Los Angeles, CA (September 7, 2006)-- IMAGICA Technologies Corp., the engineering solutions division company of IMAGICA Robot Holdings, Inc. announced today the acquisition of three IMAGICA film scanners by The Atlab Group, Australia‘s largest film processing laboratory and post production digital facility. IMAGICA Imager XE Scanners have been installed at Atlab in Sydney and Melbourne and have recently been used to scan several films including “Ten Canoes,” “Jindabyne,” “Candy,” “Little Fish,” “The Marine” and “See No Evil”.
“Our Melbourne and Sydney facilities service top filmmakers throughout Australia, New Zealand and from all over the world,” said Anthos Simon, Atlab‘s General Manager. “IMAGICA is known for its pristine quality in film scanning, and our clients rely on us to deliver the highest quality film scans for their film and television projects.”
“The Atlab Group is a very innovative group of film processing and post production facilities adopting state-of-the-art technologies to provide optimal film post services to Australasia‘s thriving film production industry,” said Makoto Tsukada, President and CEO, IMAGICA Technologies Corp. “We are very pleased that Atlab has selected IMAGICA scanners to service its elite filmmaking clientele.”
The IMAGICA Imager XE scans 35mm motion picture film and debuted last year with capabilities including scan rates of 1.9 seconds per frame for 4K and 1.3 second per frame for 2K. 35mm 3 perf, 8 perf and 16mm/Super 16mm are also available as options.
About The Atlab Group
The Atlab Group has the largest film processing laboratory and post production facilities in the Australasian region, with operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland in New Zealand and at the Warner Roadshow Studios in Queensland. The Group also includes Atlab Image and Sound Technology, which supplies, installs and maintains equipment in cinemas, and Filmlab Engineering, a leading manufacturer of film processing machines and other laboratory equipment.
About IMAGICA Techologies Corp.
IMAGICA Technologies Corp. (ITC) is a division of IMAGICA Robot Holdings, Inc., one of the largest entertainment technology companies in Japan. ITC provides front and back-end digital imaging solutions for feature film with the Imager XE and HSX Film Scanners and the HSR Film Recorder. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, ITC also maintains a sales and support office in Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit http://
or call +81-3-3238-2677.
Yukiko Ozaki, IMAGICA Technologies Corp.
Richard Antley, IMAGICA Corp. of America
Karen Raz, Raz Public Relations