mens wallet with money clip Movie company expands Sudbury operations
A company that supplies and equips the film industry has announced it is expanding its Sudbury operations.
William F. White International Inc. (Whites) said in a release that it will open a new office and warehouse on Cambrian Heights Drive near downtown Sudbury.
is easily one of the fastest growing regions in the Canadian film and television industry and our upcoming expansion is the perfect complement to that success, Whites chairman and CEO Paul Bronfman said in a release.
opening our (Sudbury) office in 2014, we provided Northern Ontario filmmakers with access to equipment and services they previously never had, and now we want to reaffirm that we here to stay. now, Whites Sudbury has shared space with Northern Ontario Film Studios, the former Barrydowne Arena transformed into a soundstage by Sudbury producer Hideaway Pictures.
Whites Sudbury new location will will encompass a total of 4,691 square footage, complete with a dock level bay and drive in bay. The increased warehouse space, parking lot and increased accessibility will allow Whites Sudbury to service clients more efficiently.
Last year, Bronfman told the Financial Post that Northern Ontario film industry has also benefited from a problem Toronto has: a lack of available studios for film and television production.
doesn have enough space, he said. at Whites and Pinewood (Studios) are running around the GTA trying to find warehouses that are available for short term rentals. expansion news comes following William F. White reception held in Sudbury last fall, where representatives from New Metric Media, Hideaway Pictures, JoBro Productions and others came to toast and celebrate Northern Ontario growing industry.
While Sudbury is experiencing an impressive increase in production, it also causing a chain reaction that is influencing filming North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and other locations, Whites Sudbury said.
unparalleled access to beautiful landscapes, it no wonder some productions are choosing to shoot here, said Josh Desormeaux of Whites Sudbury. a certain something here you can find down south and the forthcoming expanded space will hopefully draw even more clients. Sudbury has recently provided productions including and with lighting and grip, camera, specialty equipment, location services and more.
William F. White International Inc. (Whites) is a Comweb Group member company. Founded in 1963, Whites is Canada oldest and largest provider of motion picture, television, live event, digital media, and theatrical production equipment with offices across the country.
The company services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and said it has the most extensive inventory of state of the art production equipment in the industry, including the latest in technological advances.
Comweb Corporation is the parent company of William F. White International Inc. Founded by Bronfman in 1988, the company has grown to encompass horizontally integrated firms dedicated to providing expert production services, studio facilities and equipment to the Canadian and International film and television industry.