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Deluxe Entertainment Buys Sony Colorworks

Multimillion dollar deal will see Deluxe take over Sony’s 4K 14,000-square-foot post facility based on the Sony lot in Culver City.

NEW YORK -- Deluxe Entertainment Services Group announced this week that it has finalized an agreement with Sony Pictures Digital Productions under which Deluxe will bring its unmatched expertise and state of the art technology to Sony Pictures.

Deluxe, which has been a leader for decades in media and entertainment services for film, video and online content, continues to expand the depth and reach of its exceptional artistry and digital capabilities.

Through Deluxe's relationship with Sony Pictures, the facility will offer state-of-the-art color grading, mastering, restoration and related services for film and TV projects by studios, networks, independent producers and filmmakers worldwide.

“This agreement is a milestone in our strategic efforts to link our industry-leading artisans arm in arm with world-class content creators,” said Deluxe CEO David Kassler.

“This is yet another example of progress in our relentless pursuit of excellence for our key customers,” added Deluxe Vice Chairman Cyril Drabinsky.

As part of the transaction, Deluxe acquired certain assets from Colorworks Inc. Deluxe will operate from a 14,000-square-foot facility, which includes one of the industry's leading 4K pipelines. The facility is housed in the studio's Stage 6 and features real-time, 4K processing in a full-digital workflow for top filmmakers from across the industry.

Source: Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.