Special Report: The Work of Play

Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times Chris Gill takes a swing while wearing a motion-capture suit at a Sony studio in San Diego. Cameras track sensors embedded in the suit from several angles to re-create his motion digitally.

  • These lawyers got (video) game
    These lawyers got (video) game

    Firms retool their entertainment practices to cater to the video game industry.

  • Gender gap
    Gender gap
  • Garry Schyman
    Garry Schyman

    Garry Schyman’s credits include musical scores for the film “Lost in Africa,” the television series “Magnum, P.I.” and the video game BioShock.

  • Work of play
    Work of play

    Animator Chance Glasco, 27, is among 7,700 employees of Santa Monica video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. That’s almost as big as some major movie studios.