Variety: 'Studios Step Up Push For Digital Screeners'

Variety has published an article on the issues of piracy faced by the Hollywood studios following the widespread pirating of DVD screeners for this year's Academy Awards. The pirate-tracking firm Excipio said that all eight best-picture contenders are available on file-sharing sites, up 59% from last year.

Variety spoke to Patrick Macdonald-King of PFW sister company Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) about how 'digital screeners', a service offered by PFT as an alternative to DVD screeners, can be faster, more secure and more cost-effective.

Read the full article on