Christopher Panzner looks into the increase of stunning student animated films from European schools and the factors contributing to why they are turning out often better than pro.
Peter Plantec explores with a host of artists why ZBrush 2 is changing the modeling landscape in the VFX world.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films The Guilt Trip or, the Vaticans Take a Holiday by Lisa Barcy, Journey to the West by Moto Sakakibara, Intolerance by Phil Mulloy, Journey to Mars (Viage a Marte) by Juan Pablo Zaramela and Morir de Amor by Gil Alkabetz. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
John Cawley speaks candidly with various interns regarding what they wish they taught in school now that theyve gotten a taste of the working world.
Barbara Robertson speaks with Lucasfilm cto Cliff Plumer to find out more about the technology of the future from someone at the forefront of innovation.
What do Wilma Flintstone, Spider-Man and the Pink Panther have in common? These classic characters have all been recruited to promote popular products. Janet Hetherington looks into why animated celebs have become spokespersons of choice.
Alain Bielik enters director Terry Gilliams fairy tale, The Brothers Grimm, to uncover the vfx wizards who brought the world to life.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films Beak (Bek) by Lucette Braune, Frank and Wendy (Frank ja Wendy) by David Snowman, Frog by Christopher Conforti, Portrait of D (Retrato de D) by Mar Lorenzo, The Zit by Mike Blum. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Fred Galpern explores the latest in digital art wonders from Ballistic Publishing with his overview.
The Career Coach gives strategies and tips on how to work the job fair, especially at SIGGRAPH 2005.
Janet Hetherington takes a look at why graphic novels are leaping from comic shops and bookstore shelves to big screens across North America and beyond.
Rick DeMott opens up the new coffee table book, The Cinema of George Lucas, to discover more about the art of the man behind Star Wars.
The graphic novel craze is taking over the world. Christopher Panzner investigates the European scene to see what the hottest properties are.
Marisa Materna looks into the design work of Imaginary Forces, which has been a go to place lately when turning comicbook properties into feature films.
Nancy Cartwright discusses and gives advice about an important, but little talked about area of the voice acting business promotions and marketing.
Alain Bielik speaks with Digital Domain and visual effects supervisor Joel Hynek about bringing the fast-paced action of Stealth to the big screen.
With Illuminate Labs set to launch Turtle 2.0 at SIGGRAPH 2005, Xen Wildman provides a sneak peek of its new and improved features.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films Moo(n) by Leigh Hodgkinson; The Man Without a Shadow (Lhomme sans ombre) by Georges Schwizgebel, The Birthday (Syntymv/em>) directed by Kari Juusonen, Handshake directed by Patrick Smith and Through My Thick Glasses (travers mes grosses lunettes) directed by Pjotr Sapegin. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Janet Hetherington checks in with independent animators across Canada to find out whats hot and whats not on the Canadian animation scene.
Taylor Jessen reviews five short films Flatlife by Jonas Geirnart, Snip by Steven Woloshen, Pita by Mike Hollands, Bear Hunt by Vance Reeser and Everybody Else Has Had More Sex Than Me by Bernard Derriman. Includes QuickTime movie clips!
Karen Raugust looks at how Indian animation programs are teaming up with studios and software providers to expand the countrys workforce as its 3D industry grows.
Tara DiLullo sets out on an adventure to discover the details of director Robert Rodriquezs return to 3D and family fare with The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl in 3-D.