Academic and industry model provides a template for future films


27 (PRWEB UK) 03 2012

His first feature, the knife that kills me is, in the late pre-production and will be in the UK by Universal Pictures UK allocated at the end of the year.

The new model includes

Heslington Studios, post-production, as well as recent graduates Yorker working alongside industry professionals Established in Green Screen Productions. These include Oscar winning producer Stephen Evans (Henry V, The Madness of King George).

The partnership grew out of a previous collaboration between York University and director of a few green screens – Kit Monkman, Alan Latham and Tom Mattinson – in the 2006 film The Miracle of Jonathan Toomey Christmas with Joely Richardson and Tom Berenger. York music technology students and the media makes a substantial part of the visual effects.

John Mateer

University Department of Theatre, Film and Television is the driving force behind the new business model and visual effects for the knife that killed me.


University, worked as a producer and director with Jonathan Goodson Productions companies like (in association with Paramount Studios), Gabriel Films Ltd., Ogilvy & Mather and LucasArts (as part of the city in the first place).

John Mateer, professor of film and television production and one of the founders of the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Academy in York, said: Although the overall industrial cooperation in other fields are not uncommon at universities, rarely in film and television. The knife that kills me is very unusual, because it has the backing of a major studio.

This type of business model reduces the cost of entry and the total capital requirements for production and help create the next cohort of filmmakers.

University, there are obvious advantages in terms of its reputation in the film industry, helping to update our doctrine and practice and providing our excellent facilities and a sales kit. It’s a win-win agreement.

Addition to the knife, killed my mixer is a new work on four other films in the Universitys? 30 million will be made in the next year. In contrast, studies Heslington charge a minimum fee for each project on the basis of an allocation of Capital Investment.

Green Screen Productions, a specialist in computer-generated imagery (CGI), employs recent graduates York for film work with Knowledge Transfer Partnership Agreement. It started in September, six graduates have the knife, and killed me taken later in the year.

John Mateer said: First, are students and graduates, will be the main beneficiaries. You gain real experience working with highly creative professionals established and a manufacture base of credit. There is also the opportunity for students to gain work experience through the association during holidays.

the knife that kills me is in Yorkshire and The Chronicles of children spiraling knife crime. Green Screen Productions is shooting almost entirely on green screen in his new film studios in northern Bubwith, near York. Most of the action takes place in the head of the main characters, the latest CGI techniques that are used to create a distinctive and stylish.

Alan Latham, producer and director of the Green Screen Productions Ltd, said: After launching our new Northern Film Studios near York to life, we are excited to be working with Heslington studies. The building of the theater, film and television offers exceptional post production and access to top-level graduates, especially in the area of ​​computer-generated imagery.

The new building of theater, film and television, which officially opened last year, is designed specifically to support and promote interaction between academia, research and business.

together. with the former head of the department, Professor Andy Tudor, John Mateer spearhead development and oversaw the design, specification, acquisition and equipping of all areas of production and post-production of the new building


heard of the University of York, Heslington Studios provides two HD broadcast television studios, preview room for 140 people, a multi-purpose platform, as well as outstanding post production and image sound.

Andrew Mann, 23, studied at the University of York in the last year with a master’s degree in post-production sound design. He will. As a visual effects artist who gather on the knife that killed my experience in all aspects of film production storyboards for visual effects, post-production

said: In the first six months I have been working on the green screen I have gained more experience I could not even wait for years in the industry. It is very rare that this privileged access to all stages of development of the film and the contacts that I have made along the way are. All the future is invaluable

Most people

start working in the film industry as a runner. In some places you might even start in the kitchen. I was very happy to have a job with green screen, I managed to skip the stage of complete corridor.

Not only that, but unlike working in a large company, where a small fish in a big pond, the other students and I have regular contact with directors and producers have the knife that killed me, so artistic influence. Our ideas will be appreciated and considered.

For more information, contact the University of York in the Press Office +44 (0) 1904 322 029 or the press office (at) york (dot) ac (dot) uk

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