CASE STUDY - Beauty and the Beast 3D Benefits of 3D Viewing for 2D to 3D Conversion
SPIE Electronic Imaging 2010/Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXI Paper
While designing the stereoscopic conversion process for Beauty and the Beast 3D, the engineering team at Walt Disney Animation Studios quickly recognized the benefit of desk-side 3D viewing for 2D to 3D conversion artists. This paper outlines the technical and creative requirements of the project that supported that opinion along with the criteria established to analyze available solutions. The evolution of internal prototypes as well as 3rd party devices are then explored along with a description of the final choices made and wish-lists for future development.