Posted on September 28, 2010

3D 101 – Intro to Stereoscopy and Stereoscopic 3D Cinema Workshop

Tuesday September 28th, 2010

This workshop introduces filmmakers, animators and cinema industry practitioners to the basic concepts underlying human depth and stereoscopic perception, bridging these fundamentals with their application in the production of stereoscopic 3D cinema.

11am to 12:30
Understanding stereopsis: geometry, properties of human stereopsis, applied research in S3D.

12:30 to 1:15
Lunch Break

1:15 to 2:45
S3D cinema intro: rigs and their capacities,  examples, practicalities and challenges, impact on storytelling

Led by 3D FLIC researchers, this session is one in a series of workshops designed to build the capacity for stereoscopic 3D film production in the wider GTA and southern Ontario areas. For information contact Juana Awad

Posted on September 24, 2010

The 3D Experience – Annual 3D Entertainment & Technology Event

Executive Forum ● Film Festival ● Consumer Showroom ● 3D TV Test Drive

SEPTEMBER 24-27, 2010, Times Square ● New York

For three days, top innovators, industry leaders and filmmakers will gather in Times Square to showcase the latest advances in 3D for 2010 and beyond.  From 3D film screenings to in-home entertainment, professionals, 3D fans and the general public will be brought into the 3rd dimension like they’ve never been before. 3D FLIC participating members include IMAX and Creative Post.

Posted on September 18, 2010

Entering the third Dimension

Toronto Star
Sat Sep 18 2010

Byline: Raju Mudhar, Section: Entertainment

Entering the third dimension; The home-entertainment biz seems confident 3-D is the future. Do consumers have a reason to buy?

The first part of the future of 3-D is trying to make people forget its past. Depending on who you ask about 3-D, it is ‘the beginning of the rest of history of film,’ a cash cow or a confused mess for consumers – and right now, it promises to be all three.

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Posted on September 12, 2010


3D 4U – TIFF 3D Panel

Sunday, September 12th – 3:00pm
It’s not the wave of the future, it’s the wave of right now, and they say it’s here to stay. 3D promises to be so many things to so many people, but how can it serve the independent producer and how accessible is it?  Is conversion the enemy or a misused practice?  Debunking the myths and addressing the controversies about what is clearly not your daddy’s 3D anymore.

Panelists line up:

  • Phil Fairclough – Executive Producer of Cave of Forgotten Dreams
  • Munro Ferguson – Animator and Director, NFB
  • Terry Horbatiuk – National Sales Manager, Professional Imaging and Display Solutions, Panasonic Canada Inc.
  • James Stewart – Producer and Founder, Geneva Film Company
  • Ali Kazimi – Lead Filmmaker 3D FLIC, Associate Professor, York University
  • MODERATOR: Brendan Christie – Playback Magazine