Apple has approved ZOO Digital to deliver film and television content directly to iTunes. Based in Los Angeles, London and Sheffield, ZOO Digital provides media production, localisation and distribution services to content creators, utilising cloud technologies.
ZOO has been delivering content to iTunes on behalf of its global clients for many years, has developed its own technology to package content efficiently and reliably for digital delivery. Clients including major Hollywood studios and global broadcasters will now be able to benefit from a direct and efficient route to iTunes, ZOO Digital promises, making their content available for sale sooner in global territories.
“ZOO is delighted to have gained Apple approval for the consistent quality of our iTunes deliveries,” commented ZOO Digital president, Gordon Doran. “As an Apple approved delivery partner, we are now in a position to further increase the efficiency with which we can deliver content to iTunes, and support our clients in distributing content for sale without delay.”
ZOO also has Apple approved vendor status for iTunes Extra/LP Authoring and Delivery.
The company has processed 50 million subtitles and captions for media producers and distributors, and offers an approach powered by ZOOsubs and ZOOcore technology, providing leading content organisations with a solution to produce, manage, store and repurpose new and existing materials for worldwide release. Doran said that hitting the 50 million mark this month, “indicates the real scale of our proposition. Our cloud-based media production and management services are ideally suited to high volume processing of localised content. We anticipate the number of subtitles and captions created and managed by ZOO will increase significantly over the coming months, with more clients choosing our innovative services to produce and manage their global subtitle and caption assets efficiently.”