Volume 37 Issue 6: (Nov/Dec 2014)

Web Extras:

Penguins: Video, Story on VFX

Interstellar: Video

Feast: Video, Story on food styling

Big Hero 6: Video

Awards Preview: Videos on cgw.com

Cloud: Story on ILM


Starlight Theater
Researchers and artists at Double Negative bend light waves and project them on-set to create in-camera backgrounds for Interstellar.
Digital Forecase: Cloudy
Cloud computing is taking hold in DME on a number of fronts.
Plotting a Caper
The crew at PDI/DreamWorks took advantage of new techniques in layout to help design sequences for the animated feature Penguins of Madagascar.
Science Project
Artists and technicians at Disney Animation Studios push rendering state of the art to create an animated feature starring teenage whiz kids.
Eye Candy
Disney artists cook up a visual treat for the short animated film ‘Feast’.
Red Carpet Ready
Which VFX and animated feature films will earn nominations in the top awards competitions?

Editor's Note

The 2014 Box Office and Superhero Domination
The year 2014 has brought us some impressive films, particularly those falling into the visual effects and animation categories. Some were originals, stories that were debuting on the big screen for ...





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Maximizing 4k Workflow
I can remember the day, just like it was yesterday, when I saw my first 1gb disk drive. It was the size of a small toaster (5¼-inch wide and two full-height spaces tall). You could have used it as a ...
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