Situation Vacant, an Award-winning 3D Short

on Monday, 23 September 2013 23:40. Posted in 3D Shorts

Situation Vacant is a short Sci-Fi horror movie shot in native stereoscopic 3D. Andrew Murchie won the Best Direction ward at the 48 Hour Film Proj. Edinburgh 2013 for Situation Vacant.

"In the interview room no-one can hear you scream."

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The 07:16 minutes 3D short is visible here under (in Full HD 1080p 3D).


The Most 3D Popular 3D Channel Strikes Again

on Monday, 09 September 2013 16:38. Posted in 3D Shorts

The most popular 3D channel on YouTube is managed by Tom Gifford. Eight of those video have been watched more than one million times and the cumulative views counter is over 40 Million.

If case you didn't noticed, Tom is an adept of extreme parallax. His videos are full of in-your-face moments with parallax as high as 30% of screen width. His last success "3D Super Extreme" combines CGI elements on a static live background and is available in 4K 3D on YouTube. Some of the objects are thrown through the screen, pushing the parallax over 100%. 

Tom breaks many of the 3D rules (see the 1O Commandments of Stereoscopy) but for short periods, our brain is able to afford the monstrous parallax values and appreciate 3D for the sake of 3D. It even likes it so much it asks for more several times in a row ...

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"Foxed!", a 3D Short in Movie Theatres

on Friday, 19 July 2013 11:03. Posted in 3D Shorts

Foxed! is an award winning 3 minutes 3D stereoscopic short by Geneva Films (Toronto, Canada). Foxed! is getting a rare -for a short film- theatrical run with Storm Surfers 3D.

The sinister 3D stop-motion world of Foxed! reveals young Emily toiling in mines beneath her house, imprisoned by foxes who have duped her entire town into believing that children can be replaced...

Foxed! is the stop-motion animated brainchild of Canadian director James Stewart. The short premiered at the TIFF Bell Lightbox movie theatre in June 2013 and is receiving a rare theatrical release in front of the feature-length documentary Storm Surfers 3D. Winner of 'Best Animation' at the 2013 Yorkton Golden Sheaf awards, Foxed! has also been touring the international short film circuit, receiving official selection at the Montreal World Film Festival, Anima Mundi in Brazil, ITFS in Stuttgart, was nominated for 'Best Animation' at the Miami short film festival, and was granted the "Best Animted Short" award at the San Antonio Film Festival.

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"Northern Lights over Mount Halde", an 8-minutes 3D short

on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 12:54. Posted in 3D Shorts

"Northern Lights over Mount Halde" is a short stereoscopic 3Dfilm by Morten Skallerud  on auroral researchers with families on an isolated mountaintop in Finnmark, 1917. The 8-minutes long film is told in large part using silhouettes against the night sky and Northern Lights.

Native 3D shooting has been done with a RED cameras-fitted 3D rig on location on the Halde mountain top, a popular hiking destination in Norway, and in a green-screen stage.

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"ORA", the First 3D Movie Shot with Thermal Cameras

on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 13:33. Posted in 3D Shorts

Join the S3D Centre at Emily Carr (Vancouver, Canada), in conjunction with Simon Fraser University, for an evening with celebrated filmmaker Philippe Baylaucq. The evening will include the premiere Vancouver screening of his experimental 15-minutes Stereoscopic 3D short film ORA.

ORA is dance transformed by cinema—a completely unique film experience that merges the artistic worlds of Baylaucq and choreographer José Navas. The first film to use 3D thermal imaging, its visuals are unlike anything ever seen: the luminous variations of body heat seen on skin, bodies emitting a multitude of colours, a space filled with movement that transforms itself.

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