News 01.04.16

A STELLAR START TO 2016 FOR FOX STUDIOS AUSTRALIA



Fox Studios Australia continues to attract major projects and talent to Sydney, reflecting the quality of its film and television production facilities, crew and diverse locations. Fox Studios Australia is the largest integrated film and television production facility in the southern hemisphere.

The Studio is hosting a number of major domestic and international productions including Alien: Covenant, directed by Sir Ridley Scott, currently in pre-production and shortly commencing principal photography.

World War II film Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson, recently wrapped a 3-month shoot at the Studios and nearby locations, with regional Sydney doubling for Okinawa in WWII and Lynchburg, Virginia. Hacksaw Ridge is currently in post-production at the Fox Studios Lot.

Truth, starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford, recently took advantage of Sydney’s flexibility, with the city doubling for contemporary Manhattan and Dallas, with stage work at Fox Studios.

Safe Neighbourhood  wrapped in February after a major stage shoot, recreating mid-winter Chicago during Summer in Sydney.

Congratulations to George Miller on Mad Max: Fury Road’s recent Oscar success. Fox Studios was utilised for the stage work.

Gods Of Egypt  – which also shot entirely at the studio last year, with a box office of $128M worldwide in its first 4 weeks of release.

Fox Studios Australia is also hosting several local and international television series including Top of the Lake Season 2: China Girl, directed by Jane Campion and produced by See-Saw Films for BBC Two and co-produced with Sundance TV in the US, BBC First and Foxtel in Australia.

We are also excited to welcome The Voice back for a 5th season kicking off soon.

In addition, production at Fox Studios Australia has recently wrapped on Fremantle Media’sYou’re Back in the Room and This Time Next Year for the Nine Network Australia.

With 8 sound stages, including 2 mega stages, an interior tank, nearby external large scale water facilities, an adjoining 75 acre back lot and supported by over 70 screen production businesses, the Studios has the versatility to cater to any production of any scale.

Fox Studios Australia also offer a full suite of Productions Services including management of government rebates and incentives, production management, legal, accounting and payroll services and immigration support, to ensure your project is delivered on time and on budget.

Contact:
Lynda Carruthers
Head of Production Services
+61 2 9383 4035
lynda.carruthers@foxaus.com
www.foxstudiosaustralia.com