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difuze acquires the Media Accessibility business of Blackstone Sight and Sound

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difuze acquires the Media Accessibility business of Toronto-based Blackstone Sight and Sound 

difuze expand its Media Accessibility Services business and strengthens its presence in the Canadian audiovisual market       

Montréal, June 3rd, 2024 – difuze, Canada’s largest provider of finishing, localization, accessibility, and media services to the Canadian and international audiovisual industry, is proud to announce the acquisition of Toronto-based Blackstone Sight and Sound’s media accessibility division. 

With this new partnership, difuze widens its client portfolio and consolidates its position as a leading provider of media accessibility services in French and English, on the Canadian and American markets. Expanding its presence in the Ontario market will further support the company’s continued growth in media accessibility services across the country.   

“In the last decade, the demand for content accessibility, notably in the form of video description, Blackstone Sight and Sound’s specialty, has grown exponentially. By integrating Blackstone Sight and Sound’s team to our media accessibility business, we’re increasing our capacity and resources to better meet the growing needs of our clients in this space, in both of Canada’s official languages adds Nicolas Savoie, Vice President Sales, and Business Development at difuze. 

The transaction came to fruition following years of collaboration with Blackstone, where difuze came to appreciate the tremendous knowledge and skills of the team it will now incorporate.  

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