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Cameron, James

James Cameron is a Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter and a long time stereography advocate. He is known for many reasons, but you have certainly seen some of its movies: Titanic, Terminator, True Lies and others with names not starting with a 'T'.

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Lipton, Lenny

Lenny Lipton is a pioneer in stereoscopy and the author of Foundations of the Stereoscopic Cinema published in 1982 but nevertheless full of worthy information. The book is available for free to download at several places on the web (i.e. here) [32Mb, .pdf].

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Lenny Lipton is one of the co-founders of Oculus, a new 3D startup going into analog 3D cinema.

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Lenny's page on Wikipedia is here. Read the book online here on ISSU.

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Look at this 07:03 video on YouTube about the RealD projection system.

 

Mendiburu, Bernard

Bernard Mendiburu is a French/US stereographer active since around 1990, famous for -among others- his work on "Meet the Robinsons". He is also the author of the stereoscopic compositing toolbox for Adobe After Effects. He is the author of  "3D Movie Making" and of "3DTV and Cinema". He is now appointed director of innovation at Volfoni Intellingent Eyewear (Paris, France).

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Bernard works on the west coast and in Paris and lives somewhere in between on a remote island...

He is a member of the supervising committee for the European 3D Stereo Media conference, advisory board on 3D content creation quality to the 3D@Home ST1 group, co-chair of Dimension3 Conference, member of SMPTE, IEEE, and International 3D Society.

He has a personal website with many details.

Record 2009 Summer Box Office due to 3D

Summer 2009 was the biggest ever at the worldwide box office. Estimates are 7% above the 2008 level. US revenues are 4,000 M$ and the rest of the world totalises around 5,800 M$. So we are close to the 10 Billion USD this summer. Big animation blockbusters  such as "Ice Age 3D" helped (640 M$ at the end fo August). Conclusion by a Hollywood pundit : "3D works! Let's continue." Read the report by Pamela McClintock in Variety.

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DepthQ affordable 3D projectors

The new DepthQ® HD 3D projector is a small (less than 4 Kg) 1280x720 pixels 3d projectors for screens up to 2.7 meters wide. 120 Hz DLP technology ensures a nice and flicker-free image for your home cinema. A very nice complement to your nVidia 3D Vision kit. Expect a street price around 5600 USD with 3 pairs of glasses. Details here.

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