DFT film scanning developers has a new Managing Director Gunter Weidlich, formerly a founding DFT MD involved in developing the Spirit Classic, Spirit 4K and Scanity.

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Digital Film Technology (DFT) film scanning developers has a new Managing Director Gunter Weidlich, appointed by the company’s owner Prasad Corp, which specialises in film preservation, digitization and restoration.

DFT has been an active contributor to film scanning systems for over 75 years. It has been helping to advance film post-production, archives and restoration methods with an innovative, effective range of products and services.

Gunter Weidlich joins the company with more than three decades of experience in managing development, operations and support for media and broadcast vendors. Further background in electro-mechanical manufacturing includes more than a decade of leadership in the production of film scanners and image processing software.

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Gunter Weidlich, Managing Director - Digital Film Technology

He was, in fact, one of DFT’s founding managing directors in 2012, having been involved with products such as Spirit Classic, Spirit 4K and Scanity.

“I am happy to be back at DFT and look forward to supporting the company on its technically exciting and demanding journey. Listening to our customer’s needs and challenges is key for the development of successful systems,” said Gunter.

"We are very pleased that Gunter has accepted our invitation to return to DFT leading the company into its new phase of technology and growth," said Sai Prasad, Director - Prasad Corp. "Gunter comes with a deep understanding of our customers industry combined with a rich technical and operational background. His long experience in the film scanning domain and product management convinced us that he is the right person to lead DFT. He is very much aligned with the principles and philosophy of Prasad. We look forward to working with him to realize our vision.”   dft-film.com