Das erste internationale

Expertensymposium im 3D Bereich.

3D-Symposium 2012 3D-Festival 2011
Case Study: Wickie auf großer Fahrt
Florian Maier

Taking the example of Germanys first 3D feature film “Vickey and the Treasure of the Gods” and Paramounts „Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters“ stereographer Florian Maier elucidates the special requirements of a 3D feature film production.

With help of film examples and numerous images, Florian Maier amplifies on the daily routine while shooting on set and on the altered approach in preproduction, on set and while postproduction.

The talk is supposed to give an insight into the potential that lies in the production of 3D content, among others, for the German market. Whilst regarding both creative and technical specialties, the differences to 2D productions are being vividly explained.

Curriculum Vitae

Florian Maier, founder and CEO of STEREOTEC, is an acknowledged and respected stereographer worldwide. He
has been pioneering 3D since he founded his company in 1997. Being the mastermind behind the construction of all
STEREOTEC rigs, he has also been working as a senior stereographer for feature films like “Hansel & Gretel: Witch
Hunters”,“Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods”, “Hype Nation 3D”, commercials (Volkswagen, Gösser, Red Bull), short films, etc.

Film schools, universities and professional 3D workshops request his expert knowledge. He
has guided various workshops and master classes all over the world including Berlin, Pusan,
Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver.

Florian Maier believes that a stereographer should focus on creative decisions which are
driven by the completely new language of stereoscopic film making. He is convinced that
stereoscopic film making will be successful, if it combines the artistic use of stereoscopic
principles with technical precision, knowledge about human physiology, and a passion for