3DFF Announces Awards and Ends Its Four-day Festival with a Sold-Out crowd!

By October 5, 2010Newswires

3DFF Announces Awards and Ends Its Four-day Festival with a Sold-Out crowd!

The world’s first 3D Film Festival (3DFF) ended its 4-day run closing first with the critically acclaimed film by Joe Dante, “The Hole” and ending with the award ceremony celebrating the best of its 3D film screenings.

PRLog (Press Release)– Oct 04, 2010 – The world’s first 3D Film Festival (3DFF) ended its 4-day run closing first with the critically acclaimed film by Joe Dante, “The Hole” and ending with the award ceremony celebrating the best of its 3D film screenings.  The jury consisted of Board Members who previewed the films, shorts & music videos throughout the festival.  Christopher Crescitelli, Festival Director, announced the winners to a loud applause when naming “Legions of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” as the 2010 audience award.  “We feel honored to have been able to showcase a sampling of the best 3D films that the independent and studio-supported filmmaking community has to offer.  We honor all of our filmmakers, both domestic and international, who, as they continue to stride towards 3D purity, 3DFF will always be there to support them,” says Mr. Crescitelli.  

Closing night was proceeded by the 3opolis 3D Night Club which maxed 8,000 people who attended at the world famous Avalon Hollywood. Guests experienced the 3D dance-floor, a Dream Factory original production and a signature event for the 3D Film Festival, featuring 3D Television and infrared-gesture interactive displays.    

BEST 3D NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM
Best 3D Narrative Feature Film: “StreetDance 3D” directed by Max Giwa & Dania Pasquini
Special Mention: “Dark Country” directed by Thomas Jane

BEST 3D NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM CONVERSION
Best 3D Narrative Feature Film Conversion: “Iron Doors 3D” directed by Stephen Manuel
Special Mention:  “Hybrid 3D” directed by Eric Valette

BEST 3D NATURE DOCUMENTARY
Best 3D Nature Documentary: “3D Sun” directed by Mellissa Butts
Special Mention:  “Natural Mystic” directed by Joseph Zaki

BEST 3D ACTION SPORTS DOCUMENTARY or SHORT
Best 3D Action Sports Documentary: “Light the Wick” directed by Teton Gravity Research
Special Mention: “Physics of Surfing” directed by Greg Passmore

BEST 3D MUSIC VIDEO LIVE ACTION OR ANIMATION
Best 3D Music Video –  Hollow Blue “Wild Dogs Run” directed by Francesco Rotunno & Allessandra Vinotto
Special Mention: The Crystal Method “Drown in the Now” directed by Alexandre Moors and Jessica Brillhart

BEST 3D COMMERCIAL LIVE ACTION OR ANIMATION
Best 3D Commercial – Vodaphone “Vodaphone Inside” directed by Ivan Mena Tinoco
Special Mention: Coca Cola “The Rocket Car” directed by Rob Cohen

BEST 3D LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
Best 3D Short Film –  “The Viewer” directed by Graham Reznick

BEST 3D ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Best 3D Animated Short Film: “Looney Tunes Fur of Flying” directed by Matthew O’Callaghan

BEST 3D EPISODIC SERIES OR PILOT
Best 3D Episodic Comedy Series or Pilot: “Safety Geeks” directed by Tom Konkle

BEST 3D MUSIC SHORT DOCUMENTARY OR CONCERT FILM
Best 3D Music Documentary Short Film – “We are the World 25 for Haiti” directed by Paul Haggis

3DFF DIRECTORS TO WATCH
David Arquette, “The Butlers in Love” 3D Short Film

3DFF AUDIENCE AWARD
“Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” directed by Zach Snyder

The 3D Film Festival, presented by RealD, Sony Electronics and The Los Angeles Film School was produced by 3D live event pioneer The Dream Factory.  

It featured four days of film screenings, panels  and red carpet premieres held at the Los Angeles Film School’s new RealD 3D-enabled screening room. RealD was the exclusive 3D technology provider for the festival screenings. Other sponsors included: Marchon 3D Eyewear, PAMA Liqueur, Artesa Wineries, Stella Artois, Avalon & Oasis Imagery.

For more detailed information about the 3D Film Festival go to www.3DFF.org or contact The Dream Factory at (415) 871-1707.

About The Dream Factory/3DFF
The Dream Factory Studio, with primary offices in Hollywood is the world leader in interactive live 3D events.  3DFF is noted as the first digital 3D film & interactive festival program of its kind in the United States. 3DFF’s non-profit initiative, whose mission is to educate and inspire independent filmmakers to use 3D as a new tool for telling their stories, operates on a sponsor supported eco-system. To become a supporter of 3DFF or for more information please visit http://www.thedreamfactorystudio.com or www.3dff.org.

About RealD Inc.
RealD is a leading global licensor of 3D technologies. RealD’s extensive intellectual property portfolio is used in applications that enable a premium 3D viewing experience in the theater, the home and elsewhere. RealD licenses its RealD Cinema Systems to motion picture exhibitors that show 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content. RealD also provides its RealD Display, active and passive eyewear, RealD Format and gaming technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers and content producers and distributors to enable the delivery and viewing of 3D content. RealD’s cutting-edge 3D technologies have been used for applications such as piloting the Mars Rover.  RealD was founded in 2003 and has offices in Beverly Hills, California; Boulder, Colorado; London, United Kingdom; and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.reald.com.

About Sony
Sony’s Digital Cinema Solutions group combines Sony’s full range of technologies, purchasing options, alternative content offerings, training and service to provide a broad range of solutions for exhibitors. Products include Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems (projectors and media blocks); central servers; Sony TMS (theater management system); digital signage hardware, software and content development; security systems and Network Operations Center (NOC) services for the exhibition community.  Customers have the option of a turnkey solution through direct purchase or using Virtual Print Fee (VPF) financing support through Sony. For more information, visit www.sony.com/digitalcinema.

About Los Angeles Film School
The Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) is an accredited college with a campus located in the heart of Hollywood that includes the historic RCA Building at 6363 Sunset Boulevard. The private post-secondary educational degree-granting college, which has quickly become a leading academic center for aspiring filmmakers, offers degrees in film, computer animation, game production and audio with an exceptional curriculum in state-of-the-art facilities. Its campus comprises of over 250,000 square feet dedicated to labs, studios and theaters equipped with the latest technology including Avid, ProTools and Digidesign. The Hollywood Reporter named LAFS “One of the best-equipped private learning centers in the country.”

For more information about LAFS, please visit www.lafilm.edu or call (323) 860-0789.

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