But now with the inmmediacy of HD digital video and the manufacturing of new smaller video cameras and bodies retrofitted with new sets of HD prime lenses, HD/3D acquisition and content development is much simpler and straightforward than ever. Per example, the minuscule Silicon Imaging SI2K Mini 3D Rig setup is a giant in capturing eye popping images. Another 3D rig is the proprietary Liquid Pictures 4K 3D Digital Cinema Camera System, uniquely built with an unprecedented range of acquisition options, including the world's first Digital 3D underwater beam splitter housing. Read my article: World's First 4K 3D Digital Cinema Camera.
"3D doesn't replace the story — it enhances and immerses the audience in it." said filmmaker brothers Jean-Jacques and Francois Mantello who rolled in the NAB Content Theater a ten-minute clip from their film "Oceans 3D: Into the Deep," shot digitally in 3D. To streamline the presentation of 3D content, several manufaturers of post production and DI equipment came to NAB 2009 offering their wares such as Clarity 3D, Qube XP, and NVidia among others. For a full story of 3D Stereoscopic editing and color correction, read my article: Join the Stereoscopic Revolution
The summer of 2009 is going be bombarded by 3D theatrically released movies and many theaters are already retrofitted with 3D digital projectors. The question is, if the content development and quality will match any time soon the already proven 3D technology beyond the nature documentary, the screaming rock-roll concert and the animated feature?
That is for all of us to find out at the next NAB 2010.
ARRI interchangeable prime lenses
Pro-sumer camera market
Mike Rogers from Birns and Sawyer
making a point about lighting
and a Rental/Sales TechncianCanon EFP Showcase with the DigiSuper 27
Matte box, focus pulling accessories,viewfinder (no diopter, yet)
and shoulder brace for your still digital SRL shoot