Digital Domain and Spy Films just released a stunning 60 seconds spot advertising SONY’s 3D products. Titled “Two Worlds”, this 2D and stereoscopic 3D short is distributed on 3D silver screens, on in-store SONY displays across the US, and on YouTube (in Full HD 3D). A 2D version is broadcasted on US TV too. We even got a link to the Making of video with a lot of detailed explanations about the script, the shooting, and of course the FX….
"3D Video Camera Coolness - Shoot 3D Movies Like a Pro" is the title of an e-book by Michael Sean Kaminsky that was just released on the Kindle platform from Amazon. With complete beginners as first target, this clearly written little book is right on target with clear and simple explainations of the 3D basics.
Future versions will be availalble on the Apple store in November 2011, and in paperback in January 2012. The Kindle version price is $13.45 via Amazon Whispernet.
The eBook is also known as "Shoot 3D Video Like a Pro: 3D Camcorder Tips, Tricks & Secrets"
Lionsgate has dated "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D" for Oct. 5, 2012 release. Filming is underway right now. Lionsgate leaked the first images today, including a conveniently bloody chainsaw poster.
IMAX and KODAK signed a license agreement. After a joined development phase, IMAX will build and exploit 2D/3D laser projector twice as bright as the current Xenon lamp projectors. Imax will get exclusivity and will pay royalties to KODAK, but no other details were revealed about the deal.
As announced here last year, Panasonic is offering the largest in the world 4K 3DTV. Unromantically named TH-152UX1, this TV set offers a size of 141x77 inches (198x360 cm) and weights only 1272 Lbs (577 Kg). Aspect ratio is 17:9 and the price is set around 650,000 €.The 152UX1 is listed in the "Professional Displays" category by Panasonic.