Allen Park will soon be home to one of Michigan’s largest film studios, Unity Studios. The $146 Million project is expected to create thousands of new jobs for the state. The facility will produce movies, television programs and new media entertainment. The Unity Studios project will also include retail and housing components, as well as an educational facility. The facility is expected to house 750,000 square feet of space for production and post-production work, including eight sound stages. Ground is expected to be broken by fall.
Potential job applicants can go to the Allen Park Web site at www.cityofallenpark.org and leave contact information under “Job Bank.”
Unity Studios, will be headed by Detroit native, Jimmy Lifton. Lifton’s production company, Oracle Post, has worked on major projects including the TV reality hits “The Real Housewives of Orange County” and “Celebrity Fit Club” as well as animated features such as “SpongeBob SquarePants.”