The March 2002 Acrobat issue of Animation World Magazine is now online! In this issue, Greg Singer takes an in-depth look at Weta, Ltd., and uncovers the secrets of the company behind the Academy Award-winning visual effects for THE LORD OF THE RINGS. John Edgar Park explains how to build your own animation workstation, and the best way to learn Maya at home. John C. Donkin, Blue Sky's associate producer, reminisces about the studio's transformation from small boutique to major feature film competitor with the production of ICE AGE. One of China's leading artists, Te Wei, discusses Chinese animation, past, present and future. In addition, Jacques Berreau offers tips on voice characterization, Gene Deitch recalls Ernie Pintoff from his Terrytoon days and Gerard Raiti finds out what it takes to be an animation producer. Also, a special report on NATPE 2002, Jerry Beck offers up three new television reviews and Fred Patten takes a look at the latest anime releases. Plus, we hear from regulars Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman, The Animation Pimp and The Career Coach.
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