Volume 36 Issue 6: (Sept/Oct 2013)

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 ( 1, 2) and Defiance ( 1, 2).
Web Extras:
Virtual Lights, Camera, Action!
Preparing Through Previsualization: Iron Man 3, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, The Great Gatsby, and Oblivion.


Facing the Future
Vendors, service providers, and studios devise and apply state-of-the-art facial motion-capture tools and techniques.
Orchestrators of the Dream
Previs artists mastermind the action in this past summer’s blockbuster films
New World Order
Using CGI to create the altered Earth landscape in Defiance
A Tasty Treat
The Cloudy 2 crew at Sony Pictures Imageworks wrangles a monstrously, delicious CG feature

Editor's Note

Entertainment on Steroids
Static forms of entertainment, such as movies, may no longer be entertaining enough for today’s connected crowd. Even interactive genres, such as games and apps, may be better with an extra boost of ...


Global PC Gaming Hardware Sales Shrug Off Decline


Content Creation and Rendering Speed


SilhouetteFX Silhouette


Dell’s mobile and tower Precision Workstations • Eizo’s FlexScan monitors • HP’s Z Mobile Workstations, Z Desktop Workstations, Z Monitors • Maxon’s Cinema 4D R15 • Wacom’s Bamboo Pad, Cintiq ...

Web Exclusive

Virtual Lights, Camera, Action!
Voice recognition and other technologies drive a groundbreaking form of interactive entertainment.
Preparing Through Previsualization
Tools aside, what makes a great previs artist?
Man of Steel Previsualization

The Wolverine Previsualization

Iron Man 3 Previs

Oblivion Previsualization

Pacific Rim Previsualization

The Great Gatsby Previsualization

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