In this course we will discuss the history and gain some background information about stereoscopic imagery. How it works, what we need to keep in mind while reproducing content for this type of presentation to viewers.
We will then discuss several different types of stereoscopic display technologies including active, passive projection and display systems used in today's theaters as well as home televisions.
We will compare the setup and how to control different types of stereo camera rigs. Rigs that employ 2 and 3 cameras, towed-in cameras and parallel camera setups will all be discussed. This will give you the information you need to choose which type of camera setup you which to use to create your vision with.
Once you have created your 3D imagery we will talk about methods of assembling elements of your shots together into a cohesive finished shot. We will cover issues related to recreating certain types of cinematographic camera based effects in a stereo shot. Camera effects such as blurs, optical lens FX, Volumetric effects, transitional effects etc.