The recent success of James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water (2022) all over the world proves that the interest for stereoscopic movies is always present. However, many people ask: who else is making stereoscopic 3D movies besides Hollywood blockbusters, and where are they shown? The BISFF and this program can be an answer to this question.
This year’s special stereoscopic short film program shows a selection of outstanding 3D short movies from around the world. The two programs honor innovative filmmakers who discover new ways of storytelling and create worlds with images that have never been seen before. The film selection includes all kinds of genres from experimental movies to documentary and fiction. A selection of movies is specially dedicated to artistic creation processes such as sculpture, architecture painting and dance. This program makes it absolutely obvious to which extend short films are the development and research division of the movie industry. Fasten your eyeballs and get ready to take off the flat screen!
3D Shorts 2: Storytelling, Fiction and Documentary
This program explores the storytelling in movement and space. Stereoscopy reveals new perspectives multiple artistic levels. Stereoscopic documentaries enchant the audience with their visual power. Subjects about architecture, dance choreographies and fictional drama surprise the audience with an additional dimension and sensuality. The program closes with a tribute to the unforgotten pioneers of stereoscopic art from this year’s guest country U.S.A.
Ka Lun Alan Chun, Hiu Ching Nicole Lai, Lok Yan Cola Li