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Studio Profile : Character Animation inside ILM

Maia Kayser is a Lead Character Animator at ILM. In this studio profile video, we travel to the Presidio in San Francisco to Industrial Light & Magic to see what it is like to be a woman doing digital character animation in films such as Rango. Click the player, and enjoy the video: Click here…

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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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2011, Buh-Bye!, The Year in Review by JibJab

From Charlie Sheen‘s #winning tweets to the debt ceiling crisis and global protests, it seems the whole world went a bit nuts in 2011.  Join JibJab as they reminisce about the most notorious moments of the year in JibJab‘s 7th annual year in review… this time sung by a popsicle stick puppet choir! Enjoy the…

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