International 3D Society Announces 3D Technology Awards Call for Entries

The following Press Release was issued today by the International 3D Society:

International 3D Society Announces 3D Technology Awards Call for Entries

LOS ANGELES, Jul 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The International 3D Society is now accepting nominations for its annual Stereoscopic 3D Technology Awards to be held in November 2012 in Hollywood, California.

The Society’s 3D Technology Awards honor technological achievement in the stereoscopic medium; mainly cinema, television, portable devices, special venue, themed attractions, video games, computers and other media. The Society announced today that it is accepting entries from the 3D professional community to be voted upon by a blue-ribbon 3D Technology Awards panel.

“In these last few years the awards panel has been impressed with the technology advancements, standardization, and overall improved consumer experience that the technology innovators have brought to market,” stated Jim Mainard, Head of Digital Strategy, DreamWorks Animation (DWA) and Chair of the 3D Technology Awards Committee. “We expect great things again this year in delivering to consumers the ultimate in 3D experiences,” he added.

This year marks the Society’s third annual 3D Technology Awards. The program will recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on the advancement of stereoscopic arts and technologies from July 2011 through June 2012. All entries are due by September 30, 2012.

“The 3D Technology Awards Show celebrates the impact and innovation of the organizations and individuals whose advancements are leading this industry,” said Jim Chabin, President of the International 3D Society. The organization is a professional community dedicated to advancing the arts and technologies of Stereoscopic 3D.

The 3D Technology Awards Show will feature MasterImage3D passive glasses and technology. Rules, regulations and entry forms are available online at . There is no entry fee for submissions. The submissions deadline is September 30, 2012. Nominees will be announced prior to the show.

International 3D Society sponsors include Signature Sponsors Panasonic and Korea Telecom, as well as Founding Sponsors 3ality Technica, Dolby Laboratories, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), IMAX, MasterImage 3D, PIXAR, RealD, Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and XPAND 3D.

About the International 3D Society

The International 3D Society is a community of professionals dedicated to the advancement of the art and sciences of stereoscopic 3D technologies and content through education, hands on demonstration and celebration. For more information please visit .

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