Film studios http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28949/all en Britain's Pinewood film studios plans expansion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/britains-pinewood-film-studios-plans-expansion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain's Pinewood Studios, home to the James Bond film series, is to submit fresh plans to develop a new site and double its production capacity, The Guardian newspaper reported Friday.</p> <p>Pinewood, west of London, said the expansion, developing a £200 million ($320 million, 235 million euro) site, was needed to allow Britain to compete with Hollywood for big-budget movies.</p> <p>The British film industry was running at maximum capacity in 2011, The Guardian said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/britains-pinewood-film-studios-plans-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Film studios Pinewood Studios Technology AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:15:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742525 at http://www.globalpost.com Film studio Pinewood Shepperton ventures into China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/film-studio-pinewood-shepperton-ventures-china <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Film studio Pinewood Shepperton, home of the James Bond movies, has signed a joint venture deal with a Chinese media entrepreneur as it seeks to expand its production services into China.</p> <p>Pinewood, owner of Europe's largest film studio, said on Wednesday it had signed a joint venture with media group Seven Stars, ran by media mogul Bruno Wu.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/film-studio-pinewood-shepperton-ventures-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film studios Movie studio Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5818082 at http://www.globalpost.com Iconic Pinewood film company to open Wales studio http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/iconic-pinewood-film-company-open-wales-studio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fabled British film studios Pinewood, the home of the James Bond and Harry Potter films, is to set up a new base in Wales, the country's First Minister announced Monday.</p> <p>Carwyn Jones and Pinewood Shepperton chief executive Ivan Dunleavy revealed that the satellite studio will be located in the capital Cardiff. They hope the 180,000 sq ft (17,000 metres) complex will generate an estimated £90 million ($150 million, 110 million euros) for the local economy. </p> <p>"Attracting such an iconic global brand as Pinewood is wonderful news for Wales," said Jones.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/iconic-pinewood-film-company-open-wales-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United Kingdom Film Film studios AFP Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:15:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6073264 at http://www.globalpost.com Pinewood Studios boost Malaysian investment zone http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140702/pinewood-studios-boost-malaysian-investment-zone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Marco Polo-era replica ship floats in a massive water tank while just metres away ancient Mongol tents recreate the court of Kublai Khan -- welcome to Pinewood Studios' Asia production facility. </p> <p>The 50-acre (20-hectare), $170 million complex in southern Malaysia's Iskandar investment zone is the studio's first in Asia and marks its expansion East in search of lower production costs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140702/pinewood-studios-boost-malaysian-investment-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film studios Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios Pinewood Studios Technology AFP Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:17:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6193498 at http://www.globalpost.com