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28/07/2004

Hollywood confirms Quantel's DI market dominance

Highlighting iQ's world leadership in digital intermediate, there's a good chance that anyone who goes to the movies this summer will see features on the silver screen that have been touched somewhere along the line by Quantel technology.
2004 is the year that DI has gone truly mainstream in the American film industry, with a raft of recently released and forthcoming blockbuster titles using the process, and Hollywood's top studios, along with postproduction facilities on both sides of the Atlantic, have all chosen to use Quantel's iQ to make it happen. The system’s recent credits include ‘I, Robot’, ‘King Arthur’, ‘Thunderbirds’, ‘Man on Fire’ and ‘Collateral’.
"It's great to see the iQ being involved in so many of the movie industry's top releases this summer," said Quantel Executive Chairman, Richard Taylor. "Digital intermediate is now an established workflow throughout the industry, from the Hollywood blockbuster to the small, European art-house movie. We're delighted to be driving this new technology forward and not only providing directors and DoPs with new creative tools, but giving facilities a business model for DI that works and keeps on working."
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