Alkemy X

Alkemy X

Production company

Type

Private

Industry

Production company

Founded

April 1981

Founder

Dave West, Craig Needleman and Jay Hartigan

Alkemy X Info
Origin United States
Location Philadelphia
Key People Justin Wineburgh (President and CEO)
Official website www.alkemy-x.com

About

Alkemy X is an American media production headquartered in Philadelphia. The company provides creative production services for long-form unscripted television and digital media as well as VFX production services for feature films and commercials.

History

Alkemy X was originally incorporated as Shooters, Inc. in April 1981 by Dave West, Craig Needleman, and Jay Hartigan. In 1986, it opened its first office in New Jersey, and in 2001, it moved its headquarters to Philadelphia In 2006, the company formed Shooters TV for content production and also expanded to form its visual effects division called DIVE. It opened Shooters NYC, a production and visual effect studio, in New York City in 2011.

In 2014, Shooters, Inc. rebranded as Alkemy X, merging all the divisions into one company. In February 2016, Justin Wineburgh joined the company as its CEO and opened a studio in Los Angeles in 2018. As of November 2021, Alkemy X has studios in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Amsterdam, Singapore, and Toronto. In February 2022, the company produced a commercial for Headspace with John Legend.

Recognition

Alkemy X has been featured on the INC 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in the US six times since 2008 and is the recipient of the Creative Economy Award by the Arts and Business Council in Philadelphia. Their work for the docuseries Sincerely Patience was nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award in 2020.

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