KIT digital Content Solutions Signs Deal With Digital Cinema Heavyweight Nevafilm in Russia

KIT digital Content Solutions, Inc., a leading service and solution provider for the digital content value chain, has today announced that it is continuing to extend its global footprint through a deal with industry leader, Nevafilm, a principal player in the Russian film market for over 20-years.

Under the terms of the deal, KIT digital Content Solutions and Nevafilm will work together to prepare and distribute digital cinema content in Russia. KIT digital Content Solutions will leverage its global experience, software and technology to help Nevafilm conduct Digital Cinema Package (DCP) duplication for exhibitor customers throughout the region.

The deal will further the streamline the distribution chain for cinema in Russia, and is in line with KIT digital Content Solutions strategy of working with experienced, local “on the ground” partners to extend reach and capability in key markets. 

Nevafilm is widely seen as a leader in the film industry in Russia and adheres fully to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) regulations. The company works on 100% industry compliant equipment and specifications and for this engagement, the operations will be run out of St Petersburg and Moscow, splitting the capacities and driving down time to market.

Alan Christensen, Director, Digital Cinema, KIT digital Content Solutions says: “We are delighted to be partnering with Nevafilm as KIT digital Content Solutions continues to extend its services to clients around the world. Nevafilm is a trusted entity within the film industry having built its reputation over a number of years and we look forward to working with them. Russia is a very interesting territory and we endeavor to drive down production costs and time to market whilst maintaining the highest level of service, professionalism and security. With an excellent distribution network in place, Neva Film is perfectly aligned to deliver superior distribution services throughout all of Russia.

Oleg Berenzin, Managing Director, Nevafilm adds: “KIT digital Content Solutions is a leader in its field and we look forward to drawing upon its expertise as we enter into this deal. The company provides a great solution and we are excited to be working with them as we roll out work across Russia for global content owners.”

This news builds on KIT digital Content Solutions ongoing strategy to extend its global footprint and follows a recent deal it signed with Singapore company, Acctcent.

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About KIT digital Content Solutions

KIT digital Content Solutions is the leading service & solution provider for the digital content value chain. With over 10 years industry experience, this company is a trusted partner for major content owners and digital platform operators such as Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Disney/ABC, Associated Press and Vodafone.

KIT digital Content Solutions services the entire spectrum of digital delivery and content. This includes digital cinema, home entertainment, and clip distribution for the web, tablets and smartphones. The company’s offerings are flexible and designed to fit specific customer needs, from ingesting and integrating raw footage feeds, to the production and delivery of content that is localized and ready to be distributed to end users. KIT digital Content Solutions also offers sophisticated software solutions and premium services that enable better monetization of content as it reaches new audiences across new platforms and in new markets.

Formerly an integrated business division of KIT digital Inc., KIT digital Content Solutions became a wholly independent business at the end of June 2012 through spin-off transition. It continues to have a close relationship with KIT Digital Inc. as a key commercial partner.

About Nevafilm

Nevafilm was founded in 1992 and has a wide range of experience in the film industry. The group has modern sound post-production sound and language dubbing facilities in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Nevafilm Studios); is a leader on the Russian market in cinema design, film and digital cinema equipment supply and installation (Nevafilm Cinemas); became Russia’s first digital cinema laboratory for digital mastering and comprehensive DCP creation (Nevafilm Digital); distributes alternative content for digital screens (Nevafilm Emotion); has undertaken independent monitoring of the Russian cinema market in the cinema exhibition domain since 2003, and is a regular partner of international research organizations providing data on the development of the Russian cinema market (Nevafilm Research).

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utd. by content provides media management and digital distribution to the news, media and entertainment industries. The company customizes solutions for customers that combine technology and services to prepare, optimize, transform or deliver their content to an ever-increasing number of content endpoints; digital cinema, home entertainment, online, and digital platforms. With over 10 years’ experience, utd. by content is a trusted partner for major content owners and digital platform operators such as Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, DisneyABC, Associated Press, TotalMovie and Vodafone. The company employs over 100 people in seven major locations around the world; Singapore, Cairo, Prague, Stockholm, London, New York, and Los Angeles. utd. by content was formerly an integrated business division of KIT digital Inc., and became a wholly independent business at the end of June 2012 through spin-off transition.

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