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Volume: 28 Issue: 2 (Feb 2005)

Features

Dead Ringers
Adolf Hitler, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill shaped world history more than 60 years ago. Yet even today, these stalwart figures are immediately recognizable, thanks largely to their ...
Super Shorts
What do a decimated animator, an adorable little boy, a sadistic soldier, a crude caveman, a devious gopher, and a blue cat dancing the tango with its own tail have in common? They’re short animated ...
Fun on the Run
Games, the “next big thing” in wireless for some time now, still lag behind ring tones, photographs, and wallpaper when it comes to mobile phone downloads. But even if cell phone users would rather ...
Tuning into HD
If you were one of the lucky few who owned a high-definition television a couple of years ago, you no doubt experienced some frustration over the limited number of programs available that could take ...

Department

Digital Economics
Given the incredible string of blockbuster digital-effects movies and computer-animated films released over the past decade and longer, there should be little doubt, even from those outside the ...
Products - 2/05

Raphael Lacoste
Digital artist Raphael Lacoste of Montreal, Canada, enjoys the works of 19th-century Russian artists such as Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky and Ivan Ivanovitch Chichkine, known for their use of light to ...
Shade 7
When I heard that the folks who made Poser 3D character creation software had a new product, I was interested immediately. Curious Labs, now a division of E Frontier Inc., was founded in Santa Cruz, ...
HD Displays
Apple expanded its Cinema family of flat-panel monitors with the debut of a 30-inch HD display. The Apple Cinema HD wide-format, active-matrix LCD is reported to be the world’s largest high-resolution ...
HDV’s Coming Up
HDV is nothing more than a format-a future format at that-and so it is perhaps not all that interesting to the active videographer or designer. But HDV is arguably the most intriguing format to come ...
Wildcat Realizm 800
This year, PCI Express truly has taken the graphics community by storm. The technology, although less than one year old, already is poised to replace AGP as the standard graphics bus for the PC. As ...
Urban Legend
In the two 30-second spots, titled Alter Ego and Hunter Hunted, the group at MK12, a designer-director collective, along with its production company, The Ebeling Group, animated David Choe’s 2D urban ...
Product Spotlight - 2/05
RealViz has released its latest software program, Stitcher Express 1.0, targeted at multimedia and 3D artists, professional photographers, and other creatives.
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