Technicolor selected by StudioCanal as exclusive provider of digital asset management services


WEBWIRE – Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Technicolor’s platform will allow STUDIOCANAL and its global content affiliates to order, track, store and deliver all of their theatrical, broadcast, home entertainment and VoD / EST deliverables

Paris – Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) today announces it has been selected as the exclusive supplier of digital asset management services for STUDIOCANAL’s theatrical and home entertainment releases.

Through this agreement, STUDIOCANAL will utilize Technicolor’s cloud-based portal that centralizes distribution modules while providing unprecedented content security. This platform is intuitive, providing users complete control and offering on-demand access to their content – anytime, anywhere. Authorized users can instantly connect and interact with this Technicolor platform from virtually any device: PC and Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The platform is utterly secure enabling high level of automation for the digital archive, storage and protection of elements.

STUDIOCANAL will introduce Technicolor digital asset management solution initially in France and then roll-out to other territories including the UK, Germany and Australia.

“We are delighted that STUDIOCANAL chose Technicolor as a partner to manage their large digital asset library” said Pierre Moreau, SVP Creative Services France, Technicolor. He added: “Our solution was developed to simplify our clients’ digital operations, offering streamlined workflow management of any content simply, effortlessly and securely. A perfect match for helping STUDIOCANAL monetize its new releases and fantastic content library”.

Romain Bessi, EVP Strategy, Finance & Operations at STUDIOCANAL: “Over the last few years Studiocanal has experienced a tremendous growth, substantially increased the reach of its distribution network, the profile of its international productions both in films and TV series, and positioned itself as genuine European Studio. To sustain our growth, seize new opportunities and improve our efficiency and the quality of our service, we had to reconsider our digital supply chain, and we are thrilled to work with Technicolor on this new project”.

Soumia Hadjali, VP Operations at STUDIOCANAL: “We selected Technicolor because it offered us the best value in terms of digital asset management and content distribution for all our exploitations around the world. Thanks to a platform allowing to order, store, transcode and deliver all our contents taking into account multiple formats, we aim to streamline our processes and ensure a high-quality service delivery by offering our customers the best user experience”.

About Technicolor
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.

Euronext Paris: TCH www.technicolor.com



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