Paris—Jan 19, 2009
Technicolor film and creative services contribute to 16 Golden
Thomson (Euronext Paris : 18453 ; NYSE : TMS) contributed its expertise, through its Technicolor film and creative services, to sixteen of this year’s Golden Globe winners announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on 11 January. Golden Globe winners supported by Technicolor included the categories for Best Drama Motion Picture (Slumdog Millionaire), Best Musical or Comedy Motion picture (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) and Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for television (John Adams).
“Nearly every category winner in this year’s Golden Globe Awards was supported by services from Technicolor, showing more than ever the relation of partner we have with the Movie, TV and content industry” said Frederic Rose, CEO of Thomson. “These successes illustrate the dedication of our teams, the quality of Technicolor’s solutions and its innovative approach to collaborating on global production and distribution projects.”, explained Lanny Raimondo, Senior Executive Vice President of Thomson, in charge of Technicolor.
Technicolor played a part in the success of Slumdog Millionaire, award winner in four of the categories including Best Motion Picture Drama. Technicolor provided visual effects, front end laboratory processing and digital intermediate (DI) services via Moving Picture Company facility in London. Thomson’s Technicolor also supported the popular American HBO mini-series on the life of President John Adams (a winner of four Golden Globe Awards as well as 13 Emmy Awards) with a range of key services including front-end laboratory processing and digital dailies.
Other major achievements that benefited from Technicolor’s wide range of services and expertise in the film industry were reflected in Walt Disney – Pixar Studio’s Wall-E, the winner of the Best Animated Feature Film Award, and in Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, the winner of the Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture Award.