October 16, 2012 |
The main problem with owning a network that specializes in 3D is that there isn't a ton of 3D programming around to fill the schedule. With that in mind, 3Net -- the 3D cable channel owned by Sony, Discovery and IMAX -- have created an in-house production company to make original 3D content. “With the industry now struggling to keep pace with the rapidly accelerating consumer demand for 3D programming across multiple platforms...the formation of a world-class production studio to help fill both the 3D and ultra-high-definition content voids became a logical next step in our evolution as a global player in the entertainment arena,” said Tom Cosgrove, president of 3Net.
December 28, 1993
3D Systems Corp., a Valencia-based maker of computer-imaging systems, said Texas Instruments Defense Systems & Electronics Group has agreed to buy two of 3D Systems' top-of-the-line systems valued at $940,000. 3D Systems' product, like other solid-imaging systems, uses what is called stereolithography technology to produce rapid prototyping, used by companies to design and manufacture parts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 28, 1999
Stereo Vision Entertainment Inc., North Hollywood, a 3-D film production company has been acquired by Kestrel Equity Corp., North Hollywood, in a stock-for-stock exchange. The terms of the reverse merger were not disclosed. The new company will be known as Stereo Vision Entertainment Inc. John G. Kookootsedes has been named president and chief executive of the new company, which will be headquartered in Studio City.
July 31, 2008 |
Wall Street is scaling back its dreams for shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG. The Glendale studio's stock tumbled Wednesday after the firm's second-quarter earnings report late Tuesday. Although DreamWorks' profit of 28 cents a share (excluding a tax benefit) beat the consensus estimate of 23 cents, analysts are reining in their expectations for earnings growth over the next year. Goldman, Sachs & Co. analyst Ingrid Chung said she still rated the stock a "buy" but pulled it from the firm's highlighted "conviction buy list."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 2000 |
Lothrop Worth, a veteran Hollywood cameraman who inspired the 3-D movie craze of the 1950s, died Thursday at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. Worth, 96, spent half a century behind the lens, training his camera on some of the most famous faces of his time, including those of Marlene Dietrich, Vincent Price and Gary Cooper. When he was briefly out of work in the 1950s, he developed a system of cameras and mirrors that created the illusion of depth on the movie screen.
April 6, 2009 |
"The Jazz Singer" brought sound to the movies. "Becky Sharp" did the same for color. Now "Monsters vs. Aliens" is accelerating Hollywood's 3-D revolution. Change in the movie business usually happens at a glacial pace, but the surging popularity of 3-D movies, dramatized by "Monsters vs. Aliens' " $59.