January 1, 2014

  • 15-Jan-2014
    January 2014
    In this issue:
    - Oscar Picks
    - VFX for Commercials
    - Director's Chair: David O. Russell — American Hustle
    - Audio for Independent Films
    - Reviews: Maxon CInema 4D Studio Release 15 & Chaos Group's V-Ray 3.0
    and much more!!

Departments

  • Director's Chair: David O. Russell — 'American Hustle'
    Director's Chair: David O. Russell — 'American Hustle'

    HOLLYWOOD — Director/writer David O. Russell, who made his directorial debut with 1994’s dark comedy Spanking the Monkey, has since amassed a small but diverse body of work that includes the Gulf War ...

    January 15, 2014

  • Editor's Letter: The Secret VFX of 'Walter Mitty'
    Editor's Letter: The Secret VFX of 'Walter Mitty'

    I remember a couple of years ago, you would do a 400-shot movie and it was a huge film,” recalls VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron, who was part of the Oscar-winning team that worked on The Life of Pi ...

    January 15, 2014

  • Review: Maxon Cinema 4D Studio Release 15
    Review: Maxon Cinema 4D Studio Release 15

    I’ve been working with visual effects for a little more than a decade and am always looking for ways to extend my pallet. I started out with After Effects 5.0 back in 2001. It was pretty bare bones bu ...

    January 15, 2014

  • Special Report: Canon's new 4K reference display
    Special Report: Canon's new 4K reference display

    After teasing crowds at trade shows for the past three years with glimpses of prototypes, Canon officially announced its entrance into the high-end hardware market with the DP-V3010 4K reference displ ...

    January 15, 2014

Features

  • Oscar Picks
    Oscar Picks

    In terms of Oscar-worthy films, 2013 followed the usual release pattern; the first eight or nine months of the year saw a handful of potential contenders, including Fruitvale Station, The Great Gatsby ...

    January 15, 2014