Category: Open sessions

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 […]

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 […]

Can Stereo 3D still attract an audience, and if so, what opportunities exist for film-makers working on low to medium budget feature films to make the most of Stereo 3D? A podcast recorded at the Cornwall Film Festival, featuring Alex Stolz (BFI), Denzil Monk and Will Coleman (One and All)

This session is now part of the CCFL Training archive. To access the archive, join one of our 2015 training programmes – more info coming soon.     A European Perspective on Shooting Stereo 3D  Joséphine Derobe (stereographer) and Fabienne Tsaï (stereo 3D producer) share practical examples, including screen test material, of the range of […]

Access to the online open sessions programme from 2013 is now closed. For more information on the online session content, see below. The training programme included sessions on the history and future of Stereo 3D, practical case studies, advice on making the most of budgetary limitations, insight into what developers and audiences want, and discussions to […]

The Cross Channel Film Lab UK workshops will include Open Sessions for industry professionals in the fields of VFX, Screenwriting and Stereo 3D. You’ll be able to find more information about these on the events page as they are programmed,  and we’ll be sharing recordings of some of the sessions here.