2014 Partners and Sponsors

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 Partners and Sponsors

Thank you to our 2014 Reel Thing Sponsors!  Our partners and sponsors are passionate about their involvement with AMIA, our members and the work we do.  And we couldn’t be more pleased to have their support.

 

 

 

Preservation Circle

iron mountain Iron Mountain Entertainment Services
For more than 60 years, Iron Mountain has preserved priceless originals of blockbuster movies, popular songs, hit TV shows and other irreplaceable film and sound recordings. In doing so, the company helps major movie studios, recording labels, television production companies, and advertising agencies reduce their risk of losing or damaging these cultural artifacts, either physical or digital. Today, Iron Mountain continues to lead the industry in preserving and transferring analog and digital entertainment assets, offering unmatched expertise and resources, including: Experience in managing more than 21 million film and sound elements for more than 1,500 customers, including all of the top entertainment companies; A fully integrated digital studio to handle analog to digital transfer and storage for audio, video, and film assets; Highly secure, climate-controlled facilities that ensure preservation of valuable film and sound elements; A dedicated, trained, and screened staff of security professionals who keep assets secure and protected; A highly skilled team of award winning engineers to assist in digital transfers, migrations, and content delivery in 3 dedicated studios located within our preservation vaults, ensuring complete chain of custody of your assets.
http://www.ironmountain.com/Services/Entertainment-Services.aspx

Gold Sponsor

Logo - Deluxe Deluxe Entertainment Services Group
Founded in 1915, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (www.bydeluxe.com) has grown from a single film lab into the leading provider of media services in the world. Offering a comprehensive suite of services that “bridge the gap” between physical and digital archives, Deluxe enables its partners to Manage, Migrate and Maximize the impact of their collections.

As part of the Deluxe family, MediaRecall by Deluxe, Chace Audio by Deluxe, Deluxe Archive Solutions, and Cinetech have established world-class reputations in the industry through superior quality work, technical capability, and customer service. Advanced digital technologies expand global opportunities for content owners. From picture and audio restoration and preservation, to digital asset management and distribution, make Deluxe your first choice for content stewardship. www.byDeluxe.com

Silver Sponsors

 LAC GroupLAC Group

LAC Group is the leader in Information Curation℠ & Knowledge Management solutions.  Since 1986, LAC has provided the staffing, managed services and consulting insight that drives library & archival best practices for Fortune 500 companies, major studio/broadcasters, law firms and government agencies.  LAC’s 300+ employees focus on a strategic set of offerings including: library staffing & recruiting, competitive intelligence reporting, spend management analysis, archival media storage, resource audits and web-based rights clearance & research-on-demand.

A certified woman-owned business, LAC has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., Denver, Boston, Chicago, London and a new state-of-the-art tape vault in Thousand Oaks, CA (Fall 2013).  For more information please visit www.lac-group.com.

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Reflex TechnologiesReflex Technologies

Reflex Technologies supports of the mission of film archives to provide access, distribution and media migration of archival film content. With a 20-year history in archival scanning and nearly 100 years of film industry experience on its staff, Reflex approaches digital archiving from the filmmakers point of view.   www.reflextechnologies.com

Bronze Sponsors

 

XTracksXTracks
XTracks provides audio separation technology, music replacement, audio restoration and complete post production services.  Our proprietary Xtraction Technology removes music, dialog or vocals from a composite mix element allowing the ability to unlock dormant titles and re-purpose existing content.  The World-class facilities, technology, in-house music catalogs and the elite team of professionals allows XTracks to conveniently bundle a variety of services under one roof.  www.xtracks.tv

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Prasad GroupPrasad Corporation
Prasad Corporation utilizes the latest tools to scan and restore your motion picture film and still images, including the DFT Scanity with high Dynamic Range technology. We focus on offering economical solutions to help you digitize your collections and make them more accessible. As part of the Prasad Group, our team’s years of experience allow us to handle complicated restoration projects. www.prasadcorp.com

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Reto ch AV Preservation by reto.ch
AV Preservation by reto.ch is a small, highly skilled moving image conservation and restoration facility based in Switzerland. Our team provides worldwide comprehensive services that encompass the whole range of audio-visual preservation, and offer Swiss quality at competitive price. The company is also actively engaged in a number of relevant national and international professional bodies.

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MTI FilmMTI Film
High-quality digital film restoration services to studios and libraries who need pristine quality work delivered on time and in budget. Full service Post Production facility providing dailies, editorial, visual effects, color correction and assembly for film, television and commercial projects.   www.MTIFilm.com

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untitledL’Immagine Ritrovata
L’Immagine Ritrovata is a highly specialized film restoration laboratory, based in Bologna (Italy). It was born and developed thanks to Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, with which the laboratory in continual close collaboration. Today, thanks to its innovative methodologies, consistent research, and the variety and complexity of its restoration projects around the world, L’Immagine Ritrovata is a leading laboratory in the field. The laboratory is exclusively specialized in film restoration and it is equipped to cover every workflow, from 4K to photochemical. The equipment with which it is furnished is at the forefront of technological innovation and is designed for the restoration of films from all type periods.

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DFTDigital Film Technology (DFT)
Film archives are of great historical importance and require long-term preservation for future generations. Whether you are considering long-term film archival of the original content and / or digitization of archival material for easier access DFT offers a complete and affordable hardware and software combination for archive facilities to secure the protection of film assets. www.dft-film.com

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NBC Universal StudioPostNBC Universal StudioPost
NBC Universal StudioPost- a complete post production on-lot operation for TV & feature post, sound services, content mastering, archive management and media fulfillment.  universal.filmmakersdestination.com/home/post-production-media-services

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FotoKemFOTOKEM
FotoKem is a family-owned, full-service post production facility that has become a go-to resource for the worldwide creative community. Since 1963, the company has serviced every corner of the entertainment market, providing unmatched expertise, high-end solutions and innovative technologies. FotoKem offers a broad spectrum of services, including traditional photochemical preservation and digital film restoration (all film formats from 16mm to 65mm), file-based workflows, 3D digital intermediates, digital cinema mastering, mobile dailies, global data delivery, film and video finishing, audio mixing and mastering, visual effects, and production rentals.  www.fotokem.com

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KodakKodak
Kodak has over a century of expertise and research dedicated to making advancements for filmmakers and the film industry. We are passionate about helping content owners preserve their moving pictures. Today’s visual stories are valuable for historical and cultural purposes, as well as future revenue generation. www.kodak.com/go/archive.

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Fuji 2013Fuji Motion Picture Film
FUJIFILM was founded in 1934 specifically as a motion picture film company, and in the decades since has come to be known as a pioneer in a wide range of technologies. Announced early in 2011, Fujifilm RECORDING DIGITAL SEPARATION film, Type 4791, is now being used by major Hollywood studios for archival separation masters.

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Audio MechanicsAudio Mechanics
Founded in 1991, Audio Mechanics is now one of the most sought-after re-mastering studios in Southern California. They have a reputation for aesthetic integrity and extreme technical proficiency. Specializations include sound restoration, music mastering, sound editing, and forensic audio. Their facility in Burbank, CA features state-of-the-art adaptable 5.1 mastering rooms, a recording studio suitable for bands and ADR work, and a stereo mastering control room. Audio Mechanics has maintained, through word-of-mouth, an impressive list of corporate and independent clientele in the music, film, and television industries. www.audiomechanics.com

 

Contributing Sponsors

REL_Mediaworks LogoReliance MediaWorks USA
Reliance MediaWorks
is an award-winning international team of dedicated artists, technicians, engineers and producers offering end-to-end integrated services including Post-Production, Image Processing, Upconversion, Respeed and other Creative Services to our clients.

 

Industry Partners

Digital Cinema SocietyDigital Film Society.   The Digital Cinema Society is a nonprofit educational cooperative dedicated to the industry’s informed integration of new technology. Formed in 2003, as an outgrowth of a pro bono documentary on the subject of Digital Cinema, we now have an international membership nearing 6,000 and count some of the top filmmaking, technology, and business leaders in the Entertainment Industry among our membership. Academy Award winners to aspiring Filmmakers, Educators, and Students are joined by artists from every production and post discipline including dozens of ASC Cinematographers, ACE Editors, leading Technologists, and top management from Manufacturers, Studios, Exhibitors, and Networks.

The Digital Cinema Society is a nonprofit educational cooperative dedicated to the industry’s informed integration of new technology. Formed in 2003, as an outgrowth of a pro bono documentary on the subject of Digital Cinema, we now have an international membership nearing 6,000 and count some of the top filmmaking, technology, and business leaders in the Entertainment Industry among our membership. Academy Award winners to aspiring Filmmakers, Educators, and Students are joined by artists from every production and post discipline including dozens of ASC Cinematographers, ACE Editors, leading Technologists, and top management from Manufacturers, Studios, Exhibitors, and Networks. – See more at: http://www.digitalcinemasociety.org/digital-cinema-society#sthash.550KwwQP.dpuf
The Digital Cinema Society is a nonprofit educational cooperative dedicated to the industry’s informed integration of new technology. Formed in 2003, as an outgrowth of a pro bono documentary on the subject of Digital Cinema, we now have an international membership nearing 6,000 and count some of the top filmmaking, technology, and business leaders in the Entertainment Industry among our membership. Academy Award winners to aspiring Filmmakers, Educators, and Students are joined by artists from every production and post discipline including dozens of ASC Cinematographers, ACE Editors, leading Technologists, and top management from Manufacturers, Studios, Exhibitors, and Networks. – See more at: http://www.digitalcinemasociety.org/digital-cinema-society#sthash.550KwwQP.dpuf
The Digital Cinema Society is a nonprofit educational cooperative dedicated to the industry’s informed integration of new technology. Formed in 2003, as an outgrowth of a pro bono documentary on the subject of Digital Cinema, we now have an international membership nearing 6,000 and count some of the top filmmaking, technology, and business leaders in the Entertainment Industry among our membership. Academy Award winners to aspiring Filmmakers, Educators, and Students are joined by artists from every production and post discipline including dozens of ASC Cinematographers, ACE Editors, leading Technologists, and top management from Manufacturers, Studios, Exhibitors, and Networks. – See more at: http://www.digitalcinemasociety.org/digital-cinema-society#sthash.550KwwQP.dpuf

 

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SMPTE.  The  Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a professional membership association, is the preeminent leader in the advancement of the art, science, and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem, worldwide. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 650 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines. More than 6,000 members — motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students — who meet in Sections throughout the world, sustain the Society.