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I3DS Accepting Nominations for 3D Technology Awards

The International 3D Society (I3DS) announced that it is now accepting nominations for its Stereoscopic 3D Technology Awards, which will be held in January 2012.

For more information visit: www.international3dsociety.com


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

LOS ANGELES–The International 3D Society is now accepting nominations for its Stereoscopic 3D Technology Awards to be held in January 2012 in Hollywood, California.

The Society’s 3D Technology Awards honor technological achievement in the stereoscopic medium; mainly cinema, television, cellular and 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.

“For the second annual awards the International 3D Society will honor the contributions of engineers, scientists, and inventors whose products and technology have advanced the art of stereoscopic displays,” stated Lenny Lipton, Co-Chair of the 3D Awards Committee. “We want to single out the work that has been done in the last few years.”

This year marks the Society’s second 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 January through December 2010. All entries are due by September 30, 2011.

International 3D Society Chair and Head of Production Planning, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Jim Mainard added, “Technology development continues to be an essential component in the evolution of 3D content creation, and the Society encourages those developments by recognizing those who are making a difference.”

“As 3D content moves from movie screens to tablets, TVs, phones and game consoles, these awards shine the spotlight on the technologies, people and organizations driving these breakthroughs with impact and innovation,” 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 www.international3dsociety.com. There is no entry fee for submissions. The submissions deadline is September 30, 2011. Nominees will be announced prior to the show.

International 3D Society sponsors include Signature Sponsors Panasonic and Korea Telecom, as well as Founding Sponsors Dolby Laboratories, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), IMAX, MasterImage 3D, PIXAR, 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 www.international3dsociety.com.

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