(Newbury, UK--September 22, 2014) French film laboratory and post production house, Éclair Group, has invested in a Quantel Pablo Rio to boost its finishing capabilities. Each year, Éclair Group post-produces more than 50 feature length films, including Le Passé, La fleur de l'âge and Jappeloup, 100 shorts, 80 hours of television fiction, 25 hours of documentaries and over 100 commercials and trailers.
Éclair Group was created in 1907 as a film laboratory and movie camera manufacturer, later moving into the post-production of television commercials in the 1980s. In 2000, Éclair Group purchased one of Europe's first 2K color-correction suites to become one of the pioneers of digital post-production for feature-length films.
Thierry Beaumel, Director of Production and Laurent Nikolli, Technical Director at Éclair Group, said, "We are very excited to welcome Pablo Rio technology to Éclair. Pablo Rio will allow us to carry out the highest quality finishing of projects as we exploit the system's intuitive and innovative workflow."
Quantel Sales Director, Martin Mulligan, said, "We are delighted that Éclair Group has chosen Pablo Rio to boost its post production pipeline. Pablo Rio provides Éclair with the ultimate post workflow, increasing efficiency and encouraging greater creativity."
Quantel is a world-leading developer of innovative, high performance content creation and delivery systems for News & Sports production and high quality Post. Quantel fast-turnaround production systems give broadcasters the creative, productive and flexible workflows they need to stay ahead in today's competitive global media market. Quantel's post production systems deliver the quality, resolution and performance post houses need to capture high margin, high value work.
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