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Blackmagic Design Expands Distribution Partners

in Russia, the United Kingdom, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Iberian Peninsula

in Russia, the United Kingdom, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Iberian Peninsula

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San Jose, California, USA – February 7, 2007 - Today, Blackmagic Design Europe announced the expansion of its distribution partners within Europe and the Middle East.

In line with the increasing demand and popularity for Blackmagic’s DeckLink, Intensity and Multibridge products across Europe and the Middle East, Blackmagic has appointed new partners to ensure the highest levels of service delivery to its customers. This will enable Blackmagic to provide increased customer support and sales assistance to broadcasters, editors, compositors and videographers within the Russian-speaking markets, British Isles, Eastern Europe, and the Iberian Peninsula, and the Middle East.

“We are pleased to have increased our presence across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and look forward to delivering an even higher level of outstanding service to our customers,” said Jeromy Young, Worldwide Business Development Manager, Blackmagic Design. “Blackmagic is leading the world in delivering the highest quality video products at the most affordable prices ever! For Blackmagic, it’s nothing less than a creative video revolution.”

Blackmagic Design’s new sales partners will provide local distribution services for the company, and provide increased sales, technical support and local marketing capabilities.

New Blackmagic Design Partners:
ProVideo Systems will support the Russian-speaking markets.
New Media AV will support the British Isles.
BMD Iberia will support the Iberian Peninsula.
Syntex will support Eastern European markets.
MediaCast will support the Middle Eastern markets.

“Blackmagic has standardized its pricing of its products throughout EMEA as part of our initiative of making Blackmagic products easier to buy,” added Young.

About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design Inc. manufactures the world’s highest quality video cards and converters for the post production and television broadcast industries. The Multibridge, DeckLink and Intensity family of leading quality video products have changed the post production industry and made HDTV more affordable for everyone. Blackmagic Design was founded by some of the world's leading editors and engineers from the post production industry. This industry knowledge and experience is constantly fed back into our products allowing us to introduce the most amazing, creative tools for the industry.

Blackmagic Design has operations in the USA, Netherlands, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, with sales offices in Russia, Spain, the Czech Republic, Great Britain and the Middle East.