Computer Graphics World

July / August 2016

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j u ly . a u g u s t 2 0 1 6 c g w 1 departments on the cover Editor's Note – Mona Kasra, SIGGRAPH 2016's conference chair, provides a look at what visitors can expect at this year's conference and exhibition. Spotlight – Products: HP's Xeon Upgrades, Reallusion's iClone 3D Video Compositing Studio, Vicon's Vero and Vue, Side Effects' Houdini 15.5 News: CG market to exceed $130 b by 2019 Viewpoint – The Renaissance of VR Portfolio – SIGGRAPH 2016's Computer Animation Festival Crafty Effects ILM develops new tools and techniques to create Orcs, such as Orgrim Doomhammer, shown here, in starring roles for Warcra. 2 C O M P U T E R G R A P H I C S W O R L D CGW CGW.COM | JULY-AUGUST 2016 | $8.00 US | $8.25 CAN A R T S WARCRAFT'S CG CHARACTERS A N D C R A F T S PLUS BFG'S GIANT TECH LEAP UPPING THE ANTE IN VR GAME ENGINES VFX EXTRAVAGANZA PREVIS ADVANTAGE EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT SPECIAL 8 C O M P U T E R G R A P H I C S W O R L D CGW features 4 6 36 see it in | VFX houses create summer blockbusters | Emmy-worthy audio projects | Nicolas Winding Refn on The Neon Demon Visit for Web-only features and news A Tall Order – A team at Weta Digital creates 10 CG giants with a wide range of emotions for Steven Spielberg's The BFG. Experiencing Reality – A pair of realistic journeys – one to Mars, the other to Mount Everest – push the boundaries of virtual reality. Engine-uity – Game engines are used to knit disparate disciplines together. Hero Effects – VFX play a major role in a spate of summer blockbusters. Independence Day Star Trek Beyond X-Men: Apocalypse TMNT: Out of the Shadows Plan of Action – Top projects leverage previs to push visual effects further. 18 24 40 44 52 POSTMAGAZINE.COM Supplement: The 2016 Education & Recruitment Special – A look at nationally recognized student projects that push the envelope. Visit special cgw & post's EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT 2016 STUDENT FILMMAKERS MAKE NEWS WITH THEIR AWARD-WINNING CG ANIMATED SHORTS "ON THE SAME PAGE" BY CARLA LUTZ AND ALLI NORMAN (RINGLING) BY KAREN MOLTENBREY

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