ENVY Advertising is a multi-award winning commercial, digital, branding and short-form specialist post house. Offering a full in-house service, it is an end-to-end post production facility delivering across offline, grade, VFX, online and sound design. ENVY’s technical setup is second to none - expertly developed to allow flexibility, it offers streamlined and bespoke workflows to facilitate almost any requirement.
Since opening in 2006, ENVY has acquired a wealth of experience working across a wide breadth of projects including documentary, entertainment, factual entertainment, scripted and shortform – spanning across single documentaries to multi-episodic series, including some of the UK’s most beloved programmes. With BAFTA and RTS award-winning creative talent, it is one of Europe’s leading independent broadcast facilities.
ENVY has been recognised with multiple high-profile awards including: ‘Best Post Production Facility’ at the Broadcast Awards: 2017, 2015, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008 and ‘Top Facility’ as voted by Producers in Televisual’s annual facilities Top 50 every year since 2010.
Awards include a BRIT, Black D&AD pencil for their editing & sound on the Film4 Idents, D&AD pencils for sound design on Oral B ‘Merry Beeping Christmas’ and The Sunday Times 'The Unquiet Film Series' has scooped D&AD pencils, a British Arrow Gold and a SHOTS award. At the 2018 Music + Sound Awards, ENVY Advertising won Best Sound Design in Trailers + Promos for Sky Sports F1 ‘The Race Starts Here’.
ENVY’s Advertising department is dedicated to short-form content, both broadcast and digital. Every part of the post production process is provided under one roof, from offline, to CG, Audio, Grade and Flame.
Mortimer Street has 10 modern offline suites, all running Avid Media Composer and the latest hardware. High-quality monitoring and Boris BCC effects are available as standard. Every suite is connected to shared Avid NEXIS storage, allowing easy project-sharing for the most demanding projects. All rooms come equipped with voice-over capabilities, a client PC with Microsoft Office, high-speed internet access and a network share for the secure storage of client documents.
Our team of Flame Artists operate 5 Autodesk Flame Premium suites, providing our clients with the ultimate finishing experience. All suites are connected to a high-speed SAN allowing fast collaboration with Grade and the delivery team. Every room includes a separate assist station, allowing a second operator to be working on Flare/Nuke/AE simultaneously.
We operate a Baselight TWO grading system with the latest Dolby monitoring, Our grading team can work at resolutions from HD up to 4K HDR, and at high-frame rates if required. The Baselight is connected to a high-speed SAN and supported by a Baselight Assist, allowing imports/exports to happen in the background if needed.
Our team of audio mixers operate 3 Audio Studios, all with large VO booths. All studios are 5.1 capable with one having a Dolby licence. Our largest suite is also set up for Dolby Atmos. All suites run the latest ProTools v12 software.
VFX Studio – Graphics & CGI
The VFX Studio, comprising two 2D Motion Graphics designers (AE, C4D), two 3D CGI artists (Maya, VRay, PFTrack) and a Nuke artist, with additional stations available. We offer design solutions across the board, from title sequences and graphical inserts to full CGI modelling, animation, texturing, lighting and rendering, as well as complex rotoscoping and compositing in Nuke. Shared access to a high-speed SAN across all suites allows for a fast and effective workflow between the VFX Studio, the Flame suites, Baselight grade and delivery.
Our MCR teams work around the clock, to ensure we provide the best service to our clients, whether they are processing RAW footage from set overnight or delivering file-based Masters across the globe.
LTO Rushes Service
For clients that want an LTO archive of their rushes, we can archive to LTFS LTO7 tapes, either as a project progresses (offering additional protection) or when a project completes. All LTO tapes are supplied with a full report.
Sending terabytes of media around the globe isn’t a problem with our file transfer service utilising Signiant. We can offer one-off transfers or shared portals, allowing teams of remote users access.