Australian production, post-production and TV broadcasting company, Omnilab Group is in the final negotiations on the acquisition of boutique local drama and feature post-production facility, Island Films. Over the last 10 years, Island has provided facilities for some of Australia's most successful feature films including RABBIT PROOF FENCE and LOOKING FOR ALI BRANDI, as well as the TEN TV drama series WHITE COLLAR BLUE and miniseries JESSICA.
"The move with the Omnilab Group is designed to further develop TV drama and feature post-production for both companies and will cater well to those producers who are interested in the increasing trend of looking for a package deal...a one stop shop if you like" said Island Films manager Simon Dibbs.
Omnilab Group managing director, Christopher Mapp, added, "Island Films has built a reputation over the years as supplying 'A' grade post production teemed with a unique, relaxed atmosphere in a beautiful Sydney setting. This successful mix has been appealing to many of Australia's best producers, directors and editors. Island Films adds another dimension to the Omnilab Group which is a part of our ongoing strategy. We will continue to look for opportunities in the market place that add strength and capability to the services we already supply to our clients across all screen sizes.
Omnilab Group (www.omnilab.com) incorporates eight companies: The LaB, Cornerpost, Mesh 22, Island Films, The Playroom, Dubsat, Ambience Ent. and Ambience Concept and employs more than 200 full time staff and 250 contractors. Each company has its own niche market and expertise creating, producing and delivering content for all screen sizes, from visual effects on feature films and TVC's to delivery of content for Pay TV and mobile phones. The Omnilab Group services both local and major international markets. To learn more about Island Films, visit www.islandfilm.com.au.