Computer Graphics World

July/August 2014

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j u ly . a u g u s t 2 0 1 4 c g w 1 departments features on the cover DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES DIRECTOR MATT REEVES POST JULY 2014 PLUS: JERSEY BOYS SOUND EMMY CONTENDERS USING THE CLOUD STORAGE FOR VFX REVIEWS: HP & WACOM DAWN OF INTERVIEW: Evolution—Weta ups the ante in creature creation with the digital stars of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Machinima Unplugged—When game tools are placed into the hands of machinima creators, a whole new art form is unleashed. Fairy-tale Effects—VFX artists overcome the time and budget constraints to deliver magical effects for prime time. 32 Once Upon A Time 35 Once Upon A Time in wonderland 36 Merlin 38 Grimm 40 Sleepy Hollow Destruction: Alien, natural, and unnatural The summer box office heats up with VFX-heavy films. 52 Bigger and Better (Transformers) 56 Lucy in the sky with diamonds (Lucy) 60 Storm Chasers (Into the storm) Editor's Note—Even the most cherished properties sometimes need a makeover, and with studios pushing the state of the art in digital technology, we are seeing beloved characters in a whole new light. In this same vein, CGW got a face-li, making it more user friendly for today's design- savvy audience. Spotlight—Pixar's RenderMan Update, The Foundry's ColorWay, Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 11 Education—Students and young professionals are using social media to build connections and jump-start their careers. Products—New hardware and soware offerings Turtle Talk—ILM creates a new incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, CG anthropomorphic characters who act alongside live-action actors. 16 24 31 51 4 2 44 64 see it in POSTMAGAZINE.COM | Emmy contenders | Director Matt Reeves on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes | Storage for visual effects 6 C O M P U T E R G R A P H I C S W O R L D CGW

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