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    Grass Valley Appoints magic multi media as EDIUS Master Distributor for North America

    The deal covers distribution, support and training across the region

    MONTREAL, April 7, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has appointed the German-based broadcast technology specialist magic multi media as the new North American master distributor for EDIUS non-linear real-time editing software. magic multi media's responsibility will include managing distribution of EDIUS through an extensive network of North American authorized dealers as well as providing technical support and comprehensive training for EDIUS customers and dealers, including tutorials, videos and over 100 EDIUS podcasts. Training resources will be provided in a range of languages, including English, Spanish and French.

    "We have worked with Grass Valley for a number of years in the EMEA market and have built considerable expertise in EDIUS. Through our dedicated network of authorized dealers we supply broadcast professionals, filmmakers, government agencies and others with this outstanding editing solution. We look forward to working with the experienced US and Canadian dealers to serve customers in North America, and to drive growth," says Michael Lehmann-Horn, CEO of magic multi media.

    EDIUS is available on a purchase basis, with free updates included in the current version 9 solution. EDIUS 9 customers will also benefit from free technical support — eliminating the need to purchase an additional service plan. The first level of support is delivered by local dealers. Next-level technical assistance is now managed by magic multi media, leveraging a direct link to the EDIUS development team at Grass Valley, if required.

    The dedicated EDIUS portal (www.EDIUS.net), available in multiple languages and managed by the magic multi media team, now also covers North America.

    "We are excited to have magic multi media bring their wealth of EDIUS knowledge and expertise to our North American region," said Jan-Pieter van Welsem, vice president of sales, North America, Grass Valley. "magic multi media is a powerful resource for support, free tutorials and more. This relationship will be a great value to our users and partners in the region."

    EDIUS is now available through the authorized dealer network of magic multi media as EDIUS Pro 9 or EDIUS Workgroup 9 along with version 9 Upgrades. Please see www.EDIUS.net for details.

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    Grass Valley's end-to-end ecosystem of reliable, open standards-based solutions helps content creators, broadcasters and media organizations to produce brilliant content and build successful media businesses. Our award-winning technology and trusted industry expertise empower our customers to create captivating experiences that connect people anywhere, on any device, through the magic of media.

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    About magic multi media GmbH

    magic multi media GmbH, based in Gruenwald near Munich, is the exclusive Grass Valley EDIUS distributor for North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Along with the distribution, magic multi media also takes care of the 2nd level technical support and is operating the website www.EDIUS.net (English) as well as www.EDIUS.es (Spanish), www.EDIUS.fr (French) and many other regionalized EDIUS websites.

    If you have additional questions or if you are interested in a free press copy of EDIUS 9 please contact:

    Michael Lehmann-Horn, CEO
    magic multi media GmbH, Grass Valley EDIUS Distribution
    Bavariafilmplatz 3, 82031 Gruenwald, Germany
    press@edius.net
    www.EDIUS.net

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