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Behind The Scenes at Blue Sky Studios

Featuring work from Blue Sky Studios film Rio Click the player below, and enjoy the video: UPDATE: LOL! —  Right on,… at around the half way point, I just spotted my old friend Chris Siemasko in the audience, when they are looking at the animatic, (Chris works in the Story Department at Blue Sky).  He…

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The Unofficial Truth about The Animation Industry

  It is almost that time of year, again,… when animation hopefuls will soon graduate from their various animation schools, and people are looking to apply for animation jobs, etc., etc.  Schooled in technique and process.  … Yet! … … for these individuals, and others, there are still MANY questions about the“animation industry” that have…

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Disney/Dali’s Destino

This is just gorgeous.   Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company.  Destino is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion.  The project was a collaboration between Walt Disney and Spanish painter Salvador Dalí.   The original version featured music…

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Aaron Hartline Interview

Every animator’s and artist’s path is different — here is a bit of the inspirational journey animation elite Aaron Hartline has taken. Aaron Hartline is Animator at Pixar Animation Studios. Aaron worked on “Toy Story 3”, “Up”, the “Ice Age Trilogy”, “Horton Hears a Who” and “Robots”. Click the players below and enjoy the video:…

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One on One with Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena

Meet the founders of one of, if not the most successful animation schools in the world (Animation Mentor). Listen to Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena as they share their philosophy, dedication and passion for education and training for the future animation artists and our international community. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010.…

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‘Kung Fu Panda #2’ trailer

  I don’t know how the story line is, but the animation and cinematography looks awesome!  Regardless, a parade dragon eats, and then poops a wolf.  So you know… that’s always fun  :o)   Click the player below and enjoy the video: KUNG FU PANDA 2 opens May 26th, 2011

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Everything is a Remix

Fun and informative Everything is a Remix – Part #2: Put together by writer, director, editor Kirby Ferguson This is an exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films.  And is Part #2 of a four-part series currently in production. Click the player below and enjoy the video: Bonus feature: This one is more…

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A Rare Look Inside Pixar Studios

The New York Times goes to Emeryville. — Melena Ryzik gets a rare behind-the-scenes look at the Pixar Animation Studios complex in California. Click the player below and enjoy the video:

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