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Man of Steel, A 3D Conversion Legend 3D May be Proud Of

Legend3D, the innovative stereoscopic 3D and VFX company founded by Barry Sandrew, converted Man of Steel in its entirety into 3D. They worked closely with Zack Snyder and the Warner Bros. team to create a 3D experience that enhanced Zack Snyder's visual narrative in an engaging way, using their proprietary conversion technology and more than 300 artists.


Legend3D Conversion Supports the DOP style

Man of Steel is one of the three full-feature films Legend3D have worked on for the summer of 2013. The movie has been very well received worldwide; it dominated at the international box office this weekend yet again, raising its global B.O. total to nearly $400 million in 11 days.

Zack Snyder said (this is an official quote that he gave us): “It's been an amazing collaborative process working with Legend3D on Man of Steel. The conversion process has really complemented my style of filmmaking in a way native never could have."

Creating the 3D for this incredible story from one of my favorite filmmakers has been a fantastic experience. Zack and the team at Warner Bros. are extremely collaborative and we are so happy to be involved,” said Jared Sandrew, Legend3D Stereo VFX Supervisor.

Legend3D is also known for its work on "Life of Pi", "The Smurfs 2", the "Shrek" trilogy, "Little Mermaid 3D", "Top Gun 3D", and several other blockbusters; Their first conversion was on "Alice in Wonderland" at a time the company was still named "Legend Films".

More info

An interesting February 2013 paper about the pros and cons of 3D conversion by Barry Sandrew is visible on Post Magazine.

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Visit Legend3D for more info about state-of-the-art 3D conversion.