Sim has completed a major expansion of its post production facility in New York City. Additions include three broadcast audio mix suites, one with Dolby Atmos capability, an ADR/VO recording studio, two broadcast color correcting bays and an online editorial finishing bay. The new resources are geared toward scripted television as the facility seeks to support the current boom in broadcast and streaming production. Sim New York is also growing its offline rentals department, which provides onsite editing systems and related technology to film and television productions.
“We are responding to an acute need for more, high-quality post services in New York, especially for television,” says Sim Post New York, Partner and Vice President Kim Spikes. “New York has always been busy with independent film and documentary production, but television production has risen sharply, partly in response to tax incentives offered by the state. Our new sound and picture resources are designed to meet the finishing and delivery needs of those scripted productions.”
Sim’s world class audio facility in Toronto, with credits such as Handmaid’s Tale, Vikings and Penny Dreadful, also served as a catalyst in expanding its sound offering in New York in order to support the growing market. Sim’s expanded audio department will serve as a base of operations for a sound team that it assembled last year when Emmy Award winning Re-Recording Mixer Sue Pelino, Re-Recording Mixer Dan Ricci and Assistant Audio Engineer Ryan Schumer, all formerly of Broadway Video, joined longtime staff Re-Recording Mixer Keith Hodne.
The centerpiece of the expanded audio department is a broadcast mix suite with 7.1 Dolby Atmos capability. It features an Avid ICON D-Command 24-channel mixing console, an Avid Pro Tools 12 workstation and Focusrite RedNet Dante for audio networking. Two other new mix suites, set up to support 5.1 surround sound and pre-wired for future Atmos expansion, also feature Avid ICON D-Command consoles, Pro Tools 12 and Focusrite/Dante networking. A new ADR/VO studio can accommodate as many as five actors.
Some of our recent TV / streaming credits for Sim New York include Godfather of Harlem for ABC and Epix (Fall 2019), The Last Dance for ESPN & Netflix (Fall 2019), Watergate for History Channel, My Next Guest for Netflix, Happy! for Syfy and Netflix, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men for Showtime, At-Home with Amy Sedaris for TruTV, Deal or No Deal for NBC/CNBC, Pyramid for ABC. Recent feature credits include Once Upon a Time in Staten Island for Blumhouse Pictures (Fall 2019) and Motherless Brooklyn for Warner Brothers (Fall 2019) and Someone Great for Netflix.
Sim New York is based in Manhattan at 12 Desbrosses Street, in the old printing plant district.
For booking and inquiries, please contact:
David Feldman, Senior Vice President, Film and Television, East Coast DavidFeldman@siminternational.com
Kassie Caffiero, Vice President, Business Development, East Coast KassieCaffiero@siminternational.com
-Updated 8/8/19 with added production credits and booking contacts.