Posted on February 16, 2011

Inventing 3D: Canadian Contributions to New Cinema Technologies

February 16,  3pm to 5pm
Nat Taylor Cinema, (Ross N102) York University, 4700 Keele St. Free admission.

A group of researchers working on the history of 3D cinema, with a focus on Canadian contributions, will discuss the past, present and future of 3D cinema.

PANEL: Janine Marchessault, Canada Research Chair in Art, Digital Media and Globalization, Faculty of Fine Arts – “Expo 67 and 3D Dreams
Sanja Obradovic (Communication and Culture) – “Two Eyes on the North: A Look at the Canadian-Russian Collaborations on Stereo 3D”
David Harris Smith (Communication and Culture) – “3D Cinema as Spectacle
Patricio Davila (Ontario College of Art and Design) – “3D Environments

SCREENING: 3D screening of Transitions. The world’s first IMAX film in 3D, made for the Expo 86 World Fair in Vancouver.

1986, 20 min 37 s

For more information on this pioneering film visit the NFB Blog here