3D had a large footprint at last week’s NAB convention and conference in Las Vegas, with manufacturers unveiling products designed to make 3D an easier process for the viewer and the producer alike. (Pictured: filmmaker and co-founder of Cameron Pace Group, James Cameron)
At the venerable Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival earlier this month, attendants and panelists debated the health of the genre in a reality-hungry marketplace, and exchanged ideas about how it should evolve. (Pictured: Discovery Channel’s Clark Bunting receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award)
With record high unemployment levels and sluggish spending at retail one might question whether this is a good time to launch a new technology requiring consumers to shell out thousands of dollars per household for new 3D-ready TV sets – especially after they’ve purchased pricey HD sets in the past few years. Nevertheless, many of North America’s biggest players in the mass media market are signaling that they’re ready to go ‘all in’ for 3D TV at this year’s convention of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas, April 12 to 15.
Carl Mrozek talks to EM:HE EP Brady Connell about a recent shoot in Buffalo that resulted in ‘makeover mania,’ and the reconstruction of a neighborhood.
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