The Man Behind the Lens
His standout work on Micro Monsters with David Attenborough earned him an Emmy Award Nomination. With Multiple 3D Awards, Al Caudullo has utilized his 39 plus years of video production experience as a foundation for immersive image capture and storytelling.
His career highlights include – including ground-breaking work in Videowalls – the 72nd Annual Academy Awards, the World Film Premiere of “Star Trek Insurrection,” and the 100th US Open PGA Golf Championship. During the Official Washington DC Millennium Celebration, Al served as Special Consultant and equipment supplier for President and Mrs. Clinton. His 360 VR work includes Celestica, Getty Images 360, Bill Gates Notes. These are just a few clients who have utilized Al’s unique vision for the conception of new and compelling storytelling.
Immersive Storyteller, Teacher, Tech Journalist Al is 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 innovative immersive productions.
Here are a few of the 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, 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.
In education, Caudullo created and taught 3D and 360 VR courses and seminars worldwide at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Singapore and Hollywood, California. 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 360 VR hardware and software tools. As a 3D Stereographer and 3D Editor for film, TV and corporate production, his clients have included LG, Panasonic, Hitachi, Grass Valley, Samsung, NVidia, 3DeeCentral, Polaroid, Toyota and many others.
Al Caudullo is responsible for many successful case studies including a Case Study on 3D Stereoscopic Editing in the Field while on location in the mountains of Western Mongolia. He is often 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.
Caudullo has been in the forefront of the exciting field of 4K UltraHD creating projects for Sony and Grass Valley. His work was highlighted at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2014. 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.