Category Archives: S3D Creation Articles

Prime Focus Blasts Off With Gravity

By Al Caudullo, 3DGuy.tv A Conversation with Richard Baker and Matthew Bristowe The film opens like a 3D IMAX documentary. Astronauts floating in the largest void possible, space. The 3D draws us into an incredibly immersive 13 minute opening scene [more...]

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Creating the 3D in Gravity

By Debra Kaufman, Creative COW Director Alfonso Cuarón has been at work on Gravity for five years. For almost as long, Prime Focus World has been working on the film’s masterful 3D stereoscopic conversion. Whereas 3D can be an after-thought [more...]

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VQMT3D Project: Report 4 on S3D Films Quality Analysis

By MSU Graphics & Media Lab (Video Group) The report presents detailed (301 pages) evaluation results of 5 S3D films, which were captured with stereoscopic camera systems. Analysed films A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011) Pina (2011) Resident [more...]

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VQMT3D Project: Report 3 on S3D Films Quality Analysis

By MSU Graphics & Media Lab (Video Group) The report presents detailed (305 pages) evaluation results of 5 S3D films, which were converted to S3D format in post-production. Analysed films – Alice in Wonderland (2010) – Clash of the Titans [more...]

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An In-Depth Look at House of Wax

by Bob Furmanek and Greg Kintz The most successful 3-D film of the 1950s – and one of the greatest stereoscopic features of all time – has just been restored from the original 35mm YCM separation masters. The restoration is [more...]

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Prime Focus Brings The Last Emperor into 3D

Debra Kaufman

By Debra Kaufman, Creative COW Magazine Rumors had buzzed for two years that director Bernardo Bertolucci was interested in converting his masterpiece The Last Emperor to 3D. That became a reality when the 3D version debuted at the Cannes Film [more...]

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Sony Rolls the Dice on Vegas 12 Pro Suite

Al-Caudullo

By Al Caudullo, 3DGuy.tv So I went all in and rolled the dice on Vegas 12 Pro Suite and came up a winner! Of course the deck was stacked in their favor with a true suite of software products that [more...]

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Megastereo: Constructing High Resolution Stereo Panoramas

Disney Research

By Christian Richardt (Disney Research, Zurich; REVES/INRIA Sophia Antipolis), Yael Pritch (Disney Research, Zurich), Henning Zimmer (Disney Research, Zurich; ETH Zurich), Alexander Sorkine-Hornung (Disney Research, Zurich) We present a solution for generating high-quality stereo panoramas at megapixel resolutions. While previous [more...]

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The Filming of Carmen 3D – a case study

Julian Napier

By Julian Napier, 3D Director and Consultant Prior to Carmen I had had to rely heavily on US crews, equipment and post production; working with amazing 3D specialists such as the likes of stereographer Sean Macleod Phillips, Tim Sassoon at [more...]

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Jurassic Park 3D: A New Dimension For A Modern Classic

Debra Kaufman

By Debra Kaufman, Creative COW Magazine If you liked Jurassic Park the first time around, you’re going to love it in 3D. If there was ever a movie that cried out for a third dimension, it was this one: T-Rex [more...]

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