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Legend3D To Open A New Stereo Production Hub In Hollywood
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Legend3D, Inc., an industry pioneer in 2D to 3D conversion technology and services, today announced that construction is underway for its brand new Hollywood hub that will feature a RealD review theater, editorial suites and a fully-loaded technology lab. The spacious officewith a mezzanine, 28 foot high ceilings and exposed brick and beamswill serve as a prime location for partner and sales meetings.
"One of our primary goals behind breaking new ground in LA is to ensure we are easily accessible for creative collaboration with filmmakers and studio clients and this facility will enhance that accessibility," commented Tom Sinnott, Legend3D Chief Operating Officer.
In addition to office space and meeting rooms, the Legend3D team will leverage the Hollywood hub to host educational events for industry professionals. Executive Producer Matt Akey noted, "This Hollywood facility will truly be a one-stop shop for 3D conversion work, reviews and editorial conform. We'll be offering seminars to filmmakers and post-production supervisors on ways to enhance shooting for the 3D aesthetic, and on hybrid conversion/native 3D workflows."
In 2013, Legend3D opened a high-tech 60,000 square-foot facility in Carlsbad, Calif., with the capacity to allow more than 400 artists and creative supervisors to collaborate on projects simultaneously. To ensure seamless project workflow between offices, a 10 gigabit pipe connects the 3D LA hub to Legend3D's Carlsbad facility, allowing for secure, real-time transfer of stereo data.
"We're happy to have a new home base in LA. This will be a collaborative space for our clients and partners to review and refine their vision as a whole, ultimately helping them enhance a project's artistic appeal to captivate audiences," said Creative Director and Stereo VFX Supervisor Jared Sandrew.
The leadership team based at the LA hub will include Executive Producer Matt Akey and new Director of Business Development, Stephanie Winslow, who previously worked as a Stereo Production Supervisor at Legendary Pictures.
The Legend3D office is currently under construction, at 1017 Cole Avenue in West Hollywood, with plans to open in March 2014.
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.
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