Cinetech Selected to Receive 2012 Anthology Film Preservation Award for Excellence in Motion Picture Restoration and Preservation
BURBANK, Calif., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Cinetech, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., has been selected by Anthology Film Archives to receive the 2012 Anthology Film Preservation Award for Excellence in Restoration and Preservation on June 25 in New York City. This is a unique honor designed to recognize individuals and institutions committed to preserving the world’s moving image heritage.
Established in 1989, Cinetech is an industry leader in motion picture film and still image preservation and restoration. It has secured an unmatched reputation within the industry through superior quality work, technical capability, advanced information systems and customer service. “Cinetech has a long-standing commitment to the archival community and is honored to have been chosen to receive this award,” stated Sean Coughlin, Senior Vice President, Preservation & Restoration Solutions for Deluxe. “We applaud Anthology Film Archives for their ongoing stewardship of films for the independent film world.”
Anthology Film Archives has been dedicated to preserving, presenting, and promoting independent, non-commercial, and avant-garde cinema for over 40 years. In addition to hosting nearly 1,000 public programs in its theaters every year, with dozens of filmmakers and artists in person to present their work, Anthology maintains a major collection of over 20,000 films and 5,000 videos, and preserves an average of 25 films each year (with over 900 preserved to date). Anthology’s research library holds the world’s largest collection of paper materials documenting the history of American and international film and video as art and is regularly accessed by scholars, writers, artists, curators, and students. Anthology is currently working on a major digital initiative to make its collections universally accessible online.
Since 1992, Anthology has been recognizing the dedication of individuals and institutions who have made significant contributions to the understanding and preservation of our film heritage through its Film Preservation Award. “Cinetech was selected for this year’s Anthology Film Archives Preservation Honors because of their superb work in restoration and preservation,” said Robert Haller. “They are one of the few West Coast labs deeply committed to the restoration and preservation of both commercial and independent films.”
Cinetech, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., is an industry leader in motion picture film restoration and preservation, and still image digitization. Established in 1989, Cinetech has secured an unmatched reputation within the industry through superior quality work, technical capability, advanced information systems, and customer service. Please visit: www.cinetech.com
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., is the leading provider of a broad range of entertainment industry services and technologies to the worldwide entertainment industry including the Hollywood studios, broadcast/cable/satellite providers, digital distribution, gaming as well as content owners and creators. Services for content creation in features, television and commercials are offered in production, post production, digital distribution, marketing services and asset management. They include EFILM® and Company 3® digital intermediates; post production and subtitling services; titles design and digital VFX; Blu-ray and DVD compression, encoding and authoring; advertising distribution and syndication services; digital cinema services, motion picture film processing and printing; and 2D to 3D conversion. Deluxe has facilities in North America, Europe, India, Australia and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.bydeluxe.com.
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