The Grand Budapest Hotel has received a world-wide success grossing over $174,600,318 with a budget of $26.7 million. It’s popularity has continued to flourish with many wins and nominations. It won a New York Film Critics Circle Award and Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Screenplay. The Budapest Hotel also won a Golden Globe for Best Picture in a Musical or Comedy. The film was recently nominated for an Academy Award as Best Picture. This will be the 6th Oscar nomination for writer and director Wes Anderson. His previous include: Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tenebaums, and Fantastic Mr. Fox. Check out these pics of Olson Visual working on a model of the hotel from the movie. It was installed at the ArcLight Cinemas. They also created a nice visual for the billboard.
Check out this link to Olson Visual’s Holiday Party 2014 at A+D Museum: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152930538713584.1073741851.241046303583&type=3
Olson Visual Celebrates 60 Years! Bob and Jeannette Olson moved to Los Angeles in the late 1940’s. After working at a photo store and a short-run partnership, Bob Olson founded the Photo Blow-Up Lab on April 1, 1954. They specialized in black and white enlargements in the professional photography industry. During this time, printing was done completely by hand, making the process quite slow and tedious. The couple retired in 1984 and passed on the business to their sons: Rick, Dan, and Tom. The brothers changed the name of the company to Olson Color Expansions and expanded the business to museums, events, and trade shows. In the 1990’s, Olson Color Expansions stopped providing fiber-based paper and relayed fully on machine-processed (with a resin coating). Next, the company was propelled into the digital era and they acquired new state-of-the-art machines. The first digital printer purchased was a 36-inch wide ink jet.… read more →