Dimension 3 Rolls Out the Red Carpet!
3D for Operas, Films and Concerts
Sèvres, May 19, 2009 – For the 3rd edition of Dimension 3, an event organized by Seine-Saint-Denis Avenir in collaboration with Avance Rapide Communication, especial priority will be given to national and international premieres.
A place for reflection on stereoscopic images, the International Forum on 3D Images also offers great entertainment This year, thanks to the giant steps made in 3D technologies, visitors will be able to witness incredible images and events. Some of the high-profile contents will be for professionals only, but members of the public won’t be left aside!
An Active Festival
Dimension 3 Festival, a unique European festival dedicated to 3D films, offers public screenings of a great variety of programs (feature films, documentaries, theme park films ). Based in Pantin’s Ciné 104 venue (right next to central Paris) from June 2 to 4, the Festival will show films such as Bolt 3D, Bugs 3D, Monsters of the Abyss, The Nightmare Before Christmas (free admittance).
This is a great chance for viewers of all ages (5 and up) to explore the ocean’s depths, to go on adventures with animated heroes, to see the Earth as it was 80 million years ago, or to visit a space station orbiting over 200 miles above out heads!
Dimension 3 Festival then will become a touring event, with screenings all over the area from June 5 to 15. The film schedule includes The Nightmare Before Christmas (distributed by Walt Disney Motion Pictures France), Sea Monsters 3D (distributed by National Geographic) or Bugs 3D (distributed by SK Films) films that are acknowledged as 3D classics!
The traveling festival is held in 5 towns of Seine-Saint-Denis: Noisy-le-Grand, Romainville, Tremblay-en-France, Saint-Denis and Bondy.
A Special Opening Night
The International Forum on 3D Images will start off with a bang, offering a world first sponsored by Orange and in partnership with La Géode: a live screening from the Rennes Opéra, in 3D and using HOA (High Order Ambisonics), of Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni (invitation required).
La Géode provides the digital equipment, including giant screen and surround sound system, for this live broadcast, allowing Dimension 3 visitors to experience the opera like they never have before.
Acknowledgements: Images & Réseaux, Région Bretagne, Opéra de Rennes, Ville de Rennes.
Full schedule: http://www.dimension3-expo.com/festival.php
About Dimension 3
Dimension 3, the International Forum on 3D Images, is organized by Seine-Saint-Denis Avenir, in collaboration with Avance Rapide Communication and sponsored by the General Council of Seine-Saint-Denis.
June 2-4, 2009. Centre National de la Danse. Pantin (France). http://www.dimension3-expo.com
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