HOLLYWOOD, CA, Jul 01, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Medient Studios, Inc. (otcqb:MDNT) (‘Medient’) today announced that the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority, at a meeting of the Property Committee of the Board on the 28th June 2013, formally approved the commencement of construction on the 1,550 acre property.
Medient has initiated engineering, clearing and grading of the property, as part of a construction plan to have the studioplex operational by the first quarter of 2014.
Medient’s President of Infrastructure Manoj Koshy stated, “Our construction plan involves multiple parallel paths to minimize the amount of time to being able to shoot movies on campus. We have incorporated the latest technologies in modular construction, and non conventional energy sources to build the studioplex at the fastest pace with the least environmental impact possible.”
Chance Raehn, Principal of Integrated Science & Engineering, Inc. the civil engineers for the project, stated, “The focus is on the engineering tasks required to get the site ‘construction ready’ by November. The DRI and Traffic studies, Topography surveys for public areas and roads, Boundary surveys, Geotechnical investigations and Civil Design will all commence this week.”
Medient Studios, Inc. (otcqb:MDNT) is an entertainment content creation company with a strong presence in North America, Europe and India. Medient’s management team has approximately 150 years of experience in the motion picture industry and is responsible for producing and/or financing over 250 movies. Medient is realigning the content creation process to enable efficiencies of scale and eliminate process waste by building a fully integrated movie and game production facility and campus on a 1550 acre property in Effingham County, Georgia. Once operational this production facility will be the largest of its kind in the United States.
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