Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Toronto's Stewart Joins Cannes 3D Speakers

James Stewart, producer/director @ Toronto-based Geneva Film Co. and a recognized pioneer in digital 3D, will be a guest speaker June 21, 2010 at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, joining Jon Landau, producer of "Avatar", director Sir Ridley Scott, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, director Spike Jonze, Richard Pinder, COO of Publicis Worldwide, and Goodby Silverstein founder Jeff Goodby.

The select group of industry leaders were invited by Cannes Lions to deliver an in-depth keynote on 3D and its breakaway success as an entertainment/commercial medium.

Stewart will speak about 3D on behalf of the Screen Advertisers World Association (SAWA) in the seminar titled "The Cinematic Medium - Connecting Technology, the Audience and the Advertiser".

On Tuesday, June 22, 2010, Stewart will host the workshop "Are You Ready for the 3D Revolution?", offering "...a journey into the next dimension- From the history of the medium to today's 3D production methods, and the future impact of 3D on the modern creative process..."

Stewart's most recent 3D work, a PSA for Sprint launched May 21 with "Shrek Forever After".

"3D's time has come," said Stewart...