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TIPPET STUDIOS: Creature Animation Masterclass

    William Groebe, Animation Supervisor at leading animation company Tippett Studio, presents a masterclass on animating believable animal characters in a live action feature, pushing the acting while retaining a feel for reality and realism versus cartoony-style animation. He also includes some great advice on what to include in your demo-reel to potentially get a…

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Mutant Land – A Tippett Studio Original Production

From the darkness comes all-manner-of-creatures ravaging the land seeking food…  A Tippett Studio Original Production, created by award-winning director, animator, & VFX supervisor Phil Tippett. (Great reference and inspiration for you creature animators out there) Click the player, and enjoy the video: For more info on the making-of, check out this article on fxguide.com: http://www.fxguide.com/featured/mutantland-from-the-mind-of-phil-tippett/…

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Fotoshop – Spoof Commercial Sheds Light on Unrealistic Beauty Standards

LOL… this is awesome. Jesse Rosten, a filmmaker from Northern California, was watching TV one sleepless night and stumbled upon an infomercial for some beauty product. The commercial showed before and after portraits, that to his eye, looked like the same photo just photoshopped.  He laughed to himself. Then made this video. “Fotoshop is a…

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Brisk Star Wars: Yoda vs. Darth Maul

In a galaxy far, far away… Lipton’s Brisk Iced Tea unleashes… the force! … Heh-heh… awesome! Click the player, and enjoy the video: DOWNLOAD FOR IPHONE   //   DOWNLOAD FOR ANDROID Click here to see related post: Stop-Motion Mayhem! From Brisk!

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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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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012!!! — Here is a look back at the films of 2011…

… laughs, loves, epic battles, tears, and the moments in-between.  Films have the power to entertain, inform, and inspire… Here’s a look back at what brought us together this past year.   Enjoy the videos:  Filmography 2011 – by Gen I. Cinema 2011 – by Kess van Dijkhuizen 2011: The Cinescape – by Schnappy Productions…

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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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