Western Australia's 'destination cinema' and 'full screen format' expertise swelled over the weekend with the arrival of the worlds leading full dome cinema production experts for the Domelab 2010 experience.
By combining a select group of experts and an experimental and risk-taking over finished-product approach, Domelab hopes to foster an environment where attendees can focus on the production of new skills, techniques and tools for creating more immersive cinematic full dome experiences.
Explanation iDome options by Paul Bourke
The Domelab Schedule details a mix of lectures, tutorials and workshops that aim to introduce interested parties to the intricate details of cinema in large formats before Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is used for the putting together of group projects.
Paul Burke is just one of the full screen format experts attending Domelab 2010. His presentation for an introduction to digital full dome technology is worth a read if your interested in this cinematic experience that is still in its infancy.
Exploring the iDome
Domelab is an Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) project, Australia's leading Experimental Arts organisation.
Tomorrow is the last day. If you'd like to keep up to date, or review the last 4 days of activities, check out the blog which also lists any media updates as they happen. The rest of domelab photos are also available.