollywood Office Campus, to house the Los Angeles operations of its companies Chainsaw, Sim Digital and Bling Digital.
The Sim Group has entered into an agreement to merge with Post Factory NY, one of New York City’s largest independent providers of post-production services. The move significantly enhances the Sim Group’s East Coast presence.
The Sim Group has merged with Tattersall Sound and Picture, a Toronto-based provider of sound editorial, ADR and mixing services to film and television productions. The move extends SIM Group’s reach into sound post-production and advances its goal of providing productions with end-to-end services from the camera to the screen.