Reliance MediaWorks targets Japan

Indian company signs deal with Imagica

Indian conglom Reliance MediaWorks has inked with Japan post house Imagica Corp. to provide film restoration, image processing and enhancement, and HD conversion services to Japanese broadcasters and studios, the companies announced Wednesday.

Imagica will work closely with Reliance’s Los Angeles-based subsid Lowry Digital, which has handled the restoration of Akira Kurosawa’s Oscar-winning classic “Rashomon” in the past.

Imagica, which was founded in 1935, is one of Japan’s market leaders in the lab and post-production space, being a one-stop shop for film processing and printing, intermedia transfer, digital and optical composite, VFX, CGI, editing and sound services, DVD authoring and duplication, image restoration, digital intermediates, digital cinema, stereoscopic 3D and Blu-ray disc authoring.