LONDON — Warner Bros. De Lane Lea (WBDLL) announced that it will be moving from its current home on Dean Street to Ilona Rose House, Soho Estates’ new development on Greek Street. Spanning three floors of the building, the purpose-built post production house (www.wbsl.com/de-lane-lea/) will be home to one of the UK’s largest mixing stages.
“This new home for our team of multi-award winning talent will bring another level of service to the post production world in London,” states Kim Waugh, EVP worldwide post production creative services. “The size and quality of the stages are exceptional, and I’m delighted we are remaining within the heart of Soho’s vibrant and creative community. We can’t wait to open our doors next month.”
The 32,000-square-foot WBDLL site benefits from being purpose-built, enabling the design to be planned from the outset, providing clients with a seamless experience. Some of the facility’s highlights include one of the UK’s largest mixing stages, featuring a 4K DCI laser projection with Dolby Atmos and IMAX monitoring; 45 networked and acoustically treated cutting rooms, with a programmable advanced lighting system; three mixing stages with 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos capabilities and laser projection; and two large DCI grading theatres, including 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos monitoring and acoustically treated to the same standard as the mixing stages. The location is also home to a purpose-built ADR environment with accompanying talent green room. Client space also including a large café/bar, a video conference room and a private dining room.
“We are delighted that Warner Bros. is moving to Soho Estates’ Ilona Rose House,” says John James, managing director, Soho Estates. “The essence of Soho is the creative spark, and this new West-End hub is a boost for London’s film industry. Ilona Rose House is a 300,000-square-foot mixed-use development and we can’t wait to bring to life the diverse offering it brings to the area.”