Date: 1 May 2015
Place: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

On May 1st, Technicolor will receive the Hollywood Arts Council “Industry Founders Award” at the 29th annual Charlie Awards, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  The Charlie Awards recognizes companies that are making significant cultural contributions to the Hollywood community.  The “Industry Founders” Award has only been accorded 3 times previously.  Stated Hollywood Arts Council executive director, Shauna McClure, “The Hollywood Arts Council is thrilled to be honoring Technicolor’s enduring legacy with a Charlie Award.  After all, where would we be without Technicolor?  The brand is synonymous with Hollywood and we are excited to celebrate Technicolor’s contribution to the industry and community we love.”

Technicolor CMO, Sandra Carvalho will receive the award on behalf of the company.  “Technicolor is very proud of its long association with the Hollywood community,” stated Ms. Carvalho. “What better way to start celebrating our 100th year anniversary than with this wonderful Industry Founders Award from the Hollywood Arts Council.”

In parallel with the award, Technicolor has donated to the organization a signed first edition of the new The Dawn of Technicolor book, published in early February by the George Eastman House.  The book, signed by authors James Layton and David Pierce, is part of a gift bag put together by Technicolor, to be auctioned by the Arts Council.

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