Once the distribution chain has become completely digital there will be no need for the 35mm release print
, which forms the bulk of film stock manufacturers' trade, and therefore little or no commercial incentive to manufacture 35mm film stock at all.
But the company pivoted to processing Eastmancolor and manufacturing release prints
. In 1955, it invested in a massive expansion of its lab processing and soon established itself as one of the premiere film print production firms in the world.
. Users can more quickly identify and select the function necessary to copy, scan or release prints
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The company reportedly provided digital intermediates and digital cinema services to half of the 10 highest grossing films and theatrical release printing to nearly three-quarters of the top 10 films, through a combination of domestic and international theatrical release prints
Dealer Michael Steinberg, founder of the fabled "Blue Parrot" print gallery on Manhattan's Madison Avenue, is teaming up with Jeffrey Deitch to launch "Deitch/Steinberg Editions." They plan to release prints
and multiples of a variety of "leading artists of the younger generation" in relatively small editions, from 15 to 60, with prices to match.
Gone are the days of "bicycling" first release prints
. The distributors strike as many prints as they need for a first release.
Sellers are able to do HD-Cam screenings of unlocked films that haven't yet struck release prints
. Image quality is becoming more an issue for d.p.'s, connoisseurs and aficionados, less for general viewers and digital saves money on making and shipping prints.
Now Technicolor aims to provide a full suite of services for those regional clients: dailies on the front end plus scanning, DI, film-out, release prints
and different versions for different markets.
Withers worked with the influential TV and film production and distribution outfit for more than 30 years, overseeing production, post production, publicity, foreign versions, release prints
Just pristine digital data, preserved for all time, and release prints
as clear and sharp as the images caught by the camera.