Emotionally Enhanced Memories with Virtual Reality:
Can stereoscopic Virtual Reality imagery be a “trigger”? This line of thinking and proposition comes from method acting as used in Film and Theater, known as Emotional memory and Emotional recall.
This is an acting technique of recalling the psychological or emotional response to a past event to evoke or invoke a stronger emotion during an actors performance. Many times, jogging the mind to recollect moments and memories associated with a specific object, known as the “release object”, is what triggers the desired emotional response called for by the Director during a performance; tears, for example.
Respecting the Spatiality of a scene in Virtual Reality:
When Directors and Cinematographers start responding to Facebook’s call to Hollywood for Immersive 360 movies, one important aspect could get overlooked by film makers.
Decades of 2D movie making experience of creating depth in a scene via lighting, lens effects, and framing, will need to be un-learned. In 2D it’s easy to “cheat” depth.
MSU – Stereoscopic 3D Film Analysis Report for Industry Professionals:
The VQMT3D (Video Quality Measurement Tool 3D) project was created to improve stereoscopic films. The aim is to help filmmakers produce high-quality 3D video by finding inexpensive ways of automatically enhancing film quality.
The second report is now out and is FREE for download to Industry Professionals only.
(image credit: Disney)
Stop Motion Cinematography and Stereoscopic 3D:
I was asked by a student film-maker at my recent 3D production master-class during the AbuDhabi Film Festival, what I thought about Stop motion in 3D and Frankenweenie. As I’ve not seen any previous Burton Stop-motion film from start to finish (yes shame on me), I decided to see the movie today at the local Imax in Dubai.