Manchester’s longest established and largest post company opens £1m facility at MediaCity UK
Fourth facility in Manchester for the twenty-three year old business
Flix is this week launching its brand-new £1million facility, which features bespoke ultra-high end finishing suites and theatres across 5,500 sq ft on the seventh floor of MediaCityUK’s White Tower.
Their new facilities at MediaCityUK feature a total of four high-end finishing suites, two 5.1 dubbing theatres and a Da Vinci grading, in addition to the 42 edit suites, 4 dubbing theatres and the Animation, VFX & Graphics department Flix currently operate - creating an unrivalled post production facility in the north of England.
Flix, who also have facilities in central Manchester, the Space Project, Broadway, MediaCityUK and now in the White Tower, were established in 1993 and have specialist knowledge and experience of creating post-production content and audio in genres including animation, documentaries and drama. They have a credible track-record working on shows including Old Jack’s Boat, So Awkward, Rip Off Britain and Perspectives.
The 23 year old company is jointly owned by Leo Casserly and Paul Hardman.
Since the pair joined forces in 2010 Flix’s revival has been an impressive one with turnover increasing from £800,000 to £2,200,000 and staff numbers tripling to 42.
Leo Casserly, managing director and Founder of Flix: “We are delighted to open our amazing new facilities here at the White Tower and expand our presence here at MediaCityUK. Our post facilities have been specifically designed as a whole to meet the diverse and changing needs of our clients and to create a modern, yet inviting atmosphere and we feel we are offering facilities that rival some of the top post companies in London”.
Stephen Wild, Managing Director of MediaCityUK said: “Flix’s rise has been meteoric over the last three years and we have been working for some time to make these expansion plans a reality. There is a huge talent pool in the North and that combined with the technical capability at MediaCityUK will put Flix in a very strong position.”