British Film Institute chooses Prime Focus Technologies as preferred supplier

MUMBAI: Prime Focus Limited (PFL) has announced that its subsidiary Prime Focus Technologies Private Limited (PFT) has been chosen by the British Film Institute (BFI) as a preferred supplier of digital services for its film and television archives including scanning and digital restoration services.

Following a tender process that saw bids from 35 suppliers from both the UK and abroad, PFT was selected as one of the specialist companies that the BFI will work with to help preserve and present its archive material.

Commenting on the announcement, PFT vice president and UK head Aine Healy said, “This is just one of many exciting projects that the BFI is working on and we hope that we can continue to grow this relationship. We feel we have the perfect skillset, infrastructure and technology to ensure that the BFI.s archive is readily available for people to enjoy both today and in the future.”

BFI’s head of conservation Charles Fairall averred, “The BFI is charged with the preservation and accessibility of UK’s film and television heritage. very pleased to be partnering with Prime Focus Technologies and our other chosen suppliers, to preserve and open up our archive to new audiences.”

Earlier Prime Focus Technologies had collaborated with the BFI on many high profile projects and has provided its services to other archives including the Imperial War Museum, British Movietone News, IMG, Huntley Archives and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

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