Once again, www.pastemagazine.com was one of the first to announce the forecasted success of Avatar ni IMAX theatres all over the world. Speculation over the theatrical prospects for James Cameron’sAvatar has begun to run so high that some IMAX theaters might book the movie for three months after its December release, up through the opening of Alice in Wonderland in early March. Read the paper here.
Panasonic, the electronics manufacturer has been focusing on bringing 3-D technology into homes for awhile now. In 2010, Panasonic hopes to release a stereoscopic 3-D plasma home theater system that will replicate the experience of going to an actual movie theater with special TVs and Blu-Ray players. Avatar could be the first film released on Blu-Ray disc. Paste Magazine just reported the Panasonic-James Cameron ad venture. Read it here.
A newpaper in french on the Panasonic-Cameron association is published in La presse Canadienne. Read it here.
The editor of Stereoscopy News is Benoit MICHEL SNC, a consulting firm in belgium.
The web site is accessible here: www.benoitmichel.be.
This year's Venice Film Festivalt, the 66th edition, will see the launch of a prize for the best 3D film screened on the Lido. The award will go to "the most creative feature film among those in steroscopic 3D produced between September 2008 and August 2009".