The Cherokee Nation and its film office held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday to dedicate the opening of the Cherokee Film Studios, Owasso Campus. The tribe’s new facility is the first of its kind in Oklahoma and Indian Country.
The Hill Country Group has announced plans for Hill Country Studios, a film, virtual production, television, and streaming complex to be built in San Marcos, Texas, a short distance from Austin and San Antonio. With a mission to unbridle creative storytelling through innovation and emerging technologies, the company says the $267 million project will be the first and largest studio of its kind in Texas.
The Tesuque Pueblo, a small northern New Mexico Native American tribe has opened a movie studio in a former casino. It is the first movie studio to be owned and operated by Native Americans.
Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One features two separate worlds. Each features very different realities and each required a different approach to filming. One depicts a fractured, dystopian future, while the other is filled with infinite possibilities. To help create this, Audiomotion, in collaboration with Digital Doman, relied on Vicon optical systems.
As part of a broad effort to expand its communications and IT infrastructure, Hollywood Center Studios has installed an enterprise-level WiFi network, providing uniform, high-speed internet access across its entire studio complex. The network will ultimately include 150 access points that will allow studio office tenants and productions working on the lot to connect to the internet easily and more reliably.
Hollywood Center Studios hosts MTV’s hit comedy series Ridiculousness, which recently completed shooting its fifth and sixth seasons. The show, in which host Rob Drydek presents the most hysterical and absurd videos found on the internet, is shot multi-camera style on Stage Nine at Hollywood Center Studios before a live audience.
Hollywood Center Studios, one of the largest independent production lots in Southern California, is finalizing plans to construct a 106,000 square foot office complex designed to serve the area’s burgeoning film and television community.