Volume: 33 Issue: 4 (April 2010)

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Training Exercise
DreamWorks creates seven unique dragons, all with different shapes and animation rigs, as well as a CG cast of Viking characters, for the 3D stereoscopic feature How to Train Your Dragon.
For Gods’ Sake
In Clash of the Titans, visual effects facilities share the legendary work of bringing gods and creature s to life, and building the heavens and hell.
Lab Report
A look at how Autodesk Labs explores new technologies that may be commercially relevant to customers.
Brick by Brick
An architect agrees to a unique undertaking building a full-scale house solely out of LEGOs and uses digital tools to plan and design the structure.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note
At a time when most industry trade shows are exhibiting a decline in attendance, the annual Game Developers Conference has exceeded expectations with a record 18,000-plus visitors last month. This ...


Back Products
GDC Goodies This page is dedicated to product announcements made during the 2010 Game Developers Conference held last month in San Francisco. For more news from the annual industry event, visit ...


Products Autodesk’s 2011 versions of 3ds Max, Softimage, Maya, Mudbox, MotionBuilder, and FBX; HumanIK 4.5; Kynapse 7. The Foundry’s Nuke 6.0, NukeX 6.0. Wacom’s Cintiq 21UX. News Graphics card growth ...
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