Offering 35+ years of Experience
What others have said about Al Caudullo?
Sandy Climan, CEO, 3ality Digital Studios
“Al you are the greatest and in terms of evangelizing 3D, you’ve changed the world…”Sandy Climan, CEO, 3ality Digital Studios
Ian Saunders, Creative Director, The Gates Notes
“His (Al’s) vast experience at every level of execution from conceptIan G. Saunders, Creative Director, The Gates Notes
to post-delivery, make Al the ideal partner for anyone seeking to enter the 360° or VR space. I’m pleased that I got to work with him, to see the magic in action. Even beyond all the tools and the know-how, I would most of all recommend Al because he is a pleasure work with.”
Jordan Cross of Livewire Communications Inc.
On set and in post-production Al’s expansive knowledge and professionalism contributed greatly to the ultimate success of this project. I would highly recommend Al Caudullo and Explore 360 for any video production that you have and most certainly for any 360 video shoot.Jordan Gross, Channel Lead, Video, Livewire Communications Inc.
Simon Brooksbank, Head of Video-Blend Media
VR specialist filmmakers like Al Caudullo, to create and showcase wonderful 360 VR video from around the world. Al was one of the fifteen creators worldwide who were chosen to participate in Facebook’s new product launch – 360 Live…but also filmed them in a creative and engaging way. His live videos were shared to Facebook 360 Page…Simon Brooksbank, Head of Video-Blend Media
Adding to the two Emmy Award Nominations for work with Alchemy Immersive on Micro Monsters with David Attenborough and Kingdom of Plants, along with his multiple 3D Awards, are the four Hollywood Guerilla Film Festival for three VR Films, The Crown, Forced Out & The Cave Rescue VR Experience.
Al Caudullo has utilized his 40 years of video production experience as a foundation for immersive image capture and storytelling. Working on multiple VR projects for Bill Gates, Ian G. Saunders, Creative Director, The Gates Notes, said, “…His vast experience at every level of execution, from concept to post-delivery, makes Al the ideal partner for anyone seeking to enter the 360° or VR space. I’m pleased that I got to work with him to see the magic in action. Even beyond all the tools and the know-how, I would most of all recommend Al because he is a pleasure to work with.”
3D industry icon Sandy Climan, former CEO of 3Ality, referred to Caudullo as “a 3D evangelist”.
Immersive Storyteller, Teacher, and Tech Journalist qualify Al as a triple threat of talent and innovation. His in-demand creative production adventures have taken him around the world to the farthest reaches. The Gobi Desert, Mongolia, China, Europe, Australia, and the USA are some places he has been called on to design and create innovative immersive productions.
Here are a few references from his over 1000 clients over the years.
“Al is one of the pioneers in the 3D production space. I have had the pleasure of working with him on many 3D documentaries as a distributor. The success that his films have had and continue to have with content buyers from all over the world shows that Al’s work is of high quality, both on a storytelling and a technical level.
We look forward to working with him in the future on more 3D projects.” – Torsten Hoffman, CEO, 3D Content Hub
“Al is one of the most technical savvy guys in 3D that I know. His knowledge is undoubted, and one of the first guys in Asia to be able to build his own 3D rig, and successfully edit and grade. As this is such a young technology at this point, Al’s understanding of the format and his ability to translate that to functioning equipment is second to none.” – Ric Lawes, Owner, Location Thailand Ltd.
“Al is a 3D evangelist. His passion and unsurpassed drive contribute immensely to the entire 3D community.” – Sandy Climan, CEO, 3ality Digital Studios
“On set and in post-production, Al’s expansive knowledge and professionalism contributed greatly to the ultimate success of this project. I would highly recommend Al Caudullo and Explore 360 for any video production that you have and most certainly for any 360 video shoot.” – Jordan Gross, Channel Lead, Livewire Communications, Inc.
Al Caudullo has been a featured speaker at conferences and seminars worldwide, in 2019 he spoke and taught at 20+ workshops or seminars teaching VR Video Content Creation. In addition, Caudullo has brought his vast knowledge of 3D as a consultant to major industry players seeking to update and enhance their 3D and VR hardware and software tools.
Caudullo is a renowned VR Journalist with wide-ranging stories from The Eagle Hunters of Western Mongolia to Forced Out-Bangkok’s Khlong Toei Sum, to The Black Pearl Cobra Attack 360, and a self-financed documentary on Ancient Angkor which was licensed by The Discovery Channel and DirecTV.
He has been cited in a wide variety of international publications including, MSNBC, ICG (International Cinematographer Guild) magazine, and Bernard Mendiburi’s book, “3D TV and 3D Cinema, Tools and Processes for Creative Stereoscopy.” Al continues writing for International Magazines and websites like Student Filmmakers and HD Pro Guide, 360 VR Voice, and 360 Today.
Al Caudullo has been a featured speaker at conferences and seminars worldwide, including in China, Singapore, and Hollywood. In 2015, the one-hour self-financed documentary on Ancient Angkor was licensed by The Discovery Channel and DirecTV.
After mastering 3D production techniques, Caudullo created and taught Asia’s first 3D production class at Mahidol University, Bangkok. In addition to training, Caudullo uses his vast 3D know-how to consult major industry players on advancing their 3D hardware and software tools. He completed a Case Study on 3D Stereoscopic Editing in the Field, while on location in the mountains of Western Mongolia.
As a teacher he has taught at a variety of institutions including, Future Media Concepts USA, The National Association of Broadcasters USA, Human Eyes Technology USA, Thailand, China, & Singapore, Mahidol University Bangkok Thailand, Princess Galyani Vadana Institute of Music Thailand.
He has a list of 3D first including the first 3D underwater production in Thailand that utilized the Panasonic AG3DA1 and the Gates Underwater housing, 3D underwater shooting in the shark tank at Siam Ocean World, the first 3D Wedding in Thailand, the first 3D short feature shot on the AG3DA1, Siam Fighter and the 3Dproductions in Mongolia. These productions were sponsored by Panasonic, Gates Underwater, Polaroid and 3DeeCentral. Grass Valley made Al the first 3D Grass Cutters Certified Trainer. Most recently, Caudullo created his 3Days of 3D Workshops. The first was done in Los Angeles, with a sell out crowd and a list of 3D luminaries. The goal is to foster new 3D talent and show that 3D can be created with 2D budgets. Additional workshops are planned for New York, London, Paris and many more cities worldwide. As principal of Al Caudullo Productions, Al served as 3D Stereographer and 3D Editor many on projects including film, TV and corporate production. Clients include Oculus TV, Panasonic, Alchemy Immersive, Sony, Samsung, NVidia, Celestica, Future Media Concepts, Discovery, Canon, BGC3- Gatesnotes.com, Facebook and many others.
Immersive video creates an intimate bond with its viewers. It transports them to places that they could not otherwise visit. The feeling of being transported to another world or location is emotionally relevant and impactful and can hold the viewer’s attention, leading to an unforgettable immersive experience.
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