International 3D Society Bestows 25 Awards at 4th Annual Creative Arts Ceremony in Los Angeles

  International 3D Society Bestows 25 Awards at 4th Annual Creative Arts
  Ceremony in Los Angeles

                        “Life of Pi” Wins 3 Top Honors

 “Brave,” “The Avengers” “Katy Perry: Part of Me” and “Britney Spears: Femme
                               Fatale” Honored

     3net, ESPN, Sky UK, Sky Italia, and Korea Broadcasting Win TV Awards

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LOS ANGELES -- February 7, 2013

The International 3D Society bestowed 25 honors for “distinguished
achievement” in the 3D Creative Arts Awards Wednesday night at a black-tie
ceremony held at the Beverly Hills hotel in Los Angeles. “Life of Pi” (20^th
Century Fox)  swept several categories including: Best Live Action 3D Feature,
Best Stereography – Live Action, and 3D Sequence/Moment of the Year. Two of
the Society’s Lumiere™ statuettes were presented to: “Brave” (Pixar Animation
Studios) for Best Animated 3D feature, and Best Stereography – Animation. “The
Avengers” (Paramount Pictures) was honored for Best Use of 2D to 3D Conversion
in 2012. ‘”Katy Perry: Part of Me” won in the category of Best Motion Picture
Live Event.

“Life of Pi” director Ang Lee received the Society’s Harold Lloyd Filmmaker
Award, which was presented by Lloyd’s granddaughter, Suzanne Lloyd, and
Society Co-Chairman Tom Cosgrove, CEO of 3net.

DreamWorks Animation (DWA) was honored with the Sir Charles Wheatstone Award
for education and distinguished achievement for 3D body of work.

Panasonic Corporation was honored with the Society’s Century Award for its
support of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games 3D broadcasts from London.

In television categories, 3net won Best Documentary for “Sky Soldier – The
Vietnam War in 3D.” ESPN won Best Live Sports Broadcast for its 3D telecast of
the 2012 BCS College Championship Game. Volkswagen Germany was awarded a
Lumiere™ for Best 3D Commercial. Bwark Productions and Sky UK were honored for
Best 3DTV Short Subject Program for “Little Crackers,” and PGS and Sky Italia
won a statuette for Best 3DTV Entertainment Program for “The Little Prince.”
The “Britney Spears: Femme Fatale Tour” 3D concert telecast won a Lumiere™ for
Best 3DTV Entertainment.

Universal Studios Hollywood received a Lumiere™ statuette for Best Themed
Attraction, “Transformers: The Ride.”

“The sheer volume and quality of work across all platforms was extraordinary
this year,” said Buzz Hays, the Society’s Awards Committee Chairman.

“Our theme for the night was ‘Our Story Begins.’ Our honorees demonstrated
that 3D is really just beginning to tell its story. But, the quality and
breadth of content is very impressive,” said Society President, Jim Chabin.

Award winners include:

 LIVE ACTION 3D FEATURE
  Life of Pi
  20th Century Fox

  ANIMATED 3D FEATURE
  Brave
  Pixar Animation Studios

  SHORT 3D MOTION PICTURE/NARRATIVE
  La Luna
  Pixar Animation Studios

  3D DOCUMENTARY
  Storm Surfers
  Storm Surfers

  THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE - OUTSTANDING USE OF 2D TO 3D CONVERSION
  The Avengers
  Marvel Studios & The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

  3D LIVE EVENT
  Katy Perry: Part of Me
  Paramount Pictures

  STEREOGRAPHY – LIVE ACTION
  Life of Pi
  20th Century Fox

  3D MOMENT OF THE YEAR
  "Fish Flying Over Boat"
  Life of Pi
  20th Century Fox

  STEREOGRAPHY – ANIMATION
  Brave
  Pixar Animation Studios

  3D ELECTRONIC BROADCAST MEDIA - LIVE SPORTS
  2012 BCS Championship
  ESPN

  3D ELECTRONIC BROADCAST MEDIA – ENTERTAINMENT
  Sky Soldier: The Vietnam War in 3D
  3net

  3D ELECTRONIC BROADCAST MEDIA - LIVE EVENT
  Britney Spears: Femme Fatale Tour
  3ality Technica

  3D ELECTRONIC BROADCAST MEDIA – COMMERCIAL
  Volkswagen "Flower Power"
  Stereotec

  THEMED ATTRACTION
  Transformers: The Ride—3D
  Universal Studios Hollywood

  SIR CHARLES WHEATSTONE AWARD
  DreamWorks Animation (DWA)

  HAROLD LLOYD AWARD
  Ang Lee

  CENTURY AWARD
  Panasonic Corporation

  AUTODESK 3D INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM COMPETITION
  Ora
  The National Film Board of Canada

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (JAPAN)
  Tekken: Blood Vengeance
  Namco Bandai / Sony PCL

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (CHINA)
  3D Taiwan
  Gene Young 3D Image Co., Ltd

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (KOREA)
  The Fetus
  KBS (Korean Broadcasting System)

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (EUROPE)
  Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods
  Stereotec (Rat Pack Filmproduktion)

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (3DTV - LIVE SPORTS)
  The Ryder Cup (2012)
  Sky UK

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (3DTV - ENTERTAINMENT)
  The Little Prince
  PGS & Sky Italia

  INTERNATIONAL JURY PRIZE (3DTV - SHORT)
  Little Crackers
  Bwark Productions & Sky UK

In addition, two more 3D Technology Awards were presented to RealD, and
Innoventive Software.

The program was held in the Crystal Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Host
Leonard Maltin was assisted by actress Jackie Lloyd, granddaughter of Harold
Lloyd, and singer/actress Meagan Chase. Voting was conducted during the month
of January by 400 of the Society’s voting members.

About the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium
The International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium advances 3D content,
products and adoption through recognition, networking, communication for
professionals and consumers. With over 60 companies and 500 professional
members, the organization honors the year’s best during its 3D Technology and
3D Creative Awards programs; hosts worldwide meetings, workshops and
demonstrations; and manages many online resources to assist consumers and
professionals to further understand and integrate 3D into their lives. Visit:
www.International3DSociety.com, www.3DatHome.org, and 3DUniversity.net to
explore the full range of 3D information available.

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