Award-winning movie firm Ithica Movies has expanded its studio after transferring its headquarters to a brand new web site in Middlesbrough.
Ithica has now moved into the previous Barker and Stonehouse outlet retailer, in Marsh Road, after transferring out of Boho One, the place the enterprise initially launched six years in the past.
The brand new web site is six occasions bigger than the earlier workplace, giving Ithica 8,000sq ft of house that may embrace 10 enhancing suites, a studio, manufacturing workplaces and a inventive suite.
To make the previous furnishings showroom match for objective Ithica has stripped again the constructing and put in a high-speed digital infrastructure, in addition to soundproofing and cinematography tools.
Ithica Movies is understood for creating movies and documentaries for manufacturers. Its consumer checklist contains Anglo American, Newcastle Constructing Society, thyssenkrupp, Port of Middlesbrough, PD Ports, and Venator.
Commenting on the transfer Matt McGough, managing director of Ithica Movies, mentioned: “Our ambition has at all times been to have our personal studio so I’m thrilled to be transferring into these new premises and increasing in our house city of Middlesbrough.
“The studio offers us some improbable new amenities and the flexibleness to develop with our North East and nationwide shoppers, so I’m excited to see how we will utilise the house in a inventive means.”
The studio’s new headquarters is situated near the Northern College of Artwork and the corporate will provide college students placements, visits, and mentoring to assist them with their careers. The brand new house will even be obtainable to exterior manufacturing corporations and freelancers.
Ithica Movies champions the North East movie business by working intently with Northern Movie + Media and Matt McGough sits on the board of Tees Valley Display screen, a programme designed to assist expertise, ambition and progress throughout the Tees Valley display industries.
Alison Gwynn, CEO of Northern Movie + Media, mentioned: “Ithica’s transfer to bigger premises highlights the expansion alternatives for companies working within the display business within the Tees Valley.
“It’s been a pleasure to witness Ithica’s development and I sit up for watching them develop as they proceed to develop and set up themselves as a number one movie firm within the North East.”