RESIDENT COMPANIES

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Big Island Gigs (BIG) is a Hawai’i Island based film and video production and location services company. BIG provides crew, equipment, locations and local knowledge for TV, Film, commercial and other transmedia production on the Island of Hawai’i and can provide all­-in or a la carte production services. BIG also manages Honua Studios and facilitates studio rentals.

Event services also available.

Production & location services • Production crew • Production gear rental • Events • Videography • Studio rentals • Green screen stage rentals • Staging area rentals • Production offices rentals

The GVS Accelerator empowers Hawai’i ­based creative entrepreneurs to launch original, future-proof, impacting franchises for wide commercial audiences.  From story and script refinement and creative proof of concept to breakdowns, schedule and budget for execution to business, marketing and distribution plans ­ selected startups will be accelerated through GVS’ unique Transmedia Pipeline positioning them for successful follow ­on financing.

Media/ transmedia development • Development consulting • Seminars & workshops • Co-Work Space Packages
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Global Virtual Studio (GVS) is passionate about transforming original ideas into stories and bringing them to life. Utilizing the talent of the global community, GVS works to fully conceptualize and then refine dynamic characters, stories and ideas to shape uniquely stunning creations.

GVS employs an innovative model of virtual production that maximizes untapped creativity, world time zones and economies of scale. GVS specializes in everything from transmedia franchise development and creative proof of concept to post production and marketing for a wide array of transmedia products.

Media/ transmedia development • Development consulting • Branding • Graphic design • CAD 3D Animation • Creative proof of concept • Animation • Editorial • Title Sequences • Marketing/social media campaigns • Web development • App development • Concept to completion

Hawai’i now has brand new point-to-point connectivity for the film, media and television industries. Our private fiber, with a 10G capacity and burstable to 1G, will connect you to over 400 studios across three continents. We’ve stepped up our game; it’s time to rethink Hawai’i.

Fiber Connectivity • Remote Collaboration • File Transfer
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Twenty20Sound offers post production sound encompassing: sound editorial and design, ADR, VO, and re­recording as well as record production and composing for film, TV, and many other multimedia applications. Twenty20Sound has a JBL LSR4300 5.1 and separate 2.1 system installed in a treated sound stage. Fiber optic and Source­Connect are coming soon for high-speed connection to facilities around the world.

Post production sound • Music production • Music mixing & mastering • 5.1 mixing • Composing for film, TV, commercials, other transmedia • Dialog editing • ADR/ VO

The Film Institute (TFI) is a Fellowship of intentional storytellers determined to evoke change in and through the art and craft of filmmaking and transmedia. TFI is committed to shaping culture by training content creators and incubating new transformational projects and initiatives.

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Internships, apprenticeships • Training for media