Posted on April 23, 2010

3D FLIC launch event at Cinespace Film Studios

3D FLIC was officially launched on April 23rd 2010 at Toronto’s Cinespace Film Studios.

Over 100 industry and government delegates were on hand to learn about 3D FLIC’s unique convergence of academia, industry, art and science. Demonstrations included the 3D Camera Company’s new Hawkeye S3D camera with a live 3D footage feed; a demo of 2D to 3D conversion by Communications Research Centre Canada in association with Cinespace Film Studios and Creative Post Inc.; a demo reel from Starz Animation Toronto; and a presentation of Side Effects Software Inc.’s procedural 3D animation software Houdini.

Left: From left, Stan Shapson, vice-president, research & innovation at York; David Choat, vice-president of human resources at the Ontario Centres of Excellence; Laura Albanese, parliamentary assistant to the minister of culture and MPP for York South-Weston; Karen Thorne-Stone, president and CEO of the Ontario Media Development Corporation; and Jim Mirkopoulos, vice-president of operations at Cinespace Film Studios