3d? at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe Creative Suite
All about the world of Adobe Premiere and its associated plug-ins.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 12th, 2010, 07:07 PM   #1
Trustee
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,063
3d?

Does anyone know if CS3/4 can edit 3D footage? With all the AVATAR love going around, my company is giving serious thought to going to 3D - but only if premiere can edit it - because I'm not learning another editing system.

I'm just not!

jdv
John Vincent is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 13th, 2010, 03:13 AM   #2
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: switzerland
Posts: 2,131
provided that all your clips are same length (exact same number of frames for left and right clips) you just edit one side first and render , then save the project, clear all the temporary files, replace the clips with the other side, reopen the project, launch a render again . that's all.
Giroud Francois is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 13th, 2010, 06:02 AM   #3
Major Player
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Surrey, UK
Posts: 680
are you talking from the cyan/red glasses aspect, or the polarised glasses aspect?

- the first is gimmicky/naff and v.simple to do in ANY NLE. (red footage on top of the cyan footage on the timeline, change the opacity)
- the latter can be done coz i saw it being edited at a recent convention (with after effects i think), connected to a 3dTV, but i don't really think it's readily available just yet.
Richard Wakefield is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 13th, 2010, 11:27 AM   #4
Trustee
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,063
Polarized. An article about AVATAR on Yahoo had this amazing stat:

"New data show that 3-D is driving "Avatar's" strong staying power at the box office. Some 80 percent of the movie's receipts for this past weekend came from 3-D screens, The Los Angeles Times reports. On opening weekend, that figure was 71 percent."

That, plus the announcement of Disney, ESPN, Discovery, et al that they will launch all 3D channels, has convinced me that 3D isn't just a few year fad - it's here to stay.

I'm usually an early adapter of technology, and painful as it may be, I just think it will be worth it to figure out a 3D workflow.

jdv
John Vincent is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 13th, 2010, 11:29 AM   #5
Trustee
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Posts: 1,666
Cineform Neo3D
Graham Hickling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 16th, 2010, 06:56 PM   #6
Trustee
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,554
For serious 3D/Stereoscopic work, you need Nuke 5 by The Foundry. For more info, go to fxguide.com and ask there, and to learn, go to fxphd.com, which has several classes on stereoscopic production.

As you stated, Avatar has brought 3D to the forefront of people's minds. People are expecting professional results, which don't include red/cyan glasses.

Did you know, last year's box office revenue for 3D was $1.3 Billion.
Steve Kalle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 21st, 2010, 03:34 PM   #7
Major Player
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Northern California
Posts: 517
3D editorial and 3D conform are two different things. Cineform is the only company with a reasonable 3D editing solution, while 3D conform can be done with almost any program and a little enginuity.
I edited a 3D project four years ago on PPro2.0 and AE7. You just edit the left eye, and then relink to the right eye for the second perspective. You have to keep everything extremely organized to make it all work automatically.
__________________
For more information on these topics, check out my tech website at www.hd4pc.com
Mike McCarthy is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > Adobe Creative Suite

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:08 AM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network