• EntertainmentYahoo TV UK

    How the Queen's coronation was filmed in pioneering 3D and then forgotten for decades

    Initially commissioned by Pathé News to lens the great day in the then-revolutionary 3D format, the footage was then cruelly mothballed.

    5-min read
  • EntertainmentYahoo Movies UK

    James Cameron: '3D was a novelty but it's a consumer choice for Avatar: The Way of Water'

    Never one to shy away from a technical challenge, James Cameron wants Avatar viewers to fall in love with 3D and high frame rate.

    5-min read
  • NewsThe Wrap

    IMAX Is Moving Away From 3-D: ‘Consumers Have Shown a Strong Preference’

    After releasing disappointing second-quarter earnings late Wednesday, IMAX Entertainment CEO Greg Foster said in a conference call the giant-screen company would cut back on 3-D releases to rejuvenate the business. Foster cited the strong early performance of Christopher Nolan’s WWII drama “Dunkirk,” which was filmed on IMAX cameras and generated nearly a quarter of its box office gross from IMAX theaters its opening weekend. “We’re looking forward to playing fewer 3-D versions of films and mo

  • NewsRyan Leston

    James Cameron wants glasses-free 3D for Avatar sequels

    During a speech at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the 62-year-old filmmaker unveiled his ideas for the future of ‘Avatar’ - 3D without the glasses. “Not only for better tools, workflow, high dynamic range (HDR) and high frame rates (HFR) — the things we are working toward… I’m still very bullish on 3D, but we need brighter projection, and ultimately I think it can happen — with no glasses. Of course, glasses-free 3D is a concept that hasn’t been realised just yet… at l

  • NewsBen Skipper

    Glasses-free 3D Cinema Screens Could Be On Their Way

    Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed the world’s first glasses-free 3D cinema screen, which could pave the way for another boom in 3D’s popularity. It’s called Cinema 3D (inventive!) and functions thanks to “multiple parallax barriers” - devices which are placed in front of an image source to create a glasses-free effect. “Existing approaches to glasses-free 3D require screens whose resolution requirements are so enormous that they are completely imprac

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