Abstract : The 3-D shape perceived from viewing a stereoscopic movie depends on the viewing conditions, most notably on the screen size and distance, and depth and size distortions appear because of the differences between the shooting and viewing geometries. When the shooting geometry is constrained, or when the same stereoscopic movie must be displayed with different viewing geometries (e.g. in a movie theater and on a 3DTV), these depth distortions may be reduced by new view synthesis techniques. They usually involve three steps: computing the stereo disparity, computing a disparity-dependent 2-D mapping from the original stereo pair to the synthesized views, and finally composing the synthesized views. In this paper, we compare different disparity-dependent mappings in terms of perceived shape distortion and alteration of the images, and we propose a hybrid mapping which does not distort depth and minimizes modifications of the image content.