VFXWORLD concludes May with Karen Raugusts fascinating look at The Value of Shorts for studios, including a sneak peek at the new program at Disney following the Pixar purchase. J. Paul Peszko analyzes the summer of CG water in depth, focusing on the latest fluid sim advances in both POSEIDON and PIRATES THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MANS CHEST. Meanwhile, Tara DiLullo breaks down some of the intriguing vfx work in X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, which just broke the Memorial Day holiday box office record.
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