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Cinnafilm to Showcase CinnafilmTM HD1 Real-Time Film Simulator at Los Angeles Area Events in August

Creative Industry Professionals and Members of the Press are Invited to Witness this Exciting, Highly-Advanced Technology Breakthrough Transform Digital Video to Cinematic Quality in Real-Time

On July31st, Cinnafilm, an emerging force in advanced film simulation technology, will announce the delivery of its highly anticipated Cinnafilm™ HD1 real-time film simulator into the marketplace. Cinnafilm HD1 is the industry’s first film simulation solution that delivers results instantaneously—no rendering or specialized expertise required—at a fraction of the cost of time-consuming and expensive offline rendering options. This leap in technology signals a major breakthrough in film simulation effects and frame-rate conversion for any source digital video and promises to create an affordable new workflow paradigm for creative professionals working in the film, broadcast, post production, industrial video and education markets.

In honor of the Cinnafilm HD1 shipping milestone, the company is staging demonstrations and special events throughout Los Angeles from August 4th to August 14th (in conjunction with the SIGGRAPH 2008 convention) where industry professionals and members of the press can meet Lance Maurer, Cinnafilm president and CEO, and see the technology in action. [See below for details]

Cinnafilm’s groundbreaking, industry-first solution is the result of over four years of research dedicated to harnessing the power of modern graphics cards. At the NAB convention this past April, Cinnafilm showcased early versions of the Cinnafilm HD1 technology that industry experts and press are calling “impressive� and stating “[Cinnafilm HD1] could be revolutionary.�

We hope you can join Cinnafilm to get better acquainted with their HD1 technology, and see why industry veterans like Rick Clemente, president of Production Central ABQ (

), an award-winning film professional, and 2nd Unit Director of Photography on the original Star Wars, is looking forward to adopting the HD1 solution into his studio, “…I’ve been involved with cutting edge film technology for over thirty years, and this [Cinnafilm HD1] is a pioneering move.â€?

Industry professionals and members of the press are invited to attend any of the following opportunities to become more familiar with Cinnafilm HD1:

Private One-on-One Briefings


Private, one-on-one briefing sessions hosted by Cinnafilm CEO Lance Maurer featuring Cinnafilm HD1 Real-time Film Simulator demonstrations


Monday, August 4th through Friday, August 8th


Beverly Hills/North Camden Drive (specific location provided once meeting confirmed)


10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – scheduled throughout the day – by appointment only


Industry professionals can schedule a private demonstration and briefing at:

. For members of the press only, please contact Vicky Gray-Clark, Ambient Public Relations,

, 408-318-1980 or Laurie Guarino,

, 408-876-7064.

Cocktail Reception


Cocktail Reception hosted by Cinnafilm CEO Lance Maurer featuring Cinnafilm HD1 Real-time Film Simulator demonstrations


Wednesday, August 13th (during the SIGGRAPH 2008 convention)


Tranquility Base Restaurant (Downtown LA’s premier casual restaurant and lounge featuring a world cuisine of delectable small plates and a variety of high-end spirits)
– 801 S. Grand Avenue (Ground floor of the Sky Lofts) | LA, CA 90017


6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


RSVP’s are appreciated or simply drop by to enjoy the festivities. Industry professionals can RSVP, if desired, at

Members of the press only, can RSVP, if desired, by contacting Vicky Gray-Clark, Ambient Public Relations,

, 408-318-1980 or Laurie Guarino,

, 408-876-7064.

Editors’ Note:

Please feel free to publicly post the information above as you deem appropriate. Private briefings in Los Angeles at the SIGGRAPH convention, and/or phone interviews will also be available after July 31st to those journalists who are not able to attend any of the Los Angeles events.

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