NEW YORK — Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (www.bydeluxe.com) has finalized an agreement with Sony Pictures Digital Productions under which Deluxe will bring its technology to Sony Pictures. Through the relationship with Sony Pictures, Deluxe will offer color grading, mastering, restoration and related services for film and TV projects by studios, networks, independent producers and filmmakers worldwide.
“This agreement is a milestone in our strategic efforts to link our industry-leading artisans arm in arm with world-class content creators,” says Deluxe CEO David Kassler.
“This is yet another example of progress in our relentless pursuit of excellence for our key customers,” adds Deluxe vice chairman Cyril Drabinsky.
As part of the transaction, Deluxe acquired certain assets from Sony’s Colorworks. Deluxe will operate from a 14,000-square-foot facility, which includes one of the industry’s leading 4K pipelines. The facility is housed in the studio's Stage 6 and features realtime, 4K processing in a full-digital workflow for top filmmakers from across the industry.