Seen in 3d – Episode 2: Now featuring Avatar 3D Technology!

si3d_rgbAJ and James are back for episode 2 of Seen in 3D, your complete guide to all things 3D. This week we will discuss the 3D movies past, present, and future. James talks about his love for Step Up 3D which is set to launch in August, while AJ makes fun of him. This episode is also full of the latest in 3D news including World Cup in 3D, Sony’s and Mitsubishi’s new 3D TVs, the raging debate over 2D to 3D conversion and more. So sit back and get ready for Seen in 3D!

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Show Notes

* Whatcha been doing?

* 3D Movies this week

* 3D Movie Announcements (Resident Evil, Step Up 3D, Beauty and the Beast)

* 3D News

3D Movie Overview


* 2004

  • Polar Express (render) – first non-IMAX movie in imax

* 2005

  • Chicken Little ()

* 2006

  • Nightmare before Christmas (render)
  • Ant Bully (animation)
  • Monster House (animation)

* 2007

  • Beowulf (motion capture)
  • Meet the Robinsons (animation)

* 2008

  • Bolt (animation)
  • Fly Me to the Moon (animation)
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth (3d) – Same cameras as Avatar

* 2009

  • Avatar (real)
  • Christmas Carol
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (animation)
  • Coraline (3d)
  • The Final Destination
  • G-Force (rendered)
  • Toy Story 1/2 (re-rendered)
  • Up (animation)
  • Monsters vs. Aliens (animation)
  • My Bloody Valentine

Special thanks to:

Sir Wellington du Beuf by Amish Rake Fight

More Links:

  • Projection: 2.5 million 3D HDTVs sold in 2010
  • ESPN 3D Free to DirecTV HD Subscribers
  • Panasonic 3D: ‘We Pride Ourselves in the Design of the Glasses’
  • 3D Demos: Big-Box Retailer Shoot-out
  • 3D FAQs from Panasonic Touch the Future Tour
  • Inside Panasonic’s 3D Tour
  • Monsters vs. Aliens 3D Blu-ray Available
  • First live 3D broadcast to rock Japanese airwaves on May 16
  • LG announces LD950 passive shutter 3DTV for UK market
  • Comcast’s 3D channel goes live, just in time for the Masters
  • New Mitsubishi 3D DLPs arrive for 2010, is this the mysterious StreamTV?
  • What it takes to properly convert a 2D movie to 3D
  • DirecTV will have ESPN 3D at launch, next to its own N3D channel
  • AVS Forums lets you know how to watch The Masters in 3D online
  • Pricing for Sony’s 2010 3DTVs revealed at JR.com
  • Final Four basketball in 3D is the closest thing to being there
  • The Masters in 3D will require you to manually select side by side
  • Comcast only wants to share 3D feed of The Masters with cable
  • Samsung’s 3D UN55C8000- HD Guru Exclusive First Review
  • LG’s 3D Market Target
  • 3D Content Available for Download
  • Hollywood Producer Slams 3D Overuse
  • Samsung’s 3D UN55C8000- HD Guru Exclusive First Review
  • 3D Vs the Supernatural This Halloween
  • Clash of the Titans Terrible 3D Conversion
  • The Fast and the Furious 5 in 3D?
  • NCAA Final Four 3D Venues Finalized
  • DirecTV to Offer 3 3D Channels This June
  • Eco Friendly 3D Glasses Announced
  • Google Maps Street View Goes 3D
  • Sky 3D Venue Locator Launched
  • Resident Evil Afterlife 3D
  • PowerDVD 10 Receives Blu-ray 3D Certification
  • Verizon Planning 3D TV Service
  • Sharp Develops 2D/3D Touchscreen LCD
  • Successful Kick Off For Sky 3D
  • Avatar Producer Confirms 3D Gaming Summit
  • Yamaha Announces 3D-ready AV Receivers
  • Comcast to Offer Masters Tournament in 3D
  • Shark Night 3D
  • Sony to Announce 3D Distribution of 2010 FIFA World Cup
  • Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D Trailer Revealed
  • Mammoth HD3D Footage Library Launched
  • Tron: Legacy Sequel Underway
  • Sensio and Miranda Form 3D Partnership
  • 2010 FIFA World Cup 3D Schedule
  • 3D TV Demonstrations Set for NAB Show
  • Sony Launch 3D Film Competition
  • Advertisers exploring 3D commercials
  • Exec: Mass 3D TV adoption to be slow
  • RealD plans IPO of up to $1 billion
  • 3D to take center stage at NAB
  • Sharp working on advanced 3D displays
  • Debate waging over 2D-to-3D conversion
  • 3D: The Next Big Thing?
  • First Look 3D: Samsung UN46C8000 3D HDTV and BD-C6900 Blu-ray 3D Player
  • Theaters Bottleneck 3D Movie Glut
  • Why 3D TV is just a pointless gimmick
  • New Onkyo Home Theater Products Compatible with HDMI 1.4a (3D)
  • SENSIO And Teranex To Demo Integration Of Professional 3D Technology Into Leading Processing Platform
  • SENSIO And Miranda Announce Partnership To Develop Suite Of Broadcast Products For 3DTV

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