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Carry the entire history of modern visual effects with you on your iPad.

For more than 35 years, Cinefex has been taking readers behind the scenes for an exclusive look at the visual magic behind many of the most popular and enduring movies of all time. The Cinefex iPad edition is an enhanced version of our print magazine.

Every issue in the Classic Collection has been digitally restored and image-enhanced, every article viewable in its original "print" format or in a new e-friendly format with customizable type, image galleries, bookmarking and other features. Best of all, the collection is fully searchable, making this an invaluable tool for researchers or effects artists — or anyone who wants to delve into our 30 years of unsurpassed visual effects coverage.

All issues since 127 have been designed specifically for the iPad. Each issue contains all of the articles and ads appearing in our print edition, but includes nearly twice as many photographs, many of which are interactive, allowing readers to toggle back and forth between plates and comps and elements to see how visual effects shots come together. Whenever possible, we also incorporate video clips and breakdowns of effects shots and sequences.

Single issues and annual (6-issue) subscriptions can be purchased directly through the Cinefex app. We invite you to download the app for free, and start enjoying your first iPad edition of Cinefex today.

SUBSCRIPTION OPTION: 6-issue subscription for $27.99, automatically renewed until canceled. Payment for all purchases will be charged to your iTunes account at the confirmation of your purchase.

SUBSCRIBERS’ AUTOMATIC-RENEWAL FEATURE: Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged $27.99 within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.



What’s New

Version 2.2.6

Cinefex 170 is available! Featuring articles on:

Star Trek: Picard
Tales from the Loop
The Boys
Altered Carbon

Cinefex is now bimonthly. Two more great issues per year. Annual subscriptions — $27.99.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
418 Ratings

418 Ratings

qwbtr123 ,

Good solution to a well known problem

Cinefex🎞 does not work on Laptops 💻 or desktops 🖥only IOS platforms and they need for a bigger screen has become very important . There have been a lot of comments about this. Airplay needs a Bluetooth or two ips running together and not everyone can get acesss to this setup when traveling on a tour and living in and out of hotel 🏨rooms. No worries just get a Apple Lighting to Digital AV adapter and connect it up to your favourite Screen ! My choice is a 60 OLED with 7.1 surround sound makes reading this magazine a scream 😱 and brings it back to Life !
Nuff Said!

Ginny_Weasley_Fan_7 ,

40 years

For 40 years, Cinefex has provided the best coverage of the FX industry. A great magazine, well written and easy to understand, especially if you are not a member of the FX community and are only a fan. Congratulations Cinefex!

Developer Response ,

Thanks, much appreciated!

NotDifficult ,

Please fix downloads when running on macOS

Please fix downloads on iPad OS app (v. 2.2.6) running on M1 MacBooks. My library shows up and it allows me to download but then it doesn’t switch to Read which renders the app useless on the M1 Macs. I was very excited to be able to read my library of Cinefex issues on my Mac. Please fix. Thanks!

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