Paris—Oct 4, 2005
Éclair Group to launch a new D-Cinema initiative
Leading French post-production house and lab to play a key role in the
transition to D-Cinema on the European market
Éclair Group announced today the creation of Éclair Digital Cinema, a new
venture dedicated to D-Cinema. This subsidiary will be led by Jean Mizrahi
(President), Gwendal Auffret (C.E.O), Thierry Henkinet (C.F.O) and Alexandre
Brouillat (C.O.O). Auffret, Henkinet and Brouillat were formerly partners of
AvantiDigital, the D-Cinema consulting firm.
“Éclair has been a trusted partner of the cinema industry for nearly a century,
and we intend to continue in this role through the digital transition and
beyond. Our independence will help ensure the stability of the cinema industry
during this transitional period. Éclair Group has played a key role in
developing the use of digital technologies in the post-production area, the firm
will continue to be a leading force to ensure a harmonious transition to
D-Cinema. With the launch of Éclair Digital Cinema, Éclair Group will be in a
position to guarantee the highest level of quality to the cinema industry, from
post-production to the theatre.”, said Jean Mizrahi, CEO of Éclair Group.
“Europe is ready to embrace the D-Cinema revolution, and the industry needs a
trusted and independent partner to provide a viable business model for the
transition. We strongly believe that Éclair is in the best position to address
this challenge in Europe. We are proud to join Éclair Group and to participate
in this defining moment for the future of European Cinema.” said Gwendal Auffret.