Foundry Film Studios opens in Manchester
Foundry Film Studios has been opened in Salford, Greater Manchester, for TV and advertising production, and for events and photography sessions.
The £1.5m facility offers 8,000 sq ft of production resources including two studios, one of which has a large infinity cove – a specialist filming space with no corners designed to give the impression of an infinite background.
Foundry Film Studios is a purpose-built venue intended to provide a creative space for producers and is adjacent to MediaCityUK.
“Our combined ambition was to create a space which is ultimately an artistic hub and where collaboration is at the core,” said James Shannon, the studios’ managing director.
“We wanted to make it feel like a home-from-home environment and develop an alternative to the cold, unwelcoming feeling that is so often found in a lifeless empty studio. We have built a space where traditional workflows can be broken and a place where we can continually adapt to the needs of our clients. The TV industry has evolved and boundaries are constantly being pushed.
“Experience, process and technology are very much a focus of the Foundry Studios and being able to work with our clients across the world offering them an immersive live experience is second to none.”
Foundry Film Studios also offers dressing rooms, edit facilities and in-house directors, producers and editors.
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