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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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GREAT INTERVIEW: Genndy Tartakovsky – Hotel Transylvania

“Hotel Transylvania sets record for biggest September opening of all time!”  Best known for the Cartoon Network’s animated TV series Star Wars: Clone Wars, Samurai Jack, and Dexter’s Laboratory, Animator/Director/Producer Genndy Tartakovsky talks about his feature film Directing debut on Sony Pictures Animation’s  Hotel Transylvania… Enjoy! LA Times – Genndy Tartakovsky on making Hotel Transylvania:…

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James Cameron: Deep-Sea… And Aliens Of The Deep

On top of my interest and involvement in the entertainment industry,… I am a certified SCUBA Diver and I’ve always been interested in marine biology and the mysteries of the deep-sea.  — So I was pretty jazzed to hear that last week, on March 26, 2012, fellow Canadian and film maker James Cameron made news…

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James Cameron: Before Avatar … A Curious Boy

James Cameron‘s big-budget (and even bigger-grossing) films have successfully created worlds exciting fantasy.  In this personal talk, he reveals his childhood fascination with the fantastic — from reading science fiction to deep-sea diving — and how it ultimately drove the success of his massive-blockbuster-hits Aliens, The Terminator, Titanic and Avatar.  Check it out. Click the…

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A Conversation with the PIXAR Creative Team – D23 Expo 2011

PIXAR‘s John Lasseter, Jim Morris, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Marks Andrews, Bob Peterson, Dan Scanlon, Pete Sohn, and Ronnie del Carmen – some key figures responsible for Pixar‘s movie-making-magic reveal some upcoming Pixar projects and gather to discuss their work at the 2011 D23 Expo.  This is the full video of the presentation given on…

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The films of… (Part #2)

Editor Kess van Dijkhuizen Jr. has just finished his 12-part [the films of] collection.  I’ve previously posted the first half, (click here to see post),  now here is the next half… showcasing footage from some of the most beloved cinematic directors and their films… Enjoy the videos: (WARNING: Some scenes may not be appropriate for…

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