Three specialists founded our company in 2003. The initial hardships were overcome through their enthusiastic and modest work, which enabled them to become one of the three major DVD authoring studios in Hungary and to work for the most important companies of the local market in the heyday of DVD productions (Best Hollywood Kft., Budapest Film Kft.).
In 2009 we broadened our scope of activity with Blue Ray production. Having produced hundreds of DVDs and a number of Blue Rays, as soon as the decline in the DVD market was to be anticipated, we founded a film distributing company – Ristretto Distribution Kft. – with 50 % ownership.
This is when we got a taste of the world of cinema and it seduced us straight away. In addition, it was the very beginning of digitalization in the Hungarian cinemas and we felt the change at first hand. Our first film was distributed to movies on 35 mm copies and our last solely on DCPs.
Soon enough we experienced the lack of affordable and quality DCP localization, cloning and mastering in Hungary so the niche market was open for us to fill in 2012.
Film distribution proved to be an exciting digression for us but our true vocation had always been the delivery of high quality technical solutions so we decided to dedicate all our energy to this activity. Our decision was instantly rewarded by the market and our partners: it did not take long to become a significant stakeholder in the market with satisfied customers whose number continuously grew due to the recommendations of our partners.