Gunter Weidlich named MD at Digital Film Technology
January 19, 2023

Gunter Weidlich named MD at Digital Film Technology

CHENNAI, INDIA — The board of Prasad Corp. has appointed Gunter Weidlich managing director for Digital Film Technology ( Prasad Corp. is a leader in film preservation, digitization and restoration, as well as the owner of Digital Film Technology. DFT has been at the forefront of film scanning technology for more than 75 years, and provides solutions for film post production, archives and restoration.

Weidlich comes with more than three decades of experience in managing development, operations and support for media and broadcast vendors, and electro-mechanical manufacturers. This includes more than a decade of leadership experience in the production of high-end film scanners and image-processing software. He was one of DFT’s founding managing directors in 2012, having been involved with products such as Spirit Classic, Spirit 4K and Scanity.

“I am happy to be back at DFT and I am looking forward to supporting the company on its technically exciting and demanding journey,” says Weidlich. “Listening to our customers’ needs and challenges is key for providing successful solutions.”

“We are very pleased that Gunter accepted our invitation to return to DFT, leading the company into its new phase of technology and growth," says Saiprasad, director, Prasad Corp. "Gunter comes with a deep understanding of our customers’ industry, coupled with a rich technical and operational background. His long experience in the film-scanning domain and product management convinced us that he is the right person to lead DFT. He is very much aligned with the principles and philosophy of Prasad. We look forward to working with him to realize our vision.”