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WATCH! ILM’s Hal Hickel Talk – on Creating Believable Giant Robot/Creature Performances and Collaboration – With BONUS: PACIFIC RIM Pipeline Special

Great for Animators and Animation Enthusiasts alike;  ILM‘s Animation Supervisor for  PACIFIC RIM,  Hal Hickel, talks about inspiration, the creative process, and creating believable performances with a sense of size, weight, scale, and a bit of style. As well as what it was like to collaborate with Director Guillermo del Toro… ~ Enjoy! Filmed during…

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WATCH! – Behind the Magic Collection: The VFX of “Pacific Rim”

Awesome PACIFIC RIM: VFX breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic, showcasing… giant mech warriors waging war… against giant epic monster invaders.  For over 2 years the team at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, Singapore and Vancouver, in collaboration with Rodeo FX, Miranda Studio, Legacy Effects, and others, worked tirelessly to bring Guillermo del…

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L.A. Times – The Future of Animation

The L.A. Times conducted an hour-long roundtable with the directors of five recent feature animated films: Mark Andrews (Brave), Peter Ramsey (Rise of the Guardians), Chris Butler (ParaNorman), Rich Moore (Wreck-It Ralph) and Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania) to discuss the challenges of making feature animated films and the future of animation.   Enjoy! 

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SHORT FILM: One Day – and a look at the Making Of

A sweet animated short about a man whose house teleports all over the world… made by 5 students at the french school Gobelins L’Ecole de L’Image or Goblins School of the Image, here is the short film… One Day. Created by: Joël Corcia, Bung Nguyen, Thomas Reteuna, Laurent Rossi, Bernad Som. Don’t miss the making…

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SHORT FILM: In-Between – and a look at the making of

This is SO good… gorgeous animation and a wonderful little story – about a young woman who tries to overcome her shyness while being followed by a crocodile, made by 5 students at the french school Gobelins L’Ecole de L’Image or Goblins School of the Image, here is the short film In-Between. Created by: Alice…

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