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International 3D Society Announces “New 3D Products of the Year” Awards

Winners to be Honored at Ceremony in Hollywood

Call for Entries

LOS ANGELES — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 5, 2013 — The International 3D Society announced today it is now accepting nominations for its Stereoscopic “New 3D Products of the Year” Awards to be held in September 2013 in Hollywood, California.

The Society’s “New 3D Products of the Year” Awards honor technical achievement in the stereoscopic medium; including: cinema, television, cellular and portable devices, special venue, themed attractions, video games, computers, 3D printing and other media. The Society is accepting entries from the 3D professional community to be voted upon by a blue-ribbon 3D Awards panel.

“The International 3D Society is proud to honor the contributions of those who create, invent and inspire us through their remarkable achievements in stereoscopic technologies. We are delighted to have this opportunity to recognize the 'best of the best' new products which are advancing the arts and sciences of all things 3D,” said Society Awards Chairman, Buzz Hays.

This year marks the Society’s first annual Awards to celebrate new 3D products and technologies. The Society annually awards its gold Lumiere™ statuette for the best 3D movies, television, commercials, and video games each February. The “New 3D Products of the Year” Awards will recognize individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the advancement of stereoscopic arts and technologies from October 2012 through September 2013. All entries are due by August 2, 2013.

“As 3D content moves from movie screens to tablets, 4K and ultra hi-def TVs, phones and game consoles… these awards will shine the spotlight on exciting new products as well as the people and organizations driving these breakthroughs,” said Jim Chabin, President of the International 3D Society. “This is our chance to let consumers know what new products the Hollywood pros are excited about,” he added.

Rules, regulations and entry forms are available online at www.international3dsociety.com. Submission deadline is August 2nd, 2013. Winners will be announced in September, and honored at a ceremony in Hollywood.

About the International 3D Society

The mission of the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium is to better serve the growing global theatrical, television, video game, and mobile 3D marketplace and professional community. With members in 20 countries and chapters in China, Japan, Korea, Europe, the UK and North America, the organization serves to spearhead the growth and expansion of the 3D industry across the entire ecosystem – from content conception and development, to consumer education and adoption.

The organization includes a group of over 1,200 member professionals, and 60 companies in 20 countries. Companies include: The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Pixar, 3net, ESPN, BSkyB, Cameron/Pace Group, Panasonic, XPAND 3D, Dolby Laboratories, 3ality Technica, Masterimage 3D, RealD Inc., IMAX, StereoD, National Geographic Cinema Ventures, CCTV China, Microsoft, Technicolor, Samsung, Sony Electronics, BluFocus, Eutelsat, VEFXI, StereoD, Gener8, Technicolor, Texas Instruments, VIZIO, Geneva Film Co., 3doo, Sensio, Fraunhofer Institute Berlin, and others. For more information: www.International3Dsociety.com.


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