By Bernard Mendiburu
Paperback: 230 pages and Kindle Edition
Publisher: Focal Press; Pap/Dvdr edition (22 May 2009)
Hollywood is going 3D! Join the revolution with this primer to all of the essential skills for live action 3D, from preproduction through distribution. 3D perception and science is presented in an accessible way that provides the principles of Stereoscopic vision you need to make the transition from the 2D world. Tools of the trade are enumerated with an eye on current constraints and what is coming down the pike to smooth the way. Step-by-step instructions detail how 3D processes affect every stage of the production including screenwriting, art direction, principle photography, editing, visual effects and distribution. The companion DVD includes an array of 2D and 3D images that demonstrate concepts and techniques, 3D movie shorts that showcase alternative techniques, After Effects project files to explore and manipulate for effect, and a resource list of software tools and tutorials that demonstrate techniques.
*Understand state-of-the-art 3D movie technology
*Tutorials demonstrate 3D pictures with off-the-shelf equipment
*Step-by-Step analysis of the production process for a real-world 3D movie helps you to know how to adapt your skills