Deluxe has announced it will close the doors to its Australian film laboratory on April 19, losing four employees in the process.
The decision comes less than two weeks after Peter Jackson.s famous Park Road film laboratory announced plans to discontinue business this coming June..
Managing director of Deluxe Australia Alaric McCausland described the announcement as being a .very sad day for us. and a .long, thought-through decision...
McCausland said, regrettable as the decision was, it was .a reflection of what has been happening over the past few years..
.The move to digital has been a global trend and Australia is not immune to that. It.s a transition that has been happening in various part of the film business for the past ten years and a reflection of preferred format of cinematographers the world over..
.The industry has moved on...
McCausland confirmed Deluxe was forced to discontinue the employment »
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