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Premiere Digital Strengthens Position in the Media Marketplace

Premiere Digital (“PDS”), the Los Angeles-based Media Services, Distribution and Technology Solutions company, announced today the acquisition of CMI Media Management (“CMI”), a leading media provisioning company in the Inflight Entertainment (“IFE”) industry. CMI is a preferred service provider to the IFE industry, handling Hollywood content shown in-flight around the world. The addition of CMI allows Premiere Digital to expand its reach to offer comprehensive media services to filmed content owners across all entertainment markets, augmenting PDS’s end-to-end media solutions.


Meet Yelena Makarczyk of CMI Media Management

Today we’d like to introduce you to Yelena Makarczyk.

Thanks for sharing your story with us Yelena. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
My childhood gave me many perspectives. I am a captain’s daughter, an admiral’s niece, a Ukrainian farmer’s granddaughter, and a descendant of the aristocratic St. Petersburg/Moscow elite. My trajectory has ranged from the Soviet industrial Krivoy Rog to the cultural St. Petersburg, from the wonders of Kamchatka to solemn Moscow and sensual Crimea, with plenty of visits along the way to the well-known crevices of the deep Slavic soul. Being around my Captain father and his sailor friends provided me with a deep respect for different situations and cultures.

Fairfield County Business Journal

From VCRs to digital files, CMI delivers the dubbing – and more

By Phil Hall, February 8, 2017 — For the average airline passenger on a transcontinental or transoceanic journey, the ability to recline in a seat and watch an in-flight movie is a benign pleasure that helps fill time. But for Haitham Wahab, CEO of the Stamford-based post-production company CMI, getting that movie on the airplane’s screen is a complex operation.

Press Releases

CMI to Speak at Annual Globalization and Localization Association Conference

STAMFORD, CT. February 13, 2018 — Haitham Wahab, CEO of CMI, will be co-presenting “Localization in the Age of YouTube” with Paula Ferrari of Go Global Consulting at the annual Globalization and Localization Conference (GALA) held in Boston March 13th to the 16th.

CMI Expands Sales Force to Accommodate Growing Demand

STAMFORD, CT. November 13, 2017 — CMI announced today that Cory Biller has joined the company joining John St. Martin, who arrived earlier this year expanding the overall salesforce.

CMI Launches Innovative dBrochure

STAMFORD, CT. September 11, 2017 — CMI, today announced the launch of the CMI digital brochure, or dBrochure, a physical print piece with an embedded video feature.

CMI Moves to State-of-the-Art Facilities

STAMFORD, CT. October 21, 2016 — CMI, today announced the relocation of its East Coast headquarters from Armonk, New York to the downtown district of Stamford, Connecticut, a media hub right outside of New York City.

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