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.”
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.
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