This issue we have a wonderful selection of tutorials to help you get the most from your projects. Learn to use Houdini to simulate sprawling mazebased cities, create stunning motion graphics and use Blender to build narrativefocused renders. We also take a look at the latest tools to see if they are worth investing in, from the newest version of Gaea for worldbuilding to the most recent release of Arnold. On top of that we delve behind the scenes of Stranger Things Season 4 and Disney’s live-action Pinocchio remake, to explore how the wonderful VFX was put together. Plus, we have our regular showcase of the best new art and fix your CG woes.