Space Junk 3D Receives Grand Prize at Dimension 3 Festival

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Fri, 06/29/2012 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The Dimension 3 Festival wrapped up last week in Saint-Denis France where some 100 films from more than 15 countries competed for prizes and 35 were selected for the final stage of the competition. Prizes were awarded for the best works of each of the nine categories as well as a Grand Prize a Special Award a Jury’s Coup de C ur a UP3D prize for best stereoscopy and a prize for Creativity. Grand Prize was awarded to Space Junk 3D which was directed Melissa Butts produced by her and Kim Rowe and shot by stereographer Reed Smoot ACS. The Jury’s Coup de C ur went to La minute du petit écrin directed by François Vogel produced by La Bouée Bleue and shot by stereographer Hugo Barbier. This series of six short films illustrates five major themes: movies music performing arts literature and sports. The Creativity Award for Stereoscopic Innovation was awarded to Strip Tease Volcanique directed by Régine Cirotteau produced by Antoine Simkine and Carole Mirabello. In the film a woman smokes a cigarette which takes her to a visual and musical journey between exploration of the intimate and volcanic eruption. The Technical Award a UP3D prize went to J’adore ça directed by Sophie Blanvillain produced by Marie De Lussigny Stéphane Lehembre Emmanuel Legrand Yov Moor Jean-François Boyer with stereography by Hugo Barbier. The film tells the story of the evening of the final of female wrestling European Championship.The atmosphere is at its height as Blondie Coloradomonte takes the ring ready to fight for the love of a man.
 The seven category award winners were:

 Best Commercial Movie

 My love soon Direction: Yves Ackermann - Production: Emoticon AG - Stereography: Guillaume Brault Olivier Georges

 Special Formats
 War of Wars
 Direction and Production: Jonathan Kitzen - Stereography: Kallisti Media


 Sherlock Holmes Direction Ben Smith production: Jan Rogowski Stereography: Ben Smith

 School Film

 Tuurngait Direction & Stereography: Paul-Emile Boucher Rémy Dupont Benjamin Flouw Mickaël Riciotti Alexandre Toufailli - Production : Supinfocom Arles

 TV Program

 Avant les jeux 
 Direction: Nicolas Thibault - Production: Parallell Cinema - Stereography: Carlo Sirtori and Cédric-Alexandre Saudinos

 Short Film
 Gabin le Mime Direction: Cyril Rigon - Production: Odeon & Cie - Stereography: Thomas Villepoux 

Long Features 

 Vicky and The treasure of the Gods Direction : Christian Ditter - Production: Christian Becker - Stereography: Florian Maier

Live Capture 

Concert Live Skip the Use 3D Direction: Jean-Marie Boulet Production: 3DLIVE Stereography: Bernard Mendiburu

 Documentary Huber Brothers 
 Direction: Jens Monath - Production: ZDF/ZDF Enterprises - Stereography: Alaric Hamacher Maximilian Laufer.

 The Festival Jury included:

 Ludovic Noblet - Director of Business Development Image /Video DOLBY EMEA 
 Didier Cocherel   EMEA Senior Director Media & Entertainment
 Laurent Dondey Managing Director Géode (Dôme Imax La Vilette - Paris)
 Stephan Jost - Head of Business Development & Innovation Orange 
 Danys Bruyère (Vice-CEO Opérations and Technologies at TSF) 
J ulie Brando -  Reporter for the Orange 3D magazine The Festival was sponsored by Volfoni DVS and Autodesk. Dimension 3