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Pete Paquette: "Rio" Reel & Workflow

As a student of Animation Mentor I had the honour and privilege of being taught by, and have as a mentor… the long-time Blue Sky Studios brilliant animator… Pete Paquette,… who recently shared some of his amazing work done on Blue Sky’s animated feature film Rio,… as well some insight into his workflow… check it…

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Successful Animator Yesterday Today and Beyond

The skill set and the tools of the trade yesterday, today, and beyond… of a successful animator; talking to 4 animators from Pixar: Victor Navone, Michal Makarewicz, Aaron Hartline, and Carlos Baena —  moderated by the one and only, Legendary Disney Animator Andreas Deja. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010. Click the…

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Behind The Scenes at Blue Sky Studios

Featuring work from Blue Sky Studios film Rio Click the player below, and enjoy the video: UPDATE: LOL! —  Right on,… at around the half way point, I just spotted my old friend Chris Siemasko in the audience, when they are looking at the animatic, (Chris works in the Story Department at Blue Sky).  He…

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Ice Age 3 – Progression Reel

Another great video from Jeff Gabor.     An informative resource & inspiration for animators…  Blue Sky Studio’s animator Jeff Gabor shows with this comparison reel side by side, the reference, blocking, polish and final render passes of his shots, based on some of his work on the animated feature film “Ice Age 3” Enjoy the…

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Ice Age 4 – Scrat’s Continental Crack Up

This short is awesome! New from Fox and Blue Sky Studios the short film“Scrat’s Continental Crack Up” serves as a first look teaser for the movie “Ice Age 4 Continental Drift” which will be released July 13, 2012. Enjoy the video:

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