The International 3D Society is now accepting nominations for its
Stereoscopic 3D Technology Awards to be held October 5, 2010 at 7pm at the
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Technology Awards honor technological achievement in the stereoscopic medium-
mainly cinema, television, special venue, themed attractions, video games, PC
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.
The first 3D Technology Awards of its kind, the program will
recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on
the advancement of stereoscopic arts and technologies from January 1, 1980
through December 31, 2009.
“The International 3D Society is seeking to honor the
contributions of engineers, scientists, and inventors who have helped to create
the stereoscopic medium,” said 3D Awards Committee co-chair and Oculus3D
President Lenny Lipton. “We are
interested in calling attention to work that has been done in the recent
past to advance the technology of the 3D moving image.”
Buzz Hays, Society Chair and Senior Vice President of the
Sony 3D Technology Center, Sony Corporation of America, added, “For those of us
who have worked in 3D, it is nice to see our colleagues recognized with awards
presented by their peers.”
“All of us working in this exciting 3D environment today
realize we are standing on the shoulders of giants who created the very
technologies which make stereoscopic 3D possible,” 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.
Technology Awards Show will feature MasterImage3D passive glasses and
technology. Rules, regulations and entry forms are available online at http://www.international3dsociety.com/awardstech.html
There is no entry fee for submissions. The deadline for submissions is May 30,
2010. Nominees will be announced prior to the show.
International 3D Society sponsors include Signature Sponsor
XpanD and Founding Sponsors MasterImage 3D, Panasonic Hollywood Lab and IMAX.