Pinewood Group - Pinewood and Shepperton Studios in the UK
Thu 31st Aug 2023
PGGB are pleased to share an update from our business partner, Pinewood Group.
The Group incorporates Pinewood and Shepperton in the UK, Pinewood Toronto in Canada and Pinewood Dominican Republic.
In the UK, Pinewood and Shepperton Studios have over 2 million sq ft of production space and, once the expansion of Shepperton is complete, a further 1 million sq ft will be added to make it the second biggest studio in the world. The facilities currently include the iconic 59,000sq ft 007 Stage, TV Studios, Underwater Stage and Post Production Facilities, as well as over 150 independent businesses based at both Studios with expertise to support your production.
Pinewood Post is one of the leading Audio Post-production facilities in the UK, with 17 theatres and 40 edit rooms across both Pinewood and Shepperton sites and a team who are experts in their field.
All of our mixing Theatres are now equipped with AVID Control surfaces and a new central media storage system giving the ability to move projects between theatres and off-line rooms while providing maximum flexibility to content creators. We deliver all projects to the highest industry standards.
The Underwater Stage
A globally unique studio-based, permanently-filled, underwater filming stage. The water temperature is maintained at 32 degrees C (90 degrees F), tank dimensions 66ft x 33ft x 20ft deep (20m x 10m x 6m deep) and tank capacity 1,200,000 Litres.
The ultraviolet filtration system cuts chlorine use and reduces red eye, ensuring a comfortable working environment for cast and crew.
The facility features viewing windows, showers, changing facilities and two offices. Diving Services UK, specialist film and TV dive co-ordinators manage the facility and provide consultancy and training.
Home to some of the most successful television productions ever made. Pinewood’s TV facilities are the dependable choice for light entertainment, pilot, sitcom, panel shows, quiz shows, live broadcasting and shows requiring large studio audiences.
The UK regional facility offers 3 dedicated, fully-equipped, high quality TV studios. Complete with:
Skilled technical support
Diverse lines to BT Tower
Live streaming capability
Stand by power for live broadcast
10GE connectivity into our post production facilities offer seamless workflows and quick turnaround edits, making live and ‘as live’ events and entertainment shows from one location a possibility.
The “Media Hub” is a collection of over 150 independent businesses, and along with the productions onsite, provide connection to a community of creative individuals.
This unique eco system of supporting businesses offers an unrivalled breadth of expertise for those on the lot and wider screen-based industries from; motion capture, equipment hire, casting, props, rigging, travel, physiotherapy, editing and everything in between.
For any other queries, get in touch with Pinewood here.