USC to offer stereoscopic 3D program
Focus will be on using technology to tell stories
by Robyn Weisman
Stereoscopic 3D (S3D) technology has the potential to revolutionize the way movies are filmed much in the way the advent of color and sound did.
"If it`s well done, you forget there`s anything unusual about (S3D). It just broadens the gamut of what you can use to express things," said USC professor Perry Hoberman.
Hoberman and Scott Fisher, chair of USC`s interactive media division, are setting up an interdisciplinary program at the School of Cinematic Arts that will address how the technology can be used in narrative-based production such as movies and scripted television, as well as in gaming and immersive media. According to Fisher, the program should commence next fall.
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