The first of a new generation of digital three-dimensional films, U2 3D, is in limited release now. Already the entertainment world is abuzz: a rapturous reception at Sundance followed a smash-hit premiere at Cannes. TEDster and 3D evangelist Steve Schklair, founder and CEO of 3ality Digital Systems, drove the production and the revolutionary technology behind it. A don’t-miss for music fans and the tech-savvy: Feel like you’re on stage with (2005 TED Prize winner) Bono. – Matthew Trost
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Béatrice Coron doesn’t so much tell stories, as cut them. At TED2011, the French-born artist shared how she creates intricate, fantastical worlds by slashing paper into beautiful silhouettes. During a party at TED, held in the rotunda of Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific, Coron ran into James Stewart, the Canadian film director who pioneered digital […]
Imagine 20-foot-tall shadows — animated by live performers — that pop out right next to you. TED Fellow Christine Marie creates an immersive, experimental theater of shadows that layers textured, colored light into wordless storytelling. But while her productions involve 3D stereoscopic effects and feel amazingly cinematic, it’s all done without the aid of computers or projectors. […]