Volume 34 Issue 6: (June/July 2011)


  • Captains of the World
    Captains of the World

    Within the superhero genre, Marvel Comics characters from the films Iron Man, Iron Man 2, and Thor share a fictional cinematic universe, with characters from one film occasionally appearing in, or ref ...

    July 25, 2011

  • From Digital to Real and Back Again
    From Digital to Real and Back Again

    It’s getting real, folks. Increasingly, the real world is becoming interrelated with the digital world, and this is driving new frontiers in software. Scanned data is being fed into computer-aided des ...

    July 25, 2011

  • Going Mobile
    Going Mobile

    As the markets develop, so, too, do the machines

    July 25, 2011

  • Killer Machines
    Killer Machines

    ILM ups the visual complexity and action for the third film in the Transformers franchise

    August 5, 2011

  • Poetry In Motion
    Poetry In Motion

    Charlex displays the creativity of its artists with a unique in-house project

    July 25, 2011

  • Reality Check
    Reality Check

    It often takes a confluence of remarkable discoveries to result in a technological achievement that will impact our daily life. Consider, for instance, augmented reality, which melds a digitally re-cr ...

    July 25, 2011

  • Scales, Fishtails, and a Fickle Fountain of Youth
    Scales, Fishtails, and a Fickle Fountain of Youth

    Industrial Light & Magic dives into state-of-the-art effects for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

    July 25, 2011

  • The World Is Not Enough
    The World Is Not Enough

    Pixar Animation Studios sends its Cars stars around the globe in a sequel filled with action and adventure.

    July 25, 2011

  • Thinking Outside The Box
    Thinking Outside The Box

    When a potential tent-pole film debuts, you can expect to see a range of licensed merchandise associated with that property popping up on store shelves. We’ve come to expect the various toys—video gam ...

    July 25, 2011

Editor's Note

  • Editor's Note
    Editor's Note

    Once again, we opened the summer with a number of highly anticipated films vying for theatergoers’ attention (and wallets).

    July 22, 2011


  • Spotlight: Products
    Spotlight: Products

    Fortunately and as expected, the workstation market has slowed down. Completing analysis of the workstation and professional graphics market for the first quarter, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) senior ana ...

    July 25, 2011