|By Business Wire||
|January 29, 2014 01:00 AM EST||
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 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 Studios.
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 commented.
In two new “Advanced Imaging” categories, 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
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION (DWA)
LIVE ACTION 3D FEATURE
ANIMATED 3D FEATURE
THE WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
SHORT 3D MOTION PICTURE/NARRATIVE
GET A HORSE
THE WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER
THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE – OUTSTANDING USE OF 2D
TO 3D CONVERSION
3D SCENE/MOMENT OF THE YEAR
STEREOGRAPHY – LIVE ACTION
STEREOGRAPHY – ANIMATION
THE WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
BBC - UK
3DTV HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY
INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO
3DTV NATURE DOCUMENTARY
THE MOUNTAIN’S SPIRIT – THE SHENNONGJIA SNUB-NOSED MONEY
SHANGHAI MEDIA GROUP-CHINA
3DTV CULTURAL DOCUMENTARY
3DTV – ENTERTAINMENT SERIES
LITTLE CRACKER – GHOST STORY
3DTV – SPORTS
F1 BARCELONA TESTING
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE – ANIMATED
SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE – LIVE ACTION
PRESENT FOR YOU
PLUS HEADS, INC.-JAPAN
INTERNATIONAL 3D LIVE EVENT
INTERNATIONAL SHORT – ANIMATED
INTERNATIONAL SHORT – LIVE ACTION
LAPSE OF TIME
INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT – MUSIC
3D INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.-CANADA
JURY PRIZE – RUSSIA
SIR CHARLES WHEATSTONE AWARD
PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS
SPACE: UNRAVELING THE COSMOS
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, 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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