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The Los Angeles Film School Presents and Hosts 3-D Film Festival

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - 09/30/10) - The Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) is proud to announce it serves as host site to the 3-D Film Festival (3DFF), set to take place in the newly revitalized section of Hollywood's Sunset and Vine district. The festival, which is presented by RealD and The Los Angeles Film School, runs from September 30 to October 3, 2010.The 3-D Film Festival, produced by 3-D live event pioneer The Dream Factory, features four days of events spread out over five city blocks, with screenings and red carpet premieres being held in the Los Angeles Film School's new RealD 3-D-enabled main theater. Festival screenings will include 10 feature and 10 short films.In addition to screenings featuring studio and independent 3-D content, LAFS will also host workshops offering intensive hands-on training classes for 3-D stereoscopic filmmakers and technicians.After touring more than 50 cities, the 3DFF has made its permanent home at The Los Angeles Film School, which will offer 3-D courses to students early next year."Our goal at the Los Angeles Film School is to be on the forefront of film education," said LAFS Chief Executive Officer and President Diana Derycz-Kessler. "Hosting the 3DFF is the perfect opportunity to embrace this exciting technology of tomorrow."With support from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and City Council Member Eric Garcetti, 3DFF will focus on co-promotional efforts to promote Hollywood's redevelopment efforts including the new Hollywood subway station, which transports passengers directly to and from the front steps of the new W Hollywood Hotel."The 3-D Film Festival celebrates the latest in film technology, ensuring that Los Angeles remains on the cutting edge," Garcetti added. "By working with the LA Film School, this festival will help to keep the film industry where it belongs -- in Hollywood -- for years to come."The festival ceremonies will be hosted by actor Thomas Jane, who recently earned a Golden Globe nomination for his work on HBO's critically-acclaimed comedy series, "Hung." Board members will serve as jurors for festival awards, which will be presented Oct. 3.For more information on the 3-D Film Festival, please visit www.3DFF.org or contact The Dream Factory at 323-933-8422.About The Dream Factory/3DFFThe Dream Factory Studio, with primary offices in Hollywood, is the world leader in interactive live 3-D events. 3DFF is noted as the first digital 3-D film & interactive festival program of its kind in the United States. 3DFF's non-profit initiative, whose mission is to educate and inspire independent filmmakers to use 3-D as a new tool for telling their stories, operates on a sponsor supported eco-system. To become a supporter of 3DFF or for more information, please visit www.thedreamfactorystudio.com or www.3DFF.org.

About The Los Angeles Film SchoolThe Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) is an accredited college with a campus located in the heart of Hollywood that includes the historic RCA Building at 6363 Sunset Boulevard. The private post-secondary educational degree-granting college, which has quickly become a leading academic center for aspiring filmmakers, offers degrees in film, computer animation, game production and audio with an exceptional curriculum in state-of-the-art facilities.Its campus comprises of over 250,000 square feet dedicated to labs, studios and theaters equipped with the latest technology including Avid and ProTools. Its production facilities have previously been used by legendary artists such as Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Henry Mancini and John Williams, who recorded the orchestral score to Star Wars: Return of the Jedi there in 1983. A highlight of its recent expansion is a new Hollywood set, which is a two-story 3,000 square foot Victorian house in the main stage that utilizes age-old industry techniques such as green screen, painted backgrounds and a back-lit illuminated trans-light. The campus also includes the 8,000 square foot Ivar Theater, which has held many significant performances, including Lord Buckley, The Grateful Dead and The Doors.Its faculty of industry professionals has earned credits on a number of major motion pictures, video games and albums. Graduates have also been honored as winners in numerous Independent Film Festivals throughout the world and some of their credits include GRAMMY awards and nominations, engineering multi-platinum albums and placing the final touches on theatrical releases. In addition, The Hollywood Reporter named LAFS "One of the best-equipped private learning centers in the country."For more information about LAFS, please visit www.lafilm.edu or call (323) 860-0789.