3D World is far more than just this website. Our main attraction is a high-quality printed magazine, crammed full of news, inspiration and practical advice about 3D graphics.
The magazine comes out every four weeks, and copies go on sale throughout the world, in major stores such as Borders, Barnes & Noble and WH Smith. You can also buy copies of 3D World online.
What’s in the magazine?
116 pages of essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in 3D graphics. Our readership ranges from first-time users to senior staff at major international companies such as Electronic Arts and DreamWorks SKG.
Can you be more specific?
Of course. While the exact content of 3D World varies from month to month, every issue of the magazine contains the following things:
- News and analysis of all the latest trends in the 3D industry
- In-depth reports on the hottest new 3D projects
- Detailed, step-by-step technical walkthroughs
- Ten pages of 3D software Q&As
- Artistic and creative advice from professionals at leading international studios
- Impartial reviews of the latest creative hardware and software
Do you have a disc?
Yes. Every issue of 3D World comes with a CD packed full of 3D resources, including full software, exclusive trial and learning editions, models, textures, HDRI files, mocap data and architectural content.
Which 3D software packages do you cover?
More or less all of them. Every issue includes content for 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Cinema 4D and Softimage, and most other 3D applications will feature at some point during the year. We also cover Photoshop work for 3D graphics, compositing packages such as After Effects, Shake and Nuke and camera-tracking applications.
Which market sectors do you cover?
Our main focus is animation, visual effects for film and televsion, videogame design, illustration and architectural visualisation. However, we also cover other market sectors, including automotive and industrial design, most notably in the regular specialist supplements to the magazine.
Who writes for 3D World?
3D artists from leading studios including Pixar, Weta Digital, Sony Computer Entertainment and Neoscape. Our contributors have won six Oscars, two BAFTA awards, and more other international awards than we can count. Many are part of the 3D World Advisory Board.
How can I subscribe to 3D World?
We thought you’d never ask. For more information on subscribing to 3D World magazine click here.
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