DFT boosts US presence with new strategic partnership with MMT

Darmstadt, Germany. 10th March 2023.

DFT (Digital Film Technology), the leading manufacturer of high-end motion picture film scanning equipment, is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Media Migration Technology (MMT) for the United States’ film archive and post production markets. This partnership boosts DFT’s presence in the US, giving customers access to additional specialist technical support and expertise.

MMT will support DFT’s US customers from its offices in Chicago.

DFT invests heavily in providing the industry with cutting edge, leading engineering, for motion picture film postproduction and archive digitization. The partnership with MMT coincides with the recent launch of the latest scanner, DFT POLAR HQ, which is capable of native 8K scanning. DFT POLAR HQ features unique options, such as wet gate and a modular design for future upgrades paired with a future proof and up to date 2023 technology platform.

DFT’s product range also includes DFT’s flag-ship film scanner, Scanity HDR, which scans at real-time and high dynamic range, OXSCAN 14K, an ultra-high-resolution film scanner capable of scanning 65/70mm formats and SONDOR VERSA, a modular audio playback and digitization platform for film archives.

Ideally placed to support DFT customers, MMT has over 120 combined years of experience supporting the worldwide film and TV archiving community with a large range of specialized dedicated products, equipment and technical support. MMT are well known amongst many of DFT’s existing customers as suppliers of complimentary products, such as ultrasonic and non-immersion film cleaning machines, videotape cleaning, evaluation and rejuvenation equipment and film laboratory equipment.

Jonathan Banks, Managing Director of MMT: “MMT is delighted be working with DFT in the US market. DFT has a reputation for providing solid, industrialized solutions for film digitization, and is regarded by film archives and film service providers around the globe as the number one choice.”

Michael Schneider, Chief Sales Officer at DFT: “We are happy to welcome Media Migration Technology (MMT) to the DFT family. Jonathan brings a wealth of experience and a very good understanding of the film market into this partnership.”

Both companies will be exhibiting at NAB 2023, Central Hall, stand number C6610. To arrange a meeting, please follow https://dft-film.com/news-media/events/upcoming-events/.


Editors notes:

DFT (Digital Film Technology) has been at the forefront of film scanning technology for over 75 years, supplying the film post production market with a range of high quality, leading edge products and services. With a reputation for quality, DFT is head quartered in Germany and has a network of sales, service and support centers worldwide.


MMT (Media Migration Technology) designs, manufactures, and refurbishes specialist critical equipment for a Digitization workflow, essential for the global film and video archive community. Over 50 specialist devices are offered to assist with restoration and preservation as well as parts, supplies and technical support. All of these products are also used in motion picture postproduction and film laboratory facilities.


Further information:                                                                      
Digital Film Technology GmbH
Public Relations
Email: pr@dft-film.com
Tel: +49 6151 8503 500

Media Migration Technology
President, Jonathan Banks
Email: jbanks@mmtfilm.com