(Los Angeles, California--July 20, 2016) The SIM Group is proud to announce that its companies provided production and post-production services to 20 television productions nominated in the 68th Emmy® Awards. The 20 productions received a total of 123 nominations. Among them are Game of Thrones, The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and Fargo with 23 nominations, 22 nominations and 18 nominations, respectively.
“The size and scope of the work we have provided on these Emmy-nominated shows reflect the immense talent within our organization. Across the SIM Group, we are proud of our colleagues who bring the producers’ vision to life,” said James Haggarty, President & CEO of the SIM Group.
PS Production Services supplied grip and lighting packages to Bates Motel, SIM Digital provided cameras to The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Mr. Robot and Bling provided offline rentals on Confirmation, Orphan Black and Transparent (Chainsaw also supplied Avids) while providing dailies to Mr. Robot and Confirmation. All three companies provided services on UnReal. Game of Thrones, the leader in nominations, utilized editorial and post-production services from Chainsaw, as did Jane the Virgin. Reality shows including The Amazing Race, Project Greenlight, Shark Tank, and reality competitions So You Think You Can Dance, and American Idol are all finished at Chainsaw. To round it out, The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, The Oscars and It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown all received editorial and post-production services from Chainsaw. Tattersall Sound & Picture provided sound services on Fargo, Penny Dreadful and Vikings.
“Congratulations to the production companies, studios and networks on their nominations. Their commitment to quality programs has clearly resonated, and that inspires our team,” Haggarty added.
The 68th Emmy Awards will air Sunday, September 18th on ABC; Chainsaw is editing the nominee packages and doing all picture finishing.
About The SIM Group:
Backed by Toronto-based investment firm Granite Partners, the SIM Group is a leading supplier of production equipment, workflow and post-production solutions. With offices spanning North America, the SIM Group provides stellar products and services for features such as the recently released “Warcraft,” to the hugely successful “Game of Thrones,” to the Oscar-winning film “Spotlight.” From reality shows including “American Idol,” to blockbusters “Deadpool” and hit series “Mr. Robot,” SIM Group has collaborated with producers, directors, cinematographers, post-production supervisors and studios to bring their vision to life. Toronto and Vancouver provides grip and lighting from PS Production Services and can be complemented with SIM Digital cinematography and playback equipment from any of its offices in Canada, Atlanta and Los Angeles. Bling, Chainsaw, Pixel Underground, Tattersall Sound and Picture and Post Factory NY provide an array of services from dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing. Bling provides a comprehensive workflow solution in the US, Canada and abroad, as well as off-site service through POD (Post on Demand). Chainsaw provides creative editorial and extensive finishing services with some of the top colorists in the industry. Pixel Underground is a Toronto-based post-production company that also provides physical and file-based media fulfillment and encoding/distribution services, while Tattersall Sound and Picture is a provider of sound editorial and mixing for motion pictures and television. Post Factory NY is considered one of the East Coast’s top independent post-production facilities.