• Engaging the 21st Century: Technicolor & the 2000’s

    As Technicolor entered the 21st century, the company was poised to engage the challenges of another decade of vast change to the entertainment landscape: the prospect of digital, as well as an accelerated rate of change, escalated through a dramatic maturation of digital processes at all points of infliction along the entertainment content continuum. The first major turning point and milestone of the decade for Technicolor was the company’s acquisition by the French global electronics corporation, Thomson SA, with facilities situated around the globe. The sale to Thomson by Carlton was confirmed in the first quarter of 2001, and would lead to continual theatrical features being inextricably married to the burgeoning world of digital broadcast electronics. This industry trend would find its fullest expression in the development of Technicolor over the coming years.

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  • AFI Keynote Address

    The AFI festival was the premiere Fall film festival in Los Angeles, which was the perfect way to start our 100th anniversary, as part of a year-long series of events.

    As one of the lead sponsors of the new Technology facet, Tim Sarnoff, president of Production Services, delivered a keynote address on November 10th, 2014.
    Over that decade our Creative Services’ team have worked with some wonderful emerging talent, by way of the Cinematography division of the AFI Conservatory, in Los Angeles, CA.

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  • Celebrating 100 Years

    Welcome to 100 years of entertainment – and technological – history.We’re celebrating a century full of achievements, from the first forays into color film, up to the innovations that are blurring the boundaries between real and digital living. Because this isn’t a history lesson – it’s a celebration of what’s next, inspired by everything we’ve learned, created and collaborated to accomplish over the last 100 years.I hope you enjoy the story. Because helping to tell wonderful stories is what it’s all about.
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