Istanbul-based film and television content services provider Imaj is deploying Éclair’s broadband network and digital content delivery solutions, including its innovative ÉclairPlay content delivery platform, in Turkey. Éclair and Imaj’s new joint service offering has been designed to meet the needs of film producers, distributors and cinema exhibitors in Turkey, who have expressed increasing interest in an alternative full-service digital content distribution and broadband delivery network offering both electronic and physical delivery of content.
“We are delighted to be partnering with Imaj, an established and highly-respected content services provider in Turkey, to launch this exciting end-to-end theatrical delivery service for distributors and cinema exhibitors” said Pascal Mogavero, senior vice president of Éclair. “With Imaj’s expertise in digital distribution and broad client base, Éclair’s innovative and cost-efficient digital content delivery solutions, and the installation and maintenance of customers’ broadband delivery network by our sister company CinemaNext Turkey, we are very confident in our potential to become a key player in theatrical delivery in the region.”
“The deployment of Éclair's broadband network and digital solutions will begin in the coming weeks, while we are already in discussions with local key players that have confirmed their interest in new tools to better fit the market needs,” added Cemal Noyan, chairman of Imaj Group. “We are proud to be partnering with Éclair and to offer their smart broadband delivery solutions in Turkey. Éclair's distribution software is definitely an ideal solution for the Turkish market and we look forward to sharing its added value with all key players.”
Best-known for its production and post-production activities, Imaj also provides digital distribution services (digital cinema package mastering, hard drive DCP duplication and fulfilment, key delivery message management, etc.) in Turkey for major and independent motion picture studios. Imaj will oversee all logistics and physical and digital theatrical delivery services to cinemas from its Istanbul hub.