London (England) and Paris (France)—Aug 27, 2015
Ymagis Group and NFT Logistics Announce Agreement for Content Duplication Services in the UK
Ymagis Group (ISIN:FR0011471291,
TICKER: MAGIS), the European specialist in digital technologies for the cinema
industry, and British logistics specialist National Film Transport (NFT) today
announced an agreement to jointly provide DCP (Digital Cinema Package)
duplication services to the UK film industry. As part of this new partnership,
Ymagis, through its London-based subsidiary, has set up a new duplication hub
for hard drives, using proprietary technology, at NFT’s facility near Heathrow
"We are very
excited about this new collaboration with such a trusted business player at a time
when we are extending our global services to the UK film industry,” said Manel
Carreras, Ymagis’ UK General Manager and Group SVP Marketing & Content
Services Business Development. “Placing our proprietary technology with NFT
enables us to access their fantastic cinema distribution service instantly.
This gives a substantial competitive advantage. We are now able to handle a large
volume of fast-copying of CRU drives in a short period of time and have them
distributed immediately by the industry’s finest logistics provider."
Ymagis made to partner with us is something we are proud of. Our company has
been in film logistics for a long time now, providing a tailored content
delivery service every week to cinema operators across the UK and Ireland. This new collaboration is another
opportunity for us to extend the range of our existing services, and we are
delighted to partner with such fast-growing company.” said Simon Carter, General
Manager of NFT.
With its capacity to
process the duplication of a very high volume of CRU drives with a quick
turnaround, Ymagis Group’s proprietary technology, now available in the UK and
Ireland in conjunction with NFT, addresses the needs of the British cinema
industry, ensuring physical content delivery to cinemas in record times. The
company maintains similar duplication units at its various digital cinema labs
across Europe: Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Liège and Rome.
NFT is a
FACT-certified company. FACT is the UK’s leading organization for content
protection and anti-piracy operations and acts in film, TV, technology and
sports right industries.