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See all the latest goings-on in the world of ftrack.

8 June, 2022

ftrack names Gregory Lawler as senior vice president of sales and Beth Kszan as global vice president of marketing

Strategic hires bring expertise and deep relationships to strengthen ftrack’s go-to-market capabilities

20 April, 2022

ftrack Reimagines ftrack Review

The new ftrack Review update introduces a new user interface, faster and more responsive reviews, and a more free-flowing user experience.

19 April, 2022

cineSync 5 launches the next generation of media review

Introducing cineSync 5, the next step in media review. cineSync 5 is built on the legacy of industry-leading cineSync, reimagined to meet the evolving demands of creative review and approval.

12 April, 2022

ftrack Announces its acquisition by Backlight, a new global media technology company

Backed by $200M in funding, Backlight will invest in ftrack, aiming to drive innovation and customer success in media review and collaboration solutions.

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