RockHouse Motion's DR. BOOM Wins Sharp Electronics' 2013 'Art of Amazing 4K Film' Competition
"Dr. Boom" by RockHouse Motion is the winner of the "Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition" hosted by Sharp Electronics with two other expert voices in picture quality, THX and RED. "Dr. Boom" was selected from among a wide selection of entries as one of four finalists for demonstrating creativity, technicalskill and the ability to capture an amazing high-resolution entertainment experience through: "energy, light and scale." Fans had an opportunity to vote for a winner from among the finalists via Facebook voting. RockHouse Motion's video, "Dr. Boom," emerged as the winner and was announced at the Shot on Red Film Festival in Hollywood, California. You can view the winning film here: http://on.fb.me/17VOT24.
"Dr. Boom" captures a local story in the heart of Central Kansas, where every Independence Day, contractor Ryan Erickson transforms into a mad scientist of sorts. Through incredible imagery and human energy, the film displays Erickson's orchestra of fireworks and his community's enthusiasm for the summertime celebration and its symbolism.
Fellow finalists included:
· Tom Lowe, Orange County, CA - Sonata
· Matt Riggieri, Baltimore, MD - Singularity
· Brickhouse Projects, Brooklyn, NY - Southpaw
RockHouse Motion will receive a Sharp 70" (69.5" diagonal) class AQUOS 4K Ultra HD LED TV and a trip to the 2014 International CES (January 7-10) in Las Vegas, where their film will gain additional exposure while playing in Sharp's CES booth.
About Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America (SEMCA): SEMCA is the U.S. consumer electronics arm of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind premium technology products. Sharp was recently named one of the Most Admired Brands in America and one of the 20 Most Loved Companies globally.* Leading products include AQUOS LED TVs, Microwave Drawer ovens, and Plasmacluster air purifiers. *Sources: Buyology Inc., 2012; APCO Worldwide, 2013
About RED Digital Cinema: In 2006, RED Digital Cinema began a revolution with the 4K RED ONE digital cinema. By 2008, the camera that changed cinema also began to change the world of stills. The same camera being used to shoot features like The Hobbit and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was being used to shoot covers for magazines such as Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Additionally, the EPIC and SCARLET and 6K EPIC DRAGON cameras are built around a modular foundation that gives the flexibility of full customization for each shoot. For more information, visit www.red.com.
About THX Ltd.: From the big screen to your screen, THX ignites your Passion for exciting entertainment experiences. Founded by George Lucas and recognized by audiences around the globe, THX is synonymous with the design and certification of world-class cinemas, premium audio systems, 4K TV's and blockbuster movies. Products featuring THX technologies defy convention and define quality in their class, whether in the cinema, in the home or on the road.
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