ITV Content Services is to employ Prasad Corp’s highest quality film scanner, DFT’s Scanity, at its Leeds HQ as it aims to preserve films in 4K UHD for future generations.
Scanity produces fast, high quality film digitisation for new feature films, film archive scanning for mass digitisation, short-form commercials, digital intermediate and new formats like 4K UHD.
It will be employed to bolster ITV Content Services archive, restoration, and remastering services complementing their work to scan, save and restore films for future generations.
“Prasad is excited to partner with ITV Content Services and to bring Scanity to the north of England.” said Simon Clark, vice president at Prasad. “ITV Content Services have been producing some great work over the last few years, restoring many classic films and TV series.”
“We are so pleased to be able to bring Scanity into ITV Content Services”, added Bethan Wilkin, head of ITV Content Services. “Scanity machines already digitise the latest Hollywood blockbuster films around the world and we are looking forward to offering the very best to ITV Content Services existing and future clients. Alongside our investment in a new Ultrasonic film cleaner, we are very excited about this next phase of our growth and development and are thrilled to be working with Prasad, a world leader in film scanning and restoration”.