Liege, Belgium—Dec 7, 2012
VSI Group and dcinex to Cooperate and Offer One-stop-shop Digital Content Services to Movie Distributors
dcinex, the #1 digital cinema service company in Europe and VSI Group, the world leader in subtitling and dubbing, today announced that they had entered into a commercial partnership aiming at providing one-stop-shop digital content services to movie distributors.
Under the terms of this agreement, dcinex and the VSI Group will bring together unique digital cinema lab services and language localization skills. It will allow the two companies to provide any content service in any digital format. Moreover, both companies will benefit from their complementary geographical presence to offer unprecedented proximity to the local markets.
"With VSI Group, synergies immediately arose as two international, fast-growing, agile companies offering complementary services to the entertainment industry in the digital world" stated Carsten Schuffert, Vice-President Content Services of dcinex. "This goes in line with our strategy of being the single point of contact able to offer all services needed by our customers" he added.
From an operational standpoint, dcinex has started making use of the partnership with VSI in France to open a new hub in Paris for optimized physical DCP delivery and to offer optimized physical backup delivery to the DSAT Cinema satellite delivery service, the recent joint venture between dcinex and Eutelsat.
"Thanks to the massive digitization of cinemas, this alliance with dcinex, experts in Digital Cinema, provides VSI with the unique position of delivering localized content for all formats including Digital Cinema, Home Entertainment, VOD and TV", stated Sammy Dessaint. "We are pleased to partner with a company supporting not only the distribution market, but also servicing cinemas and able to offer extensive technical support."