Technicolor, Village Roadshow in Aussie strategic alliance

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 10-12-2012

Technicolor has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with entertainment group Village Roadshow Ltd to extend the range and depth of its product and service offerings in Australia.

Technicolor has over 220 employees in the country, covering DVD and digital media services operations, replication operation and packaging, digital media services (including digital cinema) and returns processing.

The deal will see Technicolor and Village Roadshow accelerate the transition to digital content and delivery in Australia, to cover various sectors. This includes digital cinema distribution service support, DVD/BD manufacturing and distribution, as Technicolor has acquired the Roadshow distribution centre and digital encoding, content preparation, transcoding and related digital media services.

Technicolor also partners with some of Australia's service providers and content distributors including Telstra and Foxtel, providing a wide range of products and services for the connected home.