Pinewood Studios http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28950/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 5742525 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 6193498 at http://www.globalpost.com