Cherri Arpino Joins Twickenham Film Studios as Head of Production

Twickenham Film Studios are thrilled to welcome Cherri Arpino as their new Head of Production forming a fundamental part of the business. Working closely with MD Cara Sheppard, and the Senior Management Team including Director of Technology & Engineering Tom Witkowski and Director of Facilities & Operations Laurence McCormack, she will assist the team to nurture all client relationships, new business and sales, as well as ensuring the highest level of experience delivering projects across all departments.


Arpino is highly experienced in Production and Post Production having spent nearly 18 years globally with some of the most well known film studios, creative content creators, and with some of the worlds leading talent from Feature film and TV. She most recently joins from working on the highly anticipated Jurassic World: Dominion set to launch in 2022. Prior to that Cherri was Head of Production at Cinelab. She also worked for several years at Company 3, as well as being Head of Dailies at Technicolor for nearly 10 years.

Her creative highlights include working on such Feature Film and TV creds as: Wonder Woman 1984, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Tomb Raider, T2 Trainspotting, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2, TV series Succession and she was even Dailies Manager on Bohemian Rhapsody for which the TFS Sound Team, lead by Re-Recording Mixer Tim Cavagin, won a ‘Best Sound Mixing’ Oscar.


“I couldn’t be any happier to welcome Cherri to our TFS family. I have known Cherri for many years as her reputation really does precede her " said Cara Sheppard TFS MD. "She is an equally respected and loved industry talent. Having played an integral role in such high caliber companies such as Cinelab, Company 3 and Technicolor means, she will bring all those years of experience and client relationships to our TFS offering. In her new Head of Production role will work closely with myself, all department heads and the wider sales and marketing team to lead further TFS growth. She will be responsible for driving our key client relationships, brand awareness and reputation, as well as bringing on board top tent pole Film and high HETV productions.  I am assured that with Cherri’s boundless energy, vision and passion for all things Film and TV we are set for more continued success”.


“I am thrilled to have joined Cara and the amazing family at Twickenham Studios and to bring my experience to the table with the talented team in relation to all things Production and Post Production" added Arpino. "I’ve known many of the team here for years and I’m excited to see this group of all-stars coming together to make magic! Alongside my knowledge of Production and Post pipelines, I bring with me an understanding of the different nuances within this industry and the requirements that our clients may have, as no two productions are the same. It’s one thing to provide a service, but quite another to be able to react to our clients' many and varied needs in real time. To understand what challenges are being faced and to always find a way to help no matter what is needed."





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