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Micheal Bay Strikes Again with "Transformers 5" Shot in Native Stereoscopic 3D

"If I'm going to do 3D, I'm going to do it the right way. Believe it or not, I think we are the only 3D movie being shot native this year." said Michael Bay about his last opus, "Transformers: The Last Knight" that will be released on June 21, 2017 in the US.

Technical premiere: "Transformers: The Last Knight" was shot with a 3D rig fitted with two Arri Alexa 65s  to effectively create the stereoscopic footage for IMAX 3D instead of having to make adjustments in postproduction.

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The Trailer

 Cameras and FX

As said in FilmJournal, the Last Knight is the first movie in the world to strap two such cameras into a 3D rig. The team also used two RED Dragon rigs, "one that could be a wider lens, one that could be a little tighter lens," director of photography Jonathan Sela explains. "The difference was only one focal length, but they did give you the option of doing different things. We had a big array of tools, anamorphic lenses, Hawk lenses, many different configurations."

As with previous Transformers installments, Industrial Light & Magic serves as the main visual effects company for Transformers; The Last Knight.

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What's Next and More Info

Bumblebeespin-off and a sequel, Transformers 6, are set to be released on June 8, 2018, and June 28, 2019, respectively

Transformers: The Last Knight is on IMDB, BoxOfficeMojo, and Wikipedia.

Source: FilmJournal.