Stereoscopic 3D Tutorials : Creative COW Creative COW Library of Stereoscopic 3D, tips, and strategies. en-us Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:00:00 GMT PHP Script NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference M & E Roundup There was truly something for everyone at NVIDIA GTC, and a surprisingly rich amount of thoughtful presentations for the Media & Entertainment crowd. GTC provided many opportunities to learn the basics and, for the truly nerdy, many opportunities to dig deep. As a mere semi-geek, Debra Kaufman learn Fri, 29 Mar 2013 23:38:38 GMT Tim Squyres Edits Life of Pi Tim Squyres, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Life of Pi, got hooked on film when he took an introductory film course at Cornell University in upstate New York. Squyres talks to Creative COW about the challenges of editing Ang Lee's first digitally shot feature film, which was Wed, 06 Feb 2013 21:05:00 GMT Debra Kaufman's Review of The Hobbit in 48 fps 3D Debra Kaufman started her high school's Tolkien Club when she was a big fan of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Though she hasn't celebrated Frodo's birthday in many years, she did get out to see The Hobbit in 48 fps. Here are her thoughts on The Hobbit in 48 fps and HFR Cinema in general. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Setting Standards for High Frame Rate Digital Cinema PART 2 As part of Creative COW's ongoing look at high frame rate cinema production and exhibition, we spoke with Michael Karagosian, co-chair of SMPTE's HFR Study Group, about his thoughts on the ways that higher frame rates factor into mastering, distribution, and exhibition for cinema. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:00:00 GMT The Making of Flight of the Butterflies in 3D on IMAX SK Films has released Flight of the Butterflies in 3D, an IMAX/giant screen film that details the true story of the scientist who spent 40 years researching the incredible epic migration of the monarch butterfly. Using, among other technologies, a specialized 3D snorkel camera designed by Peter Park Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:00:00 GMT Stereo D Converts Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter to 3D If you think that converting a motion picture from 2D to 3D is a post production process, think again. Stereo D just wrapped up the conversion of director Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter from 2D to 3D, and the job began before a single frame was shot. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:30:36 GMT 3net's Best Practices for 3D TV With a clatter of possibilities for 3D production, 3net has issued a guide - sort of a lion's roar - to help TV producers and creatives learn how to be confident in their knowledge, capable of finding the additional information they need, and resourceful enough to make killer 3D TV programs on budge Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:04:52 GMT Fields of Valor: the Civil War in 3D Inspired by the massive number of historic stereoscopic still photos from the Civil War, 3net has ventured to deliver the four-part miniseries, "Fields of Valor" in 3D, dubbed "the most ambitious 3D project ever produced for television." 3net will air a special encore presentatio Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:36:32 GMT The Dog Days of 3D We've seen complicated rigs, higher budgets and audience skepticism deflate the hype of new movie-making technology before. What can the past tell us about 3D's future? Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:55:17 GMT LG Debuts 3D Ultra Definition TV LG's internet connected super high resolution 84 inch Ultra Definition 3D TV will offer resolutions of four times that of existing HD panels. The "world's largest 3D Ultra Definition TV" has 8 million pixels for a resolution of 3840 x 2160. Tue, 17 Jan 2012 19:57:47 GMT Behind the Lens: Flying Monsters 3D Realizing that 3D would be a superb way to portray the prehistoric world of the Pterosaurs -- beautiful flying creatures with 35 foot wingspans -- Anthony Geffen and Sir David Attenborough's maiden voyage into stereoscopy was begun. Step back in time with Creative COW as we look into the making of F Tue, 10 Jan 2012 19:08:00 GMT NewTek Brings Affordable HD Instant Replay/SLO-MO to Market NewTek's has released its latest effort to democratize broadcasting: 3Play 425, the 2U rack mount system for affordable instant replay and slow motion in HD, for sports and other broadcast uses. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 19:29:45 GMT Meduza Systems Poised to Roll Out Single Body 3D Camera While running with the bulls for a 3D shoot, filmmaker Chris Cary realized there was no camera system that was compact and flexible enough for his needs. The answer? Cary and Jonathan Kitzen enlisted imaging scientist Matt Whelan to design a stereographic camera in one body. Find out how they design Wed, 23 Nov 2011 18:34:03 GMT Grass Valley Adds 3D Editing Support Grass Valley has added a comprehensive 3D toolset for its EDIUS nonlinear editing software and 3D support for editing peripherals to create a complete S3D post-production pipeline, with STORM 3G and STORM 3G Elite enjoying complete stereoscopic 3D I/O via the EDIUS timeline through a single 3G SDI s Mon, 21 Nov 2011 22:18:57 GMT 3D Rigs Get Faster, Smaller, Lighter with HELIOS HELIOS is the new wireless, self-contained 3D stereo rig from 3D stereo camera pioneers Paradise FX. EPIC, Alexa and F3 shooters take note: because HELIOS is untethered, lightweight and self-contained, a Steadicam operator can move as freely as on a 2D shoot. Fri, 28 Oct 2011 19:51:29 GMT The Perils of Parallax There are some very simple rules to manage the somewhat complicated idea of where the "screen" is in 3D space. There are also some very simple rules for breaking those rules. Thu, 06 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT Qube Cinema showcases Digital Cinema products at IBC Building on 25 years of experience, Qube Cinema has taken several revolutionary approaches to digital cinema over the years. These include a suite of applications to support creation of DCI-compliant packages, at prices that independent producers can afford. Their latest release brings support for s Tue, 06 Sep 2011 23:08:16 GMT 3ality Technica: CEO Steve Schklair on Changing the S3D Game Combining forces to drive innovation in 3D production, 3ality Digital has acquired Element Technica, and has changed their name to 3ality Technica. The newly merged company will dominate stereoscopic 3D production, with an estimated 80% market share. Creative COW caught up with fast-moving Steve Sch Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Kentucky Derby Mint Juleps Served in 3D Producer/Director Benjamin von Cramon captures the art and detail behind the handcrafted process of creating a quality bourbon in a way that parallels raising a thoroughbred for the Kentucky Derby in a warm, beautiful 3D cinematography and draws the audience into the entire experience. Join Creative Wed, 08 Jun 2011 19:02:06 GMT 3D Post: A Business Model in Progress While some argue whether or not it's a fad, George Bellias has made 3D the core of his company's business. It's not the future for him. 3D is the now. Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT Adventures in the Z Plane An industry leader, Angela Wilson Gyetvan, sets up shop to tell the truth about stereoscopic production, with a reminder to go where the visionaries are going. Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 3ality Digital Introduces Simplified Stereo 3D Production With higher ticket prices and box office boffo, stereoscopic 3D (S3D) has succeeded in feature films, but S3D production has sputtered elsewhere, particularly when it comes to live concerts and sports -- both of which are cited as potential blockbuster content for audiences. Now, 3ality Digital is a Thu, 07 Apr 2011 18:37:59 GMT 5D 3D A South African team applies the robotic motion-control expertise it has gained in live-action production to stop-motion shooting of stereographic motion plates on a 14:1 miniature set. Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT Stereoscopic Storm - NAB 3D Cameras After years of mere trickles, a deluge of 3D surged through NAB 2010. Steven Bradford shows you some of the cameras that really shined. Wed, 23 Jun 2010 16:52:45 GMT Magic Journey to Africa Barcelona's Apuntolapospo draws on 18 years of experience to create live-action 3D. There have obviously been stereoscopic films for many years, since the 50s, and even earlier. In this new age of digital filmmaking, though, "Magic Journey to Africa" is the first live-action stereoscopic 3 Thu, 06 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT Freeing Artistic Vision from 3D's Limitations In this Stereoscopic 3D article, take a look at In-Three's Stereoscopic 3D Solution that begins with Single-Camera Footage. Mon, 21 Dec 2009 19:58:03 GMT Setting a New 3D Home Standard Stereographic 3D hasn't arrived until it arrives in the home. TDVision has a proposal: a standard that works with any display, with both 2D and 3D in one stream, with no additional hardware. Thu, 15 Oct 2009 17:57:02 GMT The 3DVX Stereoscopic, uncompressed 10-bit HD RAW - from a pair of modded DVX100s! Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT IMAX - The Biggest Name in 3D IMAX talks about what they look for in bringing 3D to their screens. IMAX has made a big commitment to 3D exhibition: 200 new screens coming on line as quickly as possible, with IMAX producing all of their documentaries in stereoscopic 3D. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT All In - Dreamworks Animation Goes All 3D DreamWorks wasn't the first to make a modern-day 3D animated movie. But they were the first to commit to do nothing else, and to commit to start-to-finish 3D authoring for all of it. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT FotoKem: 3D DI FotoKem opened as a film lab in 1963, and has continued to evolve and expand. Here are some of the tools they're using as the industry, and their business, now adds another dimension. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT Tiny Stereoscopic Rigs - Big Pictures In this article from the Stereoscopic 3D issue of The Creative COW Magazine, Bernie Laramie, co-founder of Stereoscope, discusses rigs and stereoscopic hardware used in creating high-end 3D movies. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT Perception and The Art of 3D Storytelling By working in the area between what you see, and what you can see, Brian Gardner is helping re-write the rules of 3D filmmaking - right before your very eyes. In this article, he tells how some of these new rules played out in his work on the amazing movie, Coraline. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT Storytelling, Reality, and Utopians of the Image An Introduction to the Stereoscopic 3D Creative COW Magazine Issue - From the time we first heard stories as humans, we have wanted to be persuaded by illusions. When we are, we never say, That could never happen, because it just did. Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT Under the Hood & Behind the Scenes: Masters of Stereoscopic 3D Storytelling Writer and contributing editor, David Roth Weiss, takes us takes us Behind The Scenes in Hollywood to the DreamWorks Animation Studios, where the masterminds behind the new hit film, Monsters vs. Aliens, are reinventing the art of storytelling using new state of the art 3D stereoscopic filmmaking te Tue, 14 Apr 2009 15:24:17 GMT Stereoscopic 3D The tools for creating 3D stereoscopic movies are now amazingly affordable. A few challenges remain, but you can easily see the possibilities. In this Creative COW Magazine article Christopher Werronen takes you through the process of making a movie destined for Stereoscopic 3D. Thu, 26 Feb 2009 16:55:00 GMT