Andrew Hazelden

West Dover, Canada

About me

Andrew Hazelden is an immersive cinema consultant, visual effects artist, and a trainer at Dover Studios, Inc. He spends his spare time contributing to open source projects like the Domemaster3D shader, and enjoys blogging about aerial photography, fulldome, VFX, and electronics.

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Andrew Hazelden
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West Dover, Canada
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Fulldome Producer, Fulldome Vendor

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With KartaVR you can easily stitch, composite, retouch, and remap any kind of panoramic video: from any projection to any projection.

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Front Pictures has created Presenter360, a powerful immersive presentation and slideshow tool for fulldome theaters.

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Dover Studios co-founder Andrew Hazelden has released Domemaster Fusion Macros version 2.0. Check out what's new.

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PlayblastVR is a new renderer for Softimage that creates hardware rendered panoramic 360 degree images using OpenGL.

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Dover Studios co-founder Andrew Hazelden has released a new version of PlayblastVR for Maya. The updated PlayblastVR version 1.2 release adds full support for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite, and Linux 64-Bit. PlayblastVR works well with Maya 2016 and the new build includes a redesigned PlayblastVR menu system, and many other small […]

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The Domemaster3D fulldome and VR lens shader project has started a new effort to go multilingual. The Domemaster3D toolset is a popular open source immersive rendering solution that works with Maya, 3DS Max, and Softimage. The wiki documentation for the Domemaster3D software has recently been improved and it includes new English and Japanese language table […]

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PlayblastVR is a new renderer for Maya that creates hardware rendered panoramic images using OpenGL or DirectX. The PlayblastVR renderer allows you to create immersive previz renderings of Maya scenes in fulldome, latlong, and cubic panorama formats. The PlayblastVR renderer can render previews of elements like animated polygon and NURBS geometry, lights, fluid effects volumes, […]

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Andrew Hazelden has released the Domemaster Fusion Macros toolset. The Domemaster Fusion Macros allow compositors and VFX artists to create immersive 360° stereo composites and visuals. The new immersive toolset is designed to work with Blackmagic Design’s Fusion compositing software. The node based macros allow artists to reformat stereoscopic imagery between spherical, angular, and domemaster […]

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If you are a fulldome show producer who is completing a new production, one of the biggest surprises you will experience is a lighting artifact that happens on fulldome theater screens called crossbounce light pollution. This is caused by the light reflecting off the curved theater screen and washing out the contrast on the opposite side of […]