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Hollywood, CA, United States, 2015/11/10 - Technicolor, celebrating its 100th anniversary as a leader in creative technology, will be honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce - HollywoodChamber.net. Euronext: TCH; OTCQX: TCL
Technicolor, currently celebrating its 100th anniversary as a leader in creative technology, will be honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with a “Star of Recognition” for its historic contributions to film and television, becoming only the second corporate entity bestowed this honor.
Technicolor, currently celebrating its 100th anniversary as a leader in creative technology, will be honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with a “Star of Recognition” for its historic contributions to film and television, becoming only the second corporate entity bestowed this honor. The unveiling ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 19th at 10:00 am., in front of Technicolor’s North American headquarters on the Sunset Gower Studios, located at 6040 Sunset Boulevard.
For one hundred years, Technicolor has empowered storytellers to bring their unique visions to life. The company is an active participant in the resurgence of the new Hollywood, continuing to reinvent itself for new generations of storytellers. Technicolor’s Oscar™ winning tradition goes all the way back to 1939 when it was recognized for creating true-to-life motion picture color along with 24 other citations from the Academy for Scientific and Technical Achievement. It is a tradition that has continued un-abated to this day. The company’s MPC division won the Oscar for Achievement in Visual Effects for its contribution to Ang Lee’s breathtaking Life of Pi. And earlier this year, Technicolor’s sound mixing team won the Oscar for Achievement in Sound Mixing for Whiplash.
“Technicolor has been an integral part of the film and television landscape from the very beginning,” said Frederic Rose, Technicolor CEO. “By leading the constant evolution of the industry, we have been at the forefront of technological innovations that have wowed filmmakers and audiences alike. We are honored to be recognized by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for our role in shaping Hollywood’s past, present and future.”
“One hundred years is a very good reason to celebrate,” noted Leron Gubler, President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. “We are delighted to have such an innovative company as Technicolor as a major stakeholder in Hollywood. We congratulate them on this milestone and look forward to working with them for many years to come.”
Established in 1915, Technicolor has executed post-production services on thousands of films, allowing filmmakers to push the boundaries of technology: from Walt Disney’s first-ever Oscar for Flowers and Trees, to the first Color Cinematography Oscar awarded to Gone With the Wind, to the 2015 Oscar-winning picture Birdman.
Always known for perfecting the moving image, Technicolor has applied its creative talent and future-thinking technologies to provide storytellers with the latest innovations for theatrical, broadcast and emerging content platforms. Today, Technicolor is collaborating with studios, over-the-top players, broadcasters and consumer electronic manufacturers to architect the next generation of amazing immersive experiences for consumers in theaters, at home and on the go.
Technicolor (technicolor.com), a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world-class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.
About Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
For more than 94 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (hollywoodchamber.net) has provided leadership, advocacy, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Beth Marlis is the Chairperson of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2015-2016 and Leron Gubler is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
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