Stereo 3D Reading List

3D Movie Making – Bernard Mendiburu
Absolutely essential reading.

3-DIY: Stereoscopic Moviemaking on an Indie Budget
Great book by one of the giants in 3D.

3D Storytelling by Phil 'Captain 3D' McNally
3D Storytelling: How Stereoscopic 3D Works and How to Use It
Excellent and well illustrated primer by the master of 3D.

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Sky’s Basic 3D Guide. A very good introduction.
Sky3D’s Broadcast Spec – love it or hate it…


Perception and the art of 3D Storytelling
Perception and The Art of 3D Storytelling
Two excellent articles about Brian Gardner’s seminal work on Coraline
– he’s recently shot to fame with his work on Life of Pi.

Geoff Boyle
3D Cinematography Basics – Geoff Boyle’s excellent primer

Awesome page on 3D volume by Dreamworks’ genius
Captain 3D.

Andrew Woods
Andrew Woods’ paper on the parallel v converged debate causes
much controversy and is required reading

Body Image
Bernard Harper’s paper on Body Image Distortion in 2D/3D

An article on the Methode Derobe

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Technicolor’s common errors chart. Some debate about this!

If you have any suggestions on ways to improve this list, please let me know.


Scorsese on Hugo
” A loose connection you reckon?”



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