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Cinelicious Provides 4K Restoration To The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Animation Showcase “The Giants First Steps” Curated By Acme Filmworks

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Program To Keynote SIGGRAPH 2013; Features Early Films of Animation Luminaries

Last Updated: July 16, 2013 11:21 pm GMT
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(July 16, 2013) Cinelicious is proud to have contributed to the 4K restoration of the films featured in “The Giants First Steps,” a program by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with Acme Filmworks’ Executive Producer and program curator Ron Diamond.

On July 22, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Marc Davis Lecture in Animation will be held as the keynote lecture for SIGGRAPH, meeting this year at the Anaheim Convention Center.

For “The Giants First Steps,” Cinelicious completed 4K restoration of the important early works of a selection of prolific animation directors including Andrew Stanton, Henry Selick, David Silverman, John Musker, Ron Clements, Eric Goldberg, Kirk Wise, Pete Docter, Mike Mitchell, Brenda Chapman, Kevin Lima, and Chris Sanders.

The diverse collection spanned S8mm, 16mm & 35mm with many film elements including color and b/w ORP, OCN, A-B negative, with all films having some form of optical or magnetic soundtrack. Cinelicious was tasked with archival film analysis to determine which elements were best quality for mastering, as well as scanning 16mm & 35mm film and audio elements at 4K resolution from Cinelicious’ Scanity film scanner. Each film was color graded and restored as necessary at by Cinelicious with final deliverables being 4K Arrilaser film recording and new release prints, as well as 4K Master and HD Mezzanine digital files.

“It is an honor to be selected for this project, and we are thrilled to help the Academy and Acme Filmworks showcase the inspired early work of these animation masters,” comments Cinelicious President Paul Korver. “SIGGRAPH audiences are in for a truly spectacular presentation.”

The entire collection of restored “Giants’ First Steps” animated shorts are available on DVD as of July 22nd at

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