dft installs first sondor audio scanner at eye filmmuseum

Darmstadt – March 29, 2017

Eye Filmmuseum, located in Amsterdam, has recently purchased a Sondor audio scanner to complement its already well equipped archive and restoration facility. The archive holds over 40,000 films from all genres, and including unique nitrate titles, classics of Dutch cinema, blockbusters and experimental films.

Sondor was recently acquired by film image scanning specialist Digital Film Technology (dft), and this was the first installation carried out by the dft team. The Sondor and dft teams have worked alongside each other for many years, and following the acquisition, service and support for Sondor technology is now carried out by the dft team.

The installation at EYE Film was of a Resonances audio scanner with Dolby Digital optical reading and multi-format mag track capabilities for 16, 35 and 17.5mm formats.

Anne Gant, Head of Film Restoration and Digital Access, said: “We are pleased to introduce this new audio scanner into our facility. The dft team did a great job during the installation. They have been good about supporting the Scanity in the past, and now we will expect the same high-quality service for both our image and audio scanners.”

Editors notes:

dft (Digital Film Technology GmbH) 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, head quartered in Germany and has a network of sales, service and support centres worldwide. dft is a subsidiary of Prasad Corporation Ltd, India.

For more information and press inquiries, contact simon.carter@dft-film.com.

Company Details

Digital Film Technology
Borsigstrasse 13,
64291 Darmstadt,

Simon Carter, Sales Director
Tel: +44(0)1223 870853
Email: simon.carter@dft-film.com