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Interview with Pixar Story Artist James Robertson

Great interview with fellow Canadian, Pixar Animation Studios‘ Story Artist James Robertson.  Amongst other things, James worked on the story for Pixar‘s Toy Story 3! Click the player, and enjoy the video: To check out similar interviews visit Schoolism.com If you’d like to know more about James Robertson check out his blog: The Iron Scythe

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HAPPY CANADA DAY 2011!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!!! “I Am Canadian” Click the player, and enjoy the video: Bonus feature: Tom Brokaw explains Canada to Americans (Feb 2010) Click the player, and enjoy the video: Extra Bonus feature: “William Shatner – I Am Canadian” Click the player, and enjoy the video: Extra, Extra Bonus feature: “The Raccoons – TV Intro”…

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Hat Lieberman shares some tips on STORYBOARDING

I’ve seen a lot of storyboards over the years (for various animated TV series and commercials, etc).  Some smooth and easy to follow… others… welll… not so much 🙁 So to those regards — here is a nice little find – I thought I’d share 🙂 Hat Lieberman shares some tips on STORYBOARDING:   “Here…

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CANADA DAY 2010!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!!!   Tom Brokaw explains Canada to Americans (Feb 2010): Watch this video now: Helping to define Canada: Spoken Word / Slam Poet Shane Koyczan performshis piece “We Are More” Watch this video now: Bonus feature:  Oh… and just for fun… …based on the song by Wade Hemsworth, the 1979 classic NFB animated…

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A Story of Dogs

Here is a couple great vids, that one of my mentors Jay Jackson turned me onto, featuring some awesome character animation, as well as some “behind the scenes” footage: A Story of Dogs: “Making of” clips from Disney’s (1955) “Lady And The Tramp” Watch the video now (Part #1): Watch the video now (Part #2):…

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Looky who is in NYC TIMESSSSSSS

This is cool.   Jessica Borutski, one of my former students (from back in the day when I taught some courses at Algonquin College for a few years) , has been popping up in the news lately for her redesign of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and other iconic WB characters for a NEW animated TV…

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