Volume 34 Issue 4: (April 2011)

Online Extras
Be sure to access these online-only additions to the stories in this issue:

  1. Rio: video1, video2, video3, video4, video5
  2. Hop: video1, video2, video3, video4, video5
  3. Gruffalo: video1, video2, video3, video4

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Stepping Out
New CG technology and techniques help Fox/Blue Sky Studios dance into Rio.
Easter Funny
Rhythm & Hues creates a CG Easter Bunny that stars in the live-action film Hop.
Universal Appeal
Seventeen years after the introduction of VRML, 3D on the Web is going mainstream.
Animated superheros, the new guardians of the NHL franchises, save the day in their debut adventure.
Monster Movie
Computer-generated characters and a miniature set give the short film “The Gruffalo” its charm.

Editor's Note

Editor's Note
The Business Side of Visual Effects and Gaming


Back Products
CoreMelt introduces CoreMeltFree, a free collection of 33 visual effects plug-ins based on its CoreMelt Complete V2 bundle of GPU-accelerated plug-ins for faster rendering, increased productivity, and ...


Review: Facial Animation
FaceFX Studio 2010


Spotlight: Products
Autodesk has revealed new releases of its digital entertainment creation software and middleware. The 2012 versions enable iterative workflows, help users manage complexity, and provide new creative ...

View Point

Viewpoint: Rendering
Creative Freedom: Refining Workflow for 3D CGI
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