Issue #217 December 2011 / January 2012

Issue #217 December 2011 / January 2012

Features

A Grand Adventure - Global sensation Tintin finally arrives in America, thanks to a spectacular movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson.

Once More, with Feathers - George Miller's Oscar-winning, soft-shoeing penguin crew is back in the new 3-D adventure, Happy Feet Two.

The Island of Lost Chipmunks - The CG-animated singing critters are back and in excellent form in the new family movie Chipwrecked.

How to Create a Spanish Gem - Director Ignacio Ferreras discusses the joys and challenges of adapting the graphic novel Arrugas (Wrinkles) into a 2D animated film.

Television

Building a Multi-Dimensional Spy's World - Mixing traditional animation with 3D-generated backgrounds allows for cinematic directing in FX's animated hit series Archer.

VFX

Divine Digital Intervention - Raymond Gieringer, vfx supervisor of the current box-office hit Immortals, discusses how he and his team created stunning battle sequences involving both ancient gods and mortals.

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Animation Magazine Volume 25, Issue 9, #217

Highlights:
The Adventures of Tintin, Happy Feet Two, Chipwrecked, Arrugas (Wrinkles), Immortals and more!