Originally Posted by 3DBob
If I search I come up with your post...lol. I post links all the time, here. We are all interested in the latest news. Or PM me the link, and I will take it from there.
I see what you mean. I did find it when searching Indiegogo.com. I've had a couple of bad experiences with crowd funding. That said, I can't see what 3D has to do with filming old TV footage on an original Philco TV. I will let others search for it on Indiegogo.com as well.
Just to give a bit more info on the concerns you and others have raised (as, full disclosure, I'm the one who made the movie):
The filming of the Philco screens was done in such a way that the footage on the screen is itself three-dimensional. To explain, I captured footage with 3d cameras, which as we know produces two videos, one for the left eye and one for the right. This footage was then rephotographed off the Philco screen - first the left eye, then the right - and then composited in the studio to produce 3D black & white CRT images. As you can see in some of the film stills, there are certain shots include multiples screens situated in space. These screens are also composed for three dimensions. So what you end up with, then, are 3D shots of screens, which are each showing 3D footage. The way these compositions play with depth was very fascinating to me, and the results, if I may say so, can be quite captivating.
As to what the movie is "about," things are kept loose, but there is an intimated narrative framework that holds it all together; namely, the movie proposes the invention of this 3D televisual device at the beginning of the 20th century (essentially, as the beginning of cinema), and considers this non-invention within the context of the rest of that moment's goings-on: the developments of the auto industry, telegraphy, meteorology, as well as the birth of particular kinds of visual abstraction (seen in Cubist, Dada, and Futurist art). It's not a conventional movie by any means, but it's one that has played well for adventurous viewers - even those not well-versed in avant-garde cinema.
Lastly, of the reviews currently posted on Rotten Tomatoes, I have met the writers of precisely zero of them.