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#1 William A Chapman Jr

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 08:22 PM

Dose any one have an opion on the cinefex mag, I was going to get a single issue to try it out but at 13.00+sh I thought I would ask here first.
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#2 Chris Keth

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 09:21 PM

It's good reading. I don't get it that often because fo the price, but I pick one up when an article catches my eye.
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#3 William A Chapman Jr

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 11:50 PM

It's good reading. I don't get it that often because fo the price, but I pick one up when an article catches my eye.


yeh, I was thinking the same thing, Dose it cover pretty much the same things as AC ot ICG?
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#4 e gustavo petersen

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 12:47 AM

yeh, I was thinking the same thing, Dose it cover pretty much the same things as AC ot ICG?


I would have to disagree. While it generally covers the same films, its emphasis is focused around the folks who do the special and visual effects. If you're unfamiliar with visual effects the concepts might be hard to grasp, but it's worth reading to gain further understanding. And you're right, it's pricey but then again I think it's a quarterly, not a monthly publication.
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#5 timHealy

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 05:27 PM

I have been reading cinefex since the mid 80's. It is a great magazine and will have a lot of detailed info in there with the focus being on special effects. It will have more info than AC or ICG mags. He used to cover just one or two movies per edition and in the beginning had no advertising. Now he does more stories with ads to help pay the bills but the content remains great.

It is worth the price especially if you are just learning.

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#6 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 06:37 PM

It works out cheaper per issue if you take out a subscription. They go into the effects work in much more depth than AC.
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