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Steve Schklair - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Steve Schklair

Steve Schklair
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Steve Schklair is dedicated to producing innovative, immersive, and cost-effective native 3D productions. As the founding principal and CEO of 3ality, Schklair's vision to attain the most perfect and easy to capture S3D images remains true to the technology's potential—changing how audiences experience movies, live concerts, and sports programming.

Schklair served as a producer on the groundbreaking U23D movie released in 2007 by National Geographic. He has provided native S3D expertise and advice on motion pictures such as The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Great Gatsby, and The Amazing Spider-Man, and is the 3D producer for one of the highest grossing Russian films ever produced, Stalingrad. He also served as Executive Producer on concert films including Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour. The company is credited on live concert films for Kenny Chesney Summer in 3D, The Black Eyed Peas in Paris, Katy Perry: Part of Me, One Direction: This is Us 3D, and for Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again.

With Schklair at the helm, 3ality’s systems and technology have gone global and are being utilized in countries such as China, Japan, Korea, Australia, the UK, Russia, India, and in Latin America. Productions utilizing 3ality’s systems and technology include Exodus: Gods and Kings, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Recognized as an international S3D expert, Schklair has presented the key-note at MIPCOM 2012 in Cannes, 3D Masters in London, Dimension-3 in Paris, IBC in Amsterdam, the 1st Silk Road International Film Festival in China, and he provided the key-note at the grand opening of the University of China's 3D film school. Noted for being the first to live transmit a 3D broadcast both within the US (NAB 2008) and via transatlantic satellite transmission (IBC 2008), 3ality is consistently on the cutting edge of advancing 3D technology.

In 2014, the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society recognized Schklair and 3ality Technica with the prestigious Century Award, which is presented to those individuals and companies who have indelibly left their mark on 3D's first century.

For questions about Steve Schklair, and to setup interviews, please contact:publicity@3alitytechnica.com

O.D. Welch - Corporate Development & Strategic Planning

O.D. Welch

O.D. Welch
Corporate Development and Strategic Planning

Leveraging over 30 years of entertainment industry experience, Welch will work closely with 3ality Founder & CEO Steve Schklair, helping to develop & execute 3ality’s corporate strategy.

With an understanding of the entertainment business on a ground-up basis, Welch has mastered the operational and financial complexities that drive the process.

Holding Production Executive credits on nearly three-dozen feature films including Speed Racer, Iron Man, Spider-Man 3, Pan’s Labyrinth, and King Kong, he also excels at the deal-making required to bring independent and major motion picture productions to reality.

Most recently, Welch was COO for CAMERON | PACE Group where he was responsible for leading CPG’s global expansion, focusing on strategic planning and execution, international business development, and worldwide group operations.

He is an active member of the Producer’s Guild of America, the Visual Effects Society, the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society, and a charter member of the Hollywood Post Alliance.

Sharon Martin - Senior Vice President Business Development

Sharon Martin

Sharon Martin
Senior Vice President Business Development

Sharon Martin, SVP Business Development, has an extensive background in partnership transactions that drive significant revenue and high strategic value, specializing in online, mobile, social media, and search. She was previously a Senior Business Development Executive & Strategic Analyst for Microsoft. Her leadership and expertise helped Microsoft define the "next generation" of entertainment technology business models by creating deal structures that drive revenue, optimize consumer experiences, and enhance product performance for the MSN online portal and other Microsoft platforms. She has a wide range of experience in the entertainment media, online, and mobile markets and leverages this background to develop innovative partnerships between technology, entertainment and media companies. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sharon was an Agent at Creative Artists Agency and held leadership positions at Verizon Ampd Mobile and Messina Baker Entertainment. Her work at 3ality Technica includes developing key partnerships in the film, episodic television, and themed entertainment attraction markets, as well as seeking out new opportunities for the company's technology and systems.

George Taweel - Head of Creative Development & Production

George Taweel

George Taweel
Head of Creative Development & Production

George Taweel, 3ality Technica's Head of Creative Development & Production, is an Emmy® Award-winning entertainment veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the film, television, music, live event, and home entertainment business. Taweel has amassed a remarkable list of production credits for his contributions in the creative process—from live action television programming and 2D and CGI animation, to stereoscopic 3D filmmaking, new media, and digital content distribution.

Taweel has played an integral part in some of the most successful family brands of the past few decades including Walt Disney's Mousercise, The All New Captain Kangaroo, Reader Rabbit, Fantastic Four, Inspector Gadget, Uno, Mr. Rogers, and Touched By An Angel. He has also created branded content for Fortune 100 companies such as Walmart, Anheuser Busch, Proctor & Gamble, Mattel, AT&T, Chase, Exxon, and Johnson & Johnson.

In his role at 3ality Technica, Taweel is responsible for developing 3D independent features, documentaries, and live concert events in multiple platforms. Other areas of focus include developing opportunities in the large format and venue film market and developing live or pre-recorded 3D events to theaters, as well as creating partnerships for local television and feature productions in international markets.

Taweel is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), Writers Guild of America (WGA), International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society (I3DS), Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

Yi (Eva) Qian - Vice President Business Development (Asia/Pacific)

Yi (Eva) Qian

Yi (Eva) Qian
Vice President Business Development

Yi (Eva) Qian is originally from Hangzhou, China, and resides in Los Angeles, California, where she maintains an office in Burbank and travels extensively representing 3ality at international film market festivals and conferences. Qian is currently marketing 3ality in China, developing relationships in key film, themed entertainment, and technology markets. Her responsibilities include all aspects of project and production development in Asian territories, with an emphasis on China and Hong Kong. Prior to 3ality, Qian had extensive experience as a Chinese-English legal translator and worked as a financial journalist for China Business Newspaper where she reported on the successful partnerships between the private and government sectors. Qian has a degree in International Business from ZheJiang University.

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