With Bill Desowitz up at ILM for the VAN HELSING DVD press junket, Im back this week with what's new in our neck of the woods. With the premiere of FATHER OF THE PRIDE, VFXWORLD has an article chronicling how DreamWorks worked with Chinese studio Imagi to bring the series to life. Christopher Harz brings use two new articles one on 3D uses in Geographic Information Systems as well as a review of Alienbrain Studio 7. In addition, we have the third, and final, installment of VFXWORLDs school survey.
Coming up, well be publishing two new excerpts from INSPIRED 3D SHORT FILM PRODUCTION, which will cover character development and design. Additionally, Fred Galpern will have his review of LightWave 3D 8. And horror and gaming fans wont want to miss Alain Bieliks look at the end-of-the-world visual effects from RESIDENT EVIL: APOCALYPSE.
Rick DeMottManaging Editor