SFXclusive! Cover Story

World exclusive pics of Matt Smith and Karen Gillan, at the photoshoot for the new SFX 3D Doctor Who cover

Wondering how we scored this issue’s exclusive reality-warping 3D cover? SFX art bods Jon and Catherine headed to BBC Wales in Cardiff in February for a very special photoshoot with new Doctor Who stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan.

“It’s the first 3D Doctor Who cover,” Jon tells us. “It’s new technology, and the new Doctor seemed like the perfect opportunity to try it out.”

“Matt bounced in,” adds Catherine. “He really got into it. So much energy. He wouldn’t stop moving. He kept fencing with the Sonic into the lens and shouting!”

And Karen? “There was a trampoline at the side, and between shots she couldn’t resist having a bit of a bounce!” Now there’s an idea for our next 3D cover…

Learn more about the latest issue of SFX, and our exclusive Doctor Who feature, here.