3D World

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3D World Magazine
Editor Richard Hill
Categories Computer magazine, visual effects
Frequency Every four weeks, 13 per year
Circulation 8,052 (January - December 2016)[1]
Publisher Stuart Anderton
First issue 2000
Company Future plc
Country  United Kingdom
Language English
Website www.3dworldmag.com
ISSN 1470-4382

3D World is a magazine and website published by Future plc whose main focus is animation, visual effects, videogame design, illustration and architectural visualisation. 3D World appears every four weeks and is sold in the UK, the US, in mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and many other countries. It is also sold as a digital replica for tablet computers.

Regular content[edit]

  • Exhibition: gallery of digitally created images submitted by readers.
  • Pre-Viz: news from the computer-generated imagery industry.
  • Feature: articles on a topic or project which have included areas such as open source software, film special effects, starting up a visual effects studio and machinima.
  • Tutorials: software tutorials for various 2D, 3D and compositing packages.
  • Q&A: includes "Question of the Month" and "Quick Question" where a team of industry specialists answer readers' questions on techniques to use in several software packages.
  • Reviews: reviews on training materials, hardware and software.


  1. ^ "Standard Certificate of Circulation - 3D World" (PDF). ABC. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 

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