A limited selection of historical works showcased the affinities between 3-D
and abstraction, extricating stereoscopic cinema from the seemingly never-ending debate over its realism (or lack thereof).
During this moribund period--at least in regards to theatrically released 3-D
films--there were several notable advances in 3-D
technology, even if it was reserved for theme park rides and large-format (e.
I like to make things kind of like you would see, or would like to see in the wild," said Scott Anstine, the club's 3-D
coordinator, who set up the targets for the fun shoot.
Alison Griffiths' article, "Sensual Vision: 3-D
, Medieval Art, and the Cinematic Imaginary," traces the contemporary 3-D
experience to previous art works and modes of viewing/spectatorship and makes use of medieval visual theory and neuroesthetics in order to explain our ongoing fascination with the sensorial plentitude of 3-D
Despite its shortcomings, the competitive aspects of 3-D
do provide positive bowhunting reinforcement.
actually predates cinema -- stereoscopic photography was developed in the mid 19th century -- but it fused only occasionally with motion pictures before the 1950s.
But it isn't alone in wanting to get out of the glasses biz: With 3-D
attendance booming and disposable specs costing about 75 cents per pair, distribs and exhibs are haggling over millions of dollars in costs.
Delivering the keynote address at the March 30-April 2 event, 20th Century Fox co-chair Jim Gianopulos said he believes 3-D
can add $1 billion in box office revenues annually.
That's because Robert Zemeckis' motion-capture epic is the first modern-day 3-D
pic that's not just for kids, and rival studios are cautiously optimistic that this bodes well for their own 3-D
plans in the next few years.
Digital Link is in discussions regarding securing per-film virtual print fees from feature film distributors - for both 3-D
features - in order to reduce Digital Link's and the licensee's ultimate capital investment.
The future's so bright, you'll have to wear shades--or polarized lenses, to be precise--to appreciate the revolution in 3-D
OTCBB:SVSN) is pleased to report that by the end of the year, there will be 1000 Real D 3-D
As the first independent film company to produce and distribute a large-format 3-D
film, nWave has effectively raised the bar on what is possible in this type of pic, having entered a field previously dominated by Imax and Sony Pictures Classics.
locations, National Amusements leaps ahead by installing REAL D Digital 3-D
projection systems offering patrons the opportunity to enjoy the newest 3D technology for the March 30th opening of MEET THE ROBINSONS
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