The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society will present the 2014 Harold Lloyd Award for filmmaking to DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.
The presentation will take place at the body’s annual Creative Arts Awards on January 28.
“Harold Lloyd was an actor, director, producer, and passionate advocate for 3D his entire life,” said Suzanne Lloyd, chairman of Harold Lloyd Entertainment. “Harold saw filmmaking as a creative and technical achievement. He understood his audiences and was passionate about serving them.
“Jeffrey Katzenberg’s work is the embodiment of what Harold believed to be important in this craft,” she added.
“The Lloyd Award is annually given to individuals whose passion and commitment for 3D is equalled by the quality of their work,” said president and CEO of 3net and 3net Studios Tom Cosgrove, who also serves as society co-chairman. “Jeffrey Katzenberg’s dedication to his craft and his unparalleled legacy of groundbreaking 3D movie making at DreamWorks Animation makes him uniquely deserving of this special award recognition.”