VIZIO & American Film Institute Partner for AFI FEST 2015

Posted Wed Nov 4, 2015 at 11:15 AM PST by
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The company will be highlighting its latest displays at the festival.  

VIZIO and the American Film Institute have announced a partnership for AFI FEST 2015. This marks the second year that the companies will collaborate for the festival.

"For the second year, VIZIO is thrilled to collaborate with AFI FEST and merge the worlds of technology and filmmaking," said Matt McRae, VIZIO Chief Technology Officer.  "With the unprecedented picture quality and audio advancements of our Reference Series collection, VIZIO is committed to supporting the vision of cinematographers, directors of photography and directors to ensure the experience they intended for the cinema, carries over to home audiences."  

VIZIO will be demonstrating its new Reference Series 4K Ultra HD TVs with HDR and Dolby Vision throughout the festival. Guests can demo the displays with product specialists at the VIZIO HDR Lounge located in the Roosevelt Hotel. In addition, AFI will hold tech panels for directors, cinematographers and pass holders in the VIZIO HDR Lounge on November 7-8. Finally, VIZIO will also host the closing night gala of AFI FEST with a red carpet celebration and world premiere screening of 'The Big Short.' 

AFI FEST 2015 will run from November 5-12 in Hollywood, California. The VIZIO Reference Series 65-inch and 120-inch Ultra HD TVs are now available for special order.

Source: VIZIO AFI FEST

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