The Man With F.E.E.E.T. is a brand new comedic adventure for View-Master® viewers from Eric Drysdale. It features 21 three-dimensional photographs on three View-Master® reels, accompanied by a read-along 16-page story-booklet. The three-reel set lovingly and hilariously spoofs the TV and movie-licensed View-Master® packets of the late '60s and '70s. The story will also be brought live to a stage in New York City, but more about that later.
Christian Finnegan stars as Jack Strider, the ordinary man called to extraordinary action when he becomes steward to the most powerful pair of loafers in the world -- known as F.E.E.E.T. (Footwear-based Electronically Engineered Emulation Technology.) In this story based on the fake episode of the made-up mid-'70s-ish TV show, handsome Jack Strider and his amazing compu-electronic shoes catch the trail of a crooked beach ball manufacturing mogul, Artemide DuVillet. The adventure leads the team to a deadly confrontation with a dangerous international weapons smuggler with whom Jack has tangled before!
The adventure stars Christian Finnegan (Are We There Yet?, Chappelle's Show, Comedy Central Presents) as Jack Strider, the man whose loafers are reborn as F.E.E.E.T. Also starring Amber Nelson, Anthony Atamanjuk (30 Rock), Andree Vermeulen, Gary Rudoren (Comedy by the Numbers) and Rob Lathan.
Eric Drysdale is an Emmy-winning writer for Comedy Central's The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. A co-founder of the New York Stereoscopic Society, Eric has been pursuing 3-D photography as a hobby for 15 years. With The Man with F.E.E.E.T., Eric brings his work as a comedian and writer together with his love of 3-D for a uniquely silly and wildly colorful taken on the View-Master® story-telling style.
The Man with F.E.E.E.T. - The Show Jan.
The reading will be presented by cast members while each audience member enjoys the 3-dimensional images in his or her own View Master® viewer. Between each reel, some of the funny people involved in the creation of The Man With F.E.E.E.T. will perform bits related to the primary nonsense as well as free-floating nonsense. featuring live musical accompaniment, comedy bit, and a horn section. A copy of The Man With F.E.E.E.T. and a View-Master® viewer is in included with the $20 ticket price. Tickets are available online.
Narrated by Ben Rameaka. The re-premiere stars Christian Finnegan with Amber Nelson, Gary Rudoren, Rob Lathan, Anthony Atamaniuk and Serra Hirsch. Improvised score by Joel Esher. Music from elizabeth! and the Agency Unit Bureau Horns (Trombone Division). Audio from these read-and-view-along live shows will be recorded and made available for free download as an add-on to the reel packets.
The stereo images on The Man With F.E.E.E.T. reels poke you in the eye as well as the funny-bone. The well-conceived and executed sets enhance the action as well as entertain. Check out this new crime-fighting adventure by getting your own copy of The Man With F.E.E.E.T. Hilarity abounds even with the printing on the set's outer packet, "Satisfying mechanical 'KA-SHROING!' heard when switching views!"
The Man With F.E.E.E.T. receives an Editor's Choice "Must See 3-D™" award.
"Don't take my KODACHROME away..." Paul Simon's song, sadly, has come true. Eastman Kodak Company announced on June 22, 2009 it was discontinuing sales of KODACHROME Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon. Sales of KODACHROME, which became the world's first commercially successful color film in 1935, declined dramatically in recent years as photographers turned to other films or digital capture. Today, KODACHROME represents just a fraction of one percent of Kodak's total sales of still-picture films.
Many 3-D photographers continued to use KODACHROME to make 3-D slides. The loss of this film and the processing will affect many stereographers who used nothing else but KODACHROME. KODACHROME film slides retained their vibrant colors better than most other slide films. Some slides taken during the 1950s look as good as the day they were processed.
Processing KODACHROME involves a highly complex development process, which became too costly over the years for many companies to offer developing services due to the drop in the film's use by the general public. The last company that was processing KODACHROME in the entire world, in Kansas, stopped processing the film forever on Dec. 31, 2010. Another company in Switzerland, where KODACHROME film was sold along with a prepaid mailer, continued to accept those mailers for processing through Nov. 30, 2010. KODACHROME processing no longer exists anywhere in the world.
Although KODACHROME has very distinct characteristics
and no film will give the exact same results,
Kodak urged KODACHROME users to try other Kodak
films. Kodak released seven new professional films
over the last three years alone.
Why has Kodak decided to stop offering
What are recent sales of KODACHROME?
What about KODACHROME (PK) processing
mailers, which were sold separately in the U.S.?
What product do you recommend KODACHROME
shooters transition to once it is no longer available?
The Stereoscopic Displays and Applications conference and exhibition is Jan. 24 to 27 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel in South San Fransisco, California.
The SD&A conference chairs announced Dr. Mike Robinson, Chief Scientist at RealD will present the first SD&A Keynote Presentation on the first day of the conference Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.
The title of his talk is The Current Status of Stereoscopic 3-D.
A second forum is The Screen Size Factor in 3-D Content Production: Myths and Realities from 9:10 to 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011.
The Advance Program for SD&A 2011 is available at www.stereoscopic.org/2011.
The Stereoscopic Displays and Applications conference is held as part of the IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposium. The EI Symposium runs Jan. 23 to 27, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel, just south of San Francisco, California. SD&A itself will run Jan. 24 to 27, with Andrew Woods and John Merritt’s excellent short course the day before, on Sunday Jan. 23. Twenty-two other imaging conferences, including three other 3-D conferences, share the symposium, providing good synergy across the imaging community.
You could enter a whole new dimension in daytime TV with Rachel Ray’s Halloween Bash in 3-D, which aired on Oct. 29, 2010! It wa’s one monster surprise after another as Penn & Teller attempted to levitate Rachael, Pee-wee Herman rode into the studio with hilarious eye-popping gags and Rachael cooked up a fiendish feast! 3-D glasses were inserted in the October 25 issue of TV Guide Magazine to get the full 3-D experience!
American Paper Optics manufactured and folded more than 2,400,000 ColorView 3-D glasses for a special Halloween 3-D viewing of the Rachael Ray show. The show aired Oct. 29, 2010.
New ideas for future applications of 3-D and multimedia in mobile devices, entertainment, medicine, security and other areas will dominate the conversation in several conferences at the broad-ranging IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology symposium this month in California.
The event includes top international conferences on stereoscopic displays, 3-D imaging, human vision and other topics and will be held at the San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency Jan. 23 through 27.
"Electronic Imaging is the one international conference where papers on all aspects of electronic imaging are presented," said Symposium Chair Sabine Süsstrunk (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne). Majid Rabbani (Eastman Kodak) is Symposium Co-chair, and Gaurav Sharma (Univ. of Rochester) is Short Course Chair. Sharma will become Editor of the Journal of Electronic Imaging, copublished by IS&T and SPIE, in January.
The perennially popular conference on Human Vision will include talks on topics such as:
A conference banquet talk by Mark Changizi (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) will cover the evolution in human vision of color, illusions, forward-facing eyes, and writing -- and what that might imply for extraterrestrial vision.
In a Bay Area multimedia session in the Multimedia Content Access conference, researchers from Facebook, Hewlett-Packard, Yahoo!, FXPAL, and Google will update the audience on advances in audiovisual data, such as face recognition on social media, automated photo organization, online video content search, and scalable multimedia retrieval.
NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) presentations on 3-D imaging metrology, processing, and applications will focus on technology with noteworthy applications in areas such as medicine and security.
A session on "The Dark Side of Color" in the Color Imaging conference will include speakers from Xerox, Univ. degli Studi di Milano, McCann Imaging, Hewlett-Packard Labs, Purdue Univ., and Apple.
Highlights of the Stereoscopic Displays and Applications (SD&A) conference, chaired by Andrew Woods (Curtin Univ.), Nicolas Holliman (Durham Univ.), and Neil Dodgson (Univ. of Cambridge), include:
A conference on Visual Analysis and Visual Analytics will include sessions on cyber security, and super-resolution will be covered by papers about Computational Imaging.
Single-photon imaging, high-speed, and other high-performance systems for cameras, atmospheric imaging, and other uses will be covered in conferences on Sensors, Cameras, and Systems and Digital Photography.
A new conference on Parallel Processing for Imaging Applications is being introduced this year. Conference chairs are John Owens (Univ. of California, Davis), I-Jong Lin (Hewlett-Packard Labs), and Yu-Jin Zhang (Tsinghua Univ).
Conference proceedings papers will be published individually in the SPIE Digital Library as soon as approved after the meeting, and also in collected print and digital volumes and collections.
The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) is an international non-profit dedicated to keeping members and others apprised of the latest developments in fields related to imaging science through conferences, educational programs, publications, and its website. IS&T encompasses all aspects of imaging, with particular emphasis on digital printing, electronic imaging, color science, photofinishing, image preservation, silver halide, pre-press technology, and hybrid imaging systems.
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 180,000 constituents from 168 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. SPIE annually organizes and sponsors approximately 25 major technical forums, exhibitions, and education programs in North America, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific, and supports scholarships, grants, and other education programs around the world.
The new TRON Legacy movie projecting in 3-D theatres but did you know the original TRON movie also had 3-D images related to one notable collectible item? Neato Coolville has posted images from the old TRON 3-D stereoscopic View-Master® blister packet. The 3-disc set had 21 images from the original movie, including shots from inside the the computer world and images of Sark, CLU, Flynn and even the end of the MCP. More...
LG offer a 47" passive 3-D TV but they plan to up the ante and will unveil it at CES in Las Vegas. A 65-inch 3-D TV using regular polarized glasses.
This is similar to what you would experience
in the cinema whilst watching a 3-D movie. Passive
(Cinema 3-D) TVs use polarised glasses to separate
Havis Kwan, president of LG's Home Entertainment division said, "With the introduction of our innovative CINEMA 3-D TV, LG is setting another standard for 3-D entertainment. For consumers who want to enjoy cinema-quality 3-D at home with their family and friends, LG is now making that possible.
So you say 65-inches isn't enough...how
about a 72-inch LED 3-D TV
Anyone with an Xbox World 360 magazine subscription can celebrate the publication's 100th issue with a special 3-D version of the magazine.
Included in the February 2011 special edition is a countdown of the top 100 Xbox games and the best 20 games coming up in 2011.
Anyone who unwrapped a Kinect on Christmas Day will be looking forward to reading about Microsoft's plans for 2011, which the company's boss Stephen McGill said will be "all about Kinect" adding the device "is going to blow people's minds".
In addition, the publication will reveal the deepest, darkest secrets of some of the best known industry insiders, including Cliff Bleszinski, Ken Levine, Marty O'Donnell, Warren Spector and Ian Livingstone and lift the lid on some of the Xbox World 360 team's best gaming moments.
The magazine also comes with what is described as "the most jam-packed DVD we've ever made", complete with special 3-D effects and Chromadepth 3-D glasses.
Some of the following are in production or are in development but have been announced as 3-D movie releases.
Untitled 3-D Shark Thriller
German manufacturers, Rollei have announced their new 3-D point-and-shoot digital camera Power Flex 3-D, to be released in UK, then the U.S.
Along with Power Flex 3-D camera, a Design Line 3-D digital picture frame was also announced. The Rollei uses special Parallax barrier display technology that lets users see 3-D videos and images without using glasses.
The camera specs pretty basic. You can shoot 3-D images at 2592 x 1944 pixels at a maximum resolution and videos can be captures in HD quality of 720p at 30 fps. It has a decent 2.8 inch LCD display of 640 x 480 pixels. Features with 5-megapixel, it also shoots in 2-D mode. It has an 8x digital zoom with an easy to get by menu and OS. It easily connects to TV via TV output of PAL/NTSC and HDMI.
As for the 7-inch Design Line digital picture frame, it displays 3-D images at 800 x 480 pixels. The Blaze Video Magic 3.0 software also creates any 2-D image to 3-D in simple steps on PC.
Here is a look at a poster image for Summit's movie Drive Angry starring Nicholas Cage, Amber Heard and William Fichtner (as the devil's right hand man). The movie is directed by Patrick Lussier will be released Feb. 25 in 3-D.
Cage stars as Milton, a hardened felon who has broken out of Hell for one last chance at redemption. Hell bent on stopping a vicious cult of fanatics who murdered his daughter, he has three days to stop them before they sacrifice his infant granddaughter beneath a full moon. Milton must use his anger to go beyond all human limits in order to save his last connection with humanity.
Lucasfilm Ltd. announced the live-action Star Wars saga will be converted to 3-D! There are few movies that lend themselves more perfectly to 3-D...from the Death Star trench run to the Tatooine Podrace, the Star Wars saga has always delivered an entertainment experience that is completely immersive. Presented by Twentieth Century Fox and Lucasfilm Ltd., the cutting edge conversion will take that immersion to the next thrilling level, with Industrial Light & Magic supervising the project. Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace is expected to be released theatrically in 2012. A release date has not yet been determined.
"Getting good results on a stereo conversion is a matter of taking the time and getting it right," said John Knoll, Visual Effects Supervisor for Industrial Light & Magic. "It takes a critical and artistic eye along with an incredible attention to detail to be successful. It is not something that you can rush if you want to expect good results. For Star Wars we will take our time, applying everything we know both aesthetically and technically to bring audiences a fantastic new Star Wars experience."
See an interview with John Knoll talking about the stereo conversion of the Star Wars films here.
David Fincher has confirmed his upcoming adaptation of literary classic 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea will be his first movie to be filmed in 3-D.
The director of The Social Network also admitted that it was likely that 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea would be his next project after finishing filming on his adaptation of Stieg Larsson's thriller The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.
"Yes it will be in 3-D," Fincher admitted in an interview with Collider.
While the director wouldn't specify whether the film would definitely be his next project due to the amount of movies he is currently involved in, he did point it out as being one of his top priorities.
A lot of 17 lenticular movie posters sold for $202 with 19 bids. The posters included
The Avengers - 1998
A Modoc war stereoview sold for $857.56 with 12 bids. This is Edward Muybridge's stereoview of the Modoc War #1629 titled "Warm Springs Indian Scouts in the Field". Published by Bradley & Rulofson.
A Donati's Comet stereoview sold for $471 with seven bids. Handwritten title on the back reads "The Comet of 1858, as seen from the Surrey Side of the Thames".
A Salt Lake Short Branch Steamer
stereoview sold for $475 with one bid. "Short
Branch, Great Salt Lake." One of the nice
views of folks out for a steamer ride boarding
at the Short Branch on the Great Salt Lake, just
West of Salt Lake City.
An Egypt 100 card set with book and maps sold for $385 with six bids. This sale included the consecutively numbered cards 1 to 100 in excellent near mint condition. in the original box case. The sale also included the Keystone View Co. book Egypt Through the Stereoscope - A Journey Through The Land of The Pharaohs by James Henry Breasted PhD.
This book was copyrighted by Underwood and Underwood in 1900. This printing is by Keystone after their acquisition of Underwood and Underwood. The book comes complete with the original insert packet Maps & Plans containing 20 maps pertaining to Egypt. The books condition is very good with a solid spine. All pages are secure to the spine with no missing, loose or marked up pages. The maps are in very good condition and are in order. The first map is detached but all others are attached, in order and in great condition.
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