Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary Astro Productions Sdn Bhd (APSB), has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Basecamp Films Sdn Bhd, an award-winning visual post-production studio.
As part of the agreement, Basecamp Films’ staff and their expertise, experience and assets will be integrated within APSB to form a new unit, Astro Sound+Vision, designed to build the future of post-production for Astro and the industry.
Euan Smith, Group CEO of Astro said, “Astro Sound+Vision is being set up to offer a full suite of world-class audio and visual post-production services for video content including films; and TV series, shows and commercials. We have long been impressed by the quality and passion of the Basecamp team and are very happy to be integrating their skills into our operations. Through our expanded Sound+Vision unit, Astro is extremely well placed to deliver international standards of quality and finishing of video content for both Astro and external parties.”
Astro Sound+Vision services include high-quality cinema-based colour grading, Dolby Vision HDR post-production, full digital lab services and final output in 4K/HDR streaming to digital cinema, as well as audio engineering and recording, sound design, foley and final mix in surround and Dolby Atmos, for domestic and international feature films, broadcast TV productions, games and commercials.
Astro Sound+Vision also features Malaysia’s only certified THX cinema mix facility, with additional certifications for Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos for TV broadcast and cinema. Industry players wishing to explore how Astro Sound+Vision can support their video production goals should contact Leon Tan, Head of Astro Productions, [email protected].