Technicolor Acquires Cinedigm’s Digital Delivery Assets

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Sun, 11/13/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Cinedigm its wholly owned subsidiary Access Digital Media and Technicolor USA have closed the sale for Technicolor to acquire certain assets of Cinedigm’s physical and electronic distribution business which also includes the global licensing of the Cinedigm digital distribution software platform. In connection with the transaction Technicolor will become Cinedigm’s exclusive content distribution partner and preferred partner for post-production and other Technicolor services.  In addition Technicolor will work with Cinedigm on arrangements to support the development of next generation entertainment industry software. “It has been a pleasure working with Technicolor’s strong management team including Claude Gagnon Curt Behlmer and Dave Elliott to close this deal ” says Chris McGurk chairman and CEO of Cinedigm.  “Technicolor is highly respected in the delivery business with strong customer relationships both domestically and internationally and we are thrilled that this deal is finalized and they will now be our strategic partner to expand our software and content distribution businesses faster and more effectively.” Initially announced on July 27 the deal closed November 10. Cinedigm www.cinedigm.com