NEW YORK—April 17, 2013–Slate Media Group, a leading independent provider of post-production services to the film and television industry, today announces that its PostWorks New York has acquired the assets of Mega Playground, a post production facility located at 609 Greenwich Street in New York’s West Village. Simultaneously, the Company entered into a new long-term lease at 609 Greenwich Street reflecting the commitment of Slate Media Group and PostWorks to downtown New York, the hub for television and feature finishing.
“This acquisition significantly adds much needed capacity to our New York operations,” said Slate Media Group New York’s COO Rob DeMartin. With Slate Media’s other West Village and Soho footprint, the combined companies will offer 185,000 square feet of space for post-production services, making it New York City’s largest facility.
Slate Media Group provides post-production services to film and television producers through several brands, including Technicolor – PostWorks New York, PostWorks New York and bi-coastal Hula Post Production. Collectively, Slate Media Group companies provide a full range of post-production services, including dailies, lab services, editorial system rentals, editorial conform, color grading, finishing, graphics, sound editorial and sound finishing.
“We are thrilled to combine the Mega Playground facilities and services with the Slate Media Group family of companies,” stated DeMartin. “We are excited by the potential for our clients, both current and new.”
Mega Playground was formed in 1994 and serves a diverse clientele that includes major film and television studios, broadcasters, independent producers, documentary filmmakers and others.