Film will take U.S. bow in H'wood on Sept. 30
Persol 3D prize at the Venice fest in 2009. In between, fest boasts the L.A. premiere of Thomas Jane’s thriller “Dark Country” and the world preem of “Iron Doors.” The only studio pics in the lineup are in the kids and family category: Universal’s “Despicable Me,” Warner’s “Legend of the Guardians” and Paramount/DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon,” which is launching its Oscar push early. Midnight horror showings are “My Bloody Valentine” and “Piranha 3D.” Some 12 shorts and two music videos round out the lineup. The 3D Film Festival is based at the Los Angeles Film School. Key sponsors include Sony and RealD.