Category: Resources

Watch a recording of one of our Open Sessions below.   An introduction to Stereo 3D Cinema: From Conception to a New Language  François Garnier takes us on a journey through the history of stereoscopy: from Leonardo Da Vinci and Sir Charles Wheatstone  to the 3D cinema we experience now.  François goes on to explore […]

Here’s one of our most popular sessions from the previous Cross Channel Film Lab 2 programme (2012 – 2014). What would YOU create if you knew everything you needed to know about visual effects and Stereo 3D at a low budget …?   New Narrative Approaches to Low Budget VFX and Stereo 3D A session for […]

Falmouth University researcher Rory Summerley shares his research into the Stereo 3D tests conducted at the Cross Channel Film Lab between 2012 to 2014. You can download Rory’s full document at the bottom of this piece, and read a summary of his conclusions below. If you’re interested in learning more about Stereo 3D, you might […]

  Watch a short documentary about the four Stereo 3D projects that went through the Lab in 2013 and 2014. Hear from some of the creatives involved, and see clips from the tests conducted during the Cross Channel Film Lab. To find out more about the projects and their creative teams, visit this page.

  Watch a short documentary about the four VFX projects that went through the Lab in 2013 and 2014.  Hear from some of the creatives involved, and see clips from the tests conducted during the Cross Channel Film Lab. To find out more about the projects and their creative teams, visit this page.

What does it really take to create high end VFX at a low budget?  VFX supervisor Christian Lett of Bait Studio demonstrates the inventive ways in which he and Director Caradog James created a high-budget look for award-winning low-budget feature The Machine. This VFX case study will give you a taste of the kind of expert […]

  The Cross Channel Film Lab hosted this session at Encounters Film Festival in September 2012.  VFX supervisor Paddy Eason and producer Tracy Brimm talked through their experience of using VFX in a low budget UK film – it’s a great example of the kind of case studies you’ll experience in CCFL Training.  Watch the […]

Screenwriter and project co-director Antoine Le Bos shares the passion behind the Cross Channel Film Lab: exploring 3D as the route to a new poetic and narrative experience in cinema. A fourth guest post as part of our research series.  To find out more about our Stereo 3D training scheme, CCFL Training, visit here: deadline for applications: […]

Stereo 3D consultant and CCFL advisor François Garnier shares his thoughts on the potential of Stereo 3D as a tool for filmmakers hoping to innovate with the medium at a low to medium budget; and explains how this has been explored within the Cross Channel Film Lab. A third guest post as part of our research […]

Producer and CCFL project co-director Fabienne Tsai shares her journey from making stereo 3D mistakes to reigniting a love of film with her exploration of this unique medium.

A second guest post as part of our research series, celebratingThe Third Dimension: our open programme of Stereo 3D events in Falmouth from 11-13 November.