Highend Magazine, presented by Gnomon School of Visual Effects, is a co-production of Gnomon, the premiere training center for highend digital production tools and techniques, and Highend Network, publisher of the on-line communities http://www.highend3d.com and http://www.highend2d.com. The magazine focuses on digital production, and reflecs the myriad of tools which the high-end industries utilize. Highend Magazine covers tools such as Maya, XSI, Houdini, Shake, RenderMan and MentalRay. Through feature articles focused on production case-studies, software specific tutorials and hardware reviews the editorial content will present unbiased views of these production tools. Each issue will also feature galleries highlighting some of the best work being done by individuals – professional or student and studios.