Labo Expands Production Capabilities
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Labo, Mexico's top facilities house specializing in digital and distribution services, will begin expanding it's capabilities by producing Film TV content. The company also plans to expand internationally towards the US and Central America.
Labo's first planned film is minority domestic co-production “Amor en cursivas,” a romantic comedy from Carlos Algara, co-director of psychological thriller “Veronica.” Labo will also lead produce an as-yet-untitled documentary about the human impact of the transition from 35mm film to digital.
Just 2 months ago Labo partnered with the UK-based company Motion Picture Solution (MPS) to create MPS Labo, a Los Angeles-based j.v. facility which targets small independent producers and distributors.
MPSLabo has been providing mastering, DCP and KDM services to a wide array of clients in the U.S., such as on “Columbus,” distributed by the Sundance Institute and Michael Tuckman Media, whose roll out has hiked from two copies to 80-plus screens. MPSLabo has managed distribution for some Park Circus titles, both in the U.S. and Canada, and is a DCP provider for the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian. It has just completed its first release for Universal Pictures, a limited release for 150 theaters.
You can read more at Variety.