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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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TRAILER: The Croods

NEW from DreamWorks Animation, the creators of How To Train Your Dragon, Megamind, Puss in Boots, and Madagascar, comes The Croods…   Enjoy!

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NEW short film — Puss in Boots – The Three Diablos

New from DreamWorks Animation, following up on the Puss in Boots movie, here is a short film The Three Diablos. “Now gather around, because you have much to learn from… PUSS… … in boots!” Click the player, and enjoy the videos: Click here to see related post: Puss In Boots – “You Made The Cat…

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DreamWork’s Jason Schleifer TEDxYouth Talk

Jason Schleifer Head of Character Animation at PDI / DreamWorks Animation, gives a short, fun talk about animation.  Inspirational and informative, plus you get to see some sweeet animation tests from Megamind.  Check it out. Click the player, and enjoy the video: Also, you can click here to check out Jason Schleifer’s website for Animator…

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ADAM AND DOG – Trailer Is Hand-Drawn Goodness

A little taste of a personal short from Disney visual development artist Minkyu Lee of The Princess and the Frog is keeping the traditional animation spirit alive in his own written/directed independent short film Adam and Dog.  The full film isn’t available online yet, but… it was just nominated for an Annie Award.  Minkyu sent…

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MOONSHINE: DreamWorks Artists… After Dark!

DreamWorks first personal art publication, Moonshine, was conceived as an opportunity to highlight the breath of artistic development talent at Dreamworks. This short documentary gives you a sneak peek into the personal works from the artists. Enjoy the video: Directed by Alexis Wanneroy & Christophe Lautrette Artists featured in documentary: Sam Michalp, Nicolas Weis, Griselda…

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