Real D Adds Executive

Los Angeles-based REAL D, a provider of digital cinema products, said that it has added Matthew Cowan as Chief Scientific Officer. Cowan is chair of the Society of Motion Picture Television Engineers (SMPTE) working group on Stereoscopic Digital Cinema, and was most recently at Entertainment Technology Consultants. REAL D has been developing digital 3-D cinema systems, which was used in Disney's Chicken Little release last year.