Spafax Launches The Hub

On Wednesday, March 25, Spafax staff, clients and industry partners descended on Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood to launch our best-in-class production facility — The Hub. Under clear southern California skies, guests were welcomed with glasses of champagne and invited to take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the facility, led by our very own Hub… Read More

The Story Behind Sunset Gower Studios

This past October, Spafax’s post-production lab, The Hub, became Sunset Gower Studios’ newest tenant. Our new home has a long and storied history housing many of this century’s most classic films including Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night and William Wyler’s Funny Girl. As the original home of Warner Brothers and Columbia Pictures, the facility has a rich… Read More

Spafax Opens New Hollywood Lab, “The Hub”

Best-in-class facility is a production centre for the digital age LONDON – September 30, 2014 – Global content agency Spafax has announced the launch of a new HD post-production lab, located at the iconic Sunset Gower Studios Lot, Hollywood’s oldest independent film lot, and the original West Coast home of Columbia and Warner Bros. Officially… Read More

Spafax and JetBlue Partnership: Q&A with Vincent Cruz

Following the recent announcement of JetBlue and Spafax’s new partnership, we asked Spafax Vice President of Entertainment Vincent Cruz a few questions. What does the new partnership with JetBlue Airways mean for Spafax? We are delighted that JetBlue chose to work with us as they look to take their industry-leading IFE offering to the next level. Our relationship… Read More

Spafax @ 2014 NAB Show

Senior Video Editor Jose Lizarraga reveals what he discovered at the NAB Show, a digital media and entertainment event that he recently attended in Las Vegas. Each year, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) holds a conference in Las Vegas to showcase the latest innovations in film, television and radio technology. This not only allows video content… Read More

The Secret Lives of Spafaxians: Dan McInerney

1.  How long have you been working at Spafax? 18 months 2. What’s your title? Software Development Manager 3.  What is the best thing about your work? It’s an elaborate industry with many interesting areas. Small changes can often make a big difference. 4. What are your hobbies outside work? Technology, Movies, Poker and Line Dancing 5. If you could… Read More

Spafax Talks PEDs and CC at APEX Technology Conference

LONDON — We enjoyed sunnier climes on November 19 and 20 at the forum for the APEX Technology Conference in Newport Beach, California. The agenda included a mix of specialist subjects ranging from a unique identifier for referencing content between companies to understanding the impact of 802.11ac onboard aircrafts. The hot topics of the agenda… Read More

A Meeting of Technical Minds

LONDON — Last week saw the next step in Spafax’s ongoing initiative to form deeper relationships with our sister and cousin companies from the industry. In order to maintain our position as leaders in the Technical Services field, we attended a meeting of technical minds, focusing on the exploding digital, mobile and software arenas. We… Read More

The Death of the Content Service Provider?

Spafax’s Al St. Germain was a featured speaker and session moderator at the 2010 Chinese Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity conference in Shanghai last month.  The conference was co-hosted by the Chinese Air Transport Association (CATA) and the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA), and was very well organized by GIS Events.  The three-day session featured speakers… Read More