Technicolor splits unit

Entertainment services division divides into two

Technicolor, which strikes film prints and replicates discs, has undergone a reorg, splitting one of its major divisions into two.

The Thompson subsid’s entertainment services division, which previously included both theatrical and homevid, has been split into separate units.

Joe Berchtold, who previously oversaw Technicolor’s nascent digital cinema efforts, is now in charge of the new theatrical services unit, overseeing both film and digital prints and distribution to theaters.

New home entertainment division, which handles DVDs and digital distribution to the home, is headed by Quentin Lilly.

In addition, Ahmad Ouri, previously Technicolor’s chief technology officer, has been named prexy of the content services unit, which oversees post-production work such as visual effects and international versioning.

Charlie Nooney continues to lead Technicolor Network Services, which handles advertising.

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