DEFINITION April 2022 - Newsletter


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CINELAB BRANCHES INTO DIGITAL Cinelab has expanded on digital services by joining with one of the UK’s leading digital imaging and dailies facilities, On Set Tech. This move makes it the only UK company to offer both film and digital services,

to add value to productions, making great content – whether originating on film or digital formats. Combining our businesses enables us to further provide the very best expertise, in our mission to support all filmmakers.”

and rewarding projects. These include the Elton John biopic Rocketman , Edgar Wright’s highly regarded psychological horror Last Night in Soho , Prano Bailey- Bond’s nasty horror film Censor and Will Sharpe’s historical drama The Electrical Life of Louis Wain . Following the merger, Adrian Bull remains as Cinelab Film & Digital CEO, and managing directors of On Set Tech, Joshua Callis-Smith and Simon Chubbock, become CTO and COO of the new venture, respectively. “This is a real milestone; it’s an exciting time for the whole company,“ says Bull. “I have known Joshua and Simon for many years and admired their approach to client service, the quality of their work and the culture they have created at On Set Tech. I am delighted we are moving forward together, sharing a vision to leverage each other’s strengths. We will collectively continue

from pre-production through to deliverables, all under one roof. Cinelab’s current amenities include the processing of all colour motion picture film gauges, providing an incredibly wide range of film scanners, delivery of secure film dailies, and bespoke archive and restoration services. In addition, it will now offer digital imaging services, custom-tailored dailies, as well as colour and workflow support. The two companies have been collaborating closely for years, and on top of sharing secure premises at Cinelab’s Slough laboratory, have already completed multiple complex

A NEW CHAPTER This venture forms Cinelab Film & Digital, with Adrian Bull (left), Simon Chubbock (centre) and Joshua Callis-Smith (right) leading the way

09. APRIL 2022

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