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3-DIY

Stereoscopic Moviemaking on an Indie Budget

By Ray Zone

  1. ISBN: 9780240817071
  2. Publication Date: March 2012
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 376
  5. Price:
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    • £21.99 (GBP)
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Description

A must-have read for anyone looking to take their independently-produced film or video into the 3rd dimension. The text features technical, practical, and inspirational insight from the visionaries who've been producing 3D film and video for decades, not just in the recent past. They offer low-cost techniques and tricks they've been implementing themselves for years. A variety of styles are discussed, from full CG to time lapse - even a film made during a freefall skydive jump!

The filmmakers discuss

* Options for on-set playback

* Preparing for final playback in various formats

* Adapting existing technology to your needs

* Post production software choices

* Working with computer graphics in 3D

This book includes 3D glasses and a companion YouTube channel featuring the work of the filmmakers featured in the book (which you can view in 3D with the glasses), as well as the opportunity for you to upload your own videos for critique and feedback from the author and others.

3D glasses are not included in the purchase of the e-book of 3-DIY. If you have purchased the e-book, and would like a pair of 3D glasses, please contact the publisher at [email protected]

Contents

Eric Kurland: Shooting 720p 3-D with two Canon T-X1 Consumer Cameras

Celine Tricart: Stereoscopic Storytelling

Alexander Lentjes: Creating a 3D Homage to Bad Films

Eric Deren: Shooting 3D Video in Freefall

Sean Isroelit and Jeff Amaral: Producing 3D with High Tech Tools and Talents

Jo Eldoen and Karl Bryhn: Creating Abstract CG Animation on the Z-Axis

John Hart: Shooting Time-Lapse 3D Movies with Digital Still Cameras

Ryan Suits: Shooting Black Light in 3D

Santiago Caisedo: Inventing 3D Movies from Mixed Toolsets

Stephen Les: Editing with Cineform Neo3D

Takashi Sekitani: Getting Creative with Canine POV and Hyperstereo in 3D

Zoe Beloff: Creating Apparitions in 3D

Bernard Mendiburu and Eric Kurland: The World's First 720p International Skype 3D

Tommy Tripodes: Building a 3D System in Film School

Tom Koester: Doing It All in 3D

Ray Zone: Making 3D Movies with a Stereo Club

John E. Hart: Jesting with Urban Legends in the Short 3D Film

Ron Labbe: From the Computer Monitor to the Giant Screen

Phil McNally: Making a Short Film to Get a Job in Hollywood

John Rupkalvis: Making 3D Camera Systems Smaller

Perry Hoberman: Performing and Inventing 3D

Stephen Gibson: Shooting and Finishing a 3D Feature Film on the Desktop

Al Razutis: A Complete 3D Artist