Forest Road, Technicolor PostWorks Partner to Support Independent Filmmakers

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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:32 -- Nick Dager

Independent film financing company, The Forest Road Company, and equipment and post-production facility, Technicolor PostWorks, are partnering to provide independent filmmakers with production equipment and post-production services.

Carol Jawinski will co-manage the new venture between Forest Road and Technicolor PostWorks.Under the terms of the agreement, Technicolor PostWorks will ensure Forest Road projects are completed in a cost-effective and efficient way. Filmmakers who use Forest Road’s lending platform will now have direct and priority access to Technicolor PostWorks facilities and services.

The partnership will be co-managed by Eric Boshart and Carol Jazwinski, who has officially joined the Forest Road team as of today. The teams have offices in both New York and Los Angeles.

“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Carol to our team and partner with such a fantastic group that has decades of experience,” said Zachary Tarica, founder of The Forest Road Company. “Adding their services to our lending platform will make us more competitive and will further our offering as a one-stop shop solution for our clients. I am confident that with their presence in the independent film space and our access to capital, we will accomplish a lot together,”

“We immediately recognized Forest Road Company’s unique approach to supporting filmmakers both economically and through powerful partnerships and we were eager to bring picture and sound finishing to the mix,” said Rob DeMartin, president/COO of Technicolor PostWorks.  “Leveraging FRC’s innovation and pipeline along with our creative talent and years of film finishing experience affords filmmakers new and powerful opportunities.”

Technicolor PostWorks has most recently provided finishing services to Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9, and Disney Studio’s Mary Poppins Returns, directed by Rob Marshall.

Forest Road most recently provided financing for Skin starring Jamie Bell, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and Driveways, directed by Andrew Ahn.

Jeffrey Assaf and David Rosen negotiated the deal.  

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Technicolor PostWorks New York