Issue #164 September 2006
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.
Animation Magazine Volume 20, Issue 9, #164
- SIGGRAPH 2006: Highlights of the Boston confab and random notes about the tech sector. Moto Sakakibara and his team at Sprite Animation Studios is featured in this month’s Day in the Life.