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Chainsaw Provides Post Services for Emmy Nominees

Post Factory, Pixel Underground, Bling Digital and SIM Digital also lend their expertise to nominated series, documentaries and specials.
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LOS ANGELES—Chainsaw, A SIM Group company, provided post production services for 11 television productions that received a total of 54 nominations in the 67th Emmy® Awards. 

They include HBO’s Game of Thrones, which led all shows with 24 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, as well as nominations in directing, cinematography, editing and sound categories. Chainsaw performed editorial conforming and color grading for the show.

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Other nominated productions serviced by Chainsaw include:

  • The Oscars (ABC), 8 nominations.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (Fox), 8 nominations. 
  • The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS), 4 nominations. 
  • The Amazing Race (CBS), 3 nominations. 
  • The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (NBC), 2 nominations. 
  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery Channel), 1 nomination. 
  • American Idol (Fox), 1 nomination. 
  • Jane the Virgin (CBS), 1 nomination. 
  • Key & Peele Super Bowl Special (Comedy Central), 1 nomination. 
  • A Tribute to Mel Brooks (FX), 1 nomination.
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Other SIM Group companies contributed to Emmy-nominated productions as well.

Post Factory, New York, provided editing facilities for the HBO documentary The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (6 nominations) and casting facilities for Netflix’ Orange is the New Black (4 nominations).

Pixel Underground, Toronto, provided post production services to HGTV’s Property Brothers (1 nomination).

Bling Digital provided dailies and workflow services for Amazon’s Bosch (1 nomination), Warner Bros.’ Constantine (1 nomination) and CBS’ The Dovekeepers (1 nomination). SIM Digital, Atlanta, provided camera packages for Constantine.

The SIM Group congratulates all the nominees. The 67th Emmy Awards will be held on September 20 in Los Angeles.

About SIM Group:

Backed by Toronto-based investment firm Granite Partners, the SIM Group is a leading supplier of production equipment, workflow and post-production solutions, with offices across the US, Canada and China. Our diverse services can be utilized on any production at any stage. In Canada, our offices in Toronto and Vancouver service grip and lighting from PS Production Services and can be complemented with SIM Digital cinematography and playback equipment for any production’s needs.  Bling, Chainsaw, Pixel Underground, Tattersall Sound and Picture and Post Factory NY provide an array of services from dailies, to online and offline editing, to final color/DI and visual effects, to sound editorial and mixing. Bling’s services, which include a comprehensive workflow solution, are offered at all offices across the US and Canada, as well as off-site service through POD (Post on Demand).  Chainsaw’s full-service facility in Hollywood provides creative editorial and extensive finishing services with some of the top colorists in the industry. Rounding out the family of companies are Pixel Underground, a Toronto-based post-production company, and its associated service, StationEX, which provides physical and file-based media fulfillment and encoding/distribution services, Tattersall Sound and Picture, a provider of sound editorial and mixing for motion pictures and television and Post Factory NY, one of the East Coast’s top independent post-production facilities. For more information, visit



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