Stereoscopic Media

Research activity related to all forms of stereoscopic media


September 24 2018 We have a new research provocation available on the role of sound in stereoscopic cinema from Christos Manolas and Sandra Pauletto. July 26 2018 The Virtual Reality bibliography has been updated to […]

Sep, 23 · in News

Research Provocations

  Our research provocations are a series of short, open ended idea pieces by stereoscopic media scholars. These provocations are musings and thoughts in progress, intended to spark response and debate. They ask for comments […]

Sep, 23 · in Research Provocations

Christos Manolas and Sandra Pauletto Research Provocation: Understanding the stereoscopic 3D cinema soundscape

Despite the resurgence of stereoscopic 3D cinema over the past decade, a relatively small number of movies are designed in such a way as to take full advantage of the technology. Additionally, even movies designed […]

Sep, 23

Dave Hare Research Provocation: Ticket’s Please!

Looking at the various accounts of stereoscopy’s history in the popular film industry, it is fair to say that the screen technology’s existence is typically framed as being tied to economic and industrial forces (Belton, […]

May, 18

Research from SCMS

As usual, the annual SCMS conference was a hub of exciting new research. Below are abstracts for some of the work being undertaken in stereoscopic media that was showcased at this conference. Panel: Sense and […]

May, 18

Book, 3D Cinema: Optical Illusions and Tactile Experiences

One of the administrators of this site, Dr Miriam Ross, has just published a new book on the aesthetics of 3D cinema, 3D Cinema: Optical Illusions and Tactile Experiences (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) When Avatar (2009) […]

May, 18

Ryan Pierson Research Provocation: A New Haptical Cinema

Because scholarship has focused so intently on the addition of depth in 3D, there exists the widespread assumption that the 3D image demands a more embodied response by the spectator. Separating the image into different […]

Oct, 10



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