Shannon,Triston, Tanner and Shaun Silva and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at Forward Open House in Marathon Village. PHOTO CREDIT: Erin Thacker Goad/ ETP

Award-winning and reigning CMA SRO Video Director of the Year Shaun Silva introduced FORWARD, Nashville’s most customized and experienced post production facility during an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday evening. Designed by Silva and Nashville Architectural and Interior Space Designer Chris Gill, FORWARD is poised to set a new standard and offering to world of film and television, advertising agencies and many others seeking the highest in post production quality and talent.  FORWARD is now open for business, located in the historic Marathon Village at 1200 Clinton Avenue, Suite 255, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.  FORWARD can also be reached at 615-320-3269 and by visiting

FORWARD is equipped with a roster of top-level talent that is ready to provide clients with a turnkey operation. The impetus of the facility’s design was about the client’s needs and comfort, but more importantly to be home to the best equipment possible.  With iQ, Pablo, Avid and Final Cut systems built from the ground up to communicate through an unmatched Quantel gene pool and SAN; the workflow is the best in the region.

“I have always said we need to create a post facility that elevates the perception of Nashville and to enhance the diversity of amazing talent and projects that are being done out of here,” says Shaun Silva, owner of FORWARD and TackleBox Films. “With FORWARD, our intent is to have the best of the best creating the best right here on the shoulders of Nashville,” he continues.

Executive producer of Stargate SG-1, MacGyver and Legend, Michael Greenburg adds, “FORWARD is a beautiful, warm, comfortable, ‘state of the art’ post production facility with ‘state of the art’ technicians that no doubt will finish any project with the highest standards of quality. I am looking FORWARD to finishing my shows there.”

FORWARD is a creative environment that is unique to any other facility in Nashville. The design is built from the perspective of the client and is open and ready for business from all over the world.  “Nashville is the place to be if you have one ounce of creativity in your body,” says Silva.  “Our goal at FORWARD is to provide the client a haven for them to generate the best product imagined.  We are hoping that others will join us in what we already know.  There are no limits to what we can do in Nashville.”

Get to know more about FORWARD by visiting the Official Website, Facebook and Twitter.

PHOTO 2: Shaun Silva, former UT football player Condredge Holloway and Kenny Chesney PHOTO CREDIT: Erin Thacker Goad/ ETP