Deluxe buys digital Image


Deluxe Digital Media has acquired the assets of Image Treasury, a service company that provides systems for storage, management and access of motion picture film and video elements through digital capture and searchable Web-based engines.

The acquisition includes the assets and staff of Image Treasury in Seattle and Burbank. Image Treasury founder Andy Pratt has been named vp Deluxe Digital Media Film and Negative Services.

Said Gray Ainsworth, senior vp operations at Deluxe Digital Media: "Deluxe's goal is to take content in any form and manipulate, distribute and store it in whatever means our clients may require as our industry moves to a data-centric environment. Image Treasury bridges the traditional film world with today's digital technology."

Deluxe Digital Media is the U.S. postproduction and digital solutions division of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group.