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Directors like Peter Jackson and James Cameron aren't content with sitting on today's technology. They see the infinite possibilities in the digital filming technologies and they want to blaze new trails in cinematography. As with all pioneers who smash against known boundaries, it's impossible to say whether they'll eventually make a new way forward in filmmaking or if other digital side roads will sidetrack HFR 3-D. Final answers are probably a long time coming — these movies take years to plan and shoot. But if ambitious directors can make critical and financial successes from their technological adventures, it's a good bet that HFR 3-D will stick around for a least a few more years.

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