Dashwood Takes Top Honors at the 3D & Society Technology Awards

By on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:03 am

Los Angeles, California – Dashwood Cinema Solutions, developer of film & TV production software tools for the Mac, was awarded the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society’s prestigious Lumiere award at a special event at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood on September 18th.

“We are very honored to be recognized by The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society for Stereo3D CAT,” said Tim Dashwood, founder of Dashwood Cinema Solutions. “I must thank DSC Labs, Noise Industries and the dedicated team at Dashwood for their tireless effort in bringing this valuable tool to market. It’s very rewarding to know that something I selfishly designed just to make my own job as stereographer a little easier has been embraced by so many 3D filmmakers in Hollywood and around the world.”

To commemorate this special honor, for a limited time Dashwood is offering 20% OFF Stereo3D CAT and Stereo3D Toolbox licenses with the coupon code “i3ds.” This offer expires September 30th, 2013.

About Stereo3D CAT:
Designed by stereographers for stereographers, the award-winning Stereo3D CAT software is an indispensable calibration, monitoring, and analysis tool for Mac OS X. Its features include the patent pending Alignment Tracker (supported by DSC Labs’ Dashwood 3D charts,) Stereo3D Visualizer, Parallax Inspector, Parallax Line Guides, Depth Analysis, 3D Monitoring Modes, Stereoscopic Waveform/Vectorscope, Geometry Correction and Logging Meta Data Support. Stereo3D CAT supports input from any QuickTime-compatible capture device and Blackmagic Design’s Decklink Extreme 3D, UltraStudio 3D or UtlraStudio 4K.

Stereo3D CAT Availability:
Stereo3D CAT software and licenses are available for download or purchase now at The 15-launch full-featured trial and free versions are available for immediate use. Stereo3D CAT is also available in cost-saving academic bundles with the educational Genus Hurricane 3D rig and professional 21st Century 3D rigs.

About Tim Dashwood:
Tim Dashwood is the founder of 11 Motion Pictures and its sister companies Dashwood Cinema Solutions and the Toronto-based stereoscopic 3D production company Stereo3D Unlimited Inc.

An accomplished director/cinematographer, editor and stereographer, Dashwood’s diverse range of credits include numerous music videos, commercials, documentaries and feature films, as well as S3D productions for 3net, DirectTV, Discovery Channel and the National Film Board of Canada. He also specializes in the previsualization of live action fight/stunt scenes for large-scale productions such as Kick-Ass, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and Pacific Rim. Recent film credits for cinematography include the films Air Knob, Bob, The Killer and Academy Award Winner Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password.

As a developer of award-winning software tools for the film industry, Dashwood created the post-production tools Stereo3D Toolbox & Editor Essentials, and the award-winning calibration/analysis/tracking software Stereo3D CAT.

Considered a thought-leader in the disciplines of camera and stereoscopic 3D production technologies, Dashwood has spoken at The National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB), International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), South By Southwest (SXSW), Creative Content World (CCW), AENY, DVExpo, Reel Asian Film Festival, ProFusion, Banff Centre, TFCPUG, CPUG Supermeet, The Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival and the Toronto International Stereoscopic Conference.

Dashwood graduated with Honors from Sheridan College’s Media Arts program in 1995 and returned to its Advanced Televison and Film program in 2000/2001 to study with veteran cinematograher Richard Leiterman CSC. Dashwood is an associate member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.

Stereo 3D CAT
YouTube Video (Stereo3D CAT)
Press Kit (zip)

A part of the Noise Industries Development Partner Program since 2009, Dashwood Cinema Solutions is an R&D wing of Tim Dashwood’s Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based production company that specializes in stereoscopic pre-visualization, music videos and film production. Dashwood Cinema Solutions’ mandate is to find solutions to common problems in film production and post-production. Their award-winning flagship product, Stereo3D Toolbox is utilized by post-production houses around the world for easy stereoscopic 3D mastering on the Mac platform. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2013 Dashwood Cinema Solutions. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh and Mac OS X are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.