Magazine article Screen International

Pinewood Building First US Studio

Magazine article Screen International

Pinewood Building First US Studio

Article excerpt

Pinewood-Shepperton pacts for new US studio in Atlanta.

UK studio group Pinewood-Shepperton is building its first film and TV studio in the US.

Pinewood Atlanta, a joint venture with River's Rock llc, an independently managed trust of the Cathy family, is situated south of Atlanta and will allow producers to tap into Georgia's state fiscal incentives.

The land and studio construction costs will be funded by equity from River's Rock and a debt facility from Synovus Bank. The business will operate under the Pinewood trademark and Pinewood has received 40% of the shareholding in the joint venture. Pinewood will provide the joint venture with sales and marketing services.

Construction is due to get underway imminently.

Ivan Dunleavy, Pinewood CEO, said: "Today's agreement is another step forward for the Pinewood brand internationally.

"This new studio will target US productions. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.