Ymagis Group appoints Anne Feret as Head of the Eclair Post Production Division
Paris and Cannes (France), 18 May 2017 / Ymagis Group (ISIN:FR0011471291, mnemo: MAGIS, PEA-PME eligible), the European specialist in digital technologies for the film industry, announces the appointment of Anne Feret as Vice President, Europe for the Post Production division. For the past eight years, Anne Feret was the international sales administrator and vice-president of the cinema arm of Zodiak Rights/ Banijay Rights.
Anne Feret is a graduate of the ESSEC business school. She started her career at Pandora in 1996, where she was in charge of television & film sales and sales administration manager. Feret acquired extensive experience in business affairs, financing and international feature film, TV series & documentary sales, working in senior executive positions for various top-tier production companies, including Cipango Films (now EuropaCorp Télévision), Korava Productions, AF Consulting and Banijay Rights.
Christophe Lacroix, Eclair Senior Vice President stated: “We are delighted to be working with Anne Feret. With the expertise she has acquired throughout her career and her stellar track-record, we will be able to increase momentum in our sound and image post-production services, both at a technical level with EclairColor as well as in terms of our new production formats. The arrival of this experienced professional as our new Vice President, Europe in the post-production division completes our management team at Eclair.”
“I am delighted to be working with Christophe Lacroix and the Eclair teams in Vanves and our sites across Europe as we celebrate the 110th anniversary of the brand,” explained Anne Feret. “This is the start of a new adventure in a rapidly changing sector driven by innovation with new technologies such as our EclairColor HDR solution and UHD 4K. All my energy and expertise are already focused on creating growth opportunities and increasing synergies through our different sites to achieve our expansion goals in Europe.”
Anne Feret is based in Paris-Vanves and reports directly to Christophe Lacroix.
Eclair is organised around its six main divisions:
- Post Production, managed by Anne Feret
- Theatrical Delivery, managed by Daniel Danciu
- Digital Distribution, managed by Serge Sépulcre
- Versioning and Accessibility, managed by Bouchra Alami
- Restoration and Preservation, managed by Yves Gringuillard
Eclair has offices in Berlin, Karlsruhe, Madrid, Barcelona, London, New York, Liège, Vicenza, Rabat and in France, in Vanves, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Auxerre and Strasbourg.
ABOUT ECLAIR - YMAGIS GROUP
Founded in 1907 in the early days of cinema, Eclair is a historic, innovative and respected company in the motion picture and television industries. Eclair is the Ymagis Group’s business unit dedicated to content services, a leader in advanced digital technology services for the cinema industry. Through CinemaNext and Eclair, the Group provides innovative solutions to movie exhibitors, distributors (feature films & event cinema), producers, right-holders, cinema/TV advertising networks, rights holders, broadcasters, VOD/S-VOD platform operators and video publishers. Created in 2007, Ymagis Group is headquartered in Paris and has offices in 23 countries with nearly 800 employees. Our core business is structured around three main units: CinemaNext (exhibitor services: sales and field services, software solutions, customer service/NOC and consulting), Eclair (content services: post-production, theatrical delivery, digital distribution, versioning and accessibility, restoration and preservation) and Ymagis (financial services). For more information, please connect to www.ymagis.com, www.cinemanext.com or www.eclair.digital