BURBANK—2G Digital Post, a specialist
in encoding and file-based delivery, and JR Media, a leading
provider of captioning and subtitling services, have entered into a
long-term  strategic partnership to
provide studios and other content owners with a one-stop resource for worldwide,
multi-platform content localization and distribution.
Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will
operate a unified workflow encompassing all aspects of digital distribution to
broadcast, streaming, mobile, internet and gaming platforms. 2G Digital will
manage encoding, transcoding, asset management, quality control and delivery.
JR Media will handle captioning, subtitling, translation, localization,
transcription and related services.  The
companies will also join forces in their sales and marketing activities.
(l to r) Stephen Buchsbaum, Max Beno

2G Digital CEO Stephen Buchsbaum says the partnership is a
natural fit and results in a streamlined solution for digital distribution. “2G
and JR Media provide complementary services and, together, we are making
distribution simpler for our clients,” he observes. “They now have the
convenience of working with one supplier for all their packing and delivery
needs.”

Both companies have recently experienced significant growth
and see in the joint venture a path toward further expansion. “Our clients are
looking for a partner who can provide an end-to-end solution,” says JR Media
Chairman/CEO Max Beno. “Our partnership with 2G enables us to meet those needs
and continue to reach new markets for future growth.”
2G Digital provides encoding and
distribution services for all the major studios, including Fox, Sony, Warner
Bros., Walt Disney, Fremantle Media and Miramax, and delivers to such portals
as iTunes, Amazon, Netflix, Google Play and Xbox.  JR Media works with many of the same clients.
It has recently provided subtitling and captioning services for such top-rated
television shows as Breaking Bad (Sony), Mad Men (Lionsgate) and Duck Dynasty (Gourney Productions.).
About JR Media Services
JR Media Services leads the industry in delivering
best-in-class closed captioning, subtitling, transcription services, as well as
video description. Clients ranging from filmmakers and studios to content
producers and YouTube publishers rely on JR Media to consistently deliver the
highest quality, on time and on budget solutions. The company has provided post
production services and exceptional customer service for over 100,000
entertainment programs.
For more
information, visit www.jrmediaservices.com
About 2G Digital Post
2G Digital Post, Burbank, is a full-service post production
and distribution facility serving media and entertainment clients with
next-generation all-fiber technology and attentive customer service.
For more information, visit www.2gdigital.com
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