#223 September 2012



September ’12 Highlights – Issue 223

He Hears Dead People
LAIKA studio’s second feature, ParaNorman, is an original stop-motion horror story for kids of all ages.

A Cutting-Edge Valentine to a Gone-by Era
The new Disney short Paperman offers a visually striking marriage between CG and traditional animation.

The Bugs Are Back!
Director Shinji Aramaki and exec producer Casper Van Dien take us back to the world of Verhoeven’s classic with the new CG-aniated movie Starship Troopers: Invasion.

Best of the Brief-Attention-Span Theater
An overview of the key award-winning shorts screening at the 2012 edition of SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival.

Soaring Heights
The third and final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy delivers plenty of spectacular visuals and mind-boggling vfx scenes that linger in memory long after the final credits roll.

The World of Philip Dick, Revisited
Director Len Wiseman brings a fresh visual kick to the brave new world of Total Recall.

New Adventures in the Stop-Motion Universe
Eric Fogel, creator of Celebrity Deathmatch, plans to revisit an old creation with a stop-motion feature take on his short, Mutilator.

SIGGRAPH Recruitment Snapshot
Studio recruitment efforts run the gamut at this year’s edition of SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles. Find out what top studios are looking for to fill their upcoming films’ roll call lists.

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