Baz Luhrmann Among Filmmakers ‘Unimpressed’ With Built-In 2D-to-3D TV Conversion

By January 11, 2011Newswires

Baz Luhrmann Among Filmmakers ‘Unimpressed’ With Built-In 2D-to-3D TV Conversion

‘It’s random,’ the director complains of on-the-fly conversion.

By Carolyn Giardina

LAS VEGAS — An increasing number of 3DTVs and Blu-ray players offer built-in 2D-to-3D conversion, allowing consumers to watch any program in the stereo format. But some Hollywood leaders voiced their objections last week at the Consumer Electronics Show.

“It’s random,” complained director Baz Luhrmann of on-the-fly conversion. “It was really unimpressive.”

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