Volume: 28 Issue: 12 (December 2005)

Features

A New Chapter in 3D
You don’t have to read between the lines to notice that Mr. Finnegan’s Giving Chest, a just-released children’s Christmas storybook, is somehow different. While the base plot has a familiar ring with ...
Flirting with Oscar
Although the 78th annual Academy Awards presentation is still months away, it is never too early to ponder who will receive Hollywood’s top honors and take home the golden idol known as Oscar. With ...
Animal Magnetism
When C.S. Lewis¡¯s Lucy Pevensie stepped inside an armoire, pushed past the fur coats hanging there, and emerged in the kingdom of Narnia, she uncloaked a fantasy world of good and evil filled with ...

Department

Go Ahead, Join In
Professional user groups for all types of digital content creation have been around for decades and remain one of the most popular ways to get immersed in a community. Within these groups are many ...
Ron Crabb
The artist's path to this type of work occurred by happenstance. Crabb developed an interest in art early on. Eventually, he found himself at a television station, generating on-air graphics.
Fantastic Faces
The problem is a classic one for animators-many of whom have fallen back on the argument that there is no place for hyper-realistic human animation. When it comes to animating humans, it’s better to ...
Serenity Now
Through an ongoing collaboration, director Joss Whedon and VFX supervisor Loni Peristere have continued to raise the bar for visual effects on television. Working with Whedon, Peristere and his ...
3ds Max 8
3ds Max 8 is the newest version of Autodesk Media and Entertainment’s 3D modeling and animation suite and is possibly one of the most significant releases from Autodesk in quite some time. The ...
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