2006 Issues

2006 Issues

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      Volume #20

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      • Issue 156 - January 2006
      • Issue 157 - February 2006
      • Issue 158 - March 2006
      • Issue 159 - April 2006
      • Issue 160 - May 2006
      • Issue 161 - June 2006
      • Issue 162 - July 2006
      • Issue 163 - August 2006
      • Issue 164 - September 2006
      • Issue 165a/165b - October 2006
      • Issue 166 - November 2006
      • Issue 167 - December 2006

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      Issue #167 December 2006 (Cover B)

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      Gaming - Namco Bandai Games and Smart Bomb Interactive take to the skies with "Snoopy vs. The Red Baron". Feature - How the beloved birds of Antarctica came to digital life in George Miller’s musical extravaganza "Happy Feet". Television - Andre Benjamin and Thomas Lynch’s colorful new Cartoon Network show, "Class of 3000", energizes the new cable season. Shorts - How animator Obom’s restless childhood and unique world view inspired her award- winning short "Here and There". VFX - VFX Supervisor Steve Begg spills the beans on the digital stunts of the new back-to-basics Bond thriller, "Casino Royale".

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      Issue #167 December 2006 (Cover A)

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      Same content as Issue #167 (Cover B), just different cover image! Gaming - Namco Bandai Games and Smart Bomb Interactive take to the skies with "Snoopy vs. The Red Baron". Feature - How the beloved birds of Antarctica came to digital life in George Miller’s musical extravaganza "Happy Feet". Television - Andre Benjamin and Thomas Lynch’s colorful new Cartoon Network show, "Class of 3000", energizes the new cable season. Shorts - How animator Obom’s restless childhood and unique world view inspired her award- winning short "Here and There". VFX - VFX Supervisor Steve Begg spills the beans on the digital stunts of the new back-to-basics Bond thriller, "Casino Royale".

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      Issue #166 November 2006

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      Gaming - Konami and Production I.G sink their teeth info "Lunar Knights" for DS. Features - Aardman’s distinctive stop-motion style animation and DreamWorks’ CG prowess get swirled together in "Flushed Away"; Bill Plympton’s "Hair High" sees the light of cinemas; ILM’s digital tricks make for a heck of a treat in "The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D". Television - Kids get a family overhaul in Disney Channel’s new series "The Replacements"; Weta returns to medieval times for Nelvana's "Jane and the Dragon"; DIC’s "Horseland" enters the fall TV race. Home Entertainment - Previewing Kenji Kamiyama’s "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society". VFX - Tech Reviews include Autodesk Maya 8.0; Wondertouch pro Emitters for particleillusion 3.0; NVIDIA's Quadro FX 5500

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      Issue #165 October 2006 (Cover B)

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      Same content as Issue #165 (Cover A), just different cover image! Gaming - Fall brings creepy new games for boys and ghouls. Features - Memorable characters and elastic cartoony style make Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season a sight for sore eyes; IDT hits one out of the park in "Everyone’s Hero" as the resilient spirits of Christopher and Dana Reeve inspire the studio’s first CG animated feature. Television - A quick sampler of some of the new shows and players of the ’06 global toon market; The unluckiest animated heroine is "Growing Up Creepie" this fall; " "Legion of Super Heroes" gets its own Warner Bros. toon; Comedy Central adds "Freak Show" to its cartoon lineup; A look at Baestarts, the young, vibrant animation studio in Budapest; Disney Channel's "Handy Manny" teaches younger kids how to face the daily challenges of life. VFX - Stop-motion gets surreal in Michel Gondry’s "The Science of Sleep"; Director Neil LaBute learns how to deliver digital bees for his new thriller, "The Wicker Man".

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      Issue #165 October 2006 (Cover A)

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      Same content as Issue #165 (Cover B), just different cover image! Gaming - Fall brings creepy new games for boys and ghouls. Features - Memorable characters and elastic cartoony style make Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season a sight for sore eyes; IDT hits one out of the park in "Everyone’s Hero" as the resilient spirits of Christopher and Dana Reeve inspire the studio’s first CG animated feature. Television - A quick sampler of some of the new shows and players of the ’06 global toon market; The unluckiest animated heroine is "Growing Up Creepie" this fall; " "Legion of Super Heroes" gets its own Warner Bros. toon; Comedy Central adds "Freak Show" to its cartoon lineup; A look at Baestarts, the young, vibrant animation studio in Budapest; Disney Channel's "Handy Manny" teaches younger kids how to face the daily challenges of life. VFX - Stop-motion gets surreal in Michel Gondry’s "The Science of Sleep"; Director Neil LaBute learns how to deliver digital bees for his new thriller, "The Wicker Man".

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      Issue #164 September 2006

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      Gaming - Marvel forms "Ultimate Alliance"; Five questions for Konami Digital Entertainment producer Jason Ray; Game's on for DC's "Justice League"; Konami puts Dark Horse's "Hellboy" in play. Features - Gil Kenan and his team at Sony Pictures Imageworks put their hybrid "Monster House" on the competitive summer market; John A. Davis unleashes a CG-animated cast of bugs in the feature adaptation of "The Ant Bully"; Controversy surrounds Goro Miyazaki's "Gedo Senki", an animated adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's fantasy novels. Home Entertainment - Mike Reiss' "Queer Duck" gets his own movie; "Animaniacs", Pinky and the Brain" and "Ren & Stimpy" find fresh lives on DVD. Television - Cartoon Network's "Squirrel Boy" offers character-driven comedy infused with witty charms of a squirrel and his favorite boy. VFX - Maestro John Knoll discusses some of the new CG booty showcased in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"; Behind the scenes of BBC's long-running sci-fi hit series, "Doctor Who". Opportunities - Up-close and personal with this year's winners of the student Academy Awards for animation.

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      Issue #163 August 2006

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      Gaming - Marvel forms "Ultimate Alliance"; Five questions for Konami Digital Entertainment producer Jason Ray; Game's on for DC's "Justice League"; Konami puts Dark Horse's "Hellboy" in play. Features - Gil Kenan and his team at Sony Pictures Imageworks put their hybrid "Monster House" on the competitive summer market; John A. Davis unleashes a CG-animated cast of bugs in the feature adaptation of "The Ant Bully"; Controversy surrounds Goro Miyazaki's "Gedo Senki", an animated adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's fantasy novels. Home Entertainment - Mike Reiss' "Queer Duck" gets his own movie; "Animaniacs", Pinky and the Brain" and "Ren & Stimpy" find fresh lives on DVD. Television - Cartoon Network's "Squirrel Boy" offers character-driven comedy infused with witty charms of a squirrel and his favorite boy. VFX - Maestro John Knoll discusses some of the new CG booty showcased in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"; Behind the scenes of BBC's long-running sci-fi hit series, "Doctor Who". Opportunities - Up-close and personal with this year's winners of the student Academy Awards for animation.

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      Issue #162 July 2006

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      Gaming - Activision takes "Over the Hedge" to the edge. Features - A look under the hood of "Cars", the big shiny summer release from John Lasseter and his CG mechanics at Pixar. French director Christina Volckman hopes to change the way the world views adult animation with "Renaissance". Shorts - Roger Allers' "The Little Matchgirl" premieres at Annecy. TV - Jim Jinkins, creator of "Pinky Dinky Doo", talks about future plans for "Doug". VFX - Mark Stetson shares a few vfx secrets about the making of "Superman Returns".

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      Issue #161 June 2006

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      Gaming - How can the game industry lift the financial pox on its houses? Features - "Over the Hedge", DreamWorks Animation's adaptation of Michael Fry and T. Lewis' comic strip. Home Entertainment - Keiichi sato's acclaimed series "Karas: The Prophecy" spreads its wings in America; High-Pitched American Idols - Chipmunks come to DVD Television - Canada's 9 Story Entertainment is making waves with its new toon, "Skyland"; He's Still Mickey From the Block - Although CG and interactive, the creators of "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" say they've stayed true to the spirit. VFX - Boyd Shermis and his vfx team created a CG tempest in a teapot for Wolfgang Petersesn's new take on "The Poseidon Adventure"; Tippett Studio creates warm and fuzzy chocolate characters for Milka commercials.

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      Issue #160 May 2006

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      Gaming - Midway, Pipeworks and Shadedbox resurrect an arcade classic, "Rampage: Total Destruction", and the interstellar struggle continues in Stardock Ent.'s "Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords". Feature - Disney's CG-animated movie "The Wild" Home Entertainment - Bambi II's director Brian Pimental and consultant Andreas Deja discuss the making of the sequel; Review of three Studio Ghibli classics out on DVD Television - All Aboard the Indian Express and how animation companies are benefiting from the country's surplus of CG talent; Nelvana develops a new preschool toon based on Dan Yaccarino's book about a girl who shares her home with wild animals; Cartoon Network's golden [adult swim] block continues to make a big splash as new shows join the lineup. Licensing - a sneak peek of the toys kids will be hollering about at the latest edition of Toy Fair.

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      Issue #158 March 2006

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      Michel Ocelot's beautiful sequel, "Kirikou and the Wild Beasts" pushes the artistic envelope. The Oscar Race: Shorts category contenders. Annual AniComm Awards - favorite animated commercials. Market coverage: New York's Int'l Toy Fair Show and Game Developers Conference. Tech Reviews: Alias Maya 7, Wondertouch particleillusion 3.0 for OS X.

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      Issue #157 February 2006

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      Cover story: Universal/imagine's 2D "Curious George" - will it pop the CG Bubble? Issue includes the Annual School Guide, coverage of the Annie Awards and what is available at this year's NATPE market.

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      Issue #156 January 2006

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      Gaming - Traveller's Tales casts a spell with Buena Vista Games' "Chronicles of Narnia". Features - The Weinstein Co. and Kanbar Ent. arrive on the scene with the clever CG-animated indie feature, "Hoodwinked!"; Our reporter goes ape over Weta's mo-cao and digital effects for Peter Jackson's remake of "King Kong"; Oscar Watch - A look at this year's Feature Animation Academy Awards. Television - PBS's "It's a Big Big World" offers a smooth blend of puppetry, animatronics and CG wizardry; Studio B's hip new action show centers on seven teen descendants of classic mythological heroes. VFX - Harry Potter's latest adventure was a multi-headedmonster for director Mike Nwewll and vfx director Jim Mitchell; How Digital Domain's creative team built that impressive ring of fire for "Stealth".