Technicolor inks Overture


Technicolor has signed an exclusive long-term agreement with Overture Films to provide worldwide film laboratory and cinema-distribution services.

Under the terms of the agreement, Technicolor will provide Overture with film laboratory services, including 35mm trailer and release printing and front-end negative processing, and cinema-distribution services, including film distribution, security screening, advertising/publicity services, print rejuvenation, archival and inventory storage and destruction.

Overture has several theatrical releases slated for 2008, including "Righteous Kill" with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino; "Mad Money" with Katie Holmes, Queen Latifah and Diane Keaton; "Sleepwalking" with Charlize Theron, Dennis Hopper and Woody Harrelson; "Traitor" with Don Cheadle and Guy Pearce; and "Last Chance Harvey" with Emma Thompson and Dustin Hoffman.

Technicolor is the services division of Thomson. It maintains nine full-service film laboratories in Los Angeles, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, London, Rome, Madrid and Bangkok, Thailand.