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DEC
20
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Honors and Hires: Inaugural Ray Zone Award Presented by the LA 3-D Club

Plus more awards, agency signings and new jobs for members of the crafts and technical community.

This column in THR’s Behind the Screen blog covers members of the crafts and technology community who have been honored, hired, signed or have otherwise made news.

Signed:

Director of photography
 Frank Byers (CSI, Twin Peaks) has signed with Paradigm.

Hired:

Paradigm announced the following client news: Editors Hunter Via and Devon Greene have joined From Dusk Till Dawn and editor Kevin Casey boarded Under the Dome.

Honored:

This week the LA 3-D Club announced the winners of its 10th annual LA 3-D Movie Festival. The Grand Prize was awarded to Flight of the Butterflies, directed, produced and co-written by Mike Slee and executive produced by Jonathan Barker of SK Films in Toronto. The second place prize went to The Hot Shaolin Cook, directed by Khan Lee and produced by South Korean stereoscopic production company 2i Digital. Coming in third place was A Lapse of Time, by director Céline Tricart and produced by Kafard Film in Paris. This year marked the inaugural presentation of the Ray Zone Award for Excellence in '3-DIY,' named for festival co-founder Ray Zone, who passed away in 2012. Animator/musician Jeff Boller won the prisze for his hand-drawn music video The Simple Carnival – A Geek Like Me.

E-mail: Carolyn.Giardina@THR.com
Twitter: @CGinLA