Volume 40 Issue 5: (Sep/Oct 2017)

  • 1-Sep-2017
    Volume 40 Issue 5: (Sep/Oct 2017)
    In this issue:

    Life imitates art: Loving Vincent: An animated film of Van Gogh's paintings
    VFX for Game of Thrones
    Animation on the big screen
    Photorealism takes flight
    A music video of the future

Cover Story

  • Painterly Impression
    Painterly Impression

    Artists at BreakThru Films create an animated exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s last days using the artist’s own paintings

    September 1, 2017


  • Emotional State
    Emotional State

    Sony Pictures Animation expresses its animation techniques in The Emoji Movie

    September 1, 2017

  • Fire and Ice
    Fire and Ice

    The ultra-cool visual effects in Game of Thrones heat up

    September 1, 2017

  • Let’s Dance
    Let’s Dance

    “Grace” offers a tantalizing glimpse into music videos of the future

    September 1, 2017

  • Special Delivery
    Special Delivery

    MPC artists create a photoreal stork at the center of a live-action commercial

    September 1, 2017

  • Yin and Yang
    Yin and Yang

    Illumination introduces the reformed villain Gru to his long-lost twin Dru in over-the-top ’80s style

    September 1, 2017

Editor's Note

  • SIGGRPAH 2017 Wrap-up
    SIGGRPAH 2017 Wrap-up

    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 intera ...

    September 1, 2017


  • Spotlight

    Products: Intel’s Xeon Scalable processors News: Chaos acquires Render Legion, Add-in board market rises

    September 1, 2017


  • Viewpoint

    The new reality for hardware requirements in the age of VR.

    September 1, 2017