Unedited press release follows:
THX to Speak on the Impact of 3D Technology in Feature Films and Television at Digital Hollywood Spring
Senior Vice President Rick Dean to Provide Insight and Expertise on the Evolution of 3D Technology in the Entertainment Industry
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 29, 2011 — THX Ltd. today announced Senior Vice President Rick Dean’s participation in Digital Hollywood Spring, the premier entertainment and technology conference in the country, taking place in Marina del Rey, CA on May 2-5, 2011.
THX SVP and Chairman of the 3D@Home Consortium, Rick Dean, will speak on The 3D Industry: The Explosion of 3D in Feature Films and Television panel. With more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry and a thought-leader in 3D entertainment, Dean will provide insights into the evolution of 3D technology and the future this technology will have in films and television.
Rick Dean, SVP of THX and Chairman of the 3D@Home Consortium. Marty Shindler, CEO, Oculus3D Corporation will be the panel moderator. Other panelists include:
• John Rubey, President, AEG
• Jon Shapiro, President, Spectacle 3D
• Greg Stoner, Head of Technology, Digital Domain
• Chuck Comisky, 3-D Stereo VFX Supervisor, Avatar
• Jonathan Dern, Co-Founder, Exec Producer, President, The Big Picture
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PT
Ritz Carlton Hotel
4375 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
As 3D entertainment continues to grow and becomes a pivotal influence within the entertainment industry, Digital Hollywood attendees will benefit in joining a panel that explains the value this technology has on the consumer. The roll out from digital HD to now 3D has seen consumer entertainment grow increasingly complex, but the future of 3D holds great ability to display visual components that will truly impact film and television entertainment.
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