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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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Rango – CG Breakdowns and a Look Behind the Magic

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has posted some really cool breakdowns of their first fully-animated feature film, Rango. Winner! and nominated for… Best Animated Film 2011 by every film awards group going. Click the player, and enjoy the videos: The Animation & Effects of ‘Rango’ Behind the Magic: The Characters of ‘Rango’ Behind the Magic:…

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon – CG Breakdowns and a Look Behind the Magic

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has posted some really cool breakdowns of the live-action, science fiction, action, special-effects-extravaganza feature film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon. (Originally based on a toy line from Hasbro) Nominated, by a number of film awards groups, for… Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing, and Best Science Fiction…

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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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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!

Happy Valentine’s to you and yours. Here are some fun videos… Enjoy the videos: Doug Chang: A very Vimeo Valentine Kina Grannis: Valentine Fall Out Boy: The Carpal Tunnel of Love (Viewer Discretion Is Advised) Field Notes: Red Blooded Ben Schwartz: Valentine’s Break Up LOL! Click here to see related post: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012!!! …

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Feeling Creatively Drained?… Let This Letter From Pixar Inspire You

Words of wisdom from the animation industry… KCRW’s The Business, talks about the Animator Letters Project and airs a reading of the ‘Persist’ letter contributed by Pixar animator, Austin Madison, read by Austin himself. PERSIST Have a listen: Pixar Animator, Austin Madison’s Letter- KCRW’s The Business by KCRW Letter Transcript: PIXAR May 17, 2011 To…

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VW Combines Internet’s Two Favorite Things!!!

Volkswagen’s “The Force” was hands-down the best commercial of Super Bowl 2011.   Now VW combines two of the Internet’s favorite things: Star Wars and adorable animals. If this isn’t tailor-made for going viral, I don’t know what is. Enjoy the videos: The Bark Side: 2012 Volkswagen Game Day Commercial Teaser The Dog Strikes Back: 2012…

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