MSU Graphics & Media Lab has analyzed 5 stereo films and revealed the stereo 'bugs', coursing the eyestrain and headache while watching 3D movies:
horizontal and vertical disparity sharpness mismatch color mismatch
The report has been contributed by stereographers Ross Copeland, Alfredo Gonzalez, Srboljub Hetlerovic, Jon Karafin and Julian Napier.
The free downloadable report consists of 246 pages and comprises of three main parts:
Thorough description of visual-discomfort potential causes while viewing stereo 3D films. Detailed analysis of five films. Each film description consists of two parts: - Full per-frame analysis with charts showing metric values for each frame. - Visualizations demonstrating artefacts in frames that earned a poor rating according to their metrics. Overall film comparison. Charts depict the average metric values and distribution of these values in each film.
A key motive of this message is to improve the stereo quality and therefore to reduce eye- and headache. If you share the opinion, request the analysis here and help to spread this information.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Resident Evil: Afterlife Step Up 3D Galapagos: The Enchanted Voyage Into the Deep
Example of vertical disparity and color mismatch: