Michael Owens and Geoffrey Hancock explain how L.A. was brought to vintage life with VFX in Clint Eastwood's Changeling.
Ubisoft's Yannis Mallat and Hybride's Pierre Raymond go deeper into their strategic roadmap for convergence.
The creators of the latest SpongeBob special "WhoBob WhatPants?" talk about the many sides of everyone's favorite animated invertebrate.
For Body of Lies, the latest spy thriller by Ridley Scott, Sony Pictures Imageworks goes into stealth mode, but Jack Egan uncovers the vfx secrets.
Tom Sito chats with the veteran animator about his life, his work, his new book, and the time he substituted for a gorilla.
Gil Kenan talks about transitioning from Monster House to City of Ember and all the technological and aesthetic challenges it posed.
Bill Desowitz reports on the launch of last weekend's 5D conference in Long Beach, which offered "an overload of stimulus."
Janet Hetherington and Bill Desowitz report on the digital action at Montreal's conference for digital arts, ADAPT 2008.
Bill Desowitz gets a clone's-eye-view of the creative process behind the hotly anticipated new Star Wars series.
XSI expert Ed Harriss chips away at ICE to tell us the scoop on the latest edition of Softimage|XSI.
Production Designer Alex McDowell discusses the impetus behind 5D: The Future of Immersive Design, the upcoming conference at the California State University at Long Beach.
FOX debuts Fringe tonight, so Tara Bennett goes behind-the-scenes with creator J.J. Abrams and Zoic VFX Supervisor Andrew Orloff.
AWN's annual "Hot Spots Showcase" is back for its sixth edition. Each year, AWN curates the best in animated and vfx commercials from our readers.
Heather Kenyon talks to the creators of the award-winning shorts Mauvais Rôle, Our Wonderful Nature and Oktapodi.
Heather Kenyon takes in the CG wonders of SIGGRAPH's expanded Computer Animation Festival, and talks with festival producer Carlye Archibeque about the many programming changes.
J. Paul Peszko puts readers behind the driver's seat to learn more about the visual effects production on Death Race.
Chinese studios are struggling to generate revenues at home while trying to expand their presence in the global marketplace. They face many hurdles, but signs point to success in the long term.
Director and nWave Pictures co-founder Ben Stassen talks about the creation of the first CG feature conceived exclusively for 3-D.
Bill Desowitz chats with Director Dave Filoni about the creation of the new animated feature Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Vfx Supervisor Michael Fink and CIS's Mark Breakspear talk about walking the fine line between the photoreal and the funny in Ben Stiller's Tropic Thunder.