Film/Game Convergence: The Future of Cinematography
‘Let there be light,’ said the Cgi-God, and there was light…and God Rays.
Film Festivals are evolving for the better:
It is very encouraging to see Film Festivals in Asia and the MiddleEast evolve into mature collaborative environments for the film fraternity, rather than just hot-spots for Celebrity spotting. The previous trend at regional film festivals was to boast bagging rights to strut a big name Hollywood star on the red-carpet.
AbuDhabi Film Festival 2012, broke this mould by offering a series of workshops, free of cost, to regional film makers and students of media and film institutions.
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Two noteworthy industry publications were covering the AbuDhabi Film Festival, and had the foresight to attend the Masterclass on 3D Film Production in the 21st Century. They each came out with different headlines for their reports.
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Digital Replicas of the Real World in Stereoscopic 3D:
Laser scanning is not new, and for that matter, neither is stereoscopic 3D. It’s been the domain of Oil and Gas exploration, data visualization, Geological and other surveys and in Medicine for a long time. But it’s time to shine has only recently come with price of hardware and technology in general becoming more accessible and affordable to everyone.