This Article 
   
 Share 
   
 Bibliographic References 
   
 Add to: 
 
Digg
Furl
Spurl
Blink
Simpy
Google
Del.icio.us
Y!MyWeb
 
 Search 
   
Depth Director: A System for Adding Depth to Movies
January/February 2011 (vol. 31 no. 1)
pp. 36-48
Ben Ward, University of Adelaide
Sing Bing Kang, Microsoft
Eric P. Bennett, Microsoft
Depth Director is an interactive system for converting 2D footage to 3D. It integrates recent computer vision advances with specialized tools that let users accurately recreate or stylistically manipulate 3D depths.

1. C.L. Zitnick, N.A. Jojic, and S.B. Kang, "Consistent Segmentation for Optical Flow Estimation," Proc. 10th IEEE Int'l Conf. Computer Vision, vol. 2, IEEE Press, 2005, pp. 1308–1315.
2. C. Rother, V. Kolmogorov, and A. Blake, "GrabCut: Interactive Foreground Extraction Using Iterated Graph Cuts," ACM Trans. Graphics, vol. 23, no. 3, 2004, pp. 309–314.
3. W.H. Press et al., Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Computing, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992.
4. P. Viola and M. Jones, "Rapid Object Detection Using a Boosted Cascade of Simple Features," Proc. 2001 IEEE Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 01), vol. 1, IEEE CS Press, 2001, pp. 511–518.
5. L. Lipton, Foundation of the Stereoscopic Cinema, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982.
6. Y.Y. Chuang et al., "A Bayesian Approach to Digital Matting," Proc. 2001 IEEE Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 01), vol. 2, IEEE CS Press, 2001, p. 264.
1. A.P.V. Pernis and M.S. DeJohn, "Dimensionalization: Converting 2D Films to 3D," Proc. SPIE (Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XIX), vol. 6803, 2008.
2. M. Guttman, L. Wolf, and D. Cohen-Or, "Semi-automatic Stereo Extraction from Video Footage," Proc. 12th IEEE Int'l Conf. Computer Vision (ICCV 09), IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 136–142.
3. X. Li et al., "Creating Stereoscopic (3D) Video from a 2D Monocular Video Stream," Advances in Visual Computing, LNCS 4841, Springer, 2007, pp. 258–267.
4. R. Hartley and A. Zisserman, Multiple View Geometry in Computer Vision, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2004.
5. A. Van Den Hengel et al., "VideoTrace: Rapid Interactive Scene Modelling from Video," ACM Trans. Graphics, vol. 26, no. 3, 2007, article 86.

Index Terms:
Depth Director, 3D, film conversion, 2D
Citation:
Ben Ward, Sing Bing Kang, Eric P. Bennett, "Depth Director: A System for Adding Depth to Movies," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 36-48, Jan.-Feb. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCG.2010.103
Usage of this product signifies your acceptance of the Terms of Use.