Digistor to open Brisbane office
[Press Release by Digistor]
Australian specialist broadcast and post-production supplier, Digistor Pty Ltd, will open Brisbane office in January 2009
Specialist broadcast and post-production digital solutions supplier Digistor has announced the company will open a Brisbane office in January 2009. This brings the number of Digistor offices in Australia to three. With established offices in Sydney and Melbourne, the addition of the Brisbane office gives Digistor unrivalled coverage of the Eastern Seaboard.
The new office is located in East Brisbane and is currently undergoing a refit to accommodate Digistor’s sales and support requirements. Business will officially commence in Brisbane on January 12th 2009 and is expected to be a fully operational sales, support and demonstration facility within two months of this date.
"A number of Digistor customers have operations in Brisbane and we would like to expand our dealings with them," explained Andrew Mooney, Digistor Managing Director. "Just as importantly, we see many new opportunities in the vibrant Queensland marketplace. It is our aim to provide the highest level of expertise in digital media solutions sales and support and we believe we can make an invaluable contribution to this exciting market."
Jason Bock will head up the Brisbane operation as Queensland Sales Manager. Jason, who joined Digistor in Sydney in February 2008, has over 13 years experience serving the video editing and post-production markets. Jason has previously worked in professional video sales and support with JVC Professional (Hagemeyer), Provisual, a specialist video solutions supplier in Brisbane and with Avid Australia.
"After working in Queensland previously, I see huge market potential, not only in broadcast and post but in the independent production, film, education and corporate and government sectors," stated Jason. "Being a Queenslander at heart, I’m obviously thrilled to be part of the new Digistor Brisbane operation and I’m keen to engage with my Brisbane clients "face to face" once more as well forging new relationships with others."
Queensland-based productions and individuals received 23 award nominations at this year’s AFI awards, which is a local record and a testament to the vibrant production industry. With the addition of Industry Sponsorship Schemes, film festivals, film awards and financial incentives, Queensland is growing the number of film and television productions being undertaken in the Sunshine State.
"Obviously Queensland’s natural beauty and access to professional crews and services have been attractive to the Hollywood film market for many years," stated Bock. "There has been renewed interest from overseas projects, as well as continued investment in local drama and reality based TV shows."
"South East Queensland and the Greater Brisbane area have experienced a growth boom in the last five years in all sectors," said Andrew Mooney. "With this in mind, many companies are basing operations in the Sunshine State due to perceived cost benefits and an attractive lifestyle. In Digistor’s market segment we have seen an increased demand that would be properly serviced with local representation."