Taylor Jessen reviews five short films -- Carnival of Animals by Michaela Pavlatova, Battle of the Album Covers by Rohitash Rao, guy101 by Ian W. Gouldstone, Look for Me by Laura Heit and My Love by Alexander Petrov.
Craig J. Clark talks with Michael Davis on how he turned his Shoot 'Em Up script into a directing gig with animatics.
In the latest excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock shows how to load and save expressions in the Library.
Greg Singer muses on the contribution of the animation community in promoting themes of peace and cooperation, as exemplified in films such as Azur and Asmar, The Iron Giant and the Hiroshima International Animation Festival.
J. Paul Peszko looks into how hybrid workflows are opening up new doors to filmmakers and expanding their creative control.
Jennifer Champagne snatches a peek behind-the-scenes of The Invasion, chatting with the vfx wizards that re-imagined this classic tale with modern visual effects.
In the latest excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock teaches Poser users how to create a face using photographs.
Bill Desowitz offers some highlights from last week's SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego, and chats with three leading figures: Doug Chiang, Joe Letteri and Kim Libreri.
Laurent Alquier took in all the wonders of SIGGRAPH 2007's Electronic Theater and Computer Animation Festival, finding a wide spectrum to the reality of CG.
Eric Post and Dee-Marie ventured to SIGGRAPH's first iron animator competition, FJORG! Having survived, they fill us in on all the Viking escapades.
Alain Bielik is transported to the land of Stormhold and discovers how the vfx wizards conjured up the world of Stardust.
In the latest excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock discusses the creation of advanced materials.
J. Paul Peszko speaks with John Sibert, SIGGRAPH 2007 co-chair of Emerging Technologies, about this year's focus on display technology.
In this month's edition of "The Digital Eye," Massive Software ceo Diane Holland describes in more detail the breaking news about Massive at SIGGRAPH 2007.
Bruce Shutan talks with veteran vfx supervisor Hoyt Yeatman on teaming with Cinesite, Framestore-CFC and Realscan 3D to present a photorealistic portrait of Underdog.
Alain Bielik returns to discover some of the vfx secrets provided by MPC, ILM, Framestore CFC, Cinesite and Rising Sun Pictures on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
Double Negative takes the vfx lead for the first time on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and Alain Bielik is back to reveal the secrets.
Tara DiLullo Bennett talks to production designers and art directors for three of the summer's biggest blockbusters, Ratatouille, Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds' End and Transformers about the role of concept art in their productions.
Janet Hetherington chats with //ADAPT co-founder Jean-Eric Hault as Montreal gears up for its second //ADAPT conference from Sept. 24 to 28.
Alain Bielik shines a spotlight on The Moving Picture Co.'s work for Danny Boyle's sci-fi space epic, Sunshine.
Rick DeMott travels to the revamped E3 and discovers a maturing gaming industry that has put playtime aside and focused on the business of playing games.
J. Paul Peszko sizes up the Art Gallery for SIGGRAPH 2007: Global Eyes, which embraces the explosion of digital technologies around the world.
In this month's edition of The Digital Eye, Bill Desowitz chats with acclaimed CG researcher Paul Debevec about chairing the SIGGRAPH 2007 Computer Animation Festival, to be held Aug. 5-9 at the San Diego Convention Center.