Deluxe Digital Media Acquires Chace Audio

Jul 15, 2009 2:29 PM

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Deluxe Digital Media announces that it has acquired the assets of Chace Audio in Burbank, Calif., effective July 1, 2009. Chace Audio is a full-service audio post-production facility offering services including sound restoration, layback and conform, digitization, mixing and recording services, and optical track creation. Chace Audio has received worldwide recognition for its innovative technologies and processes that have been used on 92 of the 100 best films in the AFI "100 Years...100 Films" list. Chace is strategically engineered to support the growing demand for high quality motion picture sound as well as to provide vital initial preservation, restoration and migration of sound from modern and vintage formats.

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., and a leading provider of entertainment industry services and technologies to major Hollywood studios and an international client base. Services include motion picture film processing, printing and distribution; EFILM digital intermediates; post-production and subtitling services; titles design and digital VFX; DVD compression, encoding and authoring; digital cinema services, digital asset management, digital distribution; and marketing fulfillment services.

Bob Heiber, president of Chace, will continue to lead Chace and become Vice President-Audio for Deluxe Digital Media. Heiber will report to Gray Ainsworth, Senior Vice President Operations.

“Chace has best-in-class expertise and a strong worldwide reputation in the industry which will make an excellent addition to the roster of DDM—and, more broadly—Deluxe) services, Ainsworth says. "This will allow us to strengthen our post and after-post-production abilities, and better serve our customers across the life cycle of content.”

“We are very excited about the collaboration opportunities that are part of our future in the Deluxe families,” states Heiber. "The energy and enthusiasm exhibited by Deluxe management and staff to bring this needed addition to their comprehensive solutions structure was a big motivational incentive. With Deluxe’s support and expertise, we’ll be able to concentrate on continuing to provide the highest quality, wide ranging services for our clients.”

Chace will operate under the name Chace Audio by Deluxe and will remain in its current location.

For more information, visit www.chace.com and www.bydeluxe.com.






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