The Man Behind the Lens
Al Caudullo’s work on Micro Monsters with David Attenborough helped earn the production an Emmy Award Nomination. Along with his multiple 3D Awards, Al Caudullo has utilized his 39-plus years of video production experience as a foundation for immersive image capture and storytelling.
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.
3D industry icon Sandy Climan, former CEO of 3Ality, referred to Caudullo as “a 3D evangelist”. 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.”
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 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.