Homebrew stereoscopic cameras and displays (as seen in Make: 14), including live 3-D video; DIY photography and VR lessons, 3-D projection and MORE! Featuring screenings of Do-It-Yourself 3-D videos filmed at prior Maker Faires.
Eric Kurland is an award-winning independent filmmaker, past president of the LA 3-D Club, Director of the LA 3-D Movie Festival, and CEO of 3-D SPACE: The Center for Stereoscopic Photography, Art, Cinema, and Education. Operating out of a Secret Underground Lair in Los Angeles, he specializes in 3-DIY (do-it-yourself 3-D) and consults on every stage of 3-D production and post-production, from development through exhibition. His 3-D clients have included National Geographic, Nintendo, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He has worked as 3-D director on several music videos for the band OK Go, including the Grammy nominated All Is Not Lost, he was the lead stereographer on the Oscar-nominated 20th Century Fox theatrical short Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare, and served as the production lead on the Emmy nominated The Simpsons Planet Of The Couches VR for Google Spotlight Stories. In 2014, he founded 3-D SPACE, The Center For Stereoscopic Photography, Art, Cinema, and Education, a Los Angeles based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of stereoscopic imaging and the advancement of current and future 3-D arts and sciences. 3-D SPACE has implemented an ongoing program of public presentations, classes and workshops in stereoscopic 3-D content creation, from 3-D photography and filmmaking to immersive virtual reality. Our goals include:
- A Museum of permanent collections on display to educate about the history of 3-D art and science.
- A Gallery of curated exhibits by recent and current 3-D content creators.
- A Theater to screen 3-D films and other related cinematic works, and to host lectures and presentations.
- A Library of 3-D books, movies, and other media.
- A Classroom devoted to teaching the techniques and methods of 3-D image creation through classes and workshops for the public, including special outreach and educational programs for youth and seniors.