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“Hollywood Comes to HSN”
In a first-time partnership between the leaders in 3D and HSN, the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium will partner with HSN for a 24-hour 3D products spotlight to be aired on the network Sunday, September 23rd. Live segments featuring HSN talent and 3D Society experts will share what’s available and what’s coming in 3D to consumers during the holiday shopping season.
“With sports, music, educational programming and more than 100 3D Blu-Ray titles available… 3DTV offers consumers a premium experience,” said Tom Cosgrove, CEO of 3net and Co-Chair of the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium. “This is a fun way to take HSN’s viewers behind the scenes to see what’s available now, and what’s coming in 3D.”
Six LIVE segments will be aired from midnight Saturday until 11 p.m. Sunday. Society moviemakers, producers, and special guests, including: ‘Avatar’ and ‘Titanic 3D’ Producer, Jon Landau, and National Geographic Cinema Ventures President, Lisa Truitt, will call in LIVE to talk about their current and future 3D projects.
The segments will also spotlight a 3DTV product during HSN’s viewer favorite “Today’s Special.” 3D movie and television producer, Buzz Hays, and Society Vice-President, Operations & Awards, Nick Urbom, will be on-set with HSN talent showcasing 3D movies, programs and games currently available or “Coming Soon” to 3DTV owners.
“3DTV’s are now available at price-points that make them fun and affordable family gifts,” said Jim Chabin, President of the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium. “From video games, to college football, to the biggest box office blockbusters… viewers can now have the most exciting kind of media available at great prices.”
About the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium
The International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium advances 3D content, products and adoption through recognition, networking, communication for professionals and consumers. With over 60 companies and 500 professional members, the organization honors the year’s best during its 3D Technology and 3D Creative Awards programs; hosts worldwide meetings, workshops and demonstrations; and manages many online resources to assist consumers and professionals to further understand and integrate 3D into their lives. Visit: www.International3DSociety.com,www.3DatHome.org, and 3DUniversity.net to explore the full range of 3D information available.
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