WHO WE ARE


Headquartered in Studio City, illuminate Studios is a technology innovator in production and post-production serving the local and global entertainment industry. Working with major studios, TV networks, digital platforms, independent producers and distributors, illuminate provides traditional post-production services such as editorial, color correction, digital intermediate and distribution in 2K and 4K.

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Production Stages

  • Stage rental: Two stages with pre-lit sets, fully equipped for HD multi-camera production
  • Multi-camera Motion Tracking System with ultimate image composting
  • HD optical fiber, high-speed internet & satellite broadcast capabilities
  • Kitchen, news, and talk show sets
  • Cove chroma key green screen
  • Green rooms, conference rooms, production offices, and dressing rooms
  • 16’ high lighting grid, 48 channel lighting board, clear-com/RTS intercom
  • Secure exterior staging area
  • On-site parking available

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POST SOLUTIONS

  • SD, HD, 2K, UHD, 4K workflows in SDR, Dolby Vision and HDR-10
  • Theatrical Digital Intermediate (DI workflows)
  • HD & Ultra HD television workflows finishing in SDR and HDR
  • Online Editorial and Conform
  • Offline rooms with server connectivity
  • VFX replication and composting
  • Color Correction utilizing Baselight, Nucoda and Resolve systems
  • DCP and DCDM Creation
  • Domestic and International Deliverables
  • Pro Tools Audio Services
  • Quality Control
  • Encoding and Transcoding Services
  • Digital Deliveries to various platforms
  • Localization Services

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iConform®

  • Film Scanning up to 10K resolution: 16mm & 35mm
  • Digital Restoration Services, including dirt and scratch removal and advanced optical flow solutions.
  • iConform®: Automated conforming to HD, 2K and 4K from original film dailies and SD reference, without the need for an EDL
  • Economical way to transform top SD content into beautiful HD and 4K

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SmartRez IT™

  • SmartRez IT™: Image Translation  from SD to HD or HD to 4K image for the “best in quality” alternative to an up conversion.
  • Repurpose valuable library assets to current viewing standards
  • Image enhancement to meet delivery requirement

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Today we remember late director, producer and screenwriter John Singleton. ❤️🕊

Singleton is the writer and director of the 1993 American romantic drama film #PoeticJustice starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur. 

The award winning film was remastered here at #illuminateHollywood

Today we remember late director, producer and screenwriter John Singleton. ❤️🕊

Singleton is the writer and director of the 1993 American romantic drama film #PoeticJustice starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur.

The award winning film was remastered here at #illuminateHollywood
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You can now watch "Running with the Devil" featuring Nicolas Cage on @hulu 🎬

Feature film finishing performed by #illuminateHollywood

You can now watch "Running with the Devil" featuring Nicolas Cage on @hulu 🎬

Feature film finishing performed by #illuminateHollywood
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William Lustig and Joe Spinell's iconic 80’s gore-fueled shocker MANIAC gets a 4K Ultra HD upgrade that looks better than ever - while also keeping that sweaty, grimy vibe! 🫣🔪

The remastering for this film was done at #illuminatehollywood

William Lustig and Joe Spinell's iconic 80’s gore-fueled shocker MANIAC gets a 4K Ultra HD upgrade that looks better than ever - while also keeping that sweaty, grimy vibe! 🫣🔪

The remastering for this film was done at #illuminatehollywood
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In 1968, the late, great director George A. Romero shocked the world with his film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and turned zombies into the modern nightmare we now know! 🧟‍♂️⚠️

If you’re a Fulci fan, zombie fan or simply a fan of horror, make sure to watch the film in all new 4k restoration done by our team at #illuminateStudio

In 1968, the late, great director George A. Romero shocked the world with his film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and turned zombies into the modern nightmare we now know! 🧟‍♂️⚠️

If you’re a Fulci fan, zombie fan or simply a fan of horror, make sure to watch the film in all new 4k restoration done by our team at #illuminateStudio
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The Muppet Show: created by Jim Henson and produced in the UK and USA. 

 Our team at #illuminateHollywood used the SmartRez It restoration process so new audiences can enjoy them in an all-new clarity.

The Muppet Show: created by Jim Henson and produced in the UK and USA.

Our team at #illuminateHollywood used the SmartRez It restoration process so new audiences can enjoy them in an all-new clarity.
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Illuminate Studios is a technology innovator in production and post-production serving the local and global entertainment industry. Working with major studios, TV networks, digital platforms, independent producers and distributors.

Illuminate Studios is a technology innovator in production and post-production serving the local and global entertainment industry. Working with major studios, TV networks, digital platforms, independent producers and distributors. ...

Pulp Fiction is considered one of the best movies of Quentin Tarantino thanks to its nonlinear narrative, memorable characters, an all-star cast, and both critical and commercial success!

Looking for another reason to watch? We remastered this masterpiece to 4K and Dolby Vision HDR ☺️✨ Double tap if you are planning to watch!

Pulp Fiction is considered one of the best movies of Quentin Tarantino thanks to its nonlinear narrative, memorable characters, an all-star cast, and both critical and commercial success!

Looking for another reason to watch? We remastered this masterpiece to 4K and Dolby Vision HDR ☺️✨ Double tap if you are planning to watch!
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James Hardy, our CEO, has more than 20 years of experience in film restoration, which led him to work on classic box office movies like “Armageddon”, “Home Alone”, and “Pulp Fiction”, among many others.

Sandy Crawford expertly grew with the company as she learned every facet of it, from receptionist to General Manager, she did it all till she got promoted into the role of Illuminate’s President in 2017! 

The magic starts here ✨If you are interested in joining us, contact us at hr@illuminatehollywood.com

James Hardy, our CEO, has more than 20 years of experience in film restoration, which led him to work on classic box office movies like “Armageddon”, “Home Alone”, and “Pulp Fiction”, among many others.

Sandy Crawford expertly grew with the company as she learned every facet of it, from receptionist to General Manager, she did it all till she got promoted into the role of Illuminate’s President in 2017!

The magic starts here ✨If you are interested in joining us, contact us at hr@illuminatehollywood.com
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