Dashwood Cinema Solutions
Founded in 2009 by Tim Dashwood, Dashwood Cinema Solutions established itself as a leader in 3D post-production with the introduction of their flagship product, Stereo3D Toolbox, in 2009, and then again with the release of Stereo3D CAT in 2011, an on-set stereoscopic 3D calibration, planning and monitoring application. Other releases followed like Editor Essentials, Secret Identity and Smooth Skin. The acclaimed cinematic studio won the Vidy Award at NAB 2011 and the prestigious 3D Technology award in 2013 from the International Advanced Imaging Society (formerly known as the International 3D Society.)
Tim Dashwood is the founder of 11 Motion Pictures Limited and its sister companies Dashwood Cinema Solutions and the Toronto-based stereoscopic 3D production company Stereo3D Unlimited Inc., and is also the chief technology officer of Fast Motion Studios.
An accomplished director/cinematographer, editor and stereographer, Dashwood’s diverse range of credits include numerous music videos, commercials, documentaries and feature films, as well as S3D productions for 3net, DirectTV, Discovery Channel and the National Film Board of Canada. He also specializes in the previsualization of live action fight/stunt scenes for large-scale productions such as Kick-Ass, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and Pacific Rim. His recent film credits for cinematography include the films Air Knob, Bob, The Killer and Oscar-Winner Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password.
As a developer of award-winning software tools for the film industry, Dashwood created the post-production tools Stereo3D Toolbox, Editor Essentials, Secret Identity, and the award-winning calibration/analysis/tracking software Stereo3D CAT.
Considered a thought-leader in the disciplines of camera and stereoscopic 3D production technologies, Dashwood is a contributor at DV Info Net and has spoken at The National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB), International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), South By Southwest (SXSW), University of Texas at Austin, Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE), Creative Content World (CCW), AENY, DVExpo, Reel Asian Film Festival, ProFusion, Banff Centre, TFCPUG, CPUG Supermeet, The Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival and the Toronto International Stereoscopic Conference.
Dashwood graduated with Honours from Sheridan College’s Media Arts program in 1995 and returned to its Advanced Televison and Film program in 2000/2001 to study with veteran cinematograher Richard Leiterman CSC. Dashwood is also a member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.