|By PR Newswire||
|March 11, 2014 10:00 AM EDT|
CARLSBAD, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legend3D, Inc., an industry pioneer in 2D to 3D conversion technology and services, today announced that Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., the company's founder, chief creative officer and chief technology officer, has been inducted to the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society (3D Society) Board of Governors. Each year, the organization appoints distinguished industry leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of 3D and imaging technologies to the society board.
"3D filmmaking requires expertise and mastery of both artistry and technology, and Barry brings a strong background for both to our Board of Governors," said Jim Chabin, President of the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society. "As 3D movies continue to excite fans worldwide, the Society is delighted to welcome Barry to our leadership in our global effort to build on our industry's artistic and commercial success."
As an internationally recognized visual effects pioneer and digital imaging expert with more than 14 VFX patents and 23 years of feature film and TV experience, Dr. Sandrew joins a prestigious line-up of industry innovators currently serving on the 3D Society's Board of Governors. On the Board of Governors, Dr. Sandrew will work with its esteemed group of executives to develop and implement fresh ideas aimed at advancing stereoscopic 3D arts and technology. This includes speaking at international conferences and expos, setting up and participating in industry panels and identifying and recruiting individuals to join the society, among other duties.
"As someone who has dedicated a significant part of the last decade to the growth of 3D technology, joining the 3D Society Board of Governors is an extremely proud and exciting moment in my career," said Dr. Sandrew. "Collaborating with the talented board of industry innovators is an incredible opportunity and I look forward to participating in the organization's events and bringing new ideas to the table for consideration."
The 3D Society leads efforts to educate, both professionals and consumers, on their choices and impacts of 3D in the home, theatre, office and classroom environments. The 3D Society brings together industry leaders from all segments of the supply chain to meet the goals of the group, including: 3D content creators, developers and editors, broadcasting and distribution companies, software, hardware and workflow tool manufacturers, standards bodies, and research and educational institutions.
About International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society
The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society was founded by our industry's creative stakeholders, including The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony, Paramount, IMAX, Dolby, Panasonic, MasterImage and others to advance the creative arts and sciences of stereoscopic 3D and 4K. With chapters in the U.S., China, Japan, Canada, the E.U. and the U.K., the organization has more than 1,800 professional members in over 20 countries active in improving the arts and technologies of 3D and 4K excellence. The organization hosts professional education seminars and awards throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.international3dsociety.com
California-based Legend3D, Inc. is an innovative 3D visual effects and conversion company committed to advancing the 3D medium globally. Legend3D leverages the most sought-after 3D talent with cutting-edge technology and works closely with the creative community to elevate the art of 3D on new feature films while also identifying opportunities to generate new revenue from iconic library titles. Founded in 2001 by Dr. Barry Sandrew, Legend3D utilizes its patented proprietary technology to create the highest quality conversions with the fastest turnaround time at the most competitive pricing in the industry. For more information, please visit www.Legend3D.com.
SOURCE Legend3D, Inc.