Metalworks Studios: 30 years of Excellence

Author:
Publish date:

This year (2008) Metalworks Studios celebrates 30 years of excellence as the undisputed leader in the recording studio business in Canada. Established in 1978, Metalworks Studios was originally the creative workspace for legendary rock group and Canadian Hall of Fame inductees Triumph. Metalworks Studios has since expanded into an internationally renowned six-studio, recording, mastering and DVD facility. Canada's consummate world-class studio facility has been recognized for an unprecedented eleven consecutive years as Recording Studio of the Year (1998 - 2008) at the prestigious CMW Canadian Music Industry Awards. “Metalworks is the gold standard for recording in Canada�, says Randy Lennox, President-CEO -Universal Music Canada. Metalworks Studios has prospered for 30 years by recording international artists such as Prince, David Bowie, Christina Aguilera, Guns ‘N Roses, NSync, Tina Turner, and Bruce Springsteen. Canadian superstars that have recorded at Metalworks include Rush, Nelly Furtado, Anne Murray, Barenaked Ladies and Feist. In addition, Metalworks has hosted recording sessions for the newest generation of Canadian artists such as Metric, City & Colour, Tokyo Police Club, Protest the Hero, and Alexisonfire, and continues to support in the development of many new and exciting Canadian artists. Metalworks Studios has also worked on major motion picture releases such as Disney/Pixar’s animated feature, Cars (nominated for 2 Oscars), Sony Pictures’, Silent Hill and Miramax’s box office hit, Chicago (winner of 6 Oscars, including Best Picture). In conjunction with these films, Metalworks’ state-of-the-art studios have hosted A-list actors such as Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Renee Zellweger for work on various motion pictures. Metalworks Studios has maintained an unsurpassed level of excellence over this time and is regarded as one of North Americas premiere facilities. After 30 years, Metalworks Studios continues to evolve and reinvent itself as the industry changes, providing the latest, cutting edge technology and equipment for recording, mixing, mastering and DVD authoring. It is little wonder that gold and platinum record awards from record companies like EMI, Sony-BMG, Warner Group, and Universal line the corridors at Metalworks Studios. The success of Metalworks Studios has also been the inspirational impetus in the creation of Metalworks Institute, Canada’s leading entertainment arts school. Students travel from all over the world to learn and study from some of the industry’s foremost experts, who draw upon Metalworks’ thirty years of industry success. Metalworks Production Group is yet another creative and evolutionary step forward for the Metalworks group of companies, providing services in the areas of live production, sound and lighting. Together these companies embrace multiple facets of the entertainment industry – from recording, to live event production, to education.

Related

BL_Chameleon

Bannister Lake Releases Chameleon Version 10 Real-Time Data Aggregation and Graphics Management Solution

Chameleon, Bannister Lake's data aggregation and graphics management solution is introducing dramatic new enhancements with a strong focus on election data. Within its election module, Chameleon Version 10 improves how election data is ingested and managed. The new release expands the ability to enter manual election results where data feeds may not be available. This is particularly useful in less populated districts or in jurisdictions where it is not practical to organize a real-time results feed. The new functionality also provides an important failsafe in situations where a data feed may have stopped working.

SMPTE_The-Next-Century-Logo-MA

SMPTE's Latest IMF Plugfest Makes Significant Progress Toward Interoperability

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) plugfest, held Oct. 18-19 in Hollywood, California, marked another milestone in the development of the IMF family of international standards (SMPTE ST 2067), with more than 48 participants making progress toward interoperability.