January 1, 2008

  • 1-Jan-2008
    January 2008

Departments

  • BUILDING A FARM TEAM
    BUILDING A FARM TEAM

    London's Escape Studios opened its training school back in '02, emphasizing techniques needed for success in the VFX field. Company CEO Dominic Davenport was an effects artist himself and knew the har ...

    December 27, 2007

  • COVER STORY: 'THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES'
    COVER STORY: 'THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES'

    SAN FRANCISCO - Based on the best-selling series of books, the fantasy adventure The Spiderwick Chronicles tells the story of the three Grace children — twins Jared and Simon (both played by Fre ...

    December 27, 2007

  • REVIEW: AUTODESK MAYA 2008 UNLIMITED
    REVIEW: AUTODESK MAYA 2008 UNLIMITED

    Almost 10 years, a couple of owners, an Oscar, and a huge user base later, Maya 2008 has arrived. It's been a long road from the Maya 1 beta — my first experience with Maya as I transitioned from ...

    December 27, 2007

  • REVIEW: THE SERAFINE COLLECTION
    REVIEW: THE SERAFINE COLLECTION

    Here’s a test for your sound effects library: does it have the sound effect of a brick being dropped? How about the thin metal snap sound made you when separate the slats of Venetian blinds? (In my li ...

    December 27, 2007

  • THE REALITY OF THE WRITERS STRIKE
    THE REALITY OF THE WRITERS STRIKE

    Because it's what I do, and what I have been doing since junior high school, I waited until the last minute to hand in my  "homework" — this editor's letter.

    December 27, 2007

Features

  • AGENCIES EXPLOIT THE NEW POST
    AGENCIES EXPLOIT THE NEW POST

    Creatives and agency producers face the same deadlines, multiple deliverables and tighter budgets than post people do — while their confidence in post grows.

    January 12, 2009

Web Exclusives

  • SWAY BRINGS LIFE TO 'AFTER PARTY'
    SWAY BRINGS LIFE TO 'AFTER PARTY'

    CULVER CITY, CA - Sway Studio (www.swaystudio.com) recently added life and spirit to Chandon Sparkling Wine’s latest commercial, After Party, out of agency Dentsu America. By combining detailed charac ...

    December 27, 2007

  • VFX: 'THE TATTOOIST'
    VFX: 'THE TATTOOIST'

    Visual effects are an essential part of The Tattooist, a New Zealand- Singapore horror/thriller co-production starring Jason Behr (Roswell, The Grudge ). VFX producer Maile Daugherty of New Zealand's ...

    December 27, 2007