Amsterdam, Netherlands (October 8, 2020) – Maccs, a Vista Group Company and the largest developer of distribution software for the global film industry, has announced the launch of TDS X, the latest version of its Core TDS software. TDS X is faster and more responsive with optimizations across the system that improve the overall user experience and performance in addition to providing new functionality.
“TDS X has been in development for a couple of years and is the latest version of our core product that is widely used across all international markets,” says Maccs CEO George Eyles. “During the Covid period, we have had more than 30 territories testing TDS X on behalf of our major studio clients and have received positive feedback from users lauding the enhanced user interface and new distribution plan functionality. Our first client upgraded to X on September 1st and all new clients will launch with X moving forward.”
All existing Maccs TDS customers will be invited to upgrade to X over the coming months, so that they can take advantage of the exciting new enhancements and to optimise the Maccs experience.
Maccs develops market leading theatrical distribution software for the global film industry. Maccs software is used by more than 100 distributors to distribute films in more than 50 countries. Clients range from small independent distributors to major international distributors. The Maccs software portfolio includes an integrated theatrical distribution system, with Rights & Royalties and Print & Advertising modules. It also includes MaccsBox & DCinemaHub, an online platform that automates content ordering, delivery reporting, gross box office & eBOR collection and invoicing. Maccs’s customers include some of the world’s largest movie studios, like Paramount Pictures International and Warner Bros. A company of Vista Group International (NZX: VGL, ASX: VGL), Maccs’s operations are based in Los Angeles, The Netherlands, Germany, and Australia.
About Vista Group International
Vista Group International (Vista Group) is a public company, listed on both the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges (NZX & ASX: VGL). Vista Group provides cinema management, film distribution and customer analytics software to companies across the global film industry. Cinema management software is provided by Vista Entertainment Solutions, the core business of the Group. Movio (authority in moviegoer data analytics), Veezi (cloud-based SaaS software for the Independent Cinema Market), Maccs (film distribution software), Numero (box office reporting software for film distributors and cinemas), Cinema Intelligence (business intelligence solutions), POWSTER (creative studio and marketing platform for movie studios) and Flicks (moviegoer ‘go to’ portal for movie information) provide products that leverage the success of this platform for other parts of the film industry, from production and distribution, to cinema exhibition through to the moviegoer experience. Vista Group has more than 500 staff across offices in New Zealand (Auckland headquarters), Sydney, Los Angeles, Dallas, London, South Africa, the Netherlands, Romania and China. www.vistagroup.co