|[January 29, 2014]
International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society Bestows 25 Honors at 5th Annual Awards Ceremony in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society bestowed 25 honors for
"distinguished achievement" at the 3D Creative Arts Awards on Tuesday
night, at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles.
Gold Lumiere Statuettes were presented for the top 3D movies, television, and advertising. Honors were presented to winners from Hollywood, Japan, China, Luxembourg, Taiwan, The U.K., Russia and throughout Europe. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Gravity" (Warner Bros.) swept several categories including: best "Live
Action 3D Feature," best "Stereography - Live Action," best "3D Scene of
the Year," and best "2D to 3D Conversion." Two of the Society's Lumiere™
statuettes were presented to "Frozen" (Walt Disney (News - Alert) Animation Studios)
for best "Animated 3D Feature" and best "Stereography - Animation."
"Metallica Through the Never" (Picturehouse Entertainment) won for best
"Motion Picture Documentary." "Get a Horse" (Walt Disney Animation
Studios) was honored as this year's best "Short-Subject Movie."
"Stalingrad" (Columbia Pictures) received the Society's 2014 Jury Prize
for "Outstanding 3D Artistic Achievement."
DreamWorks Animation (DWA) Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Katzenberg
received the Society's Harold Lloyd Filmmaker Award, which was presented
by Suzanne Lloyd and Society Co-chairman Tom Cosgrove, CEO of 3net
Pixar Animation was honored with the Sir Charles Wheatstone Award for
education and distinguished achievement in 3D storytelling. Directors,
producers, and production executives were in attendance from Hollywood
and more than a dozen countries including: China, Taiwan, Japan, the
U.K., the E.U., and Canada.
The Society's Century Award was presented to Steve Schklair, Founder and
CEO of 3ality Technica, whose camera systems have been used for films
including: "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug," "The Great Gatsby," and
"U2 3D in Concert."
"It is clear from these winners that 3D is maturing as an art form,"
said Society Awards Chairman Buzz Hays. "From live action, to animated,
to concert movies, to documentaries, today's audiences are experiencing
3D in astounding and exciting new productions like never before," he
In two new "Advanced Imaging" caegories, the Society presented Lumiere
statuettes to "Space: Unraveling the Cosmos" (3net Studios) for "4K
Documentary" and "Breaking Bad" (AMC) for "4K Entertainment."
"Many of tonight's honorees are now bound for the Academy Awards, which
indicates just how far 3D as an art form has come," said Society
President Jim Chabin. "Ultra-High Def and 4K programming is fast
becoming a new standard as we move into the next decade. 'Breaking Bad'
and 'Space: Unraveling the Cosmos' boldly embraced this new digital
technology. The enhanced quality of their productions using 4K was
brilliant," added Chabin.
In the category of Live Event, Taiwanese rock band Mayday won for its 3D
concert movie "Mayday Nowhere" (B'in Music). The Japanese film "Space
Pirate Captain Harlock" (Qtech) was awarded best "International Animated
Feature." "Mr. Hublot" (Zeilt Productions) was awarded a Lumiere for
best "International Animated Short." The stop motion movie "Present for
You" (PLUS heads) won the best "International Live Action Feature." The
award for best "Live Action Short" went to Kafard Films for "Lapse of
Time." The best "International Entertainment - Music" Lumiere went to
"Des Roar" (3D International Media Partners).
In international TV categories, Sky UK won Lumiere statuettes for "3DTV
Series" "Little Cracker," "3DTV Sports" for "F1 Barcelona Racing," and
"Historical Documentary" for "Inside the Mind of Leonardo." Winners also
included: CCTV China for "Cultural Documentary" "Guo Mai," Shanghai
Media Group for "Nature Documentary" "The Mountain's Spirit," and the
BBC for its London Summer Olympic 3D Advertising.
AWARD WINNERS INCLUDE:
HAROLD LLOYD AWARD
LIVE ACTION 3D FEATURE
ANIMATED 3D FEATURE
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
SHORT 3D MOTION PICTURE/NARRATIVE
THE WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
METALLICA THROUGH THE
THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE - OUTSTANDING USE OF 2D
TO 3D CONVERSION
3D SCENE/MOMENT OF THE YEAR
STEREOGRAPHY - LIVE ACTION
STEREOGRAPHY - ANIMATION
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
3DTV HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY
MIND OF LEONARDO
3DTV NATURE DOCUMENTARY
SPIRIT - THE SHENNONGJIA SNUB-NOSED MONEY
SHANGHAI MEDIA GROUP-CHINA
3DTV CULTURAL DOCUMENTARY
3DTV - ENTERTAINMENT SERIES
CRACKER - GHOST STORY
3DTV - SPORTS
F1 BARCELONA TESTING
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE - ANIMATED
PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE - LIVE ACTION
PLUS HEADS, INC.-JAPAN
INTERNATIONAL 3D LIVE EVENT
INTERNATIONAL SHORT - ANIMATED
INTERNATIONAL SHORT - LIVE ACTION
INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT - MUSIC
3D INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.-CANADA
JURY PRIZE - RUSSIA
SIR CHARLES WHEATSTONE AWARD
SPACE: UNRAVELING THE
ABOUT THE SOCIETY:
The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society was founded by industry
stakeholders, including The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures,
DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony, Paramount, IMAX, Dolby, Panasonic (News - Alert), and
others to advance the creative arts and sciences of stereoscopic 3D.
With chapters in the U.S., China, Japan, Korea, Canada, the E.U. and the
U.K., the organization has more than 1,100 professional members in over
20 countries. The organization hosts professional education seminars and
awards throughout the world at no cost to participants.
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