BIRTV Honors DFT Digital Film Technology’s SCANITY Film Scanner with Outstanding Product Award

DFT Digital Film Technology, provider of high-end film and digital post production solutions that preserve, manage, and deliver your pictures announced that the SCANITY Film Scanner has been awarded the prestigious Outstanding Product Award in the Digital Film and Cinema category by BIRTV.

The award recognizes the technical advancements SCANITY has achieved in film scanning. It is awarded to the most innovative products and advanced technology developed for the film and broadcast markets and is judged by an impressive panel of industry authorities.

"SCANITY adds multiple new technology innovations to film scanning,” comments Mr. Bao Linyue, Chairman of the Review Committee of the Appraisal Activities, and Vice-Chairman of Technology Committee, SARFT (The State Administration of Radio Film and Television). “Based on these innovations, SCANITY offers vast improvements in film handling including stability and speed.”

"It is a great honor to be recognized by industry experts and be acknowledged for the value SCANITY brings to the marketplace,” comments Stefan Kramper, Managing Director, DFT Digital Film Technology. “SCANITY offers the highest quality in design and advancements in scanning technology, and this award reinforces our commitment to developing cutting edge solutions for the global post production marketplace.”


SCANITY is an innovative new scanning concept with an outstanding feature set from the same industry-renowned team that delivered the market-leading and award-winning Spirit family of DataCine® and Film Scanners.

SCANITY utilizes TDI (Time Delay Integration) line sensor technology, which ensures extremely fast and sensitive film scans. A new precision roller gate, continuous-motion capstan film transport, and touch-free optical pin registration offers unparalleled smooth and safe film handling, even with fragile, shrunken and legacy film stocks. SCANITY uses efficient LED light sources, dedicated hardware processors, as well as fewer and less expensive third party components, which keeps operational expenses low.

This unique feature-set provides users with cutting-edge technology that addresses the challenges that many facilities are facing today. With its speed, versatility, stability and safe film handling, SCANITY allows users to improve their ROI, enhance productivity, and serve their markets with a solution that reproduces the pristine quality of film and image quality they require.

SCANITY will be scanning at IBC, Booth No. 7.E39.