Volume 39 Issue 3: (May/Jun 2016)

In This Issue:

Seeing Red: The Colorful Characters Of The Angry Birds Movie
'Finding' New CG Techniques
Supersized VFX
Drones On Set


Birds of Paradise
CG artists and animators at Image-works transform Rovio’s simplistic Angry Birds into a full-length animated film featuring Red, Bomb, Matilda, Chuck, and many other bird-like characters, along with a ...
A Fish Tale
Disney•Pixar was no fish out of water when creating Finding Dory, the sequel to its 2003 hit Finding Nemo. Using updated technology, the crew created new settings and new acquaintances for the fish.
Battle Lines
Fight scenes can be difficult, but when superheroes with superpowers are battling one another, the VFX can become complex, as the visual effects teams on Captain America: Civil War discovered ...
Special Report: Drones Part 2
This second part of a continuing series looks at the use of this advancing technology for aerial photography across various forms of entertainment.

Editor's Note

The Summer of 2016: Making Animated Memories
The first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions “summer blockbuster” is a big visual effects film. But, let’s not forget about the many CG animated features that are poised to make this ...


Recent software announcements


The Foundry’s Nuke 10 • AMD’s FirePro W9100 32GB • Autodesk’s new software versions • HP’s Z1 G3 Workstation • Dell’s VR-ready solutions • Unity’s toolsets • Lenovo’s ThinkStation P910 and P710
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