Monthly Archive: August 2015

3D cameras plan to save monuments from IS threat

Cameras capable of taking 3D images are to be given out across the Middle East in a bid to preserve ancient sites from destruction by Islamic State group. Source: 3D cameras plan to save monuments from IS threat – BBC News

NY Times says big screens and 3D are coming back

Interestingly, the new 3D blockbusters are targeting adult viewers: Hollywood’s major studios are preparing to flood festival screens and commercial theaters with an unusual, year-end wave of grown-up movie spectacles — shown in the 3-D or large-screen format that is usually reserved for action blockbusters with younger audiences. Source: Hollywood Uses Bigger Screens to Tell Sophisticated Stories – The New York Times

Theater owners says now selective in what 3D movies they will show

A local movie theater owner says he is selective in what movies he will show in 3D, noting that a 3D film needs to be shown in both 2D and 3D options, taking up theater seat space. He now only shows 3D films when he thinks the use of 3D is used appropriately to add value to the story and will generate a good return on investment. The story says 1/4th of population...