Studios & entertainment

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demand the highest levels
in safety and security

Critical event management in film studios & entertainment locations is essential for ensuring the safety of personnel, protecting assets, and maintaining production schedules. Film studios are dynamic environments with various potential risks, including natural disasters, accidents, security threats, and medical emergencies.

This highly configurable platform will provide a plug-and-play solution that meets your specific requirements and provides a full overview of your operations, risk, incident and film locations enabling you to respond smarter and recover faster.

Is your location prepared
for today's risks and challenges?

The digitalisation and unification of critical event management is mission critical, driving compliance and efficiency in the prevention, detection, response and recovery of an incident.

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We're protecting the people, assets & productions

Filming the Future: Secure, Safe, & Spectacular.
Amazon Studios is an American television and film producer and distributor that is a subsidiary of Amazon. It specialises in developing television series and distributing and producing films in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

Zinc was awarded a contract to delivery command, control and communication for all incidents at premier film studios.

Amazon Studios

Creating Blockbusters, Ensuring Safety First.

Amazon officially closed its acquisition of MGM, making the Hollywood studio part of Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Studios. The deal, valued at $8.45 billion, brings over MGM's catalog of more than 4,000 film titles, 17,000 TV episodes and valuable IP including James Bond.

Working with Amazon Studios, Synapse operates across the campus as a command, control and communication platform.


Defending Icons, Shielding Stories.
Spanning 14 acres, The Culver Studios is a world-class studio campus that is anchored by Amazon Studios as a hub for creating and producing award-winning movies and shows - as it has for more than a 100 years.

Synapse operates across the campus as a command, control and communication platform to improve the management of all events and alarms leveraging AI technology to filter out false positives.

Culver Studios

Preserving media's value, one frame at a time.
MediaCityUK is a 200-acre mixed-use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal and its principal tenants are media organisations such as ITV, BBC and also the Quayside MediaCityUK shopping centre.

Integrating Synapse into the MediaCity security team, is a significant step forward in safeguarding the vibrant hub where security is paramount in such dynamic environments.

Media City
- Manchester, UK

Safeguarding and Showcasing UK Film
Shepperton has been home to some of the world's best-loved films and TV shows, located close to Heathrow airport and 18 miles from central London.

Zinc provide's the command, control and communication platform for on-site security team on-behalf of Amazon Studios

Shepperton Studios
- UK

From Heritage to Horizon: Safeguarding and Showcasing UK Film.
Bray Film Studios is located on the bank of the River Thames, just 26 miles from central London. With an 18th century former English country house at its heart, the studios have provided creative space for some of the greatest talent in film and music.

Zinc provides the command, control and communication platform for the on-site security team.

Bray Studios
- UK

Safety & Security: The Stars Behind the Scenes.
London's theatrical heartland, often referred to as Theaterland or West End where many of the city's major tourist attractions, theatres, entertainment venues, shops, businesses and government buildings.

Zinc are delighted to be working with FGH Security to maintain safe and secure streets in London’s West End & Mayfair providing the incident reporting, patrol management & communication platform.

New West End Company
- London, UK

Guarding Future Stars, Scenes, and Sets
Guildhall School of Music & Drama is a vibrant, international community of musicians, actors and production artists in the heart of the City of London.

Zinc provides the command, control and communication platform for the on-site security team.

Guildhall School of Music & Drama
- City of London, UK
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Our customers partner with us,
as they demand the highest levels of control,
to avoid being an industry statistic.
Source: Allied Universal World Security Report 2023

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A platform built with our users in mind

Synapse empowers building management to proactively manage risks, respond swiftly to critical events, and ensure the well-being of occupants and the protection of valuable assets.

Location Structure
Easily configure the buildings core data including buildings, studios, floors, areas, assets, teams, users & access levels.

Central Repository
Central storage of all your critical data, media and documents - creating a single source of truth with rapid access.

Events & Incidents
End-to-end data capture & management for any type of event, big or small - covering security, safety & operations.

End-to-end data capture & management for any type of event, big or small - covering security, safety & operations.

Assignment to individuals and teams based on priority levels to determine the most effective response.

Mass Notification
Communicate alerts and notifications via in-app alerts, SMS and email - either manually or automatically.

Evacuation Alerts
Manage all warnings, simultaneous/phased evacuations, withdrawal, shelter and return stages.

Automate processes, standard/emergency operating procedures (SOPs/EOPs) & custom tasks.

Patrol Management
Integrated patrol and verification application using geo, photo META extraction, NFC, Barcodes & QR.

Evidence Collation
Capture involved parties (offenders, victims & witnesses), vehicles, assets, losses & lessons learnt.

Analyse rich data sets using advanced querying and unlimited dashboard creation for day-to-day operations & MI.

Interface and share data with 3rd party systems, such as alarms, access control, CCTV and iOT via API endpoints.

Platform Features

A library of best practices
Report, investigate, analyse.

Critical events in publicly accessible locations can range from low level crime, pollution, health & safety incidents to major emergencies such as fires, severe weather, terrorist threats, bomb threats, and active shooters, or very location-specific threats involving crowd control who pose a threat to stampede.

Effective management and preparedness are essential to ensure the safety of occupants and minimise damage. Synapse allows you to manage all types of events - big and small - have a look and scroll through some examples below:

Critical Event Accident & Emergencies
Critical Event Alerts, Briefings & Mass Notification
Critical Event Building Operations & Issues / Failures
Critical Event Civil Unrest
Critical Event_Confiscations, Stop & Search
Critical Event Crime & Security -Incidents
Critical Event Contractor & Visitor Logs
Critical Event Criminal Damage / Vandalism
Critical Event Critical Alerts & Briefings
Critical Event Data Security & Requests
Critical Event Deliveries Management
Critical Event Daily Occurrence Book (DOB)
Critical Event Fire & Evacuations
Critical Event Flooding Water Leaks
Critical Event_Inspections, Audits & Assessments
Critical Event_Guard Tour Patrol Activities
Critical Event Health, Safety & Environmental Incidents
Critical Event High Risk Activities
Critical Event Lost & Found Management
Critical Event Robbery
Critical Event Near Miss / Dangerous Occurrence
Critical Event Security System Failure
Critical Event Suspicious Activity
Critical Event Severe Weather Natural Events
Critical Event Terrorism Attack
Critical Event Threat Intelligence
Critical Event Transport Issues / Incidents
Critical Event Theft
Critical Event Unauthorised Access
Critical Event Unacceptable Behaviour
Critical Event Violence
Critical Event VIP Visitors
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Unified data is your key to
strategic success

A unified data source provides a 'single pane of glass' and enables the prioritisation of all safety and security events. This ensures proactive risk management and mitigation, reducing the likelihood of emergencies and their potential impact. Neglecting safety and security data provides increased vulnerabilities, and, in worst cases, catastrophic consequences.

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Safety & security should
never be an afterthought

Safety and security are paramount in publicly accessible locations and large crowd events due to being a high risk environment. The sheer volume of people increases the risk of accidents, emergencies, and potential threats. Efficient crowd control, emergency response, and evacuation plans are essential to mitigate these risks and save lives, creates an inclusive environment where people can enjoy the experience without fear.

Zinc Synapse will manage all incidents – large and small – across your location, capture data, improve response and support your teams in conducting audits, checks and verification of assets. Our platform interactively maps and allows your to proactively identify and mitigate threats, safeguard employees, respond faster to operational impacts and streamline communication from security and business continuity teams to on-the-ground employees.

Move to a proactive and risk-based approach to security and safety modelling.

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Unlocking the potential
Connected teams, effective risk management, complete protection.

For staff, occupants and tenants of different types of buildings, knowing that there is a robust CEM platform in place can provide peace of mind. It instills confidence in your organisation's ability to respond effectively to emergencies, fostering a sense of security among occupants and empowering building management to proactively manage risks, respond swiftly to critical events, and ensure the well-being of occupants and the protection of valuable assets.

Enhanced Safety & Security

A pivotal role in enhancing safety, security, and operational efficiency, taking appropriate actions to protect occupants and assets within the building.

Faster Response Times

By centralising critical events, response teams can pinpoint the location of an incident and take immediate action based on the playbook of controls.

Streamlined Communication

Allowing management to rapidly disseminate critical information to occupants, security teams, and first responders through various channels.

Regulatory Compliance

Provide documentation and reporting capabilities to demonstrate compliance with these standards, reducing liability and potential fines.

Business Continuity

Help protect the building & assets by enabling proactive risk management, rapid incident response, and disaster recovery planning.

Resource Optimisation

Make informed decisions about security postures, control, and resource deployment, ensuring efficient use of personnel and equipment.

Data Insights & Analytics

It allows building management to identify trends, assess vulnerabilities, and make informed decisions to enhance long-term security and safety.

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Instil confidence in the locations ability to respond effectively to emergencies, fostering a sense of security among occupants.

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Uncompromising data protection.

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