Guideline of Services

Please note:
  • These are services we offer as needed on a per project basis.
  • We integrate with your existing team, or help create the team you need.


PRE-VISUALIZATION
Camera systems
  • Design and specs of camera rigs
Virtual equivalents of existing rigs
  • Methods and examples of virtual rig-match
Stereo plans (Stereographer)
  • Establish stereo plan for shoot/animation
Depth cut
  • Editorial previs of stereo plan
Conversion depth cut
  • Editorial previs of proposed per-shot depth budget


PRODUCTION
Budgeting
  • Develop realistic financial plan for Native 3D shoot and post or 2D to 3D conversion
  • Budget tracking and actualization
Bidding
  • Get quotes for post VFX stereo compositing and fixes
Facility management
  • Understand and refine management structure for stereo pipeline
  • Infrastructure
  • Discover and head off stereo pitfalls in company structure
Management
  • Ensure credible stereo knowledge within company
  • Scheduling: Create realistic delivery schedules based on stereo delivery requirements
  • Database Integration and Project Tracking
  • Team Building: Crewing up as needed
  • Training
  • Weekly Status Reporting


CINEMATOGRAPHY
Technique
  • Assess stereo approach
Camera systems
  • Evaluate and recommend existing rigs
  • Design specific solutions
On-set supervision
  • Assist in stereo and visual effects concerns for stereo integration
  • Camera measurement and data specs
  • Tracking image sequences
Stereo plans (Stereographer)
  • Establish stereo plan for shoot/animation
  • Assess stereo approach
Work Flow
  • Evaluate and recommend onset gear, vendors, and systems to fit production



POST-FLOW
Post image prep
  • Color balance and rectification methodologies
  • Test post work flow from shooting floor to VFX and DI delivery
Editing concerns
  • Color balance and rectification methodologies
  • Stereo editing
  • Ensure stereo competence in post staff to help Editor
Facility evaluation
  • Confer with facilities on their workflow, capacity, and quality. Report to client.
DI Evaluation
  • Color balance and rectification methodologies
  • Work flow from camera to DI suite



VISUAL EFFECTS
3D Tracking
  • Establish tracking pipeline for small or large facilities.
  • Train core team on tracking methods for stereo and conversion
  • Stereo tracking issues
Compositing
  • Procedural compositing methods for stereo
  • Color correction issues
CGI concerns
  • Proper design of elements and passes to facilitate smooth completion in composite.
  • Composite and CGI trade-off methods
Asset flow
  • Assess and recommend procedures for tracking assets
Pipeline design
  • Assess and recommend software and personnel needs
  • Design department structures to fit or augment existing structure
Team design
  • Suggest a functioning team structure for future and dynamic growth
  • Modify team structure design to fit existing structure
Education
  • Advise and consult on technique, methodology, and specific problem solving
Supervision
  • Supervise multiple facilities or teams to reach client goal
  • Ensure competent stereo supervision
Management
  • Manage post-flow of stereo conversion, priorities, teams
Facility evaluation
  • Confer with facilities on their workflow, capacity, and quality. Report to client.
  • Offer evaluation and methodologies to facility to create quality stereo
Asset Delivery or evaluation
  • Assess or manage delivery of 3D assets to multiple facilities




STEREO CONVERSION
Methodology
  • 3D based methodology
  • hybrid displacement
Asset flow
  • Assess and recommend procedures for tracking assets
Pipeline design
  • Assess and recommend software and personnel needs
  • Design department structures to fit or augment existing structure
Team design
  • Suggest a functioning team structure for future and dynamic growth
  • Modify team structure design to fit existing structure
Education
  • Advise and consult on technique, methodology, and specific problem solving
Supervision
  • Supervise multiple facilities or teams to reach client goal
  • Ensure competent stereo supervision
Management
  • Manage post-flow of stereo conversion, priorities, teams
Facility evaluation
  • Confer with facilities on their workflow, capacity, and quality. Report to client.
  • Offer evaluation and methodologies to facility to create quality stereo



PROJECTION
System evaluation
  • Facility projection
  • Theatre specs
Implementation
  • Digital theater requirements
File delivery formats
  • Discuss merits of current delivery formats and backup



EDUCATION
Classes, presentations, discussion groups
On-site education
  • Cinematography
  • Production management
  • Production
  • Visual Effects