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Shamrock Capital turns co-owner of BTI Studios

Shamrock Capital turns co-owner of BTI Studios

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By way of a  partnership with Altor, Shamrock Capital has signed a definitive agreement to become a co-owner of BTI Studios. The agreement comes hot on the heels of the sale of BTI Studios to Altor Fund IV in July 2017. For Shamrock, BTI Studios is an exciting investment in an attractive and global industry niche led by an impressive management team. The localization market is expected to continue to grow at double-digit rates p.a., driven by increased broadband and smartphone penetration, VoD players’ rapid internationalization, and increased investments in original content to compete for viewers. In addition, new global players are entering the original-content space to strengthen their user ecosystems. Founded in 1978 by the late Roy E. Disney, Shamrock has a rich history of invest
BTI Studios completes AD for film that uses Vincent van Gogh’s paintings for the visually impaired

BTI Studios completes AD for film that uses Vincent van Gogh’s paintings for the visually impaired

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BTI Studios, one of the world’s largest localisation and access service companies, has announced the completion of audio description (AD) for the visually impaired and subtitles for the hard of hearing on behalf of Altitude Film Distribution for an extraordinary new film that uses Vincent van Gogh’s paintings as the inspiration for an animated drama documentary about the end of his life. The AD is a scripted narrative track that is woven into a television programme or feature film to describe on-screen action for blind and visually impaired people. Headphone-delivered narration tracks are increasingly available in cinemas, and a number of major studios have committed to the provision of AD. BTI Studios is a known and trusted partner in AD and subtitle creation with a track record of