West Entertainment has been chosen by Ricochet Digital Media (Ricochet) to supply technical services for airline and maritime markets.
Ricochet is an independent film distribution company for both airlines and cruise ships, formed by industry experts Delisa Hudson and Jason Szymanski.
Ricochet’s first new release title is Chick Fight, available for April bookings. The company also has a vast library of great Classic titles that have been acquired from Jaguar Distribution.
West will provide technical services including digital asset management, mastering, audio and video editing, language localization and origination services, encoding and transcoding for all IFE and maritime deliverables.
Delisa Hudson, partner at Ricochet states: “Ricochet Digital Media is looking forward to bringing quality content to the travel industry, in the form of new release titles or the Jaguar film library. I’ve known the team at West for a long time. They are highly qualified industry experts and have a state-of-the-art lab which combined with their exceptional service and on time delivery meets our needs perfectly.”
Shafin Virji, VP labs at West says: “We are excited to service Ricochet’s non-theatrical post-production lab requirements. West is the lab of choice for independent distributors, based on our understanding of their sales strategy and their needs for technical proficiency, flexibility and on-time delivery.”