In a new featurette for Transformers: The Last Knight, Michael Bay explains that he wants to keep 3D alive and shot the film entirely in native IMAX 3D. Surprisingly, this it the first time it’s ever been done.
These days, 3D has become a given for most Hollywood blockbuster films. However, despite this trend, 3D has become less and less popular, with Samsung even removing the feature from most of their new television sets. However, the “gimmick” is far from dead.
Now, Michael Bay hopes to improve the 3D experience by shooting natively in a format that allows two cameras to create a more engrossing effect. No, Transformers: The Last Knight will not be using cheap conversion techniques to create depth (although this has become a Hollywood standard). Instead, Bay is going all out to offer a truly unique and engaging experience, by spending the extra “ten to fifteen million dollars” to do it right.
The new featurette goes behind the scenes to show Transformers: The Last Knight‘s editing rooms and on set footage of the cameras in action.