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William F. White Int'l Ramps Up Vancouver Studio Presence with Fourth Property; Whites Studios Copperwood

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TORONTO, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of William F. White International Inc. (Whites) is proud to announce the addition of a fourth purpose-renovated studio property under the Whites Studios banner; Whites Studios Copperwood in Vancouver. Whites holds four premiere properties in Vancouver including Ironwood, Fraserwood, Riverwood and now Copperwood.

Whites Studios Copperwood located at 12211 Horseshoe Way, Richmond, BC (CNW Group/William F. White International Inc)

"In recent years, there's been such a dramatic increase in Vancouver's production industry," says Whites' Chairman/CEO, Paul Bronfman. "Adding Copperwood as a fourth property is our way to increase incentives in an effort to support the continued growth and meet location industry demands."

Whites Studios Copperwood provides clients with a 106,000 square-foot, 31-foot clear height premium facility, featuring three large engineered sound stages, mill shop, paint shop, additional support space, along with ample circus and crew parking.

"Vancouver continues to be one of the world's most diverse production locations due to its incredible infrastructure, talented crews, stable tax credits and shared time zone with LA," says Whites' EVP/COO, Garin Josey. "Whites is now able to provide these productions with the best possible experience by bundling our world-class production services with our state-of-the-art studio properties."

With 14 sound stages and ample mixed-use high-ceiling warehouse spaces, Whites Studios boasts over 500,000 square feet of production-ready filming space spread across four closely-located facilities.

"It's unbelievable to see how much we've grown in a year," says Whites Studios' VP, Alex Godfrey. "It's all thanks to our team of professionals who are focused on providing clients with exceptional production facilities. We can't wait to see what the future has in store as Whites Studios continues to thrive and expand."

For more information, please visit www.whitesstudios.com.

William F. White International Inc. (Whites). (www.whites.com) is a Comweb Group member company.  Founded in 1963, Whites is Canada's largest and most iconic provider of production equipment to the entertainment industry. With offices across the country, as well as in Budapest, Hungary, the company services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and houses an extensive state-of-the-art inventory. The Whites group includes Whites Camera, Whites Lighting & Grip, Whites Location Equipment Supply Inc., Whites Specialty Equipment and Whites Studios Inc.

Comweb Corporation (www.comwebgroup.com) was founded through a partnership with Paul Bronfman and famed writer/producer Stephen J. Cannell in 1988 to build and manage Canada's first Hollywood-style studio complex, North Shore Studios in Vancouver. The studio was the home of original smash TV series hit, The X-Files. Comweb Corporation is the parent company of William F. White International Inc. Whites provides state-of-the-art production equipment, studio facilities and services to the Canadian and international entertainment industry. Comweb Corporation is a founding shareholder of Pinewood Toronto Studios (www.pinewoodtorontostudios.com), a 12-stage production lot including the Mega Stage, one of North America's largest purpose-built sound stages. Comweb Aviation Inc. offers private jet charter services to entertainment industry and corporate clients. 

SOURCE William F. White International Inc

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