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  • Interview with Christoph Roth

    From animation to producing VFX for Oscar-nominated films: VFX Producer Christoph Roth discusses his career path, successes, and the Oscar nomination for his latest release, Guardians of the Galaxy.    Read More
  • And the Oscar Goes To...

    There were some surprises and some expected winners at the 87th annual Academy Awards. See who took home statues, and follow our directions to read in-depth coverage of how the top animated feature, animated short, and VFX winners were created.  Read More
  • Video Jewels

    Iconoclast director Yoann Lemoine (AKA the experimental pop-folk musician Woodkid) takes viewers on a beautifully surreal journey for emerging indie artist Black Atlass through the use of computer graphics.     Read More
  • Fish Out of Water

    Iloura helps transition the cast of Sponge Bob from their traditional 2D look into 3D as the characters find new action and adventure on land in a live-action environment.    Read More
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Volume 38 Issue 1: (Jan/Feb 2015)

Web Extras:

Hobbit: Video, Ice Fight story

Game Engines: Unreal Video, Unite Video

Strange Magic: Video, George Lucas story

Digital Archaeology: Challenges story

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Video Jewels Video Jewels
Set to the track “Jewels” from the Young Bloods EP off of Fool’s Gold Records, the highly visual film from director ...
Christie 4K Digital Projectors Reach for the Sky at Planetarium Christie 4K Digital Projectors Reach for the Sky at Planetarium
Christie has helped the Science Museum of Virginia create a state-of-the-art planetarium that is taking patrons across ...
Brickyard VFX Breathes Life into Disneyland Short Brickyard VFX Breathes Life into Disneyland Short
SANTA MONICA, CA – Boutique visual effects, animation and digital production studio Brickyard VFX recently completed the ...
Digital Alchemy – Continued Digital Alchemy – Continued
In the January.Feburary 2015 issue of CGW, we introduced readers to the challenge of overcoming so-called software rot, ...
3D Artists Create Spine-Tingling War Models 3D Artists Create Spine-Tingling War Models
CGTrader gave its design community of more than 125,000 members an open canvas to create 3D images for one of its most ...
Katy Perry Lights Up Prismatic World Tour Stage with 3D-Printed Mohawks Katy Perry Lights Up Prismatic World Tour Stage with 3D-Printed Mohawks
MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, ISRAEL – Technology from Stratasys, Ltd., a 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions ...
Nvizible Creates Bionic Effects for Kingsman Nvizible Creates Bionic Effects for Kingsman
Nvizible has completed over 210 visual effects shots for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service (Twentieth ...
Intelligent Creatures Upping the VFX Level for 'Orphan Black' Intelligent Creatures Upping the VFX Level for 'Orphan Black'
Toronto-based visual effects shop Intelligent Creatures is using Blackmagic Design’s Fusion Studio to complete VFX for ...
Modern VideoFilm Adds Magic Touch to The Book of Life Modern VideoFilm Adds Magic Touch to The Book of Life
BURBANK, CA—The vibrant, colorful worlds of 20th Century Fox and Reel FX Animation Studios’ The Book of Life set the ...
Wowing Audiences with Large-Scale 6D Projection Mapping on Moving Surfaces Wowing Audiences with Large-Scale 6D Projection Mapping on Moving Surfaces
TORONTO – Production Technology LLC (Protec), the largest live events production company in the Middle East, deployed ...
The Physical Nature of VFX The Physical Nature of VFX
The feature The Theory of Everything is not a visual effects film, but that does not mean that it is devoid of VFX work.
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Fairy-tale endings
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George Lucas and the artists at ILM dance to a different tune with Strange Magic, an animated musical love story inspired by "A Midsummer Night's Dream," featuring a range of enchanting characters and ...
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