When shooting 3D, monitoring live footage in 3D is vital in all but the most extreme circumstances (space, weather, time, etc.). If live 3D monitoring is physically possible, not doing so is a false economy.

Reviewing footage in 3D is ideal, and should be done as soon as possible, at least once a day.

Most GS productions use some form of on-location post-production to verify and backup master raw material. For example, if shooting in 3D on RED cameras, RED Cine software can be loaded on a computer attached to an HD or 4K 3D monitor, and the DIT can check 3D sync, focus, etc. Some crews perform all activities described in sections 7 through 12 while in the field.

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