Signiant and Point.360 Provide Seamless Digital Media Supply Chain Solution to Media and Entertainment Companies Worldwide
Partnership Delivers Leading-Edge Technology and Infrastructure as the Industry Migrates to File-based Workflows
BURLINGTON, Mass., USA - August 25, 2010 - Signiant®, Inc., the pioneering software developer of content supply chain management solutions and Point.360 (symbol PTSX), a full-service post production company with a large practice built around accelerated workflows and global distribution, are partnering to implement Signiant's software to manage, automate and securely control the movement of rich media content. Both companies' customers include major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcasters, and commercial content owners.
Signiant provides the only open, integrated, software-based solution for moving digital media within the internal and external production workflows of leading television broadcast companies. Signiant quickly facilitates complete transitions to file-based workflows while effectively meeting their customers' rigid time-to-market demands. Signiant software is compatible with both in-house and industry-standard applications, which ensures that the right media gets to the right place at the right time while guaranteeing reliability and security.
"As the industry migrates from analog to digital to file-based workflows, Signiant is poised to ensure Point.360 maintains a cutting-edge infrastructure that will take customers from one stage to the next," said Tony Lapolito, Signiant's vice president of marketing and product management. "Our partnership with Point.360 represents what both companies strive to deliver to our joint customers in the media and entertainment industry: a true digital media supply chain solution."
Haig Bagerdjian, CEO of Point.360 states, "Point.360's relationship with Signiant has allowed us to offer even greater services in the rapidly expanding field of file delivery. Signiant has given us a level of efficiency and security that has increased our ability to meet customers' worldwide file delivery requirements."
Point.360 (symbol PTSX) is a value add service organization specializing in content creation, manipulation and distribution processes integrating complex technologies to solve problems in the life cycle of Rich Media. With nine locations in greater Los Angeles, Point.360 performs high and standard definition audio and video post production, creates virtual effects and archives and distributes physical and electronic Rich Media content worldwide, serving studios, independent producers, advertising agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Point.360 provides the services necessary to edit, master, reformat and archive clients’ audio and video content, including television programming, feature films and movie trailers. Point.360's interconnected facilities provide service coverage to all major U.S. media centers. The Company also rents and sells DVDs and video games directly to consumers through its Movie Q retail stores. Find out more at: www.point360.com.
Signiant's pioneering software is more than simple file transport - we automate, accelerate, manage, and securely control the movement of high-value digital content within and between organizations and ecosystems. Signiant solutions streamline content supply chain management operations from production through distribution and upload of digital files - enabling customers to build new business models, reduce costs, and integrate with existing investments. Headquartered in Burlington, MA with development facilities in Ottawa, Canada, Signiant has hundreds of enterprise organizations deployed in over 50 countries. Find out more at: www.signiant.com.