Computer Graphics World

September / October 2017

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s e p t e m b e r . o c t o b e r 2 0 1 7 c g w 1 departments on the cover Editor's Note – Another SIGGRAPH is in the books, and what an exciting show it was this year. The halls were buzzing with the latest technologies, including real-time techniques that are fueling new methods of interactive storytelling, as well as virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality. Spotlight – Products: Intel's Xeon Scalable processors News: Chaos acquires Render Legion, Add-in board market rises CGW names its Silver Edge best-of-show winners and honorable mentions from SIGGRAPH 2017. Viewpoint – The new reality for hardware requirements in the age of VR. Painterly Impression Artists at BreakThru Films create an animated exploration of Vincent Van Gogh's last days using the artist's own paintings. The complex process included filming live-action actors, including Robert Gulaczyk as Vincent van Gogh, for reference in the painted frames. 2 6 C O M P U T E R G R A P H I C S W O R L D CGW features 4 Keep up to date on the latest industry news and be sure to sign up online for CGW's bi-monthly newsletter Visit for Web-only features and news Fire and Ice The ultra-cool visual effects in the hit television series Game of Thrones heat up as the seventh season comes to an end. 10 30 POSTMAGAZINE.COM See it in Post | Posting web series | the safdie brothers on directing good time | audio for commercials | special section on VR/AR Yin & Yang Illumination introduces the reformed villain Gru to his long-lost twin Dru in over-the-top '80s style for the animated feature Despicable Me 3. 16 Moving Forward Motion-capture technology continues to advance on a number of fronts, thanks to mocap vendors upping their game. 19 Emotional State Sony Pictures Animation expresses its animation techniques in The Emoji Movie. 22 Special Delivery MPC artists create a photoreal stork at the center of a live-action commercial for Fiat. 25 SPECIAL ADVERTORIAL SECTION Let 's Dance "Grace" offers a tantalizing glimpse into music videos of the future. 28

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