20 August 2012

SDI Media Continues Expansion with New Studios in Manila, Philippines

Los Angeles - 20 August 2012 - SDI Media, the world's leading provider of localization services, has announced the opening of new full service dubbing and mixing studios in Manila, Philippines - SDI Media Philippines. SDI's move into the Philippines marks the third expansion of its global facilities in 2012, expanding SDI's footprint to 33 countries, with additional facilities to open later this year and in 2013. The Philippine expansion increases SDI's service offerings in Asia and provides additional support and services to the surrounding regions. 

SDI Media Philippines provides English and Tagalog dubbing capabilities in 3 Recording Studios and 5 Mixing Rooms - servicing broadcast, theatrical, home entertainment, and gaming. It also provides a comprehensive range of localization services including: a full suite of dubbing services; mixing; centralized coordinator support; and media services - with additional services to be introduced in early 2013. SDI Media Philippines will operate as SDI's newest Media Services Hub and will offer closed captioning services and a centralized location for the preparation of dubbing materials throughout Asia. 

With the addition of SDI Media Philippines, SDI now has the capability to service more clients throughout Asia and Europe with greater resources, additional staff, and upgraded technologies. This new state-of-the-art facility shall provide customers greater access to a one-stop provider as well as new opportunities for localization growth and development into new markets. As a global provider of owned and operated dubbing and mixing operations, SDI has the unique ability to manage workflows in-territory, with native speakers, and in-house management, all supported by global resources. 

"Expanding services to our customers and partners has always been important for SDI," said Walter Schonfeld, SDI's President and CEO. "Our expansion in the Philippines allows SDI to broaden our service support for existing clients, accelerate time-to-market, and provide new clients an opportunity to experience the benefits of working with the world's leading global localization provider." 

SDI Media Philippines is one of six (6) SDI production facilities servicing Asia, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and recently opened Malaysia

Headquartered in Los Angeles, SDI Media is the world’s leading provider of dubbing, subtitling, and other media localization services. It has operations in 33 countries spanning Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Worldwide, SDI provides localization services in over 60 languages and dialects, and owns and operates more than 100 recording rooms and 50 mixing rooms. 

Source: SDI Media